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Eric Linden (I) (1909–1994)

Fair-haired, youthfully handsome Swedish-American actor Eric Linden, who enjoyed pre-Code, Depression-era Hollywood stardom in boyish leads, was discovered for films by director Wesley Ruggles when Ruggles cast the New York-based actor in a lead role in the film Are These Our Children (1931). Born in New York City, his Swedish father, Philip Linden... See full bio »

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 1937 Sweetheart of the Navy
Eddie Harris
 1937 The Good Old Soak
Clemmie Hawley
 1936 Career Woman
Everett Clark
 1936 Old Hutch
David 'Dave' Jolly
 1936 In His Steps
Tom Carver
 1936 The Robin Hood of El Dorado
Johnnie 'Jack' Warren
 1936 The Voice of Bugle Ann
Benjy Davis
 1935 Born to Gamble
Earl Mathews
 1935 Ladies Crave Excitement
Bob Starke
 1935 Let 'em Have It
Buddy Spencer
 1934 I Give My Love
Paul Vadja Jr. - at Age 21
 1933 Flying Devils
Bud Murray
 1933 Sweepings
Freddie Pardway
 1933 The Past of Mary Holmes
Geoffrey Holmes
 1933 No Other Woman
 1932 The Age of Consent
Duke Galloway
 1932 The Roadhouse Murder
Chick Brian
 1932 The Crowd Roars
Edward 'Eddie' Greer
 1932 Young Bride
Charlie Riggs
 1931 Are These Our Children
Edward 'Eddie' Brand
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Faust (1928). Written by Goethe. Directed by Friedrich Holl. Guild Theatre: 8 Oct 1928- Nov 1928 (closing date unknown/48 performances). As "He-Ape." Cast included: William Challee, Helen Chandler, Bernard F. Day, Dudley Digges, George Gaul, Adelaide George, William T. Hays, Marcella Henry, Edward Hogan, Helen Ann Hughes, ... See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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