Edward Keane (1884–1959)

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Edward Keane was born on May 28, 1884 in New York City, New York, USA as Edward Kelley. He was an actor, known for A Night at the Opera (1935), It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and Captain America (1944). He was married to Helen. He died on October 12, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

A Night at the Opera Ship's Captain
It's a Wonderful Life Tom (Bldg. & Loan)
Captain America Agent 33 [Ch. 15]
Hollywood Round-Up Lew Wallace


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 1955 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
Court-Martial Judge (uncredited)
 1955 Dragnet (TV Series)
Alfred Shroder
- The Big Glasses (1955) ... Alfred Shroder (as Eddie Keane)
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Ed Mercer
- The Long Shot (1952) ... Ed Mercer (as Ed Keane)
 1952 Deadline - U.S.A.
Mr. Blake, Mrs. Garrison's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1951 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Conlan / Jay Willoughby
- Kid Sister Trouble (1951) ... Conlan
- Postal Inspector (1951) ... Jay Willoughby
 1951 Show Boat
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1951 Belle Le Grand
Carter (uncredited)
 1950 A Modern Marriage
Dr. Connors
 1950 Twilight in the Sierras
Judge Wiggins
 1950 The Invisible Monster
Warren Madison (uncredited)
 1950 The Good Humor Man
Doctor (uncredited)
 1950 A Woman of Distinction
Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1950 The Baron of Arizona
Surveyor General Miller
 1949 The Story of Seabiscuit
The $15K Bidder (uncredited)
 1949 Madame Bovary
Presiding Judge (uncredited)
 1949 It Happens Every Spring
Jack Bell (uncredited)
 1949 Hellfire
Edwards (uncredited)
 1949 The Lucky Stiff
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1949 Chicken Every Sunday
Joe (uncredited)
 1948 The Gallant Blade
Admiral Breeze (uncredited)
 1948 The Judge Steps Out
Judge (uncredited)
 1947 Roses Are Red
Jim Locke
 1947 Desire Me
The Baker (uncredited)
 1947 On the Old Spanish Trail
Mr. Burnett (uncredited)
 1947 The Invisible Wall
Marty Floyd
 1947 Key Witness
Police Chief Crandall (uncredited)
 1947 The Unfinished Dance
Clock Customer (uncredited)
 1947 The Perils of Pauline
Bond Buyer (uncredited)
 1947 The Hat Box Mystery (Short)
District Attorney
 1947 Saddle Pals
2nd Doctor (uncredited)
 1947 Undercover Maisie
Police Chief (uncredited)
 1947 Calendar Girl
Battalion Chief (uncredited)
 1947 Trail to San Antone
Sheriff Jones
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life
Tom (Bldg. & Loan) (as Edward Kean)
 1946 Boston Blackie and the Law
Andrews, Bank Manager (uncredited)
 1946 Out California Way
E.J. Pearson
 1946 The Jolson Story
Winter Garden Director (uncredited)
 1946 Sister Kenny
Reporter (uncredited)
 1946 Angel on My Shoulder
Prison Yard Captain (uncredited)
 1946 Roll on Texas Moon
Frank B. Wilson
 1946 If I'm Lucky
Golfer (uncredited)
 1946 Night Editor
Police Chief Burns (uncredited)
 1946 Colonel Effingham's Raid
Dr. Evans (uncredited)
 1945 Scarlet Street
Detective (uncredited)
 1945 Nob Hill
Politician (uncredited)
 1945 Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion
Dr. Barclay (uncredited)
 1945 Fashion Model
Jacques Duval
 1944 Nothing But Trouble
Police Chief Smith (uncredited)
 1944 Rogues Gallery
Gentry - City Editor
 1944 One Mysterious Night
Police Commissioner Howard (uncredited)
 1944 Haunted Harbor
Fredrick Vorhees [Ch. 1]
 1944 When Strangers Marry
Middle - Aged Husband on Train
 1944 Wilson
Hughes Campaign Orator (uncredited)
 1944 A Fig Leaf for Eve
Horace Sardham
 1944 South of Dixie
Mr. Platt
 1944 Goodnight, Sweetheart
Trial Judge (uncredited)
 1944 Take It Big
Customer (uncredited)
 1944 A Night of Adventure
Assistant District Attorney (uncredited)
 1944 Bermuda Mystery
Police Inspector (uncredited)
 1944 The Lady and the Monster
Manning (uncredited)
 1944 The Navy Way
Randall Guest (uncredited)
 1944 Voodoo Man
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1944 Captain America
Agent 33 [Ch. 15]
 1944 Sing a Jingle
Philip Jonas (uncredited)
 1943 California Joe
Governor Glynn (uncredited)
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Policeman (uncredited)
 1943 Klondike Kate
Sullivan (uncredited)
 1943 Death Valley Manhunt
Ross (uncredited)
 1943 Government Girl
Irate Man (uncredited)
 1943 Sweet Rosie O'Grady
Little (uncredited)
 1943 Someone to Remember
College Trustee (uncredited)
 1943 The Good Fellows
Brother Lewis (uncredited)
 1943 I Escaped from the Gestapo
Domack - Head of Gestapo Gang
 1943 Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case
Stiles (uncredited)
 1943 A Stranger in Town
Blaxton's Lawyer
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Isolationist (uncredited)
 1943 Let's Have Fun
James Bradley
 1943 Submarine Alert
J.D. Deerhold's Boss (uncredited)
 1943 Truck Busters
Jud Elliott (uncredited)
 1943 It Comes Up Love
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1943 G-Men vs. The Black Dragon
Gordon (uncredited)
 1943 The Adventures of Smilin' Jack
Hon. George Hill [Chs. 8-12] (uncredited)
 1942 Ice Capades Revue
Gabby Haskoff (uncredited)
 1942 The Traitor Within
 1942 Pittsburgh
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1942 Who Done It?
