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Date of Birth 18 June 1871Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date of Death 6 April 1936New York City, New York, USA  (peritonitis)

Mini Bio (1)

Edmund Breese was born on June 18, 1871 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Duck Soup (1933), All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and The Hurricane Express (1932). He was married to Genevieve Landry and Harriet A. Beach. He died on April 6, 1936 in New York City, New York.

Spouse (2)

Genevieve Landry (? - ?) (first)
Harriet A. Beach (? - ?)

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Entered films in 1914.
The son of Josephine Busby and Renshaw Breese.
Theatrical debut in 1895, as Adonis Evergreen, in "My Awful Dad" at the Opera House in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
American character actor and playwright, with previous vaudeville experience. In films with Edison from 1914, he excelled as a dialectitian and often played ethnic (particularly Asian) roles on screen.

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