Ann Elder, who spent 35 years in Hollywood, began her theatrical career with The Second City comedy troupe in Chicago under founder Paul Sills. From there, Ms. Elder went on to Los Angeles to write and produce hundreds of network television shows including "Carol Burnett & Friends," "Neil Diamond Specials," "Dick Clark: Live and In Person" and the "Dolly Parton Variety Hour." Ms. Elder has also won two Emmys for her work on Lily Tomlin Specials.
As an actress, Ms. Elder appeared in several movies and more than 200 television programs, including "Man from Uncle," "The Wild Wild West" and three seasons on “Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In."
Ms. Elder lives in Rocky River, OH.