Eddie Cantor

Comedian, Actor, Singer
Energetic vaudeville performer with famous rolling eyes, in Hollywood from 1926. Cantor was extremely popular in the 1930s on the radio, and in mostly routine movies that showcased his inimitable, infectious style of ... Read more »
Born: 01/30/1892 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (17)

Entertaining the Troops 1987 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950 - 1956 (Tv Show)

Actor

Thank Your Lucky Stars 1942 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ali Baba Goes to Town 1936 (Movie)

Ali Baba (Actor)

The Kid From Spain 1931 (Movie)

(Actor)

Forty Little Mothers (Movie)

Gilbert J. Thompson (Actor)

Glorifying the American Girl (Movie)

Himself, performing in revue (Actor)

Hollywood Canteen (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

If You Knew Susie (Movie)

Sam Parker (Actor)

Kid Boots (Movie)

Kid Boots (Actor)

Kid Millions (Movie)

Eddie Wilson, Jr. (Actor)

Palmy Days (Movie)

Eddie Simpson (Actor)

Rhapsody in Blue (Movie)

(Actor)

Roman Scandals (Movie)

Eddie (Actor)

Strike Me Pink (Movie)

Eddie Pink (Actor)

The Story of Will Rogers (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Whoopee! (Movie)

Henry Williams (Actor)
Music (4)

Cinderella Man 2005 (Movie)

("Cheer Up, Smile, Nertz") (Song Performer)

Curly Sue 1991 (Movie)

("Merrily We Roll Along") (Song)

Gremlins 2: The New Batch 1990 (Movie)

("Merrily We Roll Along") (Song)

The Good Fight: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War 1984 (Movie)

("If They Feel Like a War Let Them Keep It Over There") (Song Performer)
Writer (3)

Caught Short (Movie)

(Book Author)

Palmy Days (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Ziegfeld Follies (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Producer (1)

If You Knew Susie (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Energetic vaudeville performer with famous rolling eyes, in Hollywood from 1926. Cantor was extremely popular in the 1930s on the radio, and in mostly routine movies that showcased his inimitable, infectious style of song, dance and (sometimes risque) comedy. He has a small part in the meager 1957 biopic "The Eddie Cantor Story", starring Keefe Brasselle.

Relationships

Ida Cantor

Wife
married June 1915 until her death in 1962

Margie Cantor

Daughter
died in 1959

Natalie Clary

Daughter
married to actor Robert Clary died in 1997

Milestones

1926

Film acting debut

1906

Became professional entertainer

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