Navy in Port Hueneme California and then the US Postal Service in Los Angeles California. His mother Barbara Etta Hertle was of Scottish Irish and German ancestry. " In 1990 Ameche appeared in an episode of The Golden Girls as Rose Nylund's father.
Don Ameche (English pronunciation: /əˈmiːtʃi/ May 31 1908 – December 6 1993) was an American actor with a career spanning almost sixty years. He continued to appear on Broadway as well as on radio and TV where he was host and commentator for International Showtime covering circus and ice-shows all over Europe.