Edward Ellis

Edward Ellis worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on in his acting career, Ellis landed roles in various films, including the Paul Muni crime picture "I Am a Fugitive From a ... Read more »
Born: 11/12/1870

Filmography

Actor (18)

Man of Conquest 1938 (Movie)

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Fury 1935 (Movie)

Sheriff (Actor)

The Texas Rangers 1935 (Movie)

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Winterset 1935 (Movie)

Judge Gaunt (Actor)

The Thin Man 1933 (Movie)

Wynant (Actor)

I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang 1931 (Movie)

Bomber Wells (Actor)

A Man Betrayed (Movie)

Tom Cameron (Actor)

A Man to Remember (Movie)

Dr. John Abbott (Actor)

From Headquarters (Movie)

Dr. Van de Water (Actor)

Hi, Nellie! (Movie)

O'Connell (Actor)

Little Miss Broadway (Movie)

Pop Shea (Actor)

Maid of Salem (Movie)

Elder Goode (Actor)

The Lady Consents (Movie)

Jim Talbot (Actor)

The Last Gentleman (Movie)

Claude (Actor)

The Man in Blue (Movie)

Martin Dunne (Actor)

The Return of Peter Grimm (Movie)

Dr. Andrew Macpherson (Actor)

Three Sons (Movie)

Daniel Pardway (Actor)

Wanderer of the Wasteland (Movie)

Dismukes (Actor)

Biography

Edward Ellis worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on in his acting career, Ellis landed roles in various films, including the Paul Muni crime picture "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" (1932), "From Headquarters" (1933) and "Hi, Nellie!" (1934). He also appeared in "The Last Gentleman" (1934) with George Arliss, the William Powell comedy "The Thin Man" (1934) and the adaptation "The Return of Peter Grimm" (1935) with Lionel Barrymore. His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the crime feature "Fury" (1936) with Spencer Tracy, the Ann Harding drama "The Lady Consents" (1936) and "The Texas Rangers" (1936). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Winterset" (1936) with Burgess Meredith and "Maid of Salem" (1937) with Claudette Colbert. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Man in Blue" (1937), "A Man to Remember" (1938) and the musical "Little Miss Broadway" (1938) with Shirley Temple Black. He also appeared in the Richard Dix action flick "Man of Conquest" (1939) and "Three Sons" (1939). Ellis last acted in the James Craig western "The Omaha Trail" (1942).

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