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Edward Andrews (I) (1914–1985)


The son of a Georgia minister, Edward Andrews debuted on stage in 1926 at age 12 and by 1935 had landed on Broadway. A solid character actor, his large physique and amiable demeanor made him a natural for the jovial, grandfatherly type or genial, small-town businessman which he often played, but also served him well when cast against type as a ... See full bio »

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 1982 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Mr. Sloan
- Push Comes to Shove (1982) ... Mr. Sloan
 1982 Three's Company (TV Series)
Grandpa Tripper
- Doctor in the House (1982) ... Grandpa Tripper
 1966-1981 Insight (TV Series)
Christopher / Ralph Hubrison / Basil Ronneau / ...
- Little Miseries (1981) ... Christopher
- The Placement Service (1975) ... Ralph Hubrison
- The Coming of Clone (1973) ... Basil Ronneau
- The Wrinkle Squad (1971) ... Alginon
- Don't Let Me Catch You Praying (1966) ... McBride
 1981 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Uncle Barney
- The Two Million Dollar Hustle (1981) ... Uncle Barney
 1980 Matt and Jenny (TV Series)
Judge Clarence Willoughby
- Frontier Justice (1980) ... Judge Clarence Willoughby
 1979 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Mayor Ed Joyner
- Murder by S.O.P. (1979) ... Mayor Ed Joyner
 1979 Undercover with the KKK (TV Movie)
Pat Murray
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
Harry Flood
- Where Have You Been Billy Boy (1979) ... Harry Flood
- The Green Girl (1979) ... Harry Flood
- A Very Formal Heist (1979) ... Harry Flood
- Superstar (1979) ... Harry Flood
- Pirouette (1979) ... Harry Flood
 1978 The Seniors
The Banker
 1978 Lacy and the Mississippi Queen (TV Movie)
Isaac Harrison
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Donny
 1978 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Principal Bannister
- Crisis in Education (1978) ... Principal Bannister
 1977 Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready (TV Movie)
Maj. Ralph Watson
 1977 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Claude Quincy
- Ann's Out-of-Town Client (1977) ... Claude Quincy
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Seniors Group Leader
- Ex Plus Y/Golden Agers/Graham and Kelly (1977) ... Seniors Group Leader
 1977 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Mason Fairchild
- Angels on Ice (1977) ... Mason Fairchild
 1977 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
B. J. 'Blinky' Foster
- Ed Talks to God (1977) ... B. J. 'Blinky' Foster
 1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Sam Jordan
- Committee Man (1976) ... Sam Jordan
 1976 How to Break Up a Happy Divorce (TV Movie)
Man at concert
 1976 Monster Squad (TV Series)
Mayor Goldwyn
- Mr. Mephisto (1976) ... Mayor Goldwyn
- No Face ... Mayor Goldwyn
 1976 Bell, Book and Candle (TV Movie)
Bishop Fairbarn
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Spencer Lockridge
- The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party (1975) ... Spencer Lockridge
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Grimes
- Irish Luck (1975) ... Grimes
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Calhoun
- The Chasers (1975) ... Calhoun
 1975 The Fireman's Ball (TV Movie)
Trusdale
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Mort Shidell
- The Execution (1975) ... Mort Shidell
 1975 Archer (TV Series)
Simon Graves
- The Arsonist (1975) ... Simon Graves
 1975 The Rookies (TV Series)
Jerome Lyles
- Solomon's Dilemma (1975) ... Jerome Lyles
 1974 The Photographer
Sgt. Sid Collins
 1968-1974 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Mayor Massey / Bert Shannon
- The Young Loner: Part 2 (1968) ... Bert Shannon
- The Young Loner: Part 1 (1968) ... Bert Shannon
 1974 The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (TV Movie)
Mayor Massey
 1973 Alvin the Magnificent (TV Movie)
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series)
Linus Farthing
- Farthing's Comet (1973) ... Linus Farthing (as Ed Andrews)
 1972-1973 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Isreal Black / Carter Mayerling
- Freefall to Terror (1973) ... Isreal Black
- The Face of Murder (1972) ... Carter Mayerling
 1969-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Winston J. Magruder (segment "Love and the Memento") / Mr. Price (segment "Love and Formula 26B") / Adm. Bert Conrad, USN Ret. (segment "Love and the Lost Dog") / ...
