Edward Brophy


Edward Brophy

Biography

Edward Brophy was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Brophy kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Yes or No" (1920), the Fifi D'Orsay musical "Those Three French Girls" (1930) and "Our Blushing Brides" (1930). He also appeared in the comedy "Doughboys" (1930) with Buster Keaton, the Norma Shearer drama "A Free Soul" (1931) and the Buster Keaton comedy ...

Biography

Edward Brophy was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Brophy kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Yes or No" (1920), the Fifi D'Orsay musical "Those Three French Girls" (1930) and "Our Blushing Brides" (1930). He also appeared in the comedy "Doughboys" (1930) with Buster Keaton, the Norma Shearer drama "A Free Soul" (1931) and the Buster Keaton comedy adaptation "Parlor, Bedroom and Bath" (1931). He continued to act in productions like the comedy "The Whole Town's Talking" (1935) with Edward G Robinson, "Woman Trap" (1936) and "Great Guy" (1936). He also appeared in the comedy "Mr. Cinderella" (1936) with Jack Haley. Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the John Barrymore comedy "The Great Profile" (1940), the romance "Dance, Girl, Dance" (1940) with Maureen O'Hara and the Eddie Albert comedy "Thieves Fall Out" (1941). He also appeared in "The Gay Falcon" (1941) with George Sanders. Brophy was most recently credited in the adaptation "Two Rode Together" (1961) with James Stewart. Brophy's distinctive voice can be heard on "Dumbo" (1941). Brophy passed away in May 1960 at the age of 65.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Buster se marie (1931)
Réalization de [Dir]
Casanova wider Willen (1931)
Director
West Point (1928)
Assistant Director
Mothers of Men (1920)
Assistant Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Two Rode Together (1961)
The Last Hurrah (1958)
Ditto Boland
Bundle of Joy (1956)
Dance contest judge
Danger Zone (1951)
Professor Shicker
Pier 23 (1951)
Prof. Shicker
Roaring City (1951)
Prof. Fredrick Shicker
Arson--Inc. (1949)
Pete
It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)
Felton
Renegade Girl (1946)
Bob Crandall
Girl on the Spot (1946)
Fingers Foley
Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1946)
Artie
The Falcon's Adventure (1946)
Goldie Lock
Swing Parade of 1946 (1946)
Moose
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
Brogan
Wonder Man (1945)
Torso
Penthouse Rhythm (1945)
Bailey
The Falcon in San Francisco (1945)
Goldy Locke
I'll Remember April (1945)
Shadow
See My Lawyer (1945)
Otis Fillmore
It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
Jake Schomberg
A Night of Adventure (1944)
Steve
Cover Girl (1944)
Joe
Air Force (1943)
Callahan
Lady Bodyguard (1943)
Harry Gargan
A Scream in the Dark (1943)
Eddie Tough
Destroyer (1943)
Casey
All Through the Night (1942)
Joe Denning
Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Weepy Davis
Broadway (1942)
Porky
Madame Spy (1942)
Mike Reese
Thieves Fall Out (1941)
Rork
Steel Against the Sky (1941)
Pete Evans
The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)
Hinkle
Buy Me That Town (1941)
Ziggy
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)
Officer Slattery
The Gay Falcon (1941)
Officer Bates
A Dangerous Game (1941)
Bugs
Sleepers West (1941)
George Trautwein
Dumbo (1941)
Voice of Timothy Q. Mouse
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
Dwarfie
Sandy Gets Her Man (1940)
Junior
The Invisible Woman (1940)
Bill
Alias the Deacon (1940)
Stuffy
Calling Philo Vance (1940)
Ryan
The Great Profile (1940)
Sylvester
Golden Gloves (1940)
Potsy Brill
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)
Corbett
The Big Guy (1939)
Dippy
Pardon Our Nerve (1939)
Nosey Nelson
For Love or Money (1939)
Sleeper
The Kid from Kokomo (1939)
Eddie Black
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)
Buck Moseby
Society Lawyer (1939)
Max
Kid Nightingale (1939)
Mike Jordan
Golden Boy (1939)
Roxy Lewis
A Slight Case of Murder (1938)
Lefty
Romance on the Run (1938)
Whitey Whitehouse
Come On, Leathernecks (1938)
Curly Maxwell
Hold That Kiss (1938)
Al
Vacation from Love (1938)
Barney Keenan
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)
Mike Coogan
Gambling Ship (1938)
Innocent
Passport Husband (1938)
Spike
Blossoms on Broadway (1937)
Mr. Prussic
The Great Gambini (1937)
"Butch"
Oh, Doctor (1937)
"Meg" Smith
The Soldier and the Lady (1937)
[Eddie] Packer
Trapped by G-Men (1937)
Lefty
The Girl Said No (1937)
Pick
The Hit Parade (1937)
Mulrooney
Great Guy (1937)
Pete Reilly
The Last Gangster (1937)
"Fats" Garvey
Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937)
Romo
Varsity Show (1937)
Mike Barclay
Strike Me Pink (1936)
Killer
Hideaway Girl (1936)
"Bugs"
Mister Cinderella (1936)
Detective McNutt
The Case Against Mrs. Ames (1936)
Sid
Wedding Present (1936)
"Squinty"
All American Chump (1936)
[Pudgy] Murphy
Kelly the Second (1936)
Ike Arnold
Spendthrift (1936)
Bill
Here Comes Trouble (1936)
Crowley
Career Woman (1936)
Doc Curley
Woman Trap (1936)
George Meade
The All-American Chump (1936)
Remember Last Night? (1935)
Maxie
China Seas (1935)
[Wilbur] Timmons
Naughty Marietta (1935)
Zeke [Ezekial Cramer]
Shadow of Doubt (1935)
[Fred] Wilcox
People Will Talk (1935)
Pete Ranse
The Whole Town's Talking (1935)
"Slugs" Martin
Sequoia (1935)
Mad Love (1935)
Rollo
She Gets Her Man (1935)
Flash
Show Them No Mercy! (1935)
Buzz
$1,000 a Minute (1935)
Benny Dolan
I Live My Life (1935)
Pete
Devil Dogs of the Air (1935)
The Thin Man (1934)
Morelli
Have a Heart (1934)
Mac
Hide-Out (1934)
Britt
Death on the Diamond (1934)
Grogan
Evelyn Prentice (1934)
[Eddie] Delaney
Paris Interlude (1934)
Ham
I'll Fix It (1934)
Tillie
The Poor Rich (1934)
Flannigan
What--No Beer? (1933)
Spike Moran
Broadway to Hollywood (1933)
Joe Mannion
Prosperity (1932)
Ice cream salesman
Beast of the City (1932)
Dispatcher
The Passionate Plumber (1932)
Man on street
Speak Easily (1932)
Reno
Flesh (1932)
Dolan, referee
Skyscraper Souls (1932)
Man in elevator
Freaks (1932)
A Rollo brother
A Free Soul (1931)
Slouch
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931)
Detective
A Dangerous Affair (1931)
Nelson
The Champ (1931)
Tim
Remote Control (1930)
Al
Our Blushing Brides (1930)
Joe Munsey
Those Three French Girls (1930)
Yank
Doughboys (1930)
Sergeant Brophy
The Cameraman (1928)
Man in changing room
Yes or No (1920)
Tom Martin

