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Eddie Acuff

Eddie Acuff

  • Born on
    • June 3rd, 1908
  • Died on
    • December 17th, 1956
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Eddie Acuff (June 3, 1908 – December 17, 1956) was an American actor. His best-known recurring role is that of Mr. Beasley, the postman, in the Blondie movie series that starred Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake. Acuff was born Edward DeKalb Acuff in Caruthersville, Missouri. His maternal uncle was a performer on 19th century showboats along the Mississippi River. Before beginning his Hollywood film career in 1934, Acuff performed in Broadway theatre in the early-1930s. His Broadway credits include Jayhawker (1934), Yellow Jack (1934), John Brown (1934), Growing Pains (1933), Heat Lightning (1933), and The Dark Hours (1932). He was seen in three film serials — as Curly in Jungle Girl, as Red Kelly, in Daredevils of the West, and as Spud Warner in Chick Carter Detective. On December 17, 1956, Acuff died of a heart attack in Hollywood, California. He is buried in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Filmography

Acting (40 Credits)

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1949Johnny Allegro as Sam
1947Bells of San Angelo as Bus Driver
1947Buck Privates Come Home as Soldier (uncredited)
1947The Secret Life of Walter Mitty as Wells Fargo Cowboy (uncredited)
1946Lady in the Lake as Ed, Coroner (Uncredited)
1945Without Love as Cabbie
1945Flame of Barbary Coast as Smokey, the Train Engineer (uncredited)
1944Christmas Holiday as Steve, a Soldier (uncredited)
1944It Happened Tomorrow as Jim
1944Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble as Taxi Driver #1 (uncredited)
1944Can't Help Singing as Cavalry Officer (uncredited)
1943Guadalcanal Diary as Pvt. Tex Mcllvoy (uncredited)
1943Slightly Dangerous as - (uncredited)
1943Lost Angel as Policeman (uncredited)
1942Take a Letter, Darling as Man Who Picks Teeth (uncredited)
1942Pardon My Sarong as Wise Guy at Gas Station (uncredited)
1942In This Our Life as Worker (uncredited)
1941They Died with Their Boots on as Cpl. Smith (uncredited)
1941Hellzapoppin' as Drafted Devil (uncredited)
1940They Drive by Night as Driver in Cafe (uncredited)
1940Shooting High as Andy Carson
1940One Night in the Tropics as First S.S. Atlantica Steward (uncredited)
1940Charlie Chan in Panama as Dance Sailor Suspicious of Kathi
1940Castle on the Hudson as Bill - Prisoner Dispensing Clothing (uncredited)
1940It's a Date as Ship's Steward
1940The Bank Dick as Reporter (uncredited)
1939When Tomorrow Comes as Second Bus Driver (uncredited)
1939Miracles for Sale as Second Taxi Driver
1939Blind Alley as State Trooper Stopping Fred
1939The Phantom Creeps as Mac
1939Days of Jesse James as Train Conductor (uncredited)
1939The Roaring Twenties as Cabbie (uncredited)
1938Four Daughters as Sam
1937Black Legion as Metcalf
1937Hollywood Hotel as Cameraman
1937They Won't Forget as Drugstore Clerk
1936The Case of the Velvet Claws as Spudsy Drake
1936The Petrified Forest as Lineman
1936The Golden Arrow as Davis
1936The Walking Dead as 'Betcha'

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