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Everyone's Favorite Rapping Grandma Has Died


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Ellen Albertini Dow, the grandma who rapped "Rapper's Delight" in The Wedding Singer, died Monday. She was 101.

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She also had small roles in New Girl, Wedding Crashers, Road Trip, and Patch Adams.

Born in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, Dow received a B.A. and M.A. in theatre from Cornell University. She graduated in 1935, but didn't begin acting until the mid-'80s. Her last film was East of Acadia in 2013.

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Her agent confirmed her death to Deadline, but released no information on the cause.

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