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Stuart Erwin (1903–1967)

Stuart Erwin was born on February 14, 1903 in Squaw Valley, California, USA as Stuart Phillip Erwin. He was an actor, known for The Stu Erwin Show (1950), Pigskin Parade (1936) and Our Town (1940). He was married to June Collyer. He died on December 21, 1967 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

The Stu Erwin Show
The Stu Erwin Show Stu Erwin
Pigskin Parade
Pigskin Parade Amos Dodd
Our Town
Our Town Howie Newsome
The Bride Came C.O.D.
The Bride Came C.O.D. Tommy Keenan


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 1964 The Misadventures of Merlin Jones
Police Captain Loomis
 1963 Son of Flubber
Coach Wilson
 1960 For the Love of Mike
Dr. Mills
 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Stuart Erwin - First Nighter (uncredited)
 1948 Strike It Rich
Delbart Lane
 1947 Doctor Jim
Dr. James (Jim) Gateson
 1947 Heaven Only Knows
Sheriff Matt Bodine
 1947 Killer Dill
Johnny 'Killer' Dill
 1945 Pillow to Post
Captain Jack Ross
 1942 Drums of the Congo
Congo Jack
 1941 The Bride Came C.O.D.
Tommy Keenan
 1940 Sandy Gets Her Man
Bill Kerry
 1940 A Little Bit of Heaven
 1939 The Honeymoon's Over
Donald Todd
 1939 Hollywood Cavalcade
Pete Tinney
 1939 It Could Happen to You
Mackinley Winslow
 1938 Passport Husband
Henry Cabot
 1938 Three Blind Mice
Mike Brophy
 1937 Checkers
Edgar Connell
 1937 I'll Take Romance
'Pancho' Brown
 1937 Second Honeymoon
Leo MacTavish
 1937 Slim
 1936 All American Chump
Elmer Lamb
 1936 Women Are Trouble
Matt Casey
 1936 Absolute Quiet
'Chubby' Rudd
 1936 Exclusive Story
Timothy Aloysius Higgins
 1936 Ceiling Zero
Texas Clarke
 1934 The Band Plays On
Stuffy Wilson
 1934 Have a Heart
Gus Anderson
 1934 The Party's Over
Bruce Blakely
 1934 Viva Villa!
Jonny Sykes
 1933 Going Hollywood
Ernest P. Baker
 1933 Day of Reckoning
 1933 The Stranger's Return
Simon Bates
 1933 Hold Your Man
 1933 International House
Tommy Nash
 1933 Under the Tonto Rim
'Tonto' Daily
 1933 He Learned About Women
Peter Potter Kendall II
 1933 The Crime of the Century
Dan McKee
 1933 Face in the Sky
 1932 The Misleading Lady
 1932 Strangers in Love
Stan Kenney
 1932 Two Kinds of Women
 1931 Working Girls
Pat Kelly
 1931 The Magnificent Lie
Elmer Graham
 1931 Up Pops the Devil
 1931 Dude Ranch
Chester Carr
 1931 No Limit
Ole Olson
 1930 Along Came Youth
 1930 Only Saps Work
 1930 Love Among the Millionaires
Clicker Watson
 1930 Dangerous Nan McGrew
Eustace Macy
 1930 Paramount on Parade
Marine (The Montmartre Girl)
 1930 Young Eagles
Pudge Higgins
 1930 Men Without Women
Radioman Jenkins
 1929 The Trespasser
Reporter (uncredited)
 1929 Sweetie
Axel Bronstrup
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World
 1929 Happy Days
 1929 The Sophomore
Radio Broadcast Technician (uncredited)
 1929 Dangerous Curves
 1929 The Exalted Flapper
Bimbo Mehaffey
 1929 Thru Different Eyes
 1929 Speakeasy
Cy Williams
 1929 New Year's Eve
Landlady's Son
 1928 Mother Knows Best
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Mary Chase's play, "Harvey," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Stu Erwin


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Specialised in playing the average Joe, also hayseeds and semi-buffoonish sidekicks. Best as boxer Joe Palooka of comic strip fame (Palooka,1939) and as Judy Garland's dense brother in Pigskin Parade (1936), which earned him an Academy Award nomination. See more »

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