Carter (uncredited)
 1942 Wildcat
Oil Invester (uncredited)
 1942 The Old Homestead
Inspector O'Brien (uncredited)
 1942 I Live on Danger
Chief Investigator E.G. Lambert (uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Critic #2 (uncredited)
 1942 Kid Glove Killer
Forsythe - Second Politician (uncredited)
 1942 Who Is Hope Schuyler?
 1942 Man with Two Lives
Dr. Richard Clark
 1941 They Died with Their Boots On
Congressman (uncredited)
 1941 Blues in the Night
Drunk Saying, 'It's a Scream' (uncredited)
 1941 Sea Raiders
Elliott Carlton [Chs. 1-7]
 1941 Riders of the Timberline
Preston Yates
 1941 Harmon of Michigan
City Editor (uncredited)
 1941 They Meet Again
Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1941 Sergeant York
Oscar of the Waldorf (uncredited)
 1941 Double Cross
Commissioner Bob Trent (as Edmund Keane)
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Second Businessman (uncredited)
 1941 Broadway Limited
Man Reading Newspaper (uncredited)
 1941 Her First Beau
Mr. Wharton (uncredited)
 1941 South of Panama
Colonel Stoddard
 1941 Men of Boys Town
District Attorney (scenes deleted)
 1941 Knockout
Indianapolis Athletic Commission Official (uncredited)
 1941 Meet John Doe
Relief Administrator (uncredited)
 1941 Road Show
Newton (uncredited)
 1941 Ride, Kelly, Ride
Steward (uncredited)
 1940 The Son of Monte Cristo
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuters
Reporter (uncredited)
 1940 City for Conquest
Gaul (as Ed Keane)
 1940 Money and the Woman
Mr. Kaiser (as Ed Keane)
 1940 The Golden Fleecing
Barney - Fender's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1940 Pony Express Days (Short)
Russell (uncredited)
 1940 Sailor's Lady
Captain's Aide (uncredited)
 1940 Winners of the West
John Hartford
 1940 A Fugitive from Justice
Partridge (as Ed Keane)
 1940 Edison, the Man
Lecturer (uncredited)
 1940 'Til We Meet Again
Ship Officer (uncredited)
 1940 And One Was Beautiful
Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1940 Midnight Limited
Capt. Harrigan
 1940 Virginia City
Officer (uncredited)
 1940 Charlie Chan in Panama
Dr. Fredericks
 1940 I Take This Woman
Dr. Harrison (uncredited)
 1940 Pound Foolish (Short)
Woolsey Election Rally Speaker (uncredited)
 1940 Hidden Enemy
Newspaper Editor
 1940 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
Warden (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet
Williams [Ch. 13] (uncredited)
 1939 The Big Guy
Lait (uncredited)
 1939 Heroes in Blue
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
Henderson (as Ed Keane)
 1939 The Escape
Captain of Detectives (uncredited)
 1939 Rio
Mr. Albert (uncredited)
 1939 Angels Wash Their Faces
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1939 Chicken Wagon Family
Bank Manager (uncredited)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Man Announcing End Of Strike (uncredited)
 1939 They All Come Out
Social Service Director (uncredited)
 1939 The Sun Never Sets
DNXY Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1939 My Wife's Relatives
 1939 Ex-Champ
Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
FBI Agent (uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific
Man (uncredited)
 1939 Frontier Pony Express
Senator Calhoun Lassister
 1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island
Washington Official (uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
Banker at Demo (uncredited)
 1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up
Stock Broker (uncredited)
 1939 Wings of the Navy
Psychology Examiner (uncredited)
 1939 Devil's Island
Dr. Duval
 1939 Stand Up and Fight
Donnelly (uncredited)
 1938 Kentucky
Man at Race Track (uncredited)
 1938 Nancy Drew: Detective
Adam Thorne (as Ed Keane)
 1938 Torchy Gets Her Man
Henchman Stoneham (uncredited)
 1938 I Demand Payment
District Attorney
 1938 The Great Waltz
Officer (uncredited)
 1938 Girls on Probation
Mr. Bob Brian (uncredited)
 1938 Shadows Over Shanghai
American Consul
