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Edwin Stanley (1880–1944)

Edwin Stanley was a bespectacled, white haired, distinguished-looking actor who was trained in live theater and who, except a few silent pictures, stayed in that medium until he reached the age of 51. In 1932, he made his screen debut in talking pictures in "Virtue". Thereafter, Stanley appeared in over 200 movies, specializing in officials such ... See full bio »

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 1946 Two Years Before the Mast
Blake (uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Mr. Zweigler (uncredited)
 1945 Conflict
Phillips (as Ed Stanley)
 1945 Youth on Trial
Commissioner Collins (uncredited)
 1944 Faces in the Fog
Fairbanks - Juror (uncredited)
 1944 And Now Tomorrow
Mr. Raines (uncredited)
 1944 The Missing Juror
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 1944 The Princess and the Pirate
Captain of the King's Ship (uncredited)
 1944 Heavenly Days
Vice President Wallace (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Affair
Dr. Parrish (uncredited)
 1944 Louisiana Hayride
Studio Producer (uncredited)
 1944 Christmas Holiday
Room Clerk (uncredited)
 1944 Jamboree
Sam Smith
 1944 Follow the Boys
Taylor (uncredited)
 1944 Buffalo Bill
Doctor (uncredited)
 1944 Prices Unlimited (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Ladies Courageous (uncredited)
 1944 The Racket Man
Doctor (uncredited)
 1944 Standing Room Only
Guest at Ritchie Home (uncredited)
 1943 O, My Darling Clementine
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Mr. Jones (uncredited)
 1943 Minesweeper
Officer (uncredited)
 1943 Johnny Come Lately
 1943 Journey to Yesterday (Short)
Dr. William Craford Gorgas
 1943 Yanks Ahoy
Dr. Hadley (uncredited)
 1943 A Stranger in Town
Supreme Court Justice (uncredited)
 1943 Submarine Alert
Commanding Officer at Finish (uncredited)
 1943 Flight for Freedom
Rear Admiral Gage (uncredited)
 1943 Air Force
Doctor Attending Quincannon (uncredited)
 1943 Shadow of a Doubt
Mr. Green (uncredited)
 1942 Ice Capades Revue
Otis (uncredited)
 1942 Keep 'Em Sailing (Short)
Arnold M. Bishop (uncredited)
 1942 Seven Miles from Alcatraz
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 1942 Gentleman Jim
Bank President McInnes (uncredited)
 1942 Girl Trouble
 1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
Dr. Moran (as Ed Stanley)
 1942 Private Buckaroo
Maj. Evans (uncredited)
 1942 Syncopation
Goodwill's Attorney (uncredited)
 1942 Small Town Deb
Mr. Blakely
 1942 Drums of the Congo
Col. S.C. Robinson (as Ed Stanley)
 1942 This Gun for Hire
Police Captain at Train Station (uncredited)
 1942 Fingers at the Window
Hospital Doctor (uncredited)
 1942 Who Is Hope Schuyler?
Stafford (as Ed Stanley)
 1942 Pardon My Stripes
 1942 A Gentleman at Heart
Beecham - Art Expert (uncredited)
 1942 Blue, White and Perfect
Ship's Doctor (uncredited)
 1942 Sealed Lips
Warden (as Ed Stanley)
 1941 The Night of January 16th
 1941 Lydia
Dignitary on Podium (uncredited)
 1941 Navy Blues
Rear Admiral (uncredited)
 1941 Private Nurse
Doctor (uncredited)
 1941 Ice-Capades
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1941 Bad Men of Missouri
Prison Doctor (uncredited)
 1941 Citadel of Crime
Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
 1941 Mountain Moonlight
 1941 Sergeant York
Editor (uncredited)
 1941 Caught in the Draft
Medical Examiner (uncredited)
 1941 Hurry, Charlie, Hurry
Mr. Mortimer Whitley (uncredited)
 1941 Under Age
Judge (as Ed Stanley)
 1941 Rookies on Parade
Officer (uncredited)
 1941 Men of Boys Town
Dr. Carlton (uncredited)
 1941 Knockout
 1941 Mr. District Attorney
Public Defender (uncredited)
 1941 Meet John Doe
Democrat (uncredited)
 1941 A Man Betrayed
Prosecutor (as Ed Stanley)
 1941 Flight from Destiny
Doctor (uncredited)
 1941 Ride, Kelly, Ride
 1941 Arkansas Judge
Judge Elmer Carruthers
 1941 The Face Behind the Mask
Dr. Alex Beckett (uncredited)
 1941 Lucky Devils
Official (uncredited)
