Edward Arnold

Edward Arnold

  • Born on
    • February 18th, 1890
  • Died on
    • April 26th, 1956
Edward Arnold was born as Gunther Edward Arnold Schneider in 1890, on the Lower East Side of New York City, the son of German immigrants, Elizabeth (Ohse) and Carl Schneider. Arnold began his acting career on the New York stage and became a film actor in 1916. A burly man with a commanding style and superb baritone voice, he was a popular screen personality for decades, and was the star of such film classics as Diamond Jim (1935) (a role he reprised in Le roman de Lillian Russell (1940)) Arnold appeared in over 150 films and was President of The Screen Actors Guild shortly before his death in 1956.

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Acting (41 Credits)

1982Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid as (in "Johnny Eager") (archive footage)
1974That's Entertainment! as (archive footage) (uncredited)
1956The Ambassador's Daughter as Ambassador William Fisk
1954Living It Up as The Mayor of New York
1953City That Never Sleeps as Penrod Biddel
1952Belles on Their Toes as Sam Harper
1950The Yellow Cab Man as Martin Creavy
1950Annie Get Your Gun as Pawnee Bill
1949Take Me Out to the Ball Game as Joe Lorgan
1948Three Daring Daughters as Robert Nelson
1947Dear Ruth as Judge Harry Wilkins
1947The Hucksters as David 'Dave' Lash
1945Week-End at the Waldorf as Martin Edley
1945Ziegfeld Follies as Lawyer (segment Pay the Two Dollars)
1944Mrs. Parkington as Amory Stilham
1944Kismet as The Grand Vizier
1942Eyes in the Night as Duncan 'Mac' Maclain
1941All That Money Can Buy as Daniel Webster
1941Meet John Doe as D.B. Norton
1941Johnny Eager as John Benson Farrell
1941Nothing But the Truth as T.T. Ralston
1940Johnny Apollo as Robert Cain Sr.
1939Idiot's Delight as Achille Weber
1939Mr. Smith Goes to Washington as Jim Taylor
1938You Can't Take It with You as Anthony P. Kirby
1937The Toast of New York as Jim Fisk
1937Easy Living as J.B. Ball
1936Come and Get It as Barney Glasgow
1935Crime and Punishment as Inspector Porfiry
1935Remember Last Night? as Danny Harrison
1934Hide-Out as Det. Lt. 'Mac' MacCarthy
1934Thirty Day Princess as Richard M. Gresham
1934Sadie McKee as Jack Brennan
1933I'm No Angel as Big Bill Barton
1933Roman Scandals as Emperor Valerius
1933Secret of the Blue Room as Commissioner Forster
1933The Barbarian as Achmed Pasha
1933Duck Soup as Politician (uncredited)
1932Rasputin and the Empress as Doctor Remezov
1932Three on a Match as Ace
1924He Who Gets Slapped as Extra (uncredited)


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