Elsa Raven, the actress best known for her roles in the movies “Back to the Future” and “Titanic”, passed away at the age of 91.
Raven’s agent confirmed to Deadline that she passed away Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles.
No additional details of her death have been released. She is survived by 15 nieces and nephews.
Born Elsa Rabinowitz, the actress started her career on stage in New York, the newspaper reported. She appeared in several Broadway plays including “The Legend of Lizzie.”
Raven is also known for playing a real estate agent in “The Amityville Horror”, a mistress in “In the Line of Fire” and Gertrude Stein in “The Mod …”
While her role as Ida Strauss in “Titanic” was largely cut from the film, Raven appeared in Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” music video as a woman in the state room with a man. he gets older when water begins to flood the ship.
In “Back to the Future”, she played an activist who urged Marty McFly to “save the clock tower”.
She also appeared in several television dramas, including “General Hospital” as Tugboat Tessie and “Days of Our Lives” as Lucille.
Other TV credits include “Seinfeld”, “Wiseguy” and “Amen.”
Her most recent credit is a 2011 snippet titled “They Are With Me,” in which she plays the Great Grandmother Fanny Feiner. The same year, she appeared as Mrs. Harrison in “The Answer to Nothing.”