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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)
 1910 Actors' Fund Field Day (Short)

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Other Works:

Piff! Paff!! Pouf!!! (1904) [Return engagement]. Musical comedy. Music by Jean Schwartz. Book by Hugh Stanislaus Stange. Lyrics by William Jerome. Musical Director: J. Sebastian Hiller. Music orchestrated by Frank Saddler. Additional lyrics by Hugh Stanislaus Stange. Choreographed by Gus Sohlke. Scenic Design by Homer Emens and... 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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Trademark look: His upper lip extended well below his teeth, making him look like he had no upper teeth. See more »

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