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Also Known As: Edward James Begley, Edward Begley Died: April 29, 1970
Born: March 25, 1901 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Hartford, Connecticut, USA Profession: actor, radio announcer

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Reliable veteran character player, effective as sneering, insidious blowhards in films like "Twelve Angry Men" (1957) and in his Oscar-winning turn in "Sweet Bird of Youth" (1962). Father of actor Ed Begley, Jr.

Reliable veteran character player, effective as sneering, insidious blowhards in films like "Twelve Angry Men" (1957) and in his Oscar-winning turn in "Sweet Bird of Youth" (1962). Father of actor Ed Begley, Jr.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Dunwich Horror (1970) Dr. Henry Armitage
2.
 The Monitors (1969) The President
3.
 Hang 'Em High (1968) Captain Wilson
4.
 A Time To Sing (1968) Kermit Dodd
5.
 Firecreek (1968) Preacher Broyles
6.
 Wild in the Streets (1968) Senator Allbright
7.
 Billion Dollar Brain (1967) General Midwinter
8.
 Warning Shot (1967) Capt. Roy Klodin
9.
 The Oscar (1966) Grobard
10.
 The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) Shamus Tobin
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Ran away from home and joined a traveling carnival aged 11
1931:
Debut as radio announcer
1943:
Broadway debut
1947:
Film acting debut in Elia Kazan's "Boomerang"
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wife:
Amanda Huff.
wife:
Dorothy Bates.
companion:
Allene Jeanne Sanders. NBC page, actor. Mother of Ed Begley Jr.
wife:
Helen Jordan.
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son:
Ed Begley Jr. Actor.

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