Ellen Albertini Dow has passed away at 101. Dow is best known for her decades of work as an in-demand character actress.

She may be most recognized for her turn as the "Rapping Granny" in the 1998 Adam Sandler film The Wedding Singer.

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Jean Nidetch may not be a household name, but as the founder of Weight Watchers, she single-handedly revolutionized the business of helping people trim down and tone up.

After five decades in the health and fitness industry, Nidetch passed away today at her home in Ft. Lauderdale. She was 91 years old.

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