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Edward McNamara (I) (1884–1944)

Edward McNamara was born on August 14, 1884 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA as Edward C. McNamara. He was an actor, known for Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), The League of Frightened Men (1937) and The Strawberry Blonde (1941). He died on November 9, 1944 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

The League of Frightened Men Inspector Cramer
Lucky in Love Tim O'More


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 1944 Arsenic and Old Lace
 1943 Johnny Come Lately
W.M. Dougherty
 1943 This Land Is Mine
Officer in Crowd Viewing Arrest of Printers (uncredited)
 1943 Margin for Error
Police Capt. Mulrooney (uncredited)
 1942 The Palm Beach Story
Officer in Penn Station (uncredited)
 1942 The Gay Sisters
Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 My Gal Sal
Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
Man Buying Dog Team (uncredited)
 1941 New York Town
 1941 The Devil and Miss Jones
Police Sergeant
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde
Big Joe
 1940 Kitty Foyle
Tim - Hotel Doorman (uncredited)
 1937 The League of Frightened Men
Inspector Cramer
 1937 Girl Overboard
Captain Murphy
 1936 Great Guy
Capt. Hanlon
 1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing
Head Guard Richards (uncredited)
 1932 Silver Dollar
Pete - Senate Bartender (uncredited)
 1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
Second Warden (uncredited)
 1929 Lucky in Love
Tim O'More
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 1942 Breakdowns of 1942 (Short)
Himself (uncredited)

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Other Works:

Parnell (1935). Historical drama. Written by Elsie T. Schauffler. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 11 Nov 1935- Feb 1936 (closing date unknown/99 performances). Cast: Gordon Burby, Phyllis Connard, George Curzon, John Emery, Alexander Frank, Walter Holbrook, Joseph Holland, Barry Kelly, Edward McNamara (... See more »

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Beefy Irish-American character actor of the 1930's and 40's. He was a New Jersey police officer before embarking on a singing career as a baritone. He subsequently acted on Broadway (from 1926) and in films (from 1929), often an Irish cop. He was a lifelong friend of James Cagney. See more »

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