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Ed Gardner (1901–1963)

Heavily Brooklyn-accented star of US radio's widely popular "Duffy's Tavern" during the 1940s, in which he portrayed Archie, the tavern manager. (The owner, Duffy, was never part of the program's dramatis personae.) See full bio »

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 1961-1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Marvin Foley / Sheridan
- The Last Remains (1962) ... Marvin Foley
- The Horse Player (1961) ... Sheridan
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
- Archie Buys a Racehorse (1954) ... Archie
- The Heir ... Archie
- The Gypsy Princess ... Archie
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
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  The Cisco Kid (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1956) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- Dangerous Shoemaker (1956) ... (writer)
- Rodeo (1954) ... (screenplay - as Ed Gardner Jr.)
 1955 Annie Oakley (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dead Man's Bluff (1955) ... (writer)
 1945 Duffy's Tavern (based on characters and radio play created by)
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 1951 The Man with My Face (producer - as Edward F. Gardner)
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 1960 Celebrity Golf (TV Series)
 1955-1956 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #9.30 (1956) ... Himself
- Episode #8.21 (1955) ... Himself

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Alternate Names:

Ed Gardner Jr. | Ed 'Archie' Gardner | Edward F. Gardner

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He was awarded 2 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6554 Hollywood Boulevard for Television at 6676 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

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