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Leon Ames

1902 - 1993

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Leon Ames (born Harry Leon Wycoff; January 20, 1902 – October 12, 1993) was an American film and television actor. He is best remembered for playing father figures in such films as Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) with Lucille Bremer, Margaret O'Brien and Judy Garland as his daughters, Little Women (1949), On Moonlight Bay (1951) and By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leon Ames has received more than 519,863 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Leon Ames is the 6,901st most popular actor (down from 5,950th in 2019), the 10,219th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,247th in 2019) and the 3,320th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Leon Ames ranks 6,901 out of 9,996Before him are Henry Lau, Steven R. McQueen, Robert Benchley, Dana Ashbrook, Sandy Lam, and Hakeem Kae-Kazim. After him are Molly Picon, Denis Ménochet, Will Arnett, Elisabetta Canalis, Eric Szmanda, and Irving Pichel.

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Among people born in 1902, Leon Ames ranks 287Before him are Rudolf Schoeller, Frank Vaughn, Esther Ralston, Diógenes Domínguez, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw, and Eddie Lang. After him are Stella Gibbons, Virginia Fox, Ernő Goldfinger, Tomasz Stankiewicz, Rab Butler, and Guy Lombardo. Among people deceased in 1993, Leon Ames ranks 254Before him are Vladimir Barmin, Wallace Stegner, Arnie Oliver, Michael Clarke, Francisco Rúa, and Srđan Aleksić. After him are Evelyne Hall, Ion Negoițescu, Arsène Auguste, Ray Gillen, Ben Klassen, and Irene Sharaff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leon Ames ranks 10,219 out of 18,182Before him are Khary Payton (1972), Steven R. McQueen (1988), Joanna Angel (1980), Robert Benchley (1889), Dana Ashbrook (1967), and Juice Newton (1952). After him are Yolanda King (1955), Molly Picon (1898), Sandy West (1959), David "Honeyboy" Edwards (1915), Eric Szmanda (1975), and Rob Schroeder (1926).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Leon Ames ranks 3,320Before him are Monte Blue (1887), Brian Hallisay (1978), Khary Payton (1972), Steven R. McQueen (1988), Robert Benchley (1889), and Dana Ashbrook (1967). After him are Molly Picon (1898), Eric Szmanda (1975), Irving Pichel (1891), Martha Plimpton (1970), Dale Robertson (1923), and Bob Clark (1939).

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