Ann Elder

Ann Elder (born Anna Velders; September 21, 1942, Cleveland, Ohio) is an American actress, producer, and screenwriter. She won Emmy Awards for comedy writing (co-shared for Lily Tomlin's 1974 CBS special, among others). She co-wrote Mitzi Gaynor's 1960s NBC specials and wrote for the Vicki Lawrence comedy series Mama's Family.

Ann Elder
Elder with Ross Martin in an episode of The Wild Wild West
Born
Anna Velders

(1942-09-21) September 21, 1942
NationalityUnited States
OccupationScreenwriter, producer, actress
Years active1965–1974

Elder made guest appearances acting on several 1960s television series including The Farmer's Daughter, Death Valley Days, Ben Casey, The Wild Wild West, The Smothers Brothers Show and Get Smart, McHale's Navy and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

In 1970, Elder became a regular cast member of NBC's Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In. She remained with the hit comedy hour for two seasons. She was also seen twice on the ABC comedy anthology Love, American Style, and in an episode of The Odd Couple. Elder also appeared on the game show Match Game during its 1970s run. Her film appearances include Don't Make Waves and For Singles Only.

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