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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:

Up and Down Broadway (1910). Musical revue. Music by Jean Schwartz. Book by Edgar Smith. Lyrics by William Jerome. Additional music by Albert von Tilzer, Ted Snyder, Melville Ellis, Melville Gideon and Louis A. Hirsch. Additional lyrics by Edward Madden, Junie McCree and Irving Berlin. Musical Director: Oscar Radin. Costume ... See more »

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

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Eddie Foy Sr.
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He was played by his son Eddie Foy Jr. in both Lillian Russell (1940) and Wilson (1944). See more »

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