 1938 Slander House
George Horton
 1938 You Can't Take It with You
Board Member (uncredited)
 1938 I Am the Law
Witness (uncredited)
 1938 The Shopworn Angel
Army Captain (uncredited)
 1938 Marie Antoinette
General (uncredited)
 1938 The Toy Wife
Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1938 Border G-Man
Colonel Christie
 1938 Speed to Burn
Police Chief (uncredited)
 1938 Josette
Doorman (uncredited)
 1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band
Army Major (uncredited)
 1938 Extortion
Brooks (uncredited)
 1938 The Face Behind the Mask (Short)
Nicholas Fouquet (uncredited)
 1938 Love on a Budget
Bank Manager (uncredited)
 1938 The Baroness and the Butler
Guard (uncredited)
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It
San Francisco Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1938 International Settlement
Captain (uncredited)
 1938 The Invisible Menace
Officer at Dolman's Hearing (uncredited)
 1938 The Dummy Owner (Short)
 1938 In Old Chicago
Politician in Jack's Office (uncredited)
 1938 Sergeant Murphy
Major Biddle (uncredited)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Salmon P. Chase - Secretary of the Treasury (uncredited)
 1937 You're a Sweetheart
Backstage Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Missing Witnesses
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1937 Checkers
Paddock Judge (uncredited)
 1937 Submarine D-1
Captain on Battleship (uncredited)
 1937 The Man Without a Country (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Round-Up
Lew Wallace
 1937 Alcatraz Island
U.S. Attorney Crandall (uncredited)
 1937 Madame X
Gendarme at Villa (uncredited)
 1937 Dangerously Yours
Bronson (uncredited)
 1937 Fit for a King
Reception Guest (uncredited)
 1937 The Firefly
French Chief of Staff (uncredited)
 1937 That Certain Woman
Opposing Counsel (scenes deleted)
 1937 Confession
Cabaret Manager (voice, uncredited)
 1937 Reported Missing!
Inspector Rhinock (uncredited)
 1937 High, Wide and Handsome
Jones (uncredited)
 1937 The Californian
Marshal Morse
 1937 Wife Insurance (Short)
Insurance Salesman
 1937 Song of Revolt (Short)
Mayor (uncredited)
 1937 San Quentin
2nd Detective (uncredited)
 1937 Charlie Chan at the Olympics
Army Colonel (uncredited)
 1937 I Promise to Pay
Mike Reardon
 1937 Seventh Heaven
 1937 Her Husband Lies
Second Investigator (uncredited)
 1937 When You're in Love
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1937 Time Out for Romance
Stanhope (uncredited)
 1937 Once a Doctor
Captain Littlejohn, S.S. Orlando (as Ed Keane)
 1937 Westbound Mail
'Gun' Barlow
 1937 We Who Are About to Die
Ed Stanley (uncredited)
 1936 The Boss Rider of Gun Creek
Lawyer (as Edw. Keane)
 1936 California Mail
 1936 Can This Be Dixie?
Mr. Hancock (uncredited)
 1936 Legion of Terror
Governor (uncredited)
 1936 Mummy's Boys
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1936 Gambling with Souls
District Attorney (as Ed. Keane)
 1936 The Man Who Lived Twice
Police Commissioner (uncredited)
 1936 Down the Stretch
Fred Yates (uncredited)
 1936 Missing Girls
District Attorney
 1936 So and Sew (Short)
Jack Campbell
 1936 Listen to Freezin' (Short)
Appliance Salesman
 1936 Jailbreak
Attorney (uncredited)
 1936 Anthony Adverse
Officer (uncredited)
 1936 The Devil-Doll
Gendarme (uncredited)
 1936 Parole!
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1936 The Golden Arrow
Bixby (uncredited)
 1936 The Princess Comes Across
Chief Purser (uncredited)
 1936 For the Service
Captain Murphy
 1936 The Drag-Net
Asst. District Attorney Arthur Hill
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Board Member (uncredited)
 1936 The Singing Kid
Potter - IRS Agent (uncredited)
 1936 Down the Ribber (Short) (as Ed Keene)
 1936 Colleen
Mr. Edwards (uncredited)
 1936 A Wedtime Story (Short)
 1936 The Farmer in the Dell
Robert F. 'Bob' Heath (uncredited)
 1936 It Had to Happen
Politician (uncredited)
 1936 Exclusive Story
Al Brown (uncredited)
