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Leon Ames
Birth: Jan. 20, 1902
Portland
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". 

Cause of death: Complications from a stroke
 
Burial:
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
 
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Record added: Nov 22, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 4043
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Since We've Never Met, I Came To Visit You Today Leon, May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Aug. 27, 2014
I never saw one of your performances that wasn't as believable as real life. You were one in a million , both you as the man and you as the actor will be missed by so many. God bless and keep you by His side.
- Theolinda
 Added: Aug. 17, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 7, 2014
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