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Leon Ames

Leon AmesAKA Leon Wycoff

Born: 20-Jan-1902
Birthplace: Portland, IN
Died: 12-Oct-1993
Location of death: Laguna Beach, CA
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Cremated, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Character actor, a SAG founder

President and a founding member of the Screen Actors Guild, 1957-58, holding membership card #15.

Wife: Christine Gossett (m. 1938, until his death, one son, one daughter)
Daughter: Shelley
Son: Leon

    Screen Actors Guild President (1957-58)
    Russian Ancestry

    TELEVISION
    Father of the Bride Stanley Banks (1961-62)
    Life with Father Clarence Day, Sr. (1953-55)
    Mister Ed Gordon Kirkwood (1963-65)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Peggy Sue Got Married (10-Oct-1986) · Barney Alvorg
    Jake Speed (4-Sep-1986)
    Testament (4-Nov-1983)
    Just You and Me Kid (13-Jul-1979)
    Sherlock Holmes in New York (18-Oct-1976)
    Hammersmith Is Out (12-May-1972)
    Tora! Tora! Tora! (23-Sep-1970) · Frank Knox
    On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (17-Jun-1970)
    The Monkey's Uncle (23-Jun-1965)
    The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (22-Jan-1964)
    Son of Flubber (16-Jan-1963)
    The Absent Minded Professor (16-Mar-1961)
    From the Terrace (15-Jul-1960) · Samuel Eaton
    Peyton Place (13-Dec-1957) · Harrington
    Sabre Jet (4-Sep-1953) · Lt. Col. Eckert
    Let's Do It Again (17-Jul-1953) · Chet Stuart
    By the Light of the Silvery Moon (26-Mar-1953) · George Winfield
    Angel Face (11-Dec-1952) · Fred Barrett
    It's a Big Country (20-Nov-1951) · Secret Service Agent
    Cattle Drive (8-Aug-1951) · Mr. Graham
    On Moonlight Bay (26-Jul-1951) · George Winfield
    Watch The Birdie (11-Dec-1950) · Grantland D. Farns
    Dial 1119 (3-Nov-1950) · Earl
    The Happy Years (7-Jul-1950)
    Crisis (7-Jul-1950) · Sam Proctor
    The Skipper Surprised His Wife (29-Jun-1950) · Dr. Philip Abbott
    The Big Hangover (26-May-1950)
    Ambush (13-Jan-1950) · Maj. Breverly
    Battleground (9-Nov-1949) · The Chaplain
    Scene of the Crime (28-Jul-1949)
    Any Number Can Play (2-Jul-1949) · Dr. Palmer
    Little Women (10-Mar-1949) · Mr. March
    The Velvet Touch (13-Jul-1948)
    A Date with Judy (21-Jun-1948)
    On an Island with You (3-May-1948) · Cmdr. Harrison
    Alias a Gentleman (3-Feb-1948)
    Merton of the Movies (11-Oct-1947) · Lawrence Rupert
    Song of the Thin Man (28-Aug-1947) · Mitchell Talbin
    Undercover Maisie (1-Mar-1947)
    Lady in the Lake (23-Jan-1947) · Derace Kingsby
    The Show-Off (Dec-1946) · Frank Harlin
    The Cockeyed Miracle (24-Oct-1946) · Ralph Humphrey
    No Leave, No Love (3-Oct-1946)
    The Postman Always Rings Twice (2-May-1946) · Kyle Sackett
    The Great Morgan (1946)
    They Were Expendable (20-Dec-1945) · Maj. James Morton
    Yolanda and the Thief (20-Nov-1945) · Mr. Candle
    Weekend at the Waldorf (5-Oct-1945) · Henry Burton
    Anchors Aweigh (14-Jun-1945) · Admiral's Aide
    Son of Lassie (20-Apr-1945) · Anton
    The Thin Man Goes Home (25-Jan-1945) · Edgar Draque
    Meet Me in St. Louis (28-Nov-1944) · Mr. Alonzo Smith
    Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (15-Nov-1944) · Lt. Jurika
    The Iron Major (25-Oct-1943) · Robert 'Bob' Stewart
    Crime Doctor (22-Jun-1943) · Capt. Wheeler
    Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring (18-Nov-1941)
    No Greater Sin (28-Aug-1941)
    East Side Kids (10-Feb-1940)
    Marshal of Mesa City (3-Nov-1939) · Sheriff Jud Cronin
    Pack Up Your Troubles (20-Oct-1939)
    Thunder Afloat (15-Sep-1939)
    Man of Conquest (28-Apr-1939)
    Mr. Moto in Danger Island (7-Apr-1939)
    Suez (15-Oct-1938) · Louis Napoleon
    The Mysterious Mr. Moto (14-Oct-1938)
    Island in the Sky (1-Apr-1938) · Marty Butler
    International Settlement (4-Feb-1938)
    Charlie Chan on Broadway (18-Sep-1937)
    Reckless (17-Apr-1935) · Ralph Watson
    Strangers All (1-Apr-1935) · Walker
    Now I'll Tell (8-Jun-1934)
    A Successful Calamity (17-Sep-1932) · Barney Davis
    The Famous Ferguson Case (14-May-1932) · Judd Brooks
    Murders in the Rue Morgue (21-Feb-1932) · Pierre Dupin
    Quick Millions (17-Apr-1931)


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