 1935 Dangerous
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 Man of Iron
Mortgage Man
 1935 Show Them No Mercy!
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 Frisco Kid
Contractor (uncredited)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway
Ford (uncredited)
 1935 Another Face
Casting Director (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Opera
Ship's Captain
 1935 The Payoff
Frank (uncredited)
 1935 3 Kids and a Queen
Gangster (uncredited)
 1935 Case of the Missing Man
Photo Customer (uncredited)
 1935 Metropolitan
Throat Specialist (uncredited)
 1935 Shipmates Forever
Doctor on Airplane (uncredited)
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Advertising Man (uncredited)
 1935 Orchids to You
Banker (uncredited)
 1935 The Irish in Us
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 Salesmanship Ahoy (Short)
 1935 The Murder Man
Joe - Editor (uncredited)
 1935 Front Page Woman
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Hard Rock Harrigan
Dr. Wagner
 1935 Stranded
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 Border Brigands
Inspector Jim Barry, RCMP
 1935 In the Sweet Bye and Bye (Short) (as Edward Kean)
 1935 Whispering Smith Speaks
 1935 Go Into Your Dance
Producer #3 (uncredited)
 1935 'G' Men
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1935 Circumstantial Evidence
Judge Samuels
 1935 Public Opinion
Paul's Attorney
 1935 Naughty Marietta
Major Bonnell (uncredited)
 1935 The Whole Town's Talking
U.S. Deputy Attorney (uncredited)
 1935 The Woman in Red
Horse Show Ring Master (uncredited)
 1935 Red Hot Tires
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1935 Behind the Evidence
 1934 Mills of the Gods
 1934 Sing Sing Nights
Chang (uncredited)
 1934 Broadway Bill
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1934 I Am a Thief
Second Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1934 Jealousy
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born
First Broker (uncredited)
 1934 Wake Up and Dream
Agent (uncredited)
 1934 A Lost Lady
The Murderer (uncredited)
 1934 British Agent
Dr. S. Prohoroff (uncredited)
 1934 Kansas City Princess
Plaza Garden Captain (uncredited)
 1934 Girl in Danger
 1934 Desirable
First Playgoer (uncredited)
 1934 One Night of Love
Metropolitan Stage Director (uncredited)
 1934 One Exciting Adventure
Hotel manager
 1934 Housewife
William's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1934 The Count of Monte Cristo
Bertrand (uncredited)
 1934 Midnight Alibi
Special Officer in Flashback (uncredited)
 1934 Stamboul Quest
Annemarie's Kabarett 'Date' (uncredited)
 1934 Green Eyes
Raynor (as Edward Keene)
 1934 News Hounds (Short)
 1934 Now I'll Tell
Gangster (uncredited)
 1934 The Merry Frinks
Truant Officer (as Ed Keane)
 1934 Born to Be Bad
Admirer at Nightclub (uncredited)
 1934 The Crime of Helen Stanley
Mr. Richardson - Studio Manager (uncredited)
 1934 Registered Nurse
Gossip at Club (uncredited)
 1934 Autobuyography (Short)
 1934 Gambling Lady
The Duke (uncredited)
 1934 Wonder Bar
Captain (uncredited)
 1934 Massacre
Prosecutor (uncredited)
 1933 I Am Suzanne!
Theatre Manager
 1933 Havana Widows
El Havana Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1933 Blood Money
Pool Player - $1000 Bettor (uncredited)
 1933 From Headquarters
Detective (uncredited)
 1933 Female
Department Head (uncredited)
 1933 College Coach
Shoe Company Executive (uncredited)
 1933 After Tonight
Spy R9 (uncredited)
 1933 Aggie Appleby, Maker of Men
Construction Boss (uncredited)
 1933 I Loved a Woman
Businessman at Meeting (uncredited)
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1933 One Year Later
Grant (uncredited)
 1933 Headline Shooter
Joe Burnett (uncredited)
 1933 I Have Lived
Leading Man
 1933 Ann Carver's Profession
Harrison (uncredited)
 1932 The Symphony Murder Mystery (Short)
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1931 The Cheat
Defense Attorney
 1931 His Woman
Boatswain (uncredited)
 1931 Secrets of a Secretary
Albany Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1931 Stolen Heaven
Detective Morgan
 1930 Fast and Loose
Maitre d' (uncredited)
 1930 Runaway Bride
Policeman (uncredited)
 1921 The Supreme Passion
Dr. Jennings
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