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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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Filmography

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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:

The Earl and the Girl (1905). Musical comedy. Music by Ivan Caryll. Material by Seymour Hicks. Lyrics by Percy Greenbank. Additional music by Jerome Kern, E. Ray Goetz, Max C. Eugene, 'Albert Von Tilzer', R.A. Browne, Edward Laska, Nat D. Mann and William H. Penn. Musical Direction by Clarence West. Additional lyrics by R.A. ... See more »

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

Alternate Names:

Eddie Foy Sr.
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Was appearing in the show Mr Bluebeard at the Birdcage Theatre in Tombstone, at the time of The Gunfight At The OK Corral. See more »

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