 1941 Where Did You Get That Girl?
Harper (uncredited)
 1940 Behind the News
Judge #2 (uncredited)
 1940 Mysterious Doctor Satan
Col. Bevans
 1940 Kiddie Kure (Short)
Dr. Malcolm Scott
 1940 Street of Memories
Judge (uncredited)
 1940 Youth Will Be Served
CCC Camp Major
 1940 Always a Bride (scenes deleted)
 1940 East of the River
Commencement Speaker (uncredited)
 1940 The Quarterback
Interne (uncredited)
 1940 Knute Rockne All American
Committee Member (uncredited)
 1940 Diamond Frontier
Judge (as Ed Stanley)
 1940 I Want a Divorce
Minister (uncredited)
 1940 Service with the Colors (Short)
Tom's Father (uncredited)
 1940 Manhattan Heartbeat
Official (uncredited)
 1940 Andy Hardy Meets Debutante
Judge (uncredited)
 1940 Private Affairs
Floor Manager (uncredited)
 1940 Queen of the Mob
Federal Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1940 The Man Who Talked Too Much
District Attorney Nelson (as Ed Stanley)
 1940 Babies for Sale
Mr. Edwards
 1940 Murder in the Air
Congressman Courtney Rice (uncredited)
 1940 Hot Steel
John--Bank Director (uncredited)
 1940 The Crooked Road
Unknown (uncredited)
 1940 Johnny Apollo
Stock Exchange Official (uncredited)
 1940 Black Friday
Dr. Warner (uncredited)
 1940 Charlie Chan in Panama
Governor Webster
 1940 The Man from Dakota
Union Major Shot Trying to Escape (uncredited)
 1940 Parole Fixer
Jergens (uncredited)
 1940 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
Officer (uncredited)
 1939 Old Hickory (Short)
Robert Hayne (uncredited)
 1939 The Big Guy
Judge (uncredited)
 1939 Remember?
Doctor (scenes deleted)
 1939 Too Busy to Work
 1939 Ninotchka
Soviet Lawyer (uncredited)
 1939 20, 000 Men a Year
Chief Pilot Lawson (uncredited)
 1939 The Monroe Doctrine (Short)
President James K. Polk
 1939 Sabotage
Colonel Benson- Crash Investigator (uncredited)
 1939 Eternally Yours
Reno Lawyer Jones (uncredited)
 1939 Espionage Agent
Secretary of State
 1939 The Star Maker
Gerry Member (uncredited)
 1939 Lady of the Tropics
Mr. Hype (uncredited)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Man on Bus With Child (uncredited)
 1939 Mutiny on the Blackhawk
Chief of Army Intelligence (uncredited)
 1939 Unexpected Father
Dr. Evans (uncredited)
 1939 Charlie Chan in Reno
Police Chemist (uncredited)
 1939 Undercover Doctor
Leery (uncredited)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
U.S. Official (uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific
Businessman at Financiers' Meeting (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island
Doctor (uncredited)
 1939 Money to Loan (Short)
McCormick (uncredited)
 1939 I Was a Convict
Dr. Craile
 1939 Tail Spin
Doctor (uncredited)
 1939 Scouts to the Rescue
Pat Scanlon
 1939 King of the Underworld
Dr. Jacobs (as Ed Stanley)
 1939 The Phantom Creeps
Dr. Fred Mallory
 1938 Kentucky
Banker (uncredited)
 1938 Newsboys' Home
Bailey (uncredited)
 1938 Sweethearts
Man in Lobby (uncredited)
 1938 The Little Adventuress
Tom Walton (uncredited)
 1938 Comet Over Broadway
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Road Demon
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 The Shining Hour
Minister Performing Wedding (uncredited)
 1938 Adventure in Sahara
Dr. Renault (uncredited)
 1938 Girls on Probation
Sutton (uncredited)
 1938 The Sisters
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Young Dr. Kildare
Resident Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Flight to Fame
Officer (uncredited)
 1938 Too Hot to Handle
Second Advertising Man (uncredited)
 1938 Billy the Kid Returns
Nathaniel Moore
 1938 You Can't Take It with You
Executive (uncredited)
 1938 The Missing Guest
Dr. Carroll
 1938 Little Tough Guy
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1938 Racket Busters
Second Doctor - Cotwald Sanitarium (uncredited)
 1938 Strange Glory (Short) (uncredited)
 1938 Always Goodbye
Decorator (uncredited)
 1938 Speed to Burn
Police Detective (uncredited)
 1938 Wives Under Suspicion
Forbes - Second Judge (uncredited)
 1938 The Fighting Devil Dogs
The Lightning (Chs. 2-12) (voice, uncredited)
 1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band
Critic in Army Show Audience (uncredited)
 1938 Nurse from Brooklyn
Ballistics Expert (uncredited)
 1938 Accidents Will Happen
Judge (uncredited)
 1938 Mr. Moto's Gamble
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars
Gen. Rankin [Chs. 1, 9] (uncredited)
 1938 Love on a Budget
Committeeman Emmett (uncredited)
 1938 Mad About Music
Defense Attorney - Film Within a Film (uncredited)
 1938 Born to Be Wild
 1938 International Settlement
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 The Buccaneer
Dolly Madison's Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1937 Missing Witnesses
