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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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 134

Birthday 1896-03-31

Day of Death 1951-05-05

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Edward Frank Dunn
  • Ed Dunn
  • Edward Dunn

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1951 Buckaroo Sheriff of Texas as Stage Driver
1950 Lonely Heart Bandits as Sheriff York
1950 The Secret Fury as Eddie, Courtroom Guard
1949 I Shot Jesse James as Joe, Silver King Bartender
1948 Homicide for Three as Circus Doorman
1948 Incident as Police Lt. Madigan
1948 Man from Texas as Deputy (uncredited)
1947 The Flame as Police Officer
1947 Deep Valley as Posseman
1946 Face to Face (1 episode) as Host
1945 Patrick the Great as Plumber
1945 Circumstantial Evidence as Guard
1944 Dead Man's Eyes as Police Guard Moriarty
1944 A Fig Leaf For Eve as Gus Hoffman
1944 Moon Over Las Vegas
1944 Christmas Holiday as Jim, Detective (uncredited)
1943 Fired Wife as Stagehand
1943 So's Your Uncle as Propietor
1943 The Falcon in Danger as Det. Grimes
1943 A Stranger in Town as Henry
1943 Dixie Dugan as Policeman
1943 Margin for Error as Desk Sergeant
1942 The Falcon's Brother as Detective Grimes
1942 My Sister Eileen as Policeman (uncredited)
1942 The Secret Code as Weather Bureau Man
1942 Jackass Mail as Man
1942 Ten Gentlemen From West Point as O'Toole
1942 Mexican Spitfire At Sea as George Skinner
1942 Ride 'Em Cowboy as Railroad Detective #1
1942 A Date with the Falcon as Det. Grimes
1941 At the Stroke of Twelve as Policeman
1941 I Wake Up Screaming as Detective (uncredited)
1941 The Gay Falcon as Detective Grimes
1941 Three Girls About Town as Policeman Eddie
1941 Sea Raiders as Whaler Captain
1941 Billy the Kid as Pat Shanahan
1941 The Saint In Palm Springs as Det. Barker
1940 Love Thy Neighbor as Driver
1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again! as Foley - Racketeer
1940 The Bank Dick as James the Chauffeur (uncredited)
1940 Mexican Spitfire Out West as Mr. Skinner
1940 The Great Dictator as Whitewashed Storm Trooper
1940 The Villain Still Pursued Her as Stevens - the Coach Driver (uncredited)
1940 The Howards of Virginia as Dunkel
1940 Men Against the Sky as Plainclothesman
1940 Boom Town as Wildcatter (uncredited)
1940 The Great Profile as Furniture Man
1940 The Golden Fleecing as McGurk
1940 Pop Always Pays as Detective Winton
1940 Black Friday as Det. Farnow
1940 Double Alibi as Policeman
1940 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk as Jim
1940 He Married His Wife as The Jailer
1940 The Green Hornet as D.H. Sligby
1939 Of Mice and Men as Bus Driver (uncredited)
1939 The Cisco Kid and the Lady as Jailer
1939 Charlie McCarthy, Detective as Officer Walsh
1939 Henry Goes Arizona as Slim Pickins
1939 The Amazing Mr. Williams as Race Track Spectator (uncredited)
1939 Too Busy to Work as Truck Driver
1939 Dog-Gone as Dr. Kittle
1939 The Day the Bookies Wept as Racetrack Detective
1939 Chicken Wagon Family as Stu
1939 I Stole a Million as Trucking Superintendent
1939 Second Fiddle as Road Construction Workman
1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up as Decorator
1939 Cafe Society as Newsreel Reporter
1939 Let Freedom Ring as 'Curly'
1939 Tail Spin as Eddie, Mechanic
1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man as Cop
1939 Fast and Loose as Undetermined Role
1939 The Phantom Creeps as Policeman
1938 Kentucky as Moving Man
1938 While New York Sleeps as 1st Cop
1938 A Clean Sweep as Salesman Crew Boss
1938 Beaux and Errors as Jimmy Dugan, Old Beaux
1938 Men with Wings as Field Employee
1938 His Pest Friend
1938 Love on a Budget as Expressman
1938 Change of Heart as Dog Owner
1937 Wells Fargo as Ed Slocum - Stagecoach Driver
1937 One Mile From Heaven as Detective
1937 Tramp Trouble
1937 Slave Ship as Ostler
1937 Dumb's the Word as Neighbor
1937 Angel's Holiday as Detective
1937 Man Of The People as Kitty 'The Horse' Schwartz
1936 The Accusing Finger as Sergeant at Arms
1936 Hollywood Boulevard as Grip
1936 To Mary - with Love as Politician
1936 Rhythm on the Range as Cowboy
1936 And Sudden Death as Gas Station Attendant
1936 Border Flight as Mechanic
1936 The Princess Comes Across as Reporter (uncredited)
1936 The Preview Murder Mystery as Tub Wilson - Reporter
1935 The Rainmakers as Dispatcher
1935 Powdersmoke Range as Elliott
1935 Stolen Harmony as Hotel Clerk
1935 Cardinal Richelieu as Tradesman
1933 The Midnight Patrol as Sergeant
1933 Private Detective 62 as Club Doorman (uncredited)
1933 Fallen Arches as The Thief
1933 Asleep in the Feet as Sailor
1932 Million Dollar Legs as Coachman / Guard (uncredited)
1932 In Walked Charley
1931 The Hasty Marriage as Eddie Jenkins
1931 The Pajama Party as Eddie
1931 Love Fever as Theatrical Agent
1931 Finn and Hattie as N. Y. Taxi Driver
1931 Sunrise Trail as Rand Kennedy
1930 Looser Than Loose as Night Club Waiter
1930 The Land of Missing Men as Sheriff Bower
1930 True to the Navy as Albert
1930 Whispering Whoopee as Ricketts, the Butler
1930 The Fighting Parson as The Piano Player
1930 The Real McCoy as Mountain Man (uncredited)
1930 The Head Guy as Assistant (uncredited) as Mr. Dunn, the Producer
1929 The Saturday Night Kid as Jim (uncredited)
1929 Bouncing Babies as Eddie, The father
1929 Crazy Feet as Thelma's Dancing Partner
1929 Hotter Than Hot
1929 Dad's Day as Jimmie
1928 The Fleet's In as Al Pearce
1926 The Sorrows of Satan
1917 Tough Luck and Tin Lizzies
1917 Plagues And Puppy Love
1917 Rips and Rushes
1916 Hash and Havoc
1916 There and Back
1916 Losing Weight
1915 Boobley's Baby

Directing

1934 Another Wild Idea Director
1934 Four Parts Director
1934 The Cracked Ice Man Director

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