Edmund MacDonald (1908–1951)

Down 16,933 this week
1:33 | Trailer
Edmund MacDonald was born on May 7, 1908 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Edmund Francis MacDonald. He was an actor, known for Detour (1945), Hangmen Also Die! (1943) and Great Guns (1941). He was married to Augusta. He died on September 2, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

Trending Movies to Stream Right Now in May

Discover four movies that are skipping theaters to bring Tom, Beanie, and a talking dog to your home in May.

Watch the video

Related News

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Destry Rides Again
Thu, May 28 8:00 AM PDT on STZENW (648)
Destry Rides Again
Tue, Jun 02 3:39 AM PDT on STZENW (648)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2198 people
created 09 Aug 2016
a list of 60 people
created 02 Jun 2014
list image
a list of 10 people
created 23 May 2015
a list of 1115 people
created 5 months ago
a list of 179 people
created 10 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Edmund MacDonald's work have you seen?

User Polls


Known For

Detour Charles Haskell Jr
Hangmen Also Die! Dr. Pillar
Great Guns Hippo
Flying Tigers Blackie Bales


Jump to: Actor | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (47 credits)
 1949 Red Canyon
 1948 Black Eagle
 1948 That Lady in Ermine
Captain Novak (uncredited)
 1947 Blondie's Anniversary
Bob Burley
 1947 Shoot to Kill
Lawrence Dale (as Edmond MacDonald)
 1946 The Mysterious Mr. M
Anthony Waldron
 1946 They Made Me a Killer
Jack Conley aka Chance
 1945 Detour
Charles Haskell Jr
 1945 Hold That Blonde!
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Charlie Vettori (uncredited)
 1945 The Lady Confesses
Lucky Brandon
 1944 Roger Touhy, Gangster
FBI Agent (uncredited)
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
Rear Admiral's Aide (uncredited)
 1944 Sailor's Holiday
Fred Baxter
 1944 Timber Queen
Joe Birsdell
 1943 Corvette K-225
Lt. LeBlanc (uncredited)
 1943 The Mantrap
Assistant District Attorney Knox
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Dr. Pillar
 1943 Sherlock Holmes in Washington
Detective Lt. Grogan
 1943 Hi'Ya Chum
Terry Barton
 1942 Madame Spy
Lt. Cmdr. Bill Drake
 1942 Heart of the Golden West
Ross Lambert (as Edmund McDonald)
 1942 Who Done It?
'Murder at Midnight' Announcer (uncredited)
 1942 Flying Tigers
Blackie Bales
 1942 Call of the Canyon
Thomas McCoy
 1942 Timber!
Pierre Lacour
 1942 Whispering Ghosts
Jerry Gilpin
 1942 The Strange Case of Doctor Rx
Det. Capt. Bill Hurd
 1942 To the Shores of Tripoli
Butch Burke
 1942 Castle in the Desert
Walter Hartford
 1941 Great Guns
 1941 Texas
 1941 Nice Girl?
Captain (uncredited)
 1940 Trail of the Vigilantes
Ed Wheeler (uncredited)
 1940 The Gay Caballero
Joe Turner
 1940 Yesterday's Heroes
Tex Jones
 1940 The Bride Wore Crutches
Dick Williams
 1940 Brigham Young
 1940 Manhattan Heartbeat
 1940 Sailor's Lady
 1940 Black Friday
Frank Miller
 1940 The Invisible Man Returns
Miner at Radcliffe Colliery (uncredited)
 1939 Destry Rides Again
Rockwell (as Edmund Macdonald)
 1939 Coast Guard
Lt. Thompson
 1939 I Stole a Million
First Cop (uncredited)
 1938 Prison Break
Chris Nelson
 1934 Enlighten Thy Daughter
Gerald Winthrop
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edmond MacDonald | Edmund Macdonald | Edmund McDonald


6' 2" (1.88 m)

Did You Know?


Had a good mug for film noir. He played the ill-fated motorist who picks up hitchhiker Tom Neal in the classic "B" Detour (1945) and played the corrupt DA in Shoot to Kill (1947). See more »



Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed