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Ed Wynn

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Biography

Wynn in the film Stage Door Canteen (1943)

Source: Wikipedia

Ed Wynn (born Isaiah Edwin Leopold on November 9, 1886 – June 19, 1966) was an American comedian and actor noted for his Perfect Fool comedy character, his pioneering radio show of the 1930s, and his later career as a dramatic actor.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Isaiah Edwin Leopold
  • Born: November 9, 1886 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Died: June 19, 1966 (aged 79) Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
  • Medium: Vaudeville, stand-Up
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1903–1966
  • Influenced: Red Skelton, Daws Butler, Kevin James, Ralph Garman
  • Spouse: Hilda Keenan (1914-37) (divorced) 1 child Frieda Mierse (1937-39) (divorced) Dorothy Elizabeth Nesbitt (1946-55) (divorced)
  • Children: Keenan Wynn

Read more about Ed Wynn at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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    6466 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood Blvd, south side, between Wilcox and Cahuenga
  • For radio
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In the news

Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: June 1
Playbill Combined , 2015-06-01 05:00:27
1914 The Ziegfeld Follies of 1914 stars Ed Wynn. Leon Errol dances and co-directs with Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. There will be 112 performances at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York.

PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today In Theatre History: MARCH 21
Playbill Combined , 2015-03-21 04:00:49
1867 Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. is born today in Chicago, Illinois. He will go on to become one of the most powerful showmen ever. His Follies, filled with beautiful women and exciting variety acts, will become a 25-year tradition following the first Follies of 1907. He will introduce talent such as ...

PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: MARCH 21
Playbill Combined , 2014-03-21 04:00:00
1867 Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. is born today in Chicago, Illinois. He will go on to become one of the most powerful showmen ever. His Follies, filled with beautiful women and exciting variety acts, will become a 25-year tradition following the first Follies of 1907. He will introduce talent such as ...

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