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William Edmunds (1885–1981)

Despite his Anglicized name, Edmunds was usually cast as dark or Latin types: Spaniards, Mexicans, Frenchmen, Gypsies, Arabs, Polynesians, and other exotic nationalities and functioned as a sort of poor-man's 'J. Carroll Naish'. Born in Italy in 1891, Edmunds is especially remembered for his Italian roles: A Bell for Adano (1945), The Lost Moment ... See full bio »

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Known For

It's a Wonderful Life Mr. Martini
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Proprietor Lucy's
Idiot's Delight Dumptsy


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 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Papa Puccini
- Sing Something Simple (1959) ... Papa Puccini
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Giovanni Mancuso
- House on Biscayne Bay (1958) ... Giovanni Mancuso
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Lineman's Luck (1953)
 1953 The Caddy
 1951 Actors Hotel (TV Series)
Carlo Corelli
 1951 Double Dynamite
Mr. Baganucci
 1951 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 The Lawless
Mr. Jensen
 1949 Mr. Soft Touch
Alex--Janitor (uncredited)
 1949 Ringside
Prof. Berger
 1949 Any Number Can Play
Men's Rom Attendant (uncredited)
 1949 A Kiss in the Dark
Kummel (uncredited)
 1949 The Big Sombrero
Don Luis Alvarado
 1948 The Three Musketeers
Innkeeper-Landlord (uncredited)
 1948 The Pirate
Town Clerk (uncredited)
 1948 13 Lead Soldiers
Prager - Antique Dealer (uncredited)
 1947 The Lost Moment
 1947 Where There's Life
King Hubertus II
 1947 That Hagen Girl
Corey - Butler / Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1947 High Conquest
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1947 The Long Night
Observer in Crowd (uncredited)
 1947 Carnival in Costa Rica
Felipe (uncredited)
 1946 The Man I Love
Uncle Tony Toresca (uncredited)
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life
Mr. Martini (as Bill Edmunds)
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever
Mission Priest (uncredited)
 1946 Swamp Fire
Emile Ledoux
 1946 Anna and the King of Siam
Moonshee (uncredited)
 1946 The Well Groomed Bride
Mr. Whortle (uncredited)
 1945 This Love of Ours
Jose (uncredited)
 1945 A Bell for Adano
Tomasino - Fisherman (uncredited)
 1944 Dangerous Passage
Capt. Saul
 1944 House of Frankenstein
 1944 One Body Too Many
Prof. Hilton (uncredited)
 1944 The Climax
Leon - Theatre Concierge
 1944 The Conspirators
Blindman Vending Souvenirs (uncredited)
 1944 Till We Meet Again
Henri Maret
 1944 Secrets of Scotland Yard
Isaiah Thom (uncredited)
 1944 The Seventh Cross
Aldinger (uncredited)
 1943 The Desert Song
Suliman (uncredited)
 1943 Madame Curie
Cart Driver (uncredited)
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier
Jan Grybinski (uncredited)
 1943 The Fallen Sparrow
Papa Lepetino (uncredited)
 1943 Isle of Forgotten Sins
Noah - Native Chief (as William Edmonds)
 1943 Hostages
Hostage (uncredited)
 1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Soldier #1 (uncredited)
 1943 Background to Danger
Waiter with Information (uncredited)
 1943 Edge of Darkness
Elderly Sailor (uncredited)
 1943 Tonight We Raid Calais
Bell Ringer (as Billy Edmunds)
 1943 Assignment in Brittany
 1942 Reunion in France
Horse and Buggy Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
 1942 The Black Swan
Town Crier (uncredited)
 1942 Casablanca
Second Contact Man at Rick's (uncredited)
 1942 Berlin Correspondent
Hans Gruber
 1942 Crossroads
Driver (uncredited)
 1942 The Pied Piper
 1942 The Big Shot
 1942 Juke Girl
Travitti, Atlanta Produce Dealer (uncredited)
 1942 The Wife Takes a Flyer
 1941 Paris Calling
Prof. Marceau
 1941 Unholy Partners
Pop - Night Watchman (uncredited)
 1941 Man at Large
Otto Kisling
 1941 A Very Young Lady
Abner (uncredited)
 1941 They Met in Bombay
Hotel Barber (uncredited)
 1941 A Woman's Face
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1941 The People vs. Dr. Kildare
Sven Bergstrom (uncredited)
 1941 Barnacle Bill
Joe Petillo
 1941 Knockout
Louis Grinnelli
 1941 Baby Blues (Short)
Mr. Gubitosi (uncredited)
 1941 Forbidden Passage (Short)
Illegal Alien Aboard Tugboat (uncredited)
 1941 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Proprietor Lucy's
 1940 You, the People (Short)
Louie - City Hall Janitor (uncredited)
 1940 Girls Under 21
Tony Mangione
 1940 The Mark of Zorro
Peón Selling Cocks (uncredited)
 1940 Escape
White Swan Inn Waiter (uncredited)
 1940 Slightly Tempted
Quimby (uncredited)
 1940 Girl from Havana
Ricco, the bartender
 1940 Stranger on the Third Floor
Gardener (uncredited)
 1940 The Great McGinty
Poll Watcher at Gymnasium (uncredited)
 1940 Anne of Windy Poplars
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1940 The Mortal Storm
 1940 Earthbound
Chris (uncredited)
 1940 Strange Cargo
Watchman (uncredited)
 1940 Know Your Money (Short)
Samuel 'The Dutchman' Welker
 1940 He Married His Wife
 1940 The Shop Around the Corner
Waiter (uncredited)
 1939 Everything Happens at Night
Hotel Clerk
 1939 Geronimo
Army Scout (uncredited)
 1939 The Rains Came
Mr. Das
 1939 Nurse Edith Cavell
 1939 Juarez
Italian Minister (scenes deleted)
 1939 Fixer Dugan
 1939 Idiot's Delight
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces
Italian Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1935 Shadow of Doubt
Butler (uncredited)
 1934 Going Spanish (Short)
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Alternate Names:

William Edmonds | Billy Edmunds | Bill Edmunds

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