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Louis Edmonds (1923–2001)


Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he studied at Louisiana State University and the Carnegie Institute Of Technology. During WWII, he served in the Navy. His career was started in New York, acting in regional and Off-Broadway Theatre until his Broadway debut in the musical, "Candide" in 1956. Edmonds stage role in "The Importance of Being Earnest" ... See full bio »

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 1997 Next Year in Jerusalem
Grandfather
 1980 The Exterminator
CIA Chief
 1972 Your Money or Your Wife (TV Movie)
Fair
 1969 Dead of Night: A Darkness at Blaisedon (TV Movie)
Commodore Nicholas Blaire
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Travel agent
 1967 Come Spy with Me
Gunther Stiller
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
Karlo
 1963 Camera Three (TV Series)
Critic
- The Image of Pope (1963) ... Critic
 1962 Cyrano De Bergerac (TV Movie)
The Meddler
 1961 Victoria Regina (TV Movie)
Prince Ernest
 1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Hank Lawrence
- The Woman Across the Hall (1961) ... Hank Lawrence
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
Marcel Roget
- Turn the Key Deftly (1960) ... Marcel Roget
 1958 Young Dr. Malone (TV Series)
Rick Hampton (1962)
 1951-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Martin Andras
- We Haven't Seen Her Lately (1958) ... Martin Andras
- Enraged (1951)
 1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Faust '57 (1957)
 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Second Visitor
- Visit to a Small Planet (1955) ... Second Visitor
 1954 King Richard II (TV Movie)
Bagot
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Carl (1979)
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He appeared in plays on Broadway, off Broadway and in regional theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1956 musical "Candide."

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His life story was told in a touching biography, "Big Lou", by Craig Hamrick, created with extensive input from the actor. Though he had never hidden his sexuality, it was in this book, in his 70s, that Edmonds officially came out and candidly discussed details of his life as a gay man. See more »

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