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Also Known As: Edward Everett Horton Jr. Died: September 29, 1970
Born: March 18, 1886 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: actor

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Charmingly comic character actor who played the ineffectual bumbler in scores of films from the 1920s through the 70s. Among many triumphs Horton is remembered as Fred Astaire's sidekick in "The Gay Divorcee" (1934), "Top Hat" (1935) and "Shall We Dance?" (1937).

Charmingly comic character actor who played the ineffectual bumbler in scores of films from the 1920s through the 70s. Among many triumphs Horton is remembered as Fred Astaire's sidekick in "The Gay Divorcee" (1934), "Top Hat" (1935) and "Shall We Dance?" (1937).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Cold Turkey (1971) Hiram C. Grayson
2.
 2000 Years Later (1969) Evermore
3.
 The Perils of Pauline (1967) Casper Coleman
4.
 Sex and the Single Girl (1964) The chief
5.
6.
 Pocketful of Miracles (1961) Hutching, the butler
7.
 The Story of Mankind (1957) Sir Walter Raleigh
8.
 The Ghost Goes Wild (1947) Eric
9.
 Her Husband's Affairs (1947) J. B. Cruikshank
10.
 Down to Earth (1947) Messenger 7013
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Education

Columbia University: New York , New York -

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father:
Edward Everett Horton. Proofreader for <i>The New York Times</i>.
mother:
Isabella Horton.

Contributions

bergy7 ( 2008-01-09 )

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Horton's voice-overs were used for many years on 'The Rocky and Bullwinkle' Cartoon Series in the 1960's, particularly on 'Fractured Fairy Tales' episodes.

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