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Edward Frank Dunn
March 31, 1896
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||May 5, 1951 (aged 55)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Hollywood Forever Cemetery|
Edward Frank Dunn (March 31, 1896 – May 5, 1951) was an American actor best known for his roles in comedy films, supporting many comedians such as Charley Chase (with whom he co-directed several short films), Charlie Chaplin, WC Fields and Laurel and Hardy.
He appeared in a 1950 episode of the TV series, The Lone Ranger, "Man Without a Gun". Dunn also appeared as Detective Grimes in several of The Falcon series of films in the 1940s which starred George Sanders and later on his brother Tom Conway, and in many small and uncredited parts in many feature films until his death in 1951 aged 55.
- The Vanishing Vault (1915, Short)
- The Shop Girl (1916) - Floorwalker
- My Own United States (1918) - Gen. Wilkinson
- The Moonshine Trail (1919) - Eddie Cassidy
- Dawn (1919) - John McGuire
- The Blood Barrier (1920) - Eddie Brown
- The Sorrows of Satan (1926) - Marriage Clerk (uncredited)
- The Road to Ruin (1928) - Strip Poker Player
- The Fleet's In (1928) - Al Pearce
- The Saturday Night Kid (1929) - Jim (uncredited)
- The Hoose-Gow (1929, Short) - Prisoner (uncredited)
- True to the Navy (1930) - Albert
- The Land of Missing Men (1930) - Sheriff Bower
- Headin' North (1930) - Palace Master of Ceremonies
- Another Fine Mess (1930, Short) - Meadows (uncredited)
- The Gang Buster (1931) - Cab Driver (uncredited)
- Finn and Hattie (1931) - N. Y. Taxi Driver
- The Sunrise Trail (1931) - Rand Kennedy
- June Moon (1931) - Joe McCloskey
- Riders of the North (1931) - Tim 'Mac' McGuire
- Pardon Us (1931) - Insurgent Convict (uncredited)
- South of Santa Fe (1932) - Lankey
- What Price Hollywood? (1932) - Doorman at Grauman's Theater (uncredited)
- Million Dollar Legs (1932) - Coachman / Guard (uncredited)
- Me and My Pal (1933, Short) - Cab driver (uncredited)
- Private Detective 62 (1933) - Doorman (uncredited)
- The Midnight Patrol (1933, Short) - Police Sergeant (uncredited)
- Voice in the Night (1934) - Henchman (uncredited)
- Let Freedom Ring (1939)
- The Bank Dick (1940)
- The Great Dictator (1940)
- Hello, Frisco, Hello (1943)
- The Falcon in Danger (1943) - Det. Grimes
- San Diego, I Love You (1944)
- Nothing But Trouble (1944)
- Call Northside 777 (1947)
- The Big Punch (1948)
- The Checkered Coat (1948)
- I Shot Jesse James (1949)
- Buckaroo Sheriff of Texas (1951)
- "Eddie Dunn, Emcee Of Jack Berch Show, Has Varied Career". The Jackson Sun. August 18, 1946. p. 26. Retrieved September 6, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
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