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Edward McWade (1865–1943)

Edward McWade was born on January 14, 1865 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Edward Robert McWade. He was an actor and writer, known for Arsenic and Old Lace (1943), The Monster (1925) and Two Seconds (1932). He was married to Margaret McWade. He died on May 17, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Monster Luke Watson
Two Seconds The Prison Doctor
They Won't Forget Confederate Soldier


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 1943 Lost Angel
Old Man in the Park (uncredited)
 1943 Trifles That Win Wars (Short)
Billiard Ball Tester (uncredited)
 1943 Don't You Believe It (Short)
Wise Man (uncredited)
 1943 Crash Dive
Crony (uncredited)
 1943 Arsenic and Old Lace
 1943 The Hard Way
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1942 Famous Boners (Short)
Thomas Carlyle (uncredited)
 1942 You Can't Escape Forever
Jimmy (uncredited)
 1942 The Daring Young Man
Old Man (uncredited)
 1942 Lady in a Jam
 1942 Are Husbands Necessary?
Mr. Greenfield (uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
New York Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1942 The Lady Is Willing
Boston Doorman (uncredited)
 1942 Woman of the Year
Adolph (uncredited)
 1942 Mr. and Mrs. North
Lacey (uncredited)
 1941 Bedtime Story
Elderly Man (uncredited)
 1941 I Wake Up Screaming
Old Man at Library (uncredited)
 1941 Nothing But the Truth
Elderly Clerk (uncredited)
 1941 You'll Never Get Rich
Doctor at Induction Center (uncredited)
 1941 The Richest Man in Town
Old Timer (uncredited)
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Darrow (uncredited)
 1941 The Big Store
Mr. Andrews (uncredited)
 1941 Meet John Doe
Joe (uncredited)
 1940 Chad Hanna
 1940 Youth Will Be Served
Eli Hoy (uncredited)
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuters
Chemist Who Poisoned Medicine (uncredited)
 1940 Margie
 1940 Money and the Woman
Bank Customer Explaining 'NSF' (uncredited)
 1940 The Return of Frank James
Colonel Jackson
 1940 Brother Orchid
Aged Brother (uncredited)
 1940 Hot Steel
 1940 Teddy the Rough Rider (Short)
Russell Alger, Secretary of War (uncredited)
 1939 Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1939 Our Neighbors - The Carters
Pop Hagen
 1939 Bad Little Angel
Ticket Seller at Station (uncredited)
 1939 No Place to Go
Old Soldier (uncredited)
 1939 Quick Millions
 1939 The Magnificent Fraud
Little Old Man (uncredited)
 1939 Indianapolis Speedway
Tom Dugan, the Counterman (as Ed McWade)
 1939 Naughty But Nice
Professor Trill (uncredited)
 1939 They Asked for It
'Pi' Kelly
 1939 Zenobia
Minister (uncredited)
 1938 Comet Over Broadway
 1938 Garden of the Moon
Peter McGillicuddy
 1938 Four's a Crowd
Mike (uncredited)
 1938 Three Comrades
Ludwig - Pat's Majordomo (uncredited)
 1938 Jezebel
Second Director (uncredited)
 1938 White Banners
 1938 The Patient in Room 18
Frank Warren
 1937 Love and Hisses
Ticket Seller (uncredited)
 1937 A Girl with Ideas
Judge (uncredited)
 1937 The Women Men Marry
Brother Lamb
 1937 They Won't Forget
Confederate Soldier
 1937 She Had to Eat
Stationmaster Tucker (uncredited)
 1937 Slim
Doctor (uncredited)
 1937 The Road Back
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
 1937 The Case of the Stuttering Bishop
Bishop William Mallory
 1937 Let's Get Married
 1936 Laughing at Trouble
 1936 Reunion
 1936 The Man I Marry
 1936 The Case of the Black Cat
Keene's Apartment Manager (uncredited)
 1936 Alibi for Murder
Walter Emerson (uncredited)
 1936 Satan Met a Lady
City Fathers Committee Member (uncredited)
 1936/I The Big Noise
Douglas - the Gardener (uncredited)
