OTHER BLOOMERS & SHAKERS: Ellen Albertini Dow, The New Old Girl
Other Bloomers and Shakers

OTHER BLOOMERS & SHAKERS: Ellen Albertini Dow, The New Old Girl

Retirement from teaching in 1985—when she was 72—is what prompted Dow to try her hand at acting in television and film. At a time when most people are settling down to enjoy their golden years, Dow opted to begin a new career entirely. IMDB credits her with 102 total roles, the first of which was in the film American Drive-In. At age 100, she continues to act and inspire. Continue reading