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Edwin Edwards

Edwin Edwards was born on August 7, 1927 in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, USA as Edwin Washington Edwards. He is an actor, known for Bluff Stop (1977), We Are the Beginning (2012) and The Governor's Wife (2013). He has been married to Trina Grimes Scott since July 29, 2011. He was previously married to Candy Picou and Elaine Schwartzenburg. See full bio »

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Bluff Stop Soundtrack
We Are the Beginning Mayor Arceneaux / Terry Arceneaux


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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)
 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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  King Cake: The Joie de Vivre (Documentary) (post-production)
 2013 Piers Morgan Tonight (TV Series)
- Episode dated 21 October 2013 (2013) ... Himself
 1996 Cajun Renaissance Man: Dudley J. Le Blanc (Documentary)
 1992 Louisiana Boys: Raised on Politics (Documentary)
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 2012 A Football Life (TV Series documentary)
- Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. (2012) ... Himself

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Governor Edwin Edwards and his staff of the State of Louisiana

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[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"


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


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