Cast (Short)

Beer and Pretzels (1933)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Slight Case Of Murder, A (1938) - Wash Your Neck Speaking from the original Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay play, bootlegger Remy Marko (Edward G. Robinson) informs his troops (Edward Brophy, Allen Jenkins, Harold Huber et al) of the new plan, early in Warner Bros.' A Slight Case Of Murder, 1938.
Our Blushing Brides (1930) - Good For The Hips Loads of activity in the opening scene, beginning the work day, introducing Jerry (Joan Crawford), Connie (Anita Page) and Franky (Dorothy Sebastian) at the department store, in MGM's Our Blushing Brides, 1930.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) - We're Going Into The Luggage Business Ex-con Pressure (Edward G. Robinson) informs partners Weepy (Edward Brophy) and Jug (Broderick Crawford) that the plan to tunnel into the bank will work, but they need to raise money to buy the luggage store next door, early in early in Larceny Inc., 1942.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) - I'm Allergic To Badges Ex-cons Pressure (Edward G. Robinson), Weepy (Edward Brophy) and Jug (Broderick Crawford) need to find a way to case the luggage store next door to the bank they're thinking about robbing, young Jackie Gleason the unwitting counter-man, early in Warner Bros.' Larceny Inc., 1942.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) - Godspeed Bigelow! Ex-cons Pressure (Edward G. Robinson), Weepy (Edward Brophy) and Jug (Broderick Crawford) are eager to usher the former owner Bigelow (Harry Davenport) out of the failing luggage shop they've just bought for criminal purposes in Larceny Inc., 1942.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) - You're As Young As You Feel! Dopey Weepy (Edward Brophy), hiding the plan to tunnel into the bank next door to the luggage store, decides to humor the leather salesman (Jack Carson), then head schemer Pressure (Edward G. Robinson) gets rid of a customer and their new neighbor Mademoiselle Gloria (Barbara Jo Allen), in Larceny Inc., 1942.
All Through The Night (1942) - Quite An Attraction Curious Manhattan gambler Gloves (Humphrey Bogart) has tracked somewhat mysterious singer Leda (Kaaren Verne) as he queries the murder of a baker-friend, her accompanist Pepe (Peter Lorre), whom we know is a killer, intruding, in All Through The Night, 1942.
Thin Man, The (1934) - That Makes This Your Party Nick (William Powell) and Nora (Myrna Loy) about to crash, discussing drinks and whether he should take a case offered that day, when Morelli (Edward Brophy) arrives, adding urgency, in the first in the series, The Thin Man, 1934.
You Can't Cheat An Honest Man (1939) - Circus Giganticus Opening scenes having established his semi-normal adult children, and lawmen on his trail, we meet W.C. Fields as Larson E. Whipsnade, with his traveling circus, beset by a crooked union rep (Edward Trophy) and would-be apprentice (Grady Sutton), in You Can’t Cheat An Honest Man, 1939.
Doughboys (1930) - Cold Steel Bloody Business Mostly a riff for Edward Brophy as the manic drill sergeant, given this role after a famous bit in Buster Keaton's first talkie The Cameraman, here in Buster's second showing him (as foppish recruit "Elmer" Stuyvesant) how to use a bayonet, in Doughboys, 1930.
Champ, The (1931) - Ya Big Palooka LA boxing promoters visiting Tijuana rightly conclude that former champ Wallace Beery (title character) is not up to a fight, his posse (Roscoe Ates, Edward Brophy) splitting, leaving son Dink (Jackie Cooper) in an early, intimate scene from director King Vidor, in The Champ, 1931.
Last Hurrah, The (1958) - A New England City Opening scene in John Ford's rendering of the Edwin O'Connor novel, Mayor Skeffington (Spencer Tracy) at home assessing re-election, aides arriving including Edward Brophy as "Ditto" and Pat O'Brien as campaign manager Gorman, from The Last Hurrah, 1958.

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