Edward Earle

This article is about the Canadian-American actor. For the American historian, see Edward Mead Earle.
Edward Earle
Born (1882-07-16)16 July 1882
Toronto, Canada
Died 15 December 1972(1972-12-15) (aged 90)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1914–1966

Edward Earle (16 July 1882 15 December 1972) was a Canadian-American stage, film and television actor.[1] In a career which lasted from the early 1900s to 1966, he appeared in almost 400 films between 1914 and 1956. He was born in Toronto and died in Los Angeles, aged 90.

Partial filmography

Year Title Role
1913 An Hour Before Dawn Professor Wallace-the Inventor
1915 Ranson's Folly Lieutenant Ranson
1916 The Light of Happiness Lowell Van Orden
The Gates of Eden Rodney
1920 The Law of the Yukon Morgan Kleath
1924 Gambling Wives Vincent Forrest
The Family Secret Gary Holmes
The Dangerous Flirt Dick Morris
1925 Her Market Value Anthony Davis
Why Women Love Ira Meers
1926 The Greater Glory Otto Steiner
1927 Twelve Miles Out John Burton
1928 Runaway Girls Varden
The Wind Beverly
1929 Spite Marriage Lionel Benmore
Smiling Irish Eyes Ralph Prescott
The Hottentot Larry Crawford
1931 A Woman of Experience Captain Kurt von Hausen
1934 Mystery Mountain Frank Blayden
1935 The Miracle Rider Christopher Adams
1935 Grand Exit Optics expert
1936 Wives Never Know Mr. Lawyer
1937 Artists and Models Flunky
1938 Her Jungle Love Captain Avery
Riders of the Black Hills Race Track Steward
1941 Scattergood Baines Crane
1943 Alaska Highway Blair Caswell
What a Woman Livingstone
1944 Detective Kitty O'Day Oliver M. Wentworth
1946 Dark Alibi Thomas Harley
The Devil's Mask E. R. Willard
1956 Never Say Goodbye Colonel Wasburn
Francis in the Haunted House Professor Anderson
The She-Creature Professor Anderson
The Ten Commandments Slave
Year Title Role Notes
1953-1956 You Are There Charles G. Ross/General Macy/President Woodrow Wilson/Mr Hale 4 episodes
1954 I Led Three Lives Randall Milton "Rest Home" (season 2, episode 15)
Annie Oakley Priest "Annie Trusts a Convict" (season 1, episode 2)
My Little Margie Dr. Farrell "Vern's Winter Vacation" (season 4, episode 13)
1955 Science Fiction Theatre Dr. Joel Kerwin "Sound of Murder" (season 1, episode 37)
1956 Broken Arrow Secretary of Interior "The Conspirators" (season 1, episode 11)
1958 M Squad Doctor "The Chicago Bluebeard" (season 1, episode 25)
1960 The Texan Mr Mead "The Nomad" (season 2, episode 32)
1966 Camera Three Man I "In Search of Ezra Pound: Part 1" (season 11, episode 22)


  1. "Edward Earle". NY Times. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
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