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Thomas A. Edison (1847–1931)


Invented the phonograph, the incandescent electric lightbulb, the alkaline storage battery among other things. He held more than 900 patents and laid the foundation for the modern electric age. See full bio »

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 1913 A Minstrel Show (Short) (producer)
 1913 Her Redemption (Short) (producer)
 1913 Nursery Favorites (Short) (producer)
 1913 The Irish Policeman (Short) (producer)
 1913 Julius Caesar (Short) (producer)
 1911 Lucia di Lammermoor (Short) (producer)
 1904 Parsifal (Short) (producer)
 1903 Electrocuting an Elephant (Documentary short) (producer)
 1898 The Passion Play of Oberammergau (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1896 Blackton Sketches, No. 2 (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1896 Blackton Sketches, No. 3 (Documentary short) (producer - uncredited)
 1896 Fatima's Coochee-Coochee Dance (Short) (producer)
 1895 The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots (Short) (producer - uncredited)
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4 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 30 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Thomas Alva Edison | Thomas Edison

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on encouragement/discouragement] I never allow myself to become discouraged under any circumstances...The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-Itiveness; third, common sense. See more »

Trivia:

He played virtually no role in the production of individual films by the movie company that bore his name. See more »

Nickname:

The Wizard of Menlo Park

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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