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Thornton Edwards (1894–1988)

Thornton Edwards was born on July 15, 1894 in Deering, Maine, USA as George Thornton Edwards Jr. He is known for his work on Forced Landing (1941), Emergency Landing (1941) and Silver Stallion (1941). He was married to Ethel Hopper. He died on February 1, 1988 in Lindsay, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Forced Landing Felig - Rebel Lieutenant
Indiscreet Corinne 'Live Wire' Dodge


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 1953 Born to the Saddle
Pedro (uncredited)
 1949 Riders of the Dusk
Deputy Ed
 1949 Haunted Trails
Pancho - Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1948 Fury at Furnace Creek
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1948 State of the Union
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1948 Reaching from Heaven
Cop (uncredited)
 1947 The Chinese Ring
Palace Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1947 Robin Hood of Monterey
El Capitan
 1947 News Hounds
Bailiff (uncredited)
 1946 One Exciting Week
Bartender (uncredited)
 1946 Drifting Along
Cowhand Pedro
 1945 The Cisco Kid Returns
Waiter (uncredited)
 1942 Madame Spy
Foreign Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Shot
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1942 The Panther's Claw
Enrico Lombardi (as Joaquin Edwards)
 1941 The Body Disappears
2nd Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 The Miracle Kid
 1941 Down Mexico Way
Rurale Captain Rodriguez
 1941 Our Wife
Cuban Driver (uncredited)
 1941 Forced Landing
Felig - Rebel Lieutenant
 1941 Desperate Cargo
 1941 Silver Stallion
 1941 Blood and Sand
Doctor (uncredited)
 1941 Emergency Landing
Pedro (as Joaquin Edwards)
 1941 The Lone Rider Crosses the Rio
Manuel Torres
 1941 Outlaws of the Rio Grande
 1940 Three Men from Texas
Pico Serrano
 1940 Down Argentine Way
Gaucho (uncredited)
 1940 Men Against the Sky
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Lucky Cisco Kid
Ranch Foreman (uncredited)
 1940 The Grapes of Wrath
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1939 The Return of the Cisco Kid
Waiter (uncredited)
 1921 Kiss and Make Up (Short)
 1921 Wild and Willie (Short)
 1921 Spiking the Spooks (Short)
 1921 Assault and Flattery (Short)
 1921 Standing Pat (Short)
 1921 Ninety Days or Life (Short)
 1921 A Handy Husband (Short)
 1921/II Sweet Revenge (Short)
 1921 Money Talks (Short)
 1921 Three Jokers (Short)
The 3rd Suitor
 1921 Zero Love (Short)
 1921 My Lord Conceit
 1921 Hey, Rube! (Short)
 1920 813
 1919 Oh, Susie, Be Careful (Short)
 1919 The False Faces
Lt. Thackery
 1918 The Poor Fish (Short)
 1918 The Hard Rock Breed
Greek Louis
 1918 The Gun Woman
Friend of the Gent (uncredited)
 1917 The Learnin' of Jim Benton
Sid Harvey
 1917 Indiscreet Corinne
'Live Wire' Dodge
 1917 Fighting Back
 1917 Wee Lady Betty
Connor O'Donovan
 1917 The Little Brother
Rival Newsboy
 1916 Lieutenant Danny, U.S.A.
Don Mario Ventura
 1916 Eye of the Night
Rob Benson
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Joaquin Edwards

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Thornton Edwards is a former Chief of Police in Santa Paula, CA. He is famous for his motorcycle ride the night in 1928 to warn residents of the Santa Clara River Valley of the impending flood waters sweeping west to the ocean from the failed St. Francis Dam, designed by infamous William Mulholland of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. More then 400 men, women, and children were ... See more »

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