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Emmett Corrigan (I) (1871–1932)

Emmett Corrigan was born on June 5, 1871 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands as Antoine Zilles. He was an actor, known for The Beast of the City (1932), The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932) and The Turmoil (1924). He was married to Myra Corrigan (actress) and Molly I. Mack. He died on October 29, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Beast of the City Chief of Police Burton
The Turmoil James Sheridan Sr.
Dirigible Rear Adm. John S. Martin


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 1932 The Bitter Tea of General Yen
Bishop Harkness
 1932 Me and My Gal
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1932 Silver Dollar
President Arthur
 1932 Man Against Woman
 1932 The Golden West
Colonel Horace Summers
 1932 The Night Mayor
Lt. Gov. Robertson (uncredited)
 1932 The World and the Flesh
Gen. Spiro
 1932 The Beast of the City
Chief of Police Burton
 1931 Corsair
Stephen Corning
 1931 An American Tragedy
 1931 Dirigible
Rear Adm. John S. Martin (as Emmet Corrigan)
 1930 Reaching for the Moon
Timothy Grovener - Bank President (uncredited)
 1930 Soldiers and Women
Gen. Mitchell
 1928 The Lion and the Mouse
Dr. Hays
 1927 Life in Hollywood No. 3 (Short)
 1924 The Turmoil
James Sheridan Sr.
 1923 The Rendezvous
 1920 Partners of the Night
Mathew Bradley (as E. Corrigan)
 1916 Husband and Wife
Ralph Knight

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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Deep Purple. Written by Paul Armstrong and Wilson Mizner. Lyric Theatre: 9 Jan 1911- May 1911 (closing date unknown/152 performances). Cast: Richard Bennett (as "William Lake"), Catherine Calvert (as "Laura Moore"), Giovanni Cavalaro (as "Organ Grinder"), Elmer Clifton (as "Valet") [only Broadway role], Emmett Corrigan (as ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

E. Corrigan | Emmet Corrigan

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Wife, Myra, committed suicide at the age of 23 by drinking carbolic acid after they invested all their money in a theatrical company that failed.

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