- Love and Formula 26B/Love and the Loud Mouth/Love and the Penal Code (1971) ... Mr. Price (segment "Love and Formula 26B")
- Love and the Intruder/Love and the Lost Dog (1970) ... Adm. Bert Conrad, USN Ret. (segment "Love and the Lost Dog")
- Love and the Bachelor/Love and the Other Love/Love and the Positive Man (1969) ... Mr. Kearn (segment "Love and the Other Love")
 1973 Charley and the Angel
Ernie, Banker
 1973 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Peter Nellis
- My Friend, the Public Enemy: Part 1 (1973) ... Peter Nellis
 1970-1972 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Colonel Fairburn
- The New Boss (1972) ... Colonel Fairburn
- Colonel Fairburn Jr. (1971) ... Colonel Fairburn
- Doris vs. Pollution (1970) ... Colonel Fairburn
- Colonel Fairburn Takes Over (1970) ... Colonel Fairburn
- Today's World Catches the Measles (1970) ... Colonel Fairburn
 1972 Avanti!
J.J. Blodgett
 1972 The New Temperatures Rising Show (TV Series)
Andrews / Dr. Crown
- The Spy (1972) ... Andrews
- The Muscle and the Medic (1972) ... Dr. Crown
 1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
H.T. Finneran / Sid Foley
- Charlie Gave Me Your Number (1972) ... H.T. Finneran
- The Color of Respect (1972) ... Sid Foley
 1972 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Joe Caswell
- Pilot (1972) ... Joe Caswell
 1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Mr. Sampson
 1972 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Austin Bailey
- Operation: Rake-Off (1972) ... Austin Bailey
 1972 The Don Rickles Show (TV Series)
Crawford
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Crawford
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Jarvis Cole
- Moment of Crisis (1972) ... Jarvis Cole
 1963-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Bert / Reverend William Johnson
- Rock-A-Bye Hoss (1971) ... Bert
- Song in the Dark (1963) ... Reverend William Johnson
 1971 Eddie (TV Movie)
Mr. Milburn
 1971 The Million Dollar Duck
Morgan
 1971 Inside O.U.T. (TV Short)
Director of Finance
 1965-1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Frank Merrick / Victor Russell / Ray Lang
- Three-Way Split (1971) ... Frank Merrick
- Breakthrough (1968) ... Victor Russell
- Courage of a Conviction (1965) ... Ray Lang
 1971 Travis Logan, D.A. (TV Movie)
Judge Rose
 1971 How to Frame a Figg
Mayor Robert Chisholm
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Ralph Peterson
- The McCreedy Bust (1971) ... Ralph Peterson
 1969-1970 Bewitched (TV Series)
Gibbons / J. Earl Rockeford
- Samantha's Pet Warlock (1970) ... Gibbons
- The Battle of Burning Oak (1969) ... J. Earl Rockeford
 1970 The Intruders (TV Movie)
Elton Dykstra
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Roswell Borden
- Time and Memories (1970) ... Roswell Borden
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora!
Adm. Harold R. Stark
 1970 Men at Law (TV Series)
Joseph Carlson
- A Man's Castle (1970) ... Joseph Carlson
 1970 The Kowboys (TV Movie)
Captain Walker
 1969-1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Strom / Milton Spencer
- The Other Kind of Spy (1970) ... Strom
- A Wrath of Angels (1969) ... Milton Spencer
 1969 The Over-the-Hill Gang (TV Movie)
Mayor Nard Lundy
 1969 The Bold Ones: The Protectors (TV Series)
Harris Conrad
- A Case of Good Whiskey at Christmas Time (1969) ... Harris Conrad
 1969 The Trouble with Girls
Johnny
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Vineland
- Captain Greer, Call Surgery (1969) ... Vineland
 1968 The Good Guys (TV Series)
J.E. Bradley
- Credit Won't Buy You Happiness (1968) ... J.E. Bradley
 1968 Blondie (TV Series)
H.H. Hilton
- Sayanora Dagwood (1968) ... H.H. Hilton
 1968 The Young Loner (TV Movie)
Bert Shannon
 1968 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Professor
 1968 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Impostor Will Sonnett
- What's in a Name (1968) ... Impostor Will Sonnett
 1967 Accidental Family (TV Series)
Mr. Sheppard
 1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Professor Hubert St. John
- Aunt Bee and the Lecturer (1967) ... Professor Hubert St. John
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Andrew Dawson
- The Naked Half-Truth (1967) ... Andrew Dawson
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Colonel McAdams
- Make More Room for Daddy (1967) ... Colonel McAdams
 1967 Ironside (TV Series)
Mason Bylis
- The Leaf in the Forest (1967) ... Mason Bylis
