Eddie Foy Jr.

Actor, Vaudevillian
Eddie Foy Jr. found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Foy's earliest roles were in film, including the comedic adaptation "Leathernecking" ... Read more »
Born: 02/04/1905 in New Rochelle, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (23)

Deadly Game 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

King of the Road 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Rear Guard 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Vaudeville 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia 1968 (Movie)

Oscar (Actor)

ABC Stage '67 1966 - 1967 (TV Show)

Actor

The Seven Little Foys 1963 - 1964 (TV Show)

Actor

Gidget Goes Hawaiian 1961 (Movie)

Monty Stewart (Actor)

Bells Are Ringing 1960 (Movie)

J Otto Pranz (Actor)

Run Silent, Run Deep 1958 (Movie)

Larto (Actor)

When Hell Broke Loose 1958 (Movie)

Brooklyn (Actor)

The Pajama Game 1957 (Movie)

Vernon Hines (Actor)

The Seven Little Foys 1955 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

Women's Prison 1955 (Movie)

Warden's Secretary (Actor)

Lucky Me 1954 (Movie)

Duke McGee (Actor)

Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942 (Movie)

(Actor)

Code of the Secret Service 1939 (Movie)

Gabby Watters (Actor)

Murder in the Air 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Secret Service of the Air 1939 (Movie)

Gabby Watters (Actor)

Smashing the Money Ring 1939 (Movie)

Gabby Watters (Actor)

Fair Exchange (TV Show)

Actor

The Girl in the Empty Grave (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Eddie Foy Jr. found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Foy's earliest roles were in film, including the comedic adaptation "Leathernecking" (1930) with Irene Dunne, "Myrt and Marge" (1933) with Myrtle Vail and "Frontier Marshal" (1939) with Randolph Scott. He also appeared in the drama "Women in the Wind" (1939) with Kay Francis, "The Cowboy Quarterback" (1939) and the adventure "Secret Service of the Air" (1939) with Ronald Reagan. He continued to act in productions like the Judy Canova comedy "Joan of Ozark" (1942), "Moonlight Masquerade" (1942) and the action flick "Powder Town" (1942) with Victor McLaglen. He also appeared in the James Cagney biopic "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (1942). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Bells Are Ringing" (1960), the James Darren comedy "Gidget Goes Hawaiian" (1961) and the Buster Keaton comedy "Ten Girls Ago" (1962). He also appeared in "30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia" (1968). Foy was most recently credited in "Friday Night Surprise!" (NBC, 1987-88). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Fair Exchange" (CBS, 1962-64). Foy passed away in July 1983 at the age of 78.

Relationships

Bryan Foy

Brother

Milestones

1929

Broadway actor Ziegfeld's "Show Girl"

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