Ellen Albertini Dow, ‘The Wedding Singer’ Rapping Granny, Dies At 101


Today we lost a good soul :(

Ellen Albertini Dow, best known for her rendition of “Rapper’s Delight” in the  1998 Adam Sandler movie The Wedding Singer,
passed away last night, as confirmed by Deadline.

She was 101.

She appeared in many other movies, but what’s surprising is that she didn’t start acting until she was in her 70s!

This is another example of why you should never give up on your dream to reach success regardless of your age!

She lived to her fullest potential and enjoyed an amazing lifestyle:

In a 1988 interview with the Los Angeles Times, Dow said that she “never heard of (the song) in my life… I just sang it and put some movement on it.”

Ellen was funny and had a lot of energy. She reminded me of my great grandma, who had that same energy and also lived a long life!

They may be gone, but their spirits live on and can remind us, that while most people see their life as pretty much over by the time they reach 70 years old, Ellen realized that it’s never too late to make your dreams a reality!

You can see a short video clip below…

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About Pam Witt

Pam Witt is a licensed RN and has more than 32 years of experience in the caregiving, home care, home health and healthcare industries. She has more than 10 years of successful marketing experience with one of the largest healthcare software companies in the world. Pam’s philosophy is that “life is a gift” and it should not be wasted. Pam’s main objective through the NAPHC and ProfessionalHomeCare.org is to make a positive impact in the home care, home health and home hospice industry by providing the best information and training available.

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