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Eddie Foy (1856–1928)

American stage actor, musical comedy star, and vaudevillian who was a legendary figure of his time and who fathered a family of performers who went on to notable careers in motion pictures. Born Edward Fitzgerald at 23 8th Avenue in New York City, March 9, 1856, to an Irish-immigrant tailor, Richard Fitzgerald, and his wife Mary, Eddie moved to ... See full bio »

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 1915 A Favorite Fool (Short)
The Tramp
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 1955 The Seven Little Foys (writer: "I'm the Greatest Father Of Them All" - uncredited)
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 1913 Popular Players Off the Stage (Documentary short)
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 1910 Actors' Fund Field Day (Short)
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Other Works:

Mr. Bluebeard (1903). Musical. Music by Frederick Solomon. Additional music by C. Herbert Kerr. Book by Arthur Collins and J. Hickory Wood. Lyrics by J. Cheever Goodwin. Musical Director: Frederick Solomon. Adapted for America by John J. McNally. Additional numbers by William Jerome, Jean Schwartz, Al Bryan, Vincent Bryan, Gus ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 6 Articles | See more »

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Eddie Foy Sr.
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Vaudeville actor who, after the death of his wife Madeline Morando, put his children in the act as a way to keep custody of them. The children, who became known as the "The Seven Little Foys" were Eddie Foy Jr., Bryan Foy, Charley Foy, Irving Foy, Madeline Foy, Mary Foy and Richard Foy. See more »

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