Elsa Raven
Biographical information
Date of birthSeptember 21, 1929
Age (1931)2
Age (1955)26
Age (1985)56
Age (2015)86
Physical description
Hair colorGrey
Behind-the-scenes information
Clock Tower Lady

Elsa Raven as the Clock Tower Lady.

Elsa Raven (September 21, 1929 - November 3, 2020), born Elsa Rabinowitz, played the Clock Tower lady in Back to the Future.

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In addition to her minor but iconic role in Back to the Future, Raven was a well-known character actor with a long string of guest appearances on television sitcons and dramas. Raven also had a role in the blockbuster Titanic, playing noted first class passenger Ida Strauss, who died after refusing a seat on a lifeboat in order to remain with her husband (the film, of course, also co-starred Billy Zane).

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