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Edgar Norton (1868–1953)

Edgar Norton was born on August 11, 1868 in London, England as Harry Mills. He was an actor, known for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), The Big Broadcast (1932) and Son of Frankenstein (1939). He was married to Lillian Mabel Hubbard. He died on February 6, 1953 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Big Broadcast Secretary to T. F. Bellows
Son of Frankenstein Thomas Benson
Runaway Bride Williams - Blaine's Butler


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 1948 The Woman in White
Asylum Night Clerk (uncredited)
 1947 The Paradine Case
Courtroom Attendant (uncredited)
 1947 Thunder in the Valley
Parson Leggy Hornbut (uncredited)
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up
Butler (uncredited)
 1946 Devotion
Club Member (uncredited)
 1945 Doll Face
Soho - Gerard's Butler (uncredited)
 1945 Captain Kidd
Nobleman with King William III (uncredited)
 1945 Kitty
Earl of Campton
 1944 The Suspect
Mr. Frazer (uncredited)
 1944 Practically Yours
Harvey (uncredited)
 1944 Are These Our Parents?
 1943 Happy Go Lucky
Captain of Waiters (uncredited)
 1942 Tales of Manhattan
Jessup - Langehanke's Butler (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
 1942 Rings on Her Fingers
 1941 The Corsican Brothers
Colonna's Barber (uncredited)
 1940 Brother Orchid
Meadows - London Butler (uncredited)
 1940 The House of the Seven Gables
Phineas Weed - Jaffrey's Servant (uncredited)
 1939 A Chump at Oxford
Professor Witherspoon (uncredited)
 1939 The Mad Empress (uncredited)
 1939 Rulers of the Sea
Mr. McKinnon (uncredited)
 1939 The Man in the Iron Mask
Fouquet's Servant (uncredited)
 1939 Captain Fury
Governor's Aide - Hamilton
 1939 Son of Frankenstein
Thomas Benson
 1938 Just Around the Corner
Mrs. Ramsby's Butler (uncredited)
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady
Smith's Servant (uncredited)
 1938 Campus Confessions
James (uncredited)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938
Secretary to T.F. Bellows (uncredited)
 1937 45 Fathers
Van Brunt (uncredited)
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Mr. Fox - Roger's Teacher (uncredited)
 1937 Stage Door
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1937 You Can't Buy Luck
Rivers - Joe's Butler (uncredited)
 1937 Maytime
Secretary (uncredited)
 1937 Bill Cracks Down
Jarvis - the Butler
 1937 On the Avenue
James - Butler on Stage (uncredited)
 1936 Beloved Enemy
Mr. Moll - Reception Guest (uncredited)
 1936 The House of Secrets
Mr. Henry Shippam (uncredited)
 1936 Give Me Your Heart
Jenkins - the Servant (uncredited)
 1936 Trouble for Two
Herald (uncredited)
 1936 Dracula's Daughter
 1936 August Week End
 1935 East of Java
 1935 Manhattan Monkey Business (Short)
First Doorman (uncredited)
 1935 Top Hat
London Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1935 The Girl from 10th Avenue
Valentine's Butler (uncredited)
 1935 Vagabond Lady
Lewis - John's Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1935 When a Man's a Man
Gibbs - Servant
 1934 Sons of Steel
 1934 We Live Again
Judge (uncredited)
 1934 Imitation of Life
Butler at Party (uncredited)
 1934 Outcast Lady
Owen - Iris' Butler (uncredited)
 1934 The Richest Girl in the World
Binkley - The Butler
 1934 Million Dollar Ransom
 1934 Thirty Day Princess
Baron Passeria
 1934 Stingaree
Governor's First Aide (uncredited)
 1934 Strictly Dynamite
Meadows (uncredited)
 1934 Up and Down (Short)
 1933 Only Yesterday
George, the Butler (uncredited)
 1933 Blind Adventure
Maitre d'hotel (uncredited)
 1933 Sing Sinner Sing
Roberts the Butler
 1933 The Big Brain
 1933 Looking Forward
Mr. Elliott (uncredited)
 1933 A Lady's Profession
 1932 The Big Broadcast
Secretary to T. F. Bellows
 1932 Love Me Tonight
Valet (uncredited)
 1932 The Man Called Back
Donaldson - St. Claire's Secretary (uncredited)
 1932 Red-Headed Woman
Tompkins - Gaerste's Butler (uncredited)
 1932 Letty Lynton
Darrow's Butler (uncredited)
 1931 Compromised
 1931 The Squaw Man
Fox Huntsman (uncredited)
 1931 Meet the Wife
 1931 The Lady Refuses
Dobbs - Sir Gerald's Butler
 1931 The Bachelor Father
Bolton, the Second Butler
 1930 Charley's Aunt
Spettigue's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1930 East Is West
 1930 A Lady Surrenders
 1930 Monte Carlo
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1930 Sweet Kitty Bellairs
Lord Markham (uncredited)
 1930 The Lady of Scandal
Morton - the Butler
 1930 Ladies Love Brutes
Ronald, Mrs. Howell's Butler (uncredited)
 1930 Runaway Bride
Williams - Blaine's Butler
 1930 One Romantic Night
Colonel Wunderlich
 1930 Strictly Unconventional
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1930 The Girl Said No
Alfred - Hettie's Butler (uncredited)
 1930 Sarah and Son
Vanning's butler (uncredited)
 1929 The Love Parade
Master of Ceremonies
 1929 Behind That Curtain
Hilary Galt
 1928 Oh Kay!
Lord Braggot
 1928 A Certain Young Man
Valet (uncredited)
 1928 The Man Who Laughs
Lord High Chancellor (uncredited)
 1927 My Friend from India
Jennings - Butler
 1927 Singed
Ernie Whitehead
 1927 Fast and Furious
 1926 Diplomacy
British Embassy Servant
 1926 Marriage License?
 1926 The Boy Friend (uncredited)
 1926 The Lady from Hell
Honorable Charles Darnely
 1925 The King on Main Street
Hugo Jensen
 1925 A Regular Fellow
 1925 The Marriage Whirl
Dick Mayne
 1925 Lost: A Wife
Baron Deliguaères
 1925 Enticement
William Blake
 1925 Learning to Love
 1924 The Fast Set
Archie Wells
 1924 The Female
Clyde Wiel
 1924 Tiger Love
Don Victoriano Fuestes
 1924 Broadway After Dark
The Old Actor
 1924 Men
The Baron
 1923 The Wolf Man
Sir Reginald Stackpoole
 1923 Woman-Proof
Cecil Updyke
 1922 The Light in the Dark (Short)
 1920 The New York Idea
 1918 A Pair of Cupids
 1917 The Beautiful Adventure
Valentine Borroyer
 1917 The Amazons
Lord Tweenways
 1916 The Ocean Waif (Short)
Hawkins - the Valet
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Stage Play: The Maid and the Mummy. Musical comedy. Music by Robert Hood Bowers. Book by Richard Carle. Lyrics by Richard Carle. Musical Director: Robert Hood Bowers [earliest Broadway credit]. Additional music by Richard Carle. Choreographed by Al Newberger. Directed by Richard Carle. New York Theatre: 25 Jul 1904- 3 Sep 1904 (42 ... See more »

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Stage actor; active on Broadway from 1902-1923.


Frequently played butlers (ie Son of Frankenstein (1939), You Can't Buy Luck (1937), Red-Headed Woman (1932), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931))

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