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Leon Ames

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Leon Ames (January 20, 1902 – October 12, 1993) was an American film and television actor. He is best remembered for playing fatherly figures in such films as Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), as Judy Garland's father, and in Little Women (1949). Description above from the Wikipedia article Leon Ames licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 20, 1902 In Portland, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Quick Millions 1931-04-17
Latest Project:
Movie Peggy Sue Got Married 1986-10-10
Known For
Poster of The Absent-Minded Professor
Poster of Life With Father
Poster of Little Women
Poster of The Postman Always Rings Twice
Movie Peggy Sue Got Married Barney Alvorg 1986-10-10
Movie Jake Speed Pop Winston 1986-05-30
Movie Testament Henry Abhart 1983-11-04
Movie The Best Place to Be William Callahan 1979-05-27
Movie Just You and Me, Kid Manduke the Magnificent 1979-07-13
Movie Claws Ben Jones, Forest Commissioner 1977-01-01
Series The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown 1977-01-30
Movie Sherlock Holmes in New York Daniel Furman 1976-10-18
Series The Jeffersons Unknown 1975-01-18
Movie The Meal Kroger 1975-10-01
Movie Timber Tramps Deacon 1975-12-31
Movie That's Entertainment! (archive footage) (uncredited) 1974-06-21
Movie Brother of the Wind 1973-01-31
Series Emergency! Unknown 1972-01-22
Movie Hammersmith Is Out General Sam Pembroke 1972-05-12
Movie Tora! Tora! Tora! Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox 1970-01-26
Movie On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Burt Clews 1970-06-17
Series The Name of the Game Unknown 1968-09-20
Series ABC Stage 67 Unknown 1966-09-14
Movie The Monkey's Uncle Judge Holmsby 1965-08-18
Series Bewitched Unknown 1964-09-17
Movie The Misadventures of Merlin Jones Judge Holmsby / Lex Fortas 1964-03-25
Movie Son of Flubber Rufus Daggett 1963-01-16
Series The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown 1962-09-26
Series The Lucy Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Mister Ed Unknown 1961-01-05
Movie The Absent-Minded Professor President Rufus Daggett 1961-03-16
Series Father of the Bride Stanley Banks 1961-09-29
Movie From the Terrace Samuel Eaton 1960-07-15
Series The Barbara Stanwyck Show Unknown 1960-09-19
Series The Andy Griffith Show Unknown 1960-10-03
Series My Three Sons Unknown 1960-09-29
Series Panic! Unknown 1957-03-05
Movie Peyton Place Leslie Harrington 1957-12-13
Movie Engagement Party Elliott Winston 1956-01-01
Movie Angel Face Fred Barrett 1953-01-02
Movie By the Light of the Silvery Moon George Winfield 1953-03-26
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Let's Do It Again Chet Stuart 1953-06-16
Movie Sabre Jet Lt. Col. Eckert 1953-09-04
Series Life With Father 1953-11-22
Movie On Moonlight Bay George Winfield 1951-07-26
Movie Cattle Drive Chester Graham Sr. 1951-08-08
Movie The Skipper Surprised His Wife Dr. Philip Abbott 1950-06-29
Movie Crisis Sam Proctor 1950-07-07
Movie Ambush Maj. C.E. Breverly 1950-01-13
Movie The Big Hangover Carl Bellcap 1950-05-26
Movie The Happy Years Sr. Samuel H. Stover 1950-07-07
Movie Watch the Birdie Grantland D. Farns 1950-12-11
Movie Dial 1119 Earl 1950-11-03
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie Little Women Father March 1949-03-10
Movie Any Number Can Play Dr. Palmer 1949-07-15
Movie Battleground The Chaplain 1949-11-09
Movie Scene of the Crime Capt. A.C. Forster 1949-07-28
Movie On an Island with You Commander Harrison 1948-05-03
Movie Alias a Gentleman Matt Enley 1948-02-03
Movie A Date with Judy Lucien T. Pringle 1948-07-29
