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Eric Dressler (I) (1896–1978)

Eric Dressler was born on October 27, 1896 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Compliments of the Season (1930), The Edge of Night (1956) and Search for Tomorrow (1951). He died in August 1978 in Tryon, New York. See full bio »


(age 81) in Tryon, New York, USA

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Known For

Compliments of the Season
Compliments of the Season Jimmy 'Fingers' Dugan
The Edge of Night
The Edge of Night Martin Sprode (1956-1957)
Search for Tomorrow
Search for Tomorrow Frank Gardner (1957-1958)
The Web
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 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Martin Sprode (1956-1957)
 1954 Golden Windows (TV Series)
Charles Goodwin
 1953 The Web (TV Series)
- Figurine (1953)
- Death Sentence (1953)
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
- Battle Hymn (1953)
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
- The Cruel Clinic (1953)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Frank Gardner (1957-1958)
 1950 I Cover Times Square (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1950)
 1931 Good Mourning (Short)
 1930 Envy (Short)
 1930 Compliments of the Season (Short)
Jimmy 'Fingers' Dugan

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Stage: Appeared (as "Bob") in "Good-bye Please" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Burt Clifton. Directed / produced by Edward Mendelsohn. Ritz Theatre: 24 Oct 1934-Oct 1934 (closing date unknown/2 performances). Cast: Ruth Hammond, Lois Huntington, Robert Keith (as "Jack"), Percy Kilbride (as "Caleb"), Molly Pearson, Selena Royle (as "... See more »

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On June 30, 1953, a psychopath sneaked into a New York studio where an episode of the TV series "City Hospital" was being rehearsed. He stabbed a cameraman and threw a glass pitcher at Eric Dressler's head. Suffering from shock, Dressler was taken to a hospital. See more »

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