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Joe E. Brown

Joe E. Brown

  • Born on
    • July 28th, 1892
  • Died on
    • July 6th, 1973
Joseph Evans Brown (July 28, 1891 – July 6, 1973) was an American actor and comedian, remembered for his amiable screen persona, comic timing, and enormous smile. In 1902 at the age of nine, he joined a troupe of circus tumblers known as the Five Marvelous Ashtons which toured the country on both the circus and vaudeville circuits. Later he became a professional baseball player. After three seasons he returned to the circus, then went into Vaudeville and finally starred on Broadway. He gradually added comedy into his act and transformed himself into a comedian. He moved to Broadway in the 1920s first appearing in the musical comedy Jim Jam Jems. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joe E. Brown , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Acting (10 Credits)

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1974That's Entertainment! as (archive footage) (uncredited)
1963The Comedy of Terrors as Cemetery Keeper
1963It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World as Union Official
1959Some Like It Hot as Osgood Fielding III
1956Around the World in 80 Days as Stationmaster
1951Show Boat as Cap'n Andy Hawks
1944Pin Up Girl as Eddie Hall
1935Alibi Ike as Frank "Ike" Farrell
1935A Midsummer Night's Dream as Flute
1931The Stolen Jools as Robbery Suspect

Himself (1 Credits)

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1944Hollywood Canteen as Self

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