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Edward Cecil (1878–1940)

Edward Cecil was born on September 13, 1878 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Beast (1916), Sink or Swim (1920) and The Yankee Way (1917). He was married to Maud Warren. He died on December 13, 1940 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

The Beast Sir Charles Beverly
Sink or Swim Count Vortsky
The Yankee Way Count Vortsky


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 1941 White Eagle
Sprague (Chs. 14 & 15) (uncredited)
 1940 Third Finger, Left Hand
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1940 Public Deb No. 1
Waiter (uncredited)
 1940 Deadwood Dick
Dawson (Ch. 2) (uncredited)
 1940 Florian
Lackey (uncredited)
 1940 The Man from Tumbleweeds
Wilson - Governor's Butler (uncredited)
 1939 Westbound Stage
Jim Blake - Banker (as Ed Cecil)
 1939 Port of Hate
Wing Hi
 1939 Riders of the Frontier
Doctor Dolson (as Edw. Cecil)
 1939 Disbarred
2nd Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1938 Say It in French
Lift Boy (uncredited)
 1938 The Lady Objects
Waiter (uncredited)
 1938 Juvenile Court
Butler (uncredited)
 1938 City Streets
Waiter (uncredited)
 1938 Rawhide
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 The Buccaneer (uncredited)
 1937 Public Cowboy No. 1
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1937 Reckless Ranger
Doctor at Dance (uncredited)
 1937 Racketeers in Exile
Parker's Butler (uncredited)
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
Butler (uncredited)
 1936 The Crime of Dr. Forbes
Man in Barroom (uncredited)
 1936 The Cattle Thief
Doc Brawley
 1935 3 Kids and a Queen
Second Butler (uncredited)
 1935 His Fighting Blood
Prison Warden (as Ed Cecil)
 1935 Condemned to Live
John, the Servant (uncredited)
 1935 The Girl Who Came Back (uncredited)
 1935 Black Sheep
Bridge Player (uncredited)
 1935 Eight Bells
Valet (uncredited)
 1934 Love Time
Lackey (uncredited)
 1934 Servants' Entrance
Second Butler (uncredited)
 1934 One More River
Juryman (uncredited)
 1934 The Defense Rests
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Ferocious Pal
Sykes - Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 Whirlpool
Waiter (uncredited)
 1933 The Mystery Squadron
Mine Engineer [Ch. 1, 7] (uncredited)
 1931 The Secret Menace
Dr. Pike
 1931 Facing the Gallows (Short)
 1931 Resurrection
Smelkoff the Merchant
 1930 Lotus Lady
George Kelland
 1930 Guilty?
 1929 The Black Book
Limpy Lambert
 1929 Queen of the Northwoods
 1929 Silent Sentinel
 1928 The Tiger's Shadow
 1928 Jazzland
 1928 Saddle Mates
George Lemmer
 1928 The Sky Rider
Undetermined Role
 1928 The Midnight Adventure
 1927/II Speed (Short)
Detective Bryce (as Ed. Cecil)
 1927 The Desert of the Lost
Detective Murray
 1927 Hoof Marks
Harold Cole
 1927 Woman's Law
Inspetor Steele
 1927 Cheaters
 1926 The Stolen Ranch
Lawyer James Morton
 1926 The Smoke Eaters
Edmund Kane
 1926 The Fighting Doctor
George Stafford
 1926 The Crown of Lies
Leading man
 1925 Wild Horse Canyon
Rodney Roland
 1925 Hidden Loot
Dick Jones
 1925 The Ropin' Venus (Short)
Eugene Slade
 1925 The Canvas Kisser
Harkness - Ruth's Father
 1925 The Phantom of the Opera
