Ed Ames Dies: TV, Stage Star And Hitmaking Singer Was 95


Ed Ames as Mingo and Darby Hinton as Israel Boone in 1966
Ed Ames, whose long career included hit recordings, TV stardom, and Broadway roles, died May 21 in Los Angeles at 95. No cause was given.
Ames began his career in the 1950s as part of the singing Ames Brothers quartet, joining with his brothers Vic, Joe, and Gene. The group had a hit with “Rag Mop” in 1950, and totaled…

This story appeared on deadline.com, 2023-05-26.
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