Grand Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1937 The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble
Haynes (uncredited)
 1937 Beg, Borrow or Steal
Minister (uncredited)
 1937 Merry-Go-Round of 1938
Doctor (uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Criminal (Short)
District Attorney Lewis Garrett (uncredited)
 1937 Alcatraz Island
Attorney (uncredited)
 1937 Love Is on the Air
Mr. Brown - KDTS Lawyer (uncredited)
 1937 Charlie Chan on Broadway
Lab Technician (uncredited)
 1937 The Women Men Marry
Charley (uncredited)
 1937 The Man Who Cried Wolf
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1937 The Footloose Heiress
Mr. Clark (uncredited)
 1937 She's No Lady
Butler (uncredited)
 1937 Stella Dallas
Helen's Butler (uncredited)
 1937 West Bound Limited
Judge (uncredited)
 1937 Easy Living
Second Partner (uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Headlines
Mr. Denning (uncredited)
 1937 Let Them Live
Roberts (uncredited)
 1937 Marked Woman
 1937 Dick Tracy
Walter Odette
 1937 Once a Doctor
Dr. Adams (as Ed. Stanley)
 1936 Lady from Nowhere
Editor (as Ed Stanley)
 1936 The Mandarin Mystery
Howard Bronson
 1936 Winterset
Courtroom Ballistics Expert (uncredited)
 1936 The Accusing Finger
Fingerprint Expert (uncredited)
 1936 The Public Pays (Short)
John Allgren, Department of Justice (uncredited)
 1936 Libeled Lady
Clerk (uncredited)
 1936 Stage Struck
Eugene (uncredited)
 1936 Trailin' West
Major Pinkerton (as Ed. Stanley)
 1936 Second Wife
3rd Partner (uncredited)
 1936 China Clipper
Airplane Designer (uncredited)
 1936 My American Wife
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1936 Jailbreak
Judge (uncredited)
 1936 Hot Money
Joe Thomas (as Ed. Stanley)
 1936 The Final Hour
District Attorney Robertson (uncredited)
 1936 The White Angel
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1936 And Sudden Death
Dr. Grayson (uncredited)
 1936 Parole!
Bank President (uncredited)
 1936 Bullets or Ballots
Judge in Newsreel (uncredited)
 1936 Counterfeit
Mason (uncredited)
 1936 The Law in Her Hands
First Trial Judge (uncredited)
 1936 Sky Parade
Prof. Ed Manderson (uncredited)
 1936 Gentle Julia
Mr. Atwater (uncredited)
 1936 Two Against the World
Board Chairman (uncredited)
 1935 Man of Iron
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 Your Uncle Dudley
Businessman (uncredited)
 1935 One-Way Ticket
Airline Official (uncredited)
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Assistant Editor (uncredited)
 1935 Stranded
Police Surgeon (uncredited)
 1935 Black Sheep
Oscar's Friend (uncredited)
 1935 People Will Talk
Mr. Simpson (uncredited)
 1935 Strangers All
Policeman in Film (uncredited)
 1935 Princess O'Hara
Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Ritz
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 Jealousy
Ringside Radio Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Marie Galante
Sympathetic American (uncredited)
 1934 You Belong to Me
Major Hurley - School Commandant
 1934 The Life of Vergie Winters
Mr. Truesdale
 1934 Now I'll Tell
Willie Coffey (uncredited)
 1934 Upperworld
Joe--Fingerprint Expert (uncredited)
 1934 The Big Shakedown
Harris - Board Member (uncredited)
 1933 Let's Fall in Love
Roland Markwell (uncredited)
 1933 From Headquarters
Jones - Forensic Expert (uncredited)
 1933 College Coach
Regent (uncredited)
 1933 My Woman
Harry Mason--Studio Manager (uncredited)
 1933 Wild Boys of the Road
Merchant (uncredited)
 1933 Deluge
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1933 Ann Carver's Profession
Clarkson - Bill's Boss (uncredited)
 1933 International House
Mr. Rollins - Electric Company Boss (uncredited)
 1933 Murders in the Zoo
Doctor (uncredited)
 1933 Treason
District Attorney
 1933 Lucky Devils
Mr. Spence - A Director
 1933 No Other Woman
 1932 Rockabye
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1932 If I Had a Million
Mr. Galloway - Bank Manager (uncredited)
 1932 Virtue
District Attorney
 1932 That's My Boy
Rogers' 2nd Business Associate (uncredited)
 1932 Amateur Daddy
1st Fred Smith
 1932 Scandal for Sale
Hotel Resident (uncredited)
 1920 Life
Dennis O'Brien
 1919 The Love Auction
Jack Harley
 1918 Every Mother's Son
Eldest Son
 1918 Marriages Are Made
James Morton
 1918 The Honest Thief (Short) (as Ed Stanley)
 1918 Just a Woman
Fred Howard
 1917 Miss Deception
Tom Norton
 1917 The Law of Compensation
Raymond Wells
 1917 The Dummy
Mr. Meredith
 1916 King Lear
 1916 Divorce and the Daughter
Dr. John Osborne
 1916 The Fear of Poverty
Alfred Griffin
 1916 For Uncle Sam's Navy (Short)
The Lieutenant
 1916 A Man's Sins (Short)
The Young Doctor
 1916 The Spirit of the Game (Short)
Dick Thorton
 1916 The Phantom Witness (Short)
David Thayer, Her Lover
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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