Edward Norris (III) (1911–2002)

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Although a veteran of over 70 feature films including many grade A classics, Norris was best known as the star of many Bs, thanks to his appearances in innumerable second features during the 1930s and 1940s. The son of a prominent gynecologist, Dr. Richard Cooper Norris, he grew up in Philadelphia. At 16 he dropped out of the Culver Military ... See full bio »

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Decoy Jim Vincent
Jungle Queen Bob Elliot
End of the Road Robert Kirby
Man with Two Lives Philip Bennett


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 1963 The Third Man (TV Series)
Mr. Fox
- Ghost Town (1963) ... Mr. Fox
 1958-1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Sam Hadley / George Gordon
- The Case of the Tarnished Trademark (1962) ... Sam Hadley
- The Case of the Fiery Fingers (1958) ... George Gordon
 1961 Ripcord (TV Series)
George Anderson
- Radar Rescue (1961) ... George Anderson
 1960 Pony Express (TV Series)
Padre Diaz
- Bandito (1960) ... Padre Diaz
 1956 Strange Stories (TV Series)
- Con Game (1956)
 1955 The Kentuckian
Roulette Dealer
 1955 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
George Grant
- Rare Editions (1955) ... George Grant
 1955 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Jack Slade
- Cry Wolf (1955) ... Jack Slade
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Steve Edwards
- The Hijacked Truck (1954) ... Steve Edwards
 1953 The Man from the Alamo
 1953 Murder Without Tears
Warren Richards (as Eddie Norris)
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- Phantom Rickshaw (1953)
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Emilio Serrantio - King of the Bullfighters
- The Moment of Truth (1951) ... Emilio Serrantio - King of the Bullfighters
 1951 Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison
Sgt. Cliff Hart (as Eddie Norris)
 1951 I Was a Communist for the F.B.I.
Harmon (as Eddie Norris)
 1951 Hollywood Theatre Time (TV Series)
- Time Will Tell (1951)
 1950 Highway 301
Noyes Hinton
 1950 The Blazing Sun
Doc Larry Taylor
 1950 Breakthrough
Sgt. Roy Henderson (as Eddie Norris)
 1950 Surrender
 1950 Killer Shark
Ramon - crewman
 1949 The Wolf Hunters
Paul Lautrec
 1949 The Mysterious Desperado
Ramon Bustamante
 1949 Forgotten Women
Andy Emerson
 1948 Trapped by Boston Blackie
Igor Borio
 1947 Heartaches
Jimmy McDonald - Evening Telegram Reporter
 1946 Decoy
Jim Vincent
 1946 The Truth About Murder
William Ames Crane
 1946 Murder in the Music Hall
Carl Lang
 1945 Penthouse Rhythm
Charles Henry Holmes Jr.
 1945 Jungle Queen
Bob Elliot
 1945 Night Club Girl
Clark Phillips
 1944 End of the Road
Robert Kirby
 1944 The Singing Sheriff
 1944 Shadows in the Night
Jess Hilton
 1944 Men on Her Mind
Jeffrey Wingate
 1944 Career Girl
Steve Dexter
 1944 Sing a Jingle
 1943 The Sultan's Daughter
 1943 Wings Over the Pacific
Lt. Allan Scott, USN
 1943 No Place for a Lady
 1943 You Can't Beat the Law
Johnny Gray
 1942 Mug Town
 1942 The Great Impersonation
Capt. Francois Bardinet
 1942 Sabotage Squad
Eddie Miller (as Eddie Norris)
 1942 I Live on Danger
Eddie Nelson
 1942 Mystery of Marie Roget
 1942 Man with Two Lives
Philip Bennett
 1942 A Close Call for Ellery Queen
Stewart Cole
 1942 The Lady Has Plans
Frank Richards
 1941 Doctors Don't Tell
Dr. Frank Blake
 1941 Angels with Broken Wings
Steve Wilson
 1941 Here Comes Happiness
Chet Madden
 1941 Back in the Saddle
Tom Bennett
 1941 Road Show
Ed Newton
 1940 The Lady in Question
Robert LaCoste
 1940 Ski Patrol
Paavo Luuki
 1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
Dr. Morgenroth
 1939 Scandal Sheet
Petty Haynes
 1939 The Escape
Louie Peronni
 1939 Here I Am a Stranger
Lester Bennet
 1939 Frontier Marshal
Dan Blackmore
 1939 The Gorilla
Jack Marsden
 1939 On Trial
 1939 Tail Spin
Speed Allen
 1938 Newsboys' Home
Frankie Barber
 1938 Boys Town
Joe Marsh
 1937 Bad Guy
Steve Carroll
 1937 They Won't Forget
Robert Hale
 1937 Between Two Women
Dr. Barili
 1937 Song of the City
Guido Romandi
 1937 Mama Steps Out
Ferdie Fisher - the Bandleader
 1936 The Magnificent Brute
Hal Howard
 1936 Small Town Girl
Harvard Man in Car (uncredited)
 1936 Tough Guy
Bud (uncredited)
 1935 Show Them No Mercy!
Joe Martin
 1935 Alibi Racket (Short)
Joe Rinelli / Leo Rinelli (uncredited)
 1935 The Perfect Tribute (Short)
Orderly (uncredited)
 1935 Woman Wanted
Man on Phone at Party (uncredited)
 1935 Mad Love
Man Outside Theater of Horrors (uncredited)
 1935 Murder in the Fleet
Sleepy (uncredited)
 1935 Teacher's Beau (Short)
Ralph Wilson
 1935 Wagon Trail
Clay Hartley, Jr.
 1935 Naughty Marietta
Suitor (uncredited)
 1935 One New York Night
Tom (uncredited)
 1934 Paris Interlude
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Coming Out Party
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 This Side of Heaven
Clarke - Upper Classman (uncredited)
 1933 Queen Christina
Count Jacob (uncredited)
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