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Leon Ames
Birth: Jan. 20, 1902
Jay County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1993
Laguna Beach
Orange County
California, USA

Actor. The son of Russian immigrants, he was best known for his fatherly roles in films and television, most notably that of 'Colonel Gordon' in the television series "Mr. Ed". He was one of the original founders of the Screen Actors Guild, and served as it's President 1957 to 1958. He appeared in more than 100 films including "Murders In the Rue Morgue" (1932), "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo," "They Were Expendable," "Little Women" (1939), and "Peyton Place". 
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  Christine Mae Gossett Ames (1912 - 2005)*
  Leon Ames (1943 - 2015)*
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Cause of death: Complications from a stroke
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Columbarium of Valor, niche G64443
GPS (lat/lon): 34.14924, -118.32017
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 22, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 4043
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 Added: Nov. 6, 2015
Happy Angel Day Blessings in Heaven. You were a great actor. RIP dear Leon...always...
- Rosie
 Added: Oct. 16, 2015
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Oct. 12, 2015
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