Edgar Dearing

Edgar Dearing

  • Born on
    • May 4th, 1893
  • Died on
    • August 17th, 1974
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edgar Dearing (May 4, 1893 – August 17, 1974) was an American actor who became heavily type cast as a motorcycle cop in Hollywood films. Born in 1893, Dearing started in silent comedy shorts for Hal Roach, including several with Laurel and Hardy, notably in their classic Two Tars, probably his best ever screen role. He later had supporting roles in several of their features for 20th Century Fox in the 1940s. Dearing continued in his familiar persona until the early 1950s, when he appeared in many film and television westerns, usually as a sheriff. One of his guest roles was on the syndicated television series, The Range Rider, starring Jock Mahoney and Dick Jones. He was still active in films and television until he retired in the early 1960s; he died from lung cancer.

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Acting (55 Credits)

1960Pollyanna as Mr. Gorman
1959No Name on the Bullet as Charlie - Chess Player (uncredited)
1953It Came from Outer Space as Sam, a hobo (uncredited)
1950Fancy Pants as Mr. Jones
1950Hunt the Man Down as Deputy in Hall (uncredited)
1950Union Station
1949Sorrowful Jones as Police Lt. Ed Mitchell (uncredited)
1947Christmas Eve as Police Sergeant (uncredited)
1947The Bishop's Wife as Policeman
1947Magic Town as Questioning Grandview Citizen (uncredited)
1946Nocturne as Policeman with Injured Susan
1945Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood as Al - First Studio Cop
1945Scarlet Street as Policeman (uncredited)
1945Road to Utopia as Official Policeman (uncredited)
1944In Society as Policeman in Taxi Garage (uncredited)
1943Princess O'Rourke as Policeman at White House (uncredited)
1943The Hard Way as Policeman at Hospital (Uncredited)
1942Miss Annie Rooney as Policeman
1942My Favorite Blonde as Joe - Policeman
1941Caught in the Draft as Recruiting Sergeant
1941Maisie Was a Lady as Motorcycle Policeman (Uncredited)
1941Hold That Ghost as Irondome (uncredited)
1940When the Daltons Rode as Sheriff
1940Go West as Bill - Train Engineer (uncredited)
1940Primrose Path as Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited)
1940No Time for Comedy as Sweeny (uncredited)
1940Lucky Partners as Desk Sergeant
1940One Night in the Tropics as Cop with Black Eye (uncredited)
1940The Doctor Takes a Wife as Motorcycle Cop
1940Broadway Melody of 1940 as Policeman (uncredited)
1940Knute Rockne All American as Doc - Knute's Friend at Kansas City Airport (uncredited)
1940Edison, the Man as Policeman
1939Honolulu as Jailer
1939Made for Each Other as Mounted Policeman
1939King of the Underworld as Police Detective (uncredited)
1939It's a Wonderful World as Actor as 'Captain Flagg' (uncredited)
1939Dust Be My Destiny as Second Railroad Cop (uncredited)
1939Rose of Washington Square as Lieutenant (uncredited)
1938Listen, Darling as Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited)
1938Hard to Get as Eddie (uncredited)
1938Blondie as Policeman at Hotel (uncredited)
1938You Can't Take It with You as Bill - Plainclothes Policeman (uncredited)
1937It Happened in Hollywood as Joe Stevens
1937Big City as Tom Reilley
1937The Awful Truth as Motor Cop (uncredited)
1937Love Is News as Motorcycle Officer (as Ed Deering)
1937You Only Live Once as State Trooper Firing Machine Gun (uncredited)
1935If You Could Only Cook as Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
1934Cleopatra as Convict (as Ed Deering)
1933The Midnight Patrol as Policeman (uncredited)
1932Horse Feathers as Speakeasy Bartender (uncredited)
1932Million Dollar Legs as Train Official (uncredited)
1930Free and Easy as Officer
1930Abraham Lincoln as Armstrong
1927Call of the Cuckoo as Guest

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