 1967 The Mystery of the Chinese Junk
Dr. Montrose
 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Braine
- The Night of the Brain (1967) ... Braine
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Mark Evans
- The Mutation (1967) ... Mark Evans
 1967 Hey, Landlord (TV Series)
Harley Rainier
- Roommate, Stay Away from My Door (1967) ... Harley Rainier
 1966 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Commodore Stewart Ratterman
- Foggy Mountain Soap (1966) ... Commodore Stewart Ratterman
 1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Conrad Rossano
- The Montori Device Affair (1966) ... Conrad Rossano
 1966 Birds Do It
Gen. Smithburn
 1966 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie)
Charley
 1966 Mr. Terrific (TV Series)
The Chief
- Unaired Pilot (1966) ... The Chief
 1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Ethan Harper
- Malachi (1965) ... Ethan Harper
 1965 The Smothers Brothers Show (TV Series)
Clyde Lydecker
- Take a Tramp to Lunch This Week (1965) ... Clyde Lydecker
 1965 Fluffy
Griswald
 1964 Youngblood Hawke
Quentin Judd
 1964 Send Me No Flowers
Dr. Ralph Morrissey
 1964 Kisses for My President
Sen. Walsh
 1964 Good Neighbor Sam
Mr. Burke
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Bingham
- Anyone for Murder? (1964) ... Bingham
 1964 A Tiger Walks
Governor Robbins
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
 1960-1964 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Oliver Pope / Carling
- You Drive (1964) ... Oliver Pope
- Third from the Sun (1960) ... Carling
 1963 The Thrill of It All
Gardiner Fraleigh
 1962 40 Pounds of Trouble
Herman
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Bradley Hunt / John Huett
- Victory Wears a Cruel Smile (1962) ... John Huett
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Colonel John Fuller
- The Court Martial of Captain Wycliff (1962) ... Colonel John Fuller
 1961-1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Lije Crowning / Ben Andrews
- Incident of the Querencias (1962) ... Lije Crowning
- Rio Salado (1961) ... Ben Andrews
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Arnold Foss
- A Shame for the Diamond Wedding (1962) ... Arnold Foss
 1962 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Richardson Norbert
- Hooray, Hooray the Circus Is Coming to Town (1962) ... Richardson Norbert
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Frank Shelton
- It Takes a Thief (1962) ... Frank Shelton
 1962 Poor Mr. Campbell (TV Movie)
Harley Campbell
 1961-1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Paul Goodlove / Andre Kellman
- Acres and Pains (1962) ... Paul Goodlove
- Call to Danger (1961) ... Andre Kellman
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Duke Felix Otway
- The Race (1962) ... Duke Felix Otway
 1962 Advise & Consent
Senator Orrin Knox
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Hutch Hutchins
- Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here (1962) ... Hutch Hutchins
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
William Childe
- The One Marked Hot Gives Cold (1962) ... William Childe
 1961-1962 Thriller (TV Series)
Miles Tundifer / Maynard Thispin / Frank Logan
- Cousin Tundifer (1962) ... Miles Tundifer
- A Third for Pinochle (1961) ... Maynard Thispin
- A Good Imagination (1961) ... Frank Logan
 1961 The Defenders (TV Series)
Warren Sperling
- The Best Defense (1961) ... Warren Sperling
 1961 Margie (TV Series)
Andrew Montague II
- Riches to Rags (1961) ... Andrew Montague II
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Samuel P. Fogarty
- Mele Kalikimaka to You (1961) ... Samuel P. Fogarty
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Herman Combes
- King of the Mountain (1961) ... Herman Combes
 1961 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Arthur Penmore
- A Shining Image (1961) ... Arthur Penmore
 1961 The Young Doctors
Jim Bannister
 1961 Love in a Goldfish Bowl
Sen. Clyde Holloway
 1961 The Young Savages
R. Daniel Cole
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Francis Oliver
- Eleven, the Hard Way (1961) ... Francis Oliver
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Veckser
- The Waiting Game (1961) ... Veckser
 1960 O'Conner's Ocean (TV Movie)
Ben Matthews
 1960 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Ted Carson
- To Catch a Star (1960) ... Ted Carson
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
Mr. Summers
- The Lottery (1960) ... Mr. Summers
 1960 Elmer Gantry