 1936 Forgotten Faces
 1936 F-Man
Mr. Whitney
 1936 I Married a Doctor
Pa Dawson (uncredited)
 1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
Minister in Film (uncredited)
 1936 The Country Doctor
Newspaper Editor (uncredited)
 1936 King of the Islands (Short)
The Princess' Father
 1936 Darkest Africa
 1936 Tough Guy
Elderly Witness (uncredited)
 1935 If You Could Only Cook
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1935 The Calling of Dan Matthews
Lawyer Partington
 1935 Frisco Kid
 1935 Shipmates Forever
Tailor (uncredited)
 1935 The Goose and the Gander
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1935 Red Salute
 1935 Here's to Romance
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1935 China Seas
Undetermined Secondary Role (scenes deleted)
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Professor of Anatomy (uncredited)
 1935 Stranded
Tim Powers
 1935 The Girl from 10th Avenue
Art Clerk
 1935 Mary Jane's Pa
Chuck - the Old Timer (uncredited)
 1935 Life Begins at 40
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 Sweet Music
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1935 Bordertown
Dean of Law School (uncredited)
 1934 Murder in the Clouds
Clement Williams
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1934 I Sell Anything
Mr. Arden - Old Man (uncredited)
 1934 A Lost Lady
 1934 One Exciting Adventure
Grouchy Man
 1934 The Party's Over
Hurley (uncredited)
 1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang
Jeweler (uncredited)
 1934 Dr. Monica
Janitor (uncredited)
 1934 I'll Tell the World
Trapper (uncredited)
 1934 Journal of a Crime
 1934 I've Got Your Number
Crystal's Partner in Con Game (uncredited)
 1934 The Meanest Gal in Town
Clark - Tillie's Clerk
 1933 College Coach
Regent (uncredited)
 1933 Ever in My Heart
Mailman (uncredited)
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons
Tom - Dock Watchman (uncredited)
 1933 I Love That Man
Casket Salesman (uncredited)
 1933 Adorable
Valet (uncredited)
 1933 Song of the Eagle
Beer Drinking Businessman (uncredited)
 1933 Girl Missing
Henry Gibson's Valet (uncredited)
 1933 Murders in the Zoo
Dan Baker - Zoo Guard (uncredited)
 1933 Should Crooners Marry (Short)
 1933 Employees' Entrance
Second Fired Employee (uncredited)
 1933 The Billion Dollar Scandal
Income Tax Man (uncredited)
 1932 The Son-Daughter
Sin Kai's Servant (uncredited)
 1932 Lawyer Man
Moyle (uncredited)
 1932 6 Hours to Live
 1932 Big City Blues
Baggage Master (uncredited)
 1932 Love Is a Racket
Messenger (uncredited)
 1932 Two Seconds
The Prison Doctor
 1932 The Crowd Roars
Tom Beal - Counterman (uncredited)
 1931 The Big Shot
Uncle Ira
 1931 The Big Gamble
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1931 Parents Wanted (Short)
 1931 Disappearing Enemies (Short)
Uncle Peter
 1925 The Monster
Luke Watson
 1923 The Town Scandal
Avery Crawford
 1922 The Strangers' Banquet
 1922 Deserted at the Altar
The Sheriff
 1922 Pals of the West
Lee Wong
 1921 Wing Toy
 1920/I The Husband Hunter
Charles Mack
 1920 Stop Thief
Mr. Carr
 1920 The Great Accident
 1920 Dangerous Days
Dr. Haverford (as Eddie McWade)
 1919 When a Man Loves
 1919 The Hornet's Nest
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Personal Details

Other Works:

stage play (with Margaret May McWade), Boston, MA, "County Fair", -actor as "Tim the Tanner" See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward McQuade | Eddie McWade | Ed McWade


Margaret McWade  (his death)

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Younger brother was the famed character actor Robert McWade.

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