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Edwin Edwards (1927–2021)

Edwin Edwards was born on August 7, 1927 in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Bluff Stop (1977), We Are the Beginning (2012) and Cajun Renaissance Man: Dudley J. Le Blanc (1996). He was married to Trina Grimes Scott, Candy Picou and Elaine Schwartzenburg. He died on July 12, 2021 in Gonzales, Louisiana. See full bio »

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Known For

Bluff Stop Soundtrack
(1977)
We Are the Beginning Mayor Arceneaux / Terry Arceneaux
(2012)

Filmography

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 2012 We Are the Beginning (TV Series)
Mayor Arceneaux / Terry Arceneaux
- The Threat from Uptown (2012) ... Mayor Arceneaux
- The Return of Tip Toe (2012) ... Terry Arceneaux
 1975 Mandingo
Gambler (scenes deleted)
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 1977 Bluff Stop (writer: "At the Jazzband Ball")
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 1978 Casey's Shadow (our special thanks for the assistance of the following: - as Governor Edwin Edwards and his staff of the State of Louisiana)
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 2013 The Governor's Wife (TV Series) (2013)
- Supermodel/Model Citizen (2013) ... (2013)
- Oh Baby! (2013) ... (2013)
- Family Feud (2013) ... (2013)
- 21st Century Dad (2013) ... (2013)
- Edwin's Will (2013) ... (2013)
 2013 Piers Morgan Live (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 21 October 2013 (2013) ... Self
 1996 Cajun Renaissance Man: Dudley J. Le Blanc (Documentary)
Self
 1993 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Governor, Louisiana (segment "Odds Are")
- The Archbishop/Odds Are/The Jesuit Murders (1993) ... Self - Governor, Louisiana (segment "Odds Are")
 1992 Louisiana Boys: Raised on Politics (Documentary)
Self
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 2012 A Football Life (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. (2012) ... Self
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Governor Edwin Edwards and his staff of the State of Louisiana

Spouse:

Trina Grimes Scott  (his death) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his 1983 run for Governor of Louisiana] "The only way I can lose this election is if I'm caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy"

Trivia:

Three-time Governor of Louisiana (1972-1980, 1984-1988, 1992-1996); previously a U.S. Representative from Louisiana (1965-1972).

Nickname:

The Silver Zipper

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