George F. Babbitt (as Ed Andrews)
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
E. Carlton Duncan
- Portrait of a Thief (1960) ... E. Carlton Duncan
 1959 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Theodore Kramer
- The Raft (1959) ... Theodore Kramer
 1954-1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Charlie Anders / Roger Hilton / Fred / ...
- The Pink Burro (1959) ... Charlie Anders
- Inspired Alibi (1957) ... Fred
- One for the Road (1954) ... Fred Purdy
 1959 Night of the Quarter Moon
Clinton Page
 1959 Look Up and Live (TV Series)
- The Family (1959)
 1958 The Fiend Who Walked the West
Judge Parker
 1958 Decision (TV Series)
Anders
- Fifty Beautiful Girls (1958) ... Anders
 1949-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Henry Horne / Nils Bergerman / Fistar Marrock / ...
- The Undiscovered (1958)
- Rachel (1956) ... Henry Horne
- Manhattan Duet (1956) ... Nils Bergerman
- A Most Contagious Game (1955) ... Fistar Marrock
- Pigeons and People (1955) ... Parker
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Mayor Jan Van Borkem
- The Red Mill (1958) ... Mayor Jan Van Borkem
 1956-1958 Climax! (TV Series)
George Emlen / Arnold
- The Great World and Timothy Colt (1958) ... George Emlen
- Night of the Heat Wave (1956) ... Arnold (as Eddie Andrews)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Roger Blakesley
- Point of No Return (1958) ... Roger Blakesley
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
Carl
- Someone Is After Me (1958) ... Carl
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Major Lukens / Pvt. Franklin DeWitt
- Bilko and the Flying Saucers (1957) ... Major Lukens
- Bilko Buys a Club (1957) ... Pvt. Franklin DeWitt
- Sgt. Bilko Presents (1957) ... Major Lukens (as Eddie Andrews)
 1957 Trooper Hook
Charlie Travers
 1951-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Anders
- Fifty Beautiful Girls (1957) ... Anders
- Not a Chance (1951)
 1954-1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Agent / Mr. Monroe / Birnam's Friend
- Reclining Figure (1957)
- Wait for Me (1957)
- Cry Silence (1955) ... Agent
- Mr. & Mrs. Monroe (1955) ... Mr. Monroe
 1952-1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Herb Mayer / Roger Spelding
- The Gene Austin Story (1957) ... Herb Mayer (as Eddie Andrews)
- Visit to a Small Planet (1955) ... Roger Spelding
- Three Letters (1952)
 1957 The Tattered Dress
Lester Rawlings
 1957 Omnibus (TV Series)
Colonel Livingstone
- The Trial of Captain Kidd (1957) ... Colonel Livingstone
 1957 Hot Summer Night
Deputy Lou Follett
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
George
- Ride the Wild Mare (1957) ... George
 1956 Three Brave Men
Mayor Henry L. Jensen
 1956 The Unguarded Moment
Mr. Bennett
 1956 Friendly Persuasion
Soldier (uncredited)
 1956 Tension at Table Rock
Kirk
 1956 Tea and Sympathy
Herb Lee
 1956 These Wilder Years
Leland G. Spottsford
 1956 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
Major Berman
- The Army Game (1956) ... Major Berman
 1956 Justice (TV Series)
Henry
- Sentence of Death (1956) ... Henry
 1955 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Duncan
- The Argonauts (1955) ... Duncan (as Ed Andrews)
 1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 The Phenix City Story
Rhett Tanner
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
Dr. Sam Rankin
- Concerning Death (1955) ... Dr. Sam Rankin (as Eddie Andrews)
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
 1949-1951 Hands of Mystery (TV Series)
 1950 Mama (TV Series)
Mr. Jordan
- Queen of the Bee (1950) ... Mr. Jordan
 1936 Rushin' Art (Short)
The Bettor (as Ed Andrews)
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Stage Play: So Proudly We Hail. Drama. Written by Joseph M. Viertel. Directed by Anton Bundsmann. 46th Street Theatre: 22 Sep 1936- Oct 1936 (closing date unknown/14 performances). Cast: Edward Andrews (as "Rodney Burns"), Robert Angevine, Eddie Bracken (as "Plebe Cadet"), Ronald Brogan, John Call (as "William McDost"), Vernon Crane, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Eddie Andrews | Ed Andrews | Ed Edwards

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I always figure any fool can learn lines, but what they pay you for is to say 'em better than anybody else can say 'em. See more »

Trivia:

Attended the University of Virginia for three years. See more »

Trademark:

Horn rimmed glasses

Star Sign:

Libra

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