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Cliff Edwards (I) (1895–1971)

Becoming popular with playing the ukulele, his unique singing and supplying the voice of animated movies, Cliff Edwards was one of the most popular singers in America. Born in Hannibal, Missouri, Edwards left school at the age of 14, moved to St. Louis, and started to work as a singer in saloons. Edwards then taught himself to play the ukulele. He ... See full bio »

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 1965 The Man from Button Willow
Doc / The Whip (voice, uncredited)
 1960 Platinum High School
Frank (uncredited)
 1955-1960 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Jiminy Cricket
- Donald's Award (1957) ... Jiminy Cricket (voice)
- On Vacation (1956) ... Jiminy Cricket (voice)
- Monsters of the Deep (1955) ... Jiminy Cricket (voice, uncredited)
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
A.J. Mulcaney, Undertaker
- The Death of Bat Masterson (1959) ... A.J. Mulcaney, Undertaker
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Webber's Manager
- No Time at All (1958) ... Webber's Manager
 1957 I'm No Fool in Water (Short)
Jiminy Cricket (voice)
 1956 I'm No Fool Having Fun (Short)
Jiminy Cricket (voice)
 1956 You and Your Ears (Short)
Jiminy Cricket (voice)
 1956 You and Your Eyes (Short)
Jiminy Cricket (voice)
 1956 I'm No Fool with a Bicycle (Short)
Jiminy Cricket (voice, uncredited)
 1955 I'm No Fool with Fire (Short)
Jiminy Cricket (voice)
 1955 You and Your Five Senses (Short)
Jiminy Cricket (voice)
 1955 You and Your Food (Short)
Jiminy Cricket (voice)
 1955 You the Human Animal (Short)
Jiminy Cricket (voice)
 1955 The Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series)
Jiminy Cricket
- Episode #1.4 (1955) ... Jiminy Cricket (voice)
 1949 The Cliff Edwards Show (TV Series)
 1943 The Avenging Rider
Ike (as Cliff 'Ukelele Ike' Edwards)
 1943 Sagebrush Law
Ike (as Cliff 'Ukulele Ike' Edwards)
 1943 Fighting Frontier
Ike (as Cliff 'Ukelele Ike' Edwards)
 1942 American Empire
 1942 Pirates of the Prairie
Ike (as Cliff 'Ukulele Ike' Edwards)
 1942 Red River Robin Hood
Ike (as Cliff 'Ukulele Ike' Edwards)
 1942 Bandit Ranger
Ike (as Cliff 'Ukulele Ike' Edwards)
 1942 Overland to Deadwood
Harmony Hobbs (as Cliff 'Ukulele Ike' Edwards)
 1942 Sundown Jim
Stable proprietor
 1942 Lawless Plainsmen
Harmony Stubbs
 1941 Dumbo
Jim Crow (voice, uncredited)
 1941 International Squadron
Omaha McGrath
 1941 Power Dive
Squid Watkins
 1941 Knockout
Pinky (credits) / Sleepy
 1941 Cliff Edwards and His Buckaroos (Short)
Cliff - Ranch Hand
 1941 The Monster and the Girl
Leon Beecher 'Tips' Stokes
 1940/II She Couldn't Say No
Banjo Page
 1940 Friendly Neighbors
 1940 Just a Cute Kid (Short)
 1940 Flowing Gold
'Hot Rocks' Harris
 1940 Millionaires in Prison
 1940 Pinocchio
Jiminy Cricket (voice, uncredited)
 1940 High School
Jeff Jefferson
 1939 Gone with the Wind
Reminiscent Soldier
 1939 The Royal Rodeo (Short)
 1939 Ride, Cowboy, Ride (Short)
 1939 Smuggled Cargo
 1939 Maisie
'Shorty' Miller
 1938 The Little Adventuress
 1938 The Girl of the Golden West
Minstrel Joe
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone
'Buzz' McCreedy
 1937 The Women Men Marry
Jerry Little
 1937 Bad Guy
 1937 Saratoga
 1937 Between Two Women
 1937 Modern Inventions (Short)
Robot Barber Chair (voice, uncredited)
 1937 They Gave Him a Gun
 1936 The Man I Marry
Jerry Ridgeway
 1935 Red Salute
P.J. Rooney
 1934 George White's Scandals
Stew Hart
 1933 Take a Chance
Louie Webb
 1933 Flying Devils
'Screwy' Edwards
 1933 Stop, Sadie, Stop (Short)
Ukelele Ike
 1932 Fast Life
 1932 Young Bride
 1931 The Strange Case of Hennessy (Short)
Silo Dance
 1931 The Christmas Party (Short)
Cliff Edwards (uncredited)
 1931 Hell Divers
 1931 Laughing Sinners
 1931 Shipmates
 1931 Stepping Out
Paul Perkins
 1931 Parlor, Bedroom and Bath
Bell Hop
 1931 The Prodigal
Snipe, a Tramp
 1931 Dance, Fools, Dance
Bert Scranton
 1930 Remote Control
Hog Caller (uncredited)
 1930 Crazy House (Short)
 1930 Doughboys
 1930 Good News
 1930 Children of Pleasure
Cliff - Radio Performer (uncredited)
 1930 Montana Moon
 1930 They Learned About Women
Singer in Harlem Madness number (uncredited)
 1930 The Flower Garden (Short)
 1929 So This Is College
 1929/I Marianne
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Personal Details

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Stage: Appeared (as "Jeff") in the original Broadway production of "Lady Be Good". Written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Cliff 'Ukelele Ike' Edwards | Cliff 'Ukulele Ike' Edwards | Clifton A. Edwards | Ukulele Ike


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Cliff Edwards does not appear in the film, but his singing voice is heard during the "Harlem Madness" number in the 1930 MGM picture "They Learned About Women". See more »


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