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Cass Elliot (1941–1974)


Cass Elliot was born Ellen Naomi Cohen on September 19, 1941, in Baltimore, Maryland. She grew up in the Washington D.C. environs and in her senior year of high school, performed in a summer stock production of "The Boyfriend" at the Owings Mills Playhouse, where she played the French nurse who sings "It's Nicer, Much Nicer in Nice." After this ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 32) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Monterey Pop
Monterey Pop Performers
(1968)
The Mama Cass Television Program
(1969)
Get Happy
Get Happy Herself
(1973)

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 2015 The Blacklist (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Deer Hunter (No. 93) (2015) ... (performer: "Dream a Little Dream of Me" - as Mama Cass, uncredited)
 2014 Slash 2 (performer: "Make Your Own Kind of Music" - as Mama Cass)
 2013 Dexter (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Make Your Own Kind of Music (2013) ... (performer: "Make Your Own Kind Of Music" - as Mama Cass, uncredited)
- Are We There Yet? (2013) ... (performer: "Make Your Own Kind Of Music" - as Mama Cass Elliot, uncredited)
- This Little Piggy (2013) ... (performer: "Make Your Own Kind Of Music" - as "Mama" Cass Elliot, uncredited)
- Every Silver Lining... (2013) ... (performer: "Make Your Own Kind of Music" - as Mama Cass, uncredited)
 2010 Repo Men (performer: "Dream A Little Dream Of Me")
 2010 Leap Year (performer: "DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME")
 2009 Horizon (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Why Can't We Predict Earthquakes? (2009) ... (performer: "California Earthquake")
 2008 Qwerty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.32 (2008) ... (performer: "Make Your Own Kind of Music")
 2005-2008 Lost (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Meet Kevin Johnson (2008) ... (performer: "It's Getting Better" - uncredited)
- Flashes Before Your Eyes (2007) ... (performer: "Make Your Own Kind of Music" - uncredited)
- Adrift (2005) ... (performer: "Make Your Own Kind of Music" - as "Mama" Cass Elliot, uncredited)
- Man of Science, Man of Faith (2005) ... (performer: "Make Your Own Kind of Music" - as 'Mama' Cass Elliot)
 2006 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Round 4 (2006) ... ("Dream a Little Dream of Me")
 2004 Home of Phobia (performer: "Make Your Own Kind of Music" - as "Mama" Cass Elliot)
 2002 Wild West (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Swingers (2002) ... (performer: "Dream A Little Dream of Me")
 2002 Ed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Charlotte & Wilbur (2002) ... (performer: "Dream A Little Dream Of Me")
 1998 Zingo (performer: "DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME")
 1996 Beautiful Thing (performer: "One Way Ticket", "California Earthquake", "Make Your Own Kind Of Music", "It's Getting Better", "Welcome To The World", "Move In a Little Closer Baby")
 1973 L'Amour (performer: "Theme from L'Amour")
 1971 Doctors' Wives (performer: "The Costume Ball" - as Mama Cass Elliot)
 1970 Monte Walsh (performer: "The Good Times Are Comin" - as Mama Cass)
 1970 Pufnstuf (performer: "DIFFERENT")
 1969 Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1969) ... (performer: "New World Coming" - as Mama 'Cass' Elliot)
 1969 Last Summer (performer: "Safari Mary")
 1968 Andy Williams' Kaleidoscope Company (TV Movie) (performer: "Medley: Words of Love", "I Had a King")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Was a member of The Mamas and the Papas, a folk-rock group in the 1960s. They were known for such hits as "Monday Monday" and "California Dreaming".

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Big 3 | Mama Cass | Ellen Naomi Cohen | 'Mama' Cass Elliot | Mama Cass Elliot | Cass Elliott | Mama Cass Elliott | The Mamas and the Papas | Mamas & Papas | Mamas and the Papas

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

When you're on stage, you gotta do it. People pay to see you, and they deserve to be entertained and you should go out there and really give it your best shot. And that's quite a challenge. You have a new audience for every show. Even though you do the same thing all the time, you gotta keep it fresh for yourself and you gotta keep it good and interesting and something you want to do. I'm anxious... See more »

Trivia:

She auditioned for the "Miss Marmelstein" stage role in "I Can Get It for You Wholesale" but lost out to Barbra Streisand. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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