Edwin Maxwell

Edwin Maxwell

  • Born on
    • February 9th, 1886
  • Died on
    • August 13th, 1948
Edwin Maxwell was an Irish character actor on in Hollywood movies of the 1930s and 1940s, frequently cast as shady businessmen and shysters, though often ones with a pompous or dignified bearing. Prior to that, he was an actor on the Broadway stage and a director of plays.

Starring Edwin Maxwell on Plex


Acting (53 Credits)

1947The Gangster as Politician (as Eddie Maxwell)
1946Swamp Fire as Capt. Pierre Moise
1946The Jolson Story as Oscar Hammerstein
1944The Great Moment as Vice-President of Medical Society
1944Wilson as William Jennings Bryan
1944Since You Went Away as Businessman in Cocktail Lounge (uncredited)
1943Heaven Can Wait as Doctor (uncredited)
1941The Devil and Miss Jones as Withers
1941Blossoms in the Dust as City Councilman
1940The Shop Around the Corner as Doctor
1940Kit Carson as John Sutter
1940New Moon as Captain de Jean
1940His Girl Friday as Dr. Egelhoffer
1940The Blue Bird as Oak
1940Brigham Young as 2nd Mob Leader
1939Ninotchka as Mercier
1939Young Mr. Lincoln as John T. Stuart (uncredited)
1939Drums Along the Mohawk as Rev. Daniel Gros
1939Made for Each Other as Messerschmidt
1938The Rage of Paris as Hotel Manager (Uncredited)
1938You Can't Take It with You as Kirby's Attorney (uncredited)
1937Night Key as Lawyer Kruger
1937Love Is News as Kenyon
1937One Hundred Men and a Girl as Ira Westing - Editor
1937Nothing Sacred as Mr. Bullock (uncredited)
1937A Star Is Born as Vocal Coach (uncredited)
1936Come and Get It as Sid LeMaire
1936Big Brown Eyes as Newspaper Editor
1936Fury as Vickery
1936Camille as Doctor (uncredited)
1936Mr. Deeds Goes to Town as Douglas (uncredited)
1935The Last Days of Pompeii as The Augur, a Pompeii Official (uncredited)
1935The Devil Is a Woman
1935'G' Men as Joseph Kratz (uncredited)
1934The 9th Guest as Jason Osgood
1934Cleopatra as Casca
1934Hollywood Party as Producer Buddy Goldfarb (uncredited)
1933Mystery of the Wax Museum as Joe Worth
1933Night of Terror as The Maniac
1933Heroes for Sale as Laundry Company President
1933The Mayor of Hell as Louis Johnson
1933Dinner at Eight as Mr. Fitch
1933Duck Soup as Freedonia's Secretary of War #1 (uncredited)
1933Ann Vickers as Defense Attorney (uncredited)
1932Blessed Event as Sam Gobel
1932American Madness as Clark (uncredited)
1932Tiger Shark as Doctor (uncredited)
1932Scarface as Chief of detectives
1932Grand Hotel as Dr. Waitz
1932Merrily We Go to Hell as Jake Symonds (uncredited)
1931Inspiration as Uncle Julian Montell
1930All Quiet on the Western Front as Herr Bäumer (uncredited)
1929The Taming of the Shrew as Battista

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