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Age91 (age at death)
Birthday 20 January, 1902
Birthplace Portland, Indiana, USA
Died 12 October, 1993
Place of Death Laguna Beach, California, USA
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
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Leon Ames (born Harry 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 Judy Garland as one of his daughters, Little Women (1949), On Moonlight Bay (1951), and By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953). The fathers whom Ames portrayed were often somewhat stuffy and exasperated by the younger generation, but ultimately kind and understanding. Probably his best-known purely dramatic role was as DA Kyle Sackett in the crime film The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946).

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