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Paddy McGuire (1884–1923)


Irish comic actor Paddy McGuire born in 1884, became a star in American musical comedy theatre and burlesque from the mid 1900's. A Great comic character who was best remembered in many of Charlie Chaplin's short movies in 1915-16, such as 'The Champion' 'The Tramp' and 'Shanghaied' and many more, followed by a chance to star in his own comedies ... See full bio »

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Known For

Lost, Strayed or Stolen
Lost, Strayed or Stolen The New Butler
(1916)
The Lion Hearted Chief
The Lion Hearted Chief The Star Detective
(1916)
Bungling Bill's Peeping Ways
(1916)
A Lislebank
A Lislebank The Boarder, in Arrears
(1917)

Filmography

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 1920 A Broadway Cowboy
Prisoner at Large
 1919 The Foolish Age (Short)
Choir Member (uncredited)
 1919 The Village Smithy (Short)
Golfing Motorist
 1918 The Village Chestnut (Short)
The Class Cutup
 1918 Hide and Seek, Detectives (Short)
A Juror
 1918 Her First Mistake (Short)
The Slavey's Sweetheart
 1918 Whose Little Wife Are You? (Short)
Man in Steam Room
 1918 Beware of Boarders (Short)
The Secret Service Man's Assistant
 1918 The Summer Girls (Short)
Man Playing with Sea Lions (uncredited)
 1918 She Loved Him Plenty (Short)
Suit Customer
 1918 Ladies First (Short)
The Chauffeur
 1918 Two Tough Tenderfeet (Short)
A Boarder
 1918 Love Loops the Loop (Short)
Diner (uncredited)
 1918 His Smothered Love (Short)
Streetcar Detective
 1918 A Tell-Tale Shirt (Short)
 1917 A Sanitarium Scandal (Short)
 1917 Won by a Fowl (Short)
 1917 Flirting with Danger (Short) (as Paddy McQuire)
 1917 When Ben Bolted (Short)
Ben's Pal
 1917 A Rummy Romance (Short)
 1917 Lured and Cured (Short)
Paddy, a Country Boy
 1917 Sticky Fingers (Short)
College Boy
 1917 A Circus Cyclone (Short)
Jasbo, the Dog-Faced Boy
 1917 A Lislebank (Short)
The Boarder, in Arrears (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Jealous Jolts (Short)
 1916 Shot in the Fracas (Short)
The Peddler (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 The Wicked City (Short)
The Cook (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 With or Without (Short) (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Lost, Strayed or Stolen (Short)
The New Butler (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Picture Pirates (Short)
The Art Collector (unconfirmed)
 1916 Bungling Bill's Bow-Wow (Short)
The Musician
 1916 Her Painted Pedigree (Short)
His Lordship
 1916 A Touch of High Life (Short)
A Street Sweeper (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Paste and Politics (Short)
The Stranger (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Rolling to Ruin (Short)
The Storekeeper (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Going to the Dogs (Short)
The Dog Catcher
 1916 The Luckless Scheme (Short)
The Janitor
 1916 Lost and Found (Short)
 1916 Bungling Bill's Dress Suit (Short)
Bungling Bill
 1916 For Ten Thousand Bucks (Short)
Bungling Bill
 1916 A Deep Sea Liar (Short)
Bungling Bill
 1916/I Hired and Fired (Short)
Bungling Bill (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Just for a Kid (Short)
Bungling Bill (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 The Iron Mitt (Short)
Bungling Bill (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Delinquent Bridegrooms (Short)
Bungling Bill
 1916 His Blowout (Short)
Bungling Bill (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Nailing on the Lid (Short)
Bungling Bill Rooney (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 When Papa Died (Short)
 1916 National Nuts (Short)
Strikeout Murphy (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Chinatown Villains (Short)
Hophead Joe
 1916 A Mixup at Rudolph's (Short)
The Tailor's Helper (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Bungling Bill's Dream (Short)
Bungling Bill
 1916 Bungling Bill, Doctor (Short)
Bungling Bill
 1916 Slipping It Over on Father (Short)
The Janitor
 1916 Knocking Out Knockout Kelly (Short)
Dowdy Donnelly
 1916 Bungling Bill, Detective (Short)
Bungling Bill - Detective
 1916 The Lion Hearted Chief (Short)
The Star Detective (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Police (Short)
Fifth Flophouse Customer (uncredited)
 1916 Search Me! (Short)
The Jailbird (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Bungling Bill's Peeping Ways (Short)
Bungling Bill
 1916 More Truth Than Poetry (Short)
The Leading Man (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Heaven Will Protect a Woiking Goil (Short)
The Villain's Accomplice (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Igorrotes, Crocodiles and a Hat Box (Short)
Baron Pooh Pooh (as Paddy McQuire)
 1916 Paddy's Political Dream (Short)
Paddy
 1916 Bungling Bill's Burglar (Short)
Bungling Bill
 1916 Oh, for the Life of a Fireman! (Short)
Clarence Montmorency
 1915 A Night in the Show (Short)
Feather Duster / Clarinet Player (uncredited)
 1915/I Shanghaied (Short)
Second Shanghaied Seaman (uncredited)
 1915 The Bank (Short)
Cashier in White Coat (uncredited)
 1915 Work (Short)
The Plasterbearer (uncredited)
 1915 By the Sea (Short)
First Cop (uncredited)
 1915 The Tramp (Short)
Farmhand (uncredited)
 1915 A Jitney Elopement (Short)
Old Butler / Cop (uncredited)
 1915 The Champion (Short)
Sparring Partner (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Paddy McQuire
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Silent screen comedy supporting actor, with Mutual, Fox and Triangle from the mid-1910's.

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