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Eddie Foy (1856–1928)


American stage actor, musical comedy star, and vaudevillian who was a legendary figure of his time and who fathered a family of performers who went on to notable careers in motion pictures. Born Edward Fitzgerald at 23 8th Avenue in New York City, March 9, 1856, to an Irish-immigrant tailor, Richard Fitzgerald, and his wife Mary, Eddie moved to ... See full bio »

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A Favorite Fool The Tramp
(1915)
(1910)
(1912)

Filmography

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 1915 A Favorite Fool (Short)
The Tramp
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 1955 The Seven Little Foys (writer: "I'm the Greatest Father Of Them All" - uncredited)
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 1913 Popular Players Off the Stage (Documentary short)
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 1912 Animated Weekly, No. 39 (Documentary short)
Himself
 1910 Actors' Fund Field Day (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eddie Foy Sr.
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Was appearing in Chicago in "Mr. Bluebeard" when the Iroquois Theatre Fire broke out. Foy is credited for calming the audience and saving many lives during the fire, which killed more than 500 and is still the worst theatre fire in American history. See more »

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