Faust (uncredited)
 1924 Secrets of the Night
Alfred Austin
 1924 Wolves of the North
Henry Allardyce
 1924 The Fast Express
Christopher Langley
 1923 The Eagle's Talons
Judson Steele
 1923 The Scarlet Car
Ernest Peabody
 1922 The Love Gambler
Cameo Colby
 1922 My Wild Irish Rose
Robert Ffolliott
 1922 The Top of New York
Gregory Stearns
 1922 The Guttersnipe
Lord Bart
 1921 There Are No Villains
George Sala
 1921/I Big Game
 1921 The Off-Shore Pirate
Ivan Nevkova
 1921 The Greater Claim
Abe Dietz
 1920 Cinderella's Twin
 1920 Blackmail
 1920 The Price of Redemption
Govind Singh, the Rajah
 1920 Sink or Swim
Count Vortsky
 1920 Parted Curtains
Wheeler Masters
 1920 The Third Generation
Bert Caldwell
 1919 A Girl in Bohemia
De Lancy Danforth
 1919 The Lost Princess
Stuart Bixby
 1919 The Woman Under Cover
The Star
 1919 The Solitary Sin
Mr. Meredith
 1918 The Danger Zone
Philip Whitney
 1918 The Wildcat of Paris
Jean Rovel
 1918 The Man Who Wouldn't Tell
Eric Werner
 1918 Bread
Arnold Train
 1918 After the War
Philippe Sardonia
 1918 The Kaiser's Shadow
Clement Boyd
 1918 Restitution
Dr. John Boyd
 1918 The Risky Road
Miles Kingston
 1918 Fast Company
Richard Barnaby
 1917 Conscience
Alan Mackay
 1917 The Yankee Way
Count Vortsky
 1917 The Show Down
Langdon Curtis
 1917 The Prodigal Widow (Short)
Paul Braintree
 1916 The Love Thief
Costa (as Edwin Cecil)
 1916 Honor Thy Country (Short)
Dick Sterritt
 1916 Society's Hypocrites (Short)
 1916 The Beast
Sir Charles Beverly
 1915 The Tides of Retribution (Short)
Virginia's Father
 1915 Between Father and Son (Short)
 1915 Serge Panine (Short)
 1915 The Old and the New (Short)
The Bookkeeper
 1915 Behind the Mask (Short)
The Rajah of Ramptura
 1915 A Lasting Lesson (Short)
The Father
 1915 East Lynne (Short)
Richard Hare
 1915 Under Two Flags (Short)
 1915 A Daughter of Earth (Short)
Old Warner
 1915 The One Forgotten (Short)
John Orten - Trapper
 1915 Love's Melody (Short)
The Blind Musician
 1915 The Maid o' the Mountain (Short)
 1915 The Oriental Ruby (Short)
Lola's Father
 1915/I The Black Sheep (Short)
Simeon Carruthers
 1915 Adam Bede (Short)
Martin, Hetty's Uncle
 1915 The Quicksands of Society (Short)
Nina's Lover
 1915 Lorna Doone (Short)
John Ridd
 1915/I His Brother's Keeper (Short)
The Foreman
 1915 Colomba (Short)
A rival landowner
 1915 Père Goriot (Short)
 1915/I Money (Short)
Sir Frederick
 1914 On the Heights (Short)
The King
 1914 Cousin Pons (Short)
 1914 The Burglar and the Lady
Rev. John Banfield
 1914 The Romance of a Poor Young Man (Short)
Maxime - Marquis de Champecy / Maxime (dual role)
 1914 Masks and Faces (Short)
Sir Charles Pomander
 1914 Martin Chuzzlewit (Short)
Jonas Chuzzlewit
 1914/I The First Law (Short)
Bud's Father
 1914 Gwendolin (Short)
 1914 The Ring and the Book (Short)
 1914 Caught in the Web (Short)
The Counterfeiter
 1914/I The Impostor (Short)
Doctor West
 1913 Four $100 Bills (Short)
Ralph Hunter

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Stage and vaudeville actor.

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Alternate Names:

Ed. Cecil | Edw. Cecil | Edwin Cecil | Ed Cecil


5' 11" (1.8 m)


Maud Warren

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