Trudi Ames (born Trudy Ziskin) is a former actress most notable for her uncredited but memorable role in Bye Bye Birdie as Kim's best friend Ursula. She also had a notable role as Libby in Gidget Goes to Rome and was an extra in Gypsy . In a TV special on January 7, 1965, she was named by ABC as one of the twelve most promising young actresses. She later had some minor television roles, including an episode of Green Acres and The Dick Van Dyke Show, with whom she had worked with Dick in Bye Bye Birdie. Her later life has not been significantly documented.