Movie The Velvet Touch Gordon Dunning 1948-07-13
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie Song of the Thin Man Mitchell Talbin 1947-08-28
Movie Undercover Maisie Amor/Willis Farnes 1947-03-01
Movie The Amazing Mr. Nordill Everett Nordill aka Everton 1947-08-30
Movie Merton of the Movies Lawrence Rupert 1947-10-11
Movie The Postman Always Rings Twice Kyle Sackett 1946-05-02
Movie No Leave, No Love Colonel Elliott 1946-03-10
Movie The Show-Off Frank Harlin 1946-12-01
Movie The Cockeyed Miracle Ralph Humphrey 1946-10-26
Movie Lady in the Lake Derace Kingsby 1946-12-19
Movie Between Two Women Masters 1945-03-28
Movie The Great Morgan K. F. 1945-01-01
Movie Son of Lassie Anton 1945-04-20
Movie Fall Guy Floyd Parkson 1945-04-14
Movie Anchors Aweigh Admiral's Aide 1945-08-13
Movie They Were Expendable Major James Morton 1945-12-07
Movie Yolanda and the Thief Mr. Candle 1945-11-22
Movie Week-End at the Waldorf Henry Burton 1945-10-04
Movie Meet Me in St. Louis Mr. Alonzo Smith 1944-11-28
Movie The Thin Man Goes Home Edgar Draque 1944-12-24
Movie The Iron Major Robert 'Bob' Stewart 1943-10-31
Movie Crime Doctor William Wheeler 1943-06-22
Movie George Washington Slept Here Leon Ames (uncredited) 1942-10-30
Movie No Greater Sin Dr. Edward Cavanaugh 1941-08-29
Movie Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring John Stack 1941-11-18
Movie East Side Kids Pat O'Day 1940-02-10
Movie Panama Patrol Maj. Phillip Waring 1939-03-20
Movie I Was a Convict Jackson 1939-03-06
Movie Blackwell's Island Ballinger (uncredited) 1939-01-24
Movie Code of the Streets 'Chick' Foster 1939-04-13
Movie Risky Business Hinge Jackson 1939-03-03
Movie Mr. Moto in Danger Island Commissioner Madero 1939-04-07
Movie The Marshal Of Mesa City Sheriff Jud Cronin 1939-11-03
Movie Pack Up Your Troubles Adjutant 1939-10-24
Movie Legion of Lost Flyers Smythe 1939-11-02
Movie Thunder Afloat Recruiting Officer (uncredited) 1939-09-15
Movie Calling All Marines Murdock 1939-09-20
Movie Walking Down Broadway Frank Gatty 1938-03-11
Movie The Spy Ring Frank Denton 1938-01-08
Movie Bluebeard's Eighth Wife Ex-Chauffeur (uncredited) 1938-03-25
Movie International Settlement Monte Silver 1938-02-04
Movie Mysterious Mr. Moto Paul Brissac 1938-09-17
Movie Island in the Sky Marty Butler 1938-04-01
Movie Suez Napoleon III - Emperor of France 1938-10-28
Movie Cipher Bureau Maj. Philip Waring 1938-10-25
Movie Come On, Leathernecks! Otto Wagner / Baroni 1938-08-08
Movie Song of Revolt Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle 1937-05-29
Movie Soak the Poor Special Investigator Stanton 1937-08-21
Movie Charlie Chan on Broadway Buzz Moran 1937-09-22
Movie Murder in Greenwich Village Rodney Hunter 1937-11-03
Movie Dangerously Yours Phil 1937-09-21
Movie Pilot X Carl Goering 1936-12-01
Movie Strangers All Frank Walker 1935-04-01
Movie Reckless Ralph Watson 1935-04-19
Movie Mutiny Ahead McMurtrie 1935-03-01
Movie Rescue Squad Lester Vaughn (as Leon Waycoff) 1935-05-15
Movie Get That Man Don Clayton / McDonald 1935-07-10
Movie I'll Tell the World Spud Marshall 1934-04-20
Movie Now I'll Tell Max 1934-06-07
Movie Alimony Madness John Thurman 1933-03-31
Movie Parachute Jumper Pilot with Alabama (uncredited) 1933-01-28
Movie Forgotten Louie Strauss 1933-02-14
Movie The Man Who Dared Yosef Novak 1933-06-30
Movie Only Yesterday Lee (Uncredited) 1933-11-01
Movie Ship of Wanted Men John Holden 1933-09-08
Movie Stowaway Tommy 1932-03-01
Movie Murders in the Rue Morgue Pierre Dupin 1932-02-21
Movie The Famous Ferguson Case Judd Brooks 1932-04-19
Movie That's My Boy Al Williams 1932-11-13
Movie A Successful Calamity Barney Davis 1932-09-17
Movie Uptown New York Max Silver (as Leon Waycoff) 1932-11-27
Movie Quick Millions Hood 1931-04-17