Eddie Dunn

Edward Frank Dunn (March 31, 1896, Brooklyn, New York – 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 entitled "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.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 31st, 1896 (Brooklyn), Died May 5th, 1951 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-Test-313 10-in. 4/27/1929 Honey Eddie Dunn ; Thelma Todd Female-male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dunn, Eddie," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106900.

Dunn, Eddie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106900.

"Dunn, Eddie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106900

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