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Edward Gargan
Edward Gargan
(July 17, 1902 – February 19, 1964) was an American film and television actor, one of the most prolific bit players in the history of the movies.


1 Career 2 Death 3 Partial filmography 4 References 5 External links

Career[edit] He was born of Irish parents in Brooklyn, New York. He was the elder brother of actor William Gargan,[1] whose birthday July 17 he shared. As soon as he had left college, he went onto the stage and had extensive acting experience gained in plays like My Maryland, Rose Marie, and Good News before going into films. His Broadway credits include Face the Music (1931), Polly of Hollywood (1926) and Black Boy (1926).[2] Many of his appearances were uncredited. The Internet Movie Database lists 293 feature films to his credit over a three-decade span between 1921 and 1952 and television work from 1951 to 1953. Death[edit] Gargan died February 19, 1964, at Columbus Hospital in New York City. He was 62. He was survived by his wife, Catherine Conlan Gargan, and his brother.[1] Partial filmography[edit]

Tarnished Lady
Tarnished Lady
(1931) The Girl in 419
The Girl in 419
(1933) Bombshell (1933) Queen Christina (1933) as Drinker (uncredited) Registered Nurse (1934) Wild Gold (1934) One New York Night (1935) Behind the Green Lights (1935) False Pretenses (1935) Miss Pacific Fleet
Miss Pacific Fleet
(1935) Ceiling Zero
Ceiling Zero
(1936) Hearts in Bondage
Hearts in Bondage
(1936) My Man Godfrey
My Man Godfrey
(1936) Nobody's Fool (1936) Stage Struck (1936) Danger Patrol
Danger Patrol
(1937) Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937) Back in Circulation
Back in Circulation
(1937) A Girl with Ideas (1937) as Eddie That's My Story (1937) Spring Madness
Spring Madness
(1938) Crime School
Crime School
(1938) as Officer Hogan (credited as Ed Gargan) Night Work (1939) The Saint Strikes Back
The Saint Strikes Back
(1939) Wolf of New York (1940) Street of Memories
Street of Memories
(1940) as Mike Sullivan Tight Shoes (1941) Thieves Fall Out
Thieves Fall Out
(1941) Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring (1941) Affectionately Yours
Affectionately Yours
(1941) Tillie the Toiler (1941) Blondie for Victory (1942) Meet the Stewarts (1942) Over My Dead Body (1942) The Falcon Strikes Back
The Falcon Strikes Back
(1943) as Detective Bates The Falcon in Danger
The Falcon in Danger
(1943) as Detective Bates My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) Tahiti Honey (1943) San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley
(1944) The Falcon Out West
The Falcon Out West
(1944) as Detective Bates San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley
(1944) Detective Kitty O'Day (1944) San Diego, I Love You (1944) A Sporting Chance (1945) Wonder Man (1945) The Bullfighters
The Bullfighters
(1945) High Powered
High Powered
(1945) Behind the Mask (1946) Cinderella Jones
Cinderella Jones
(1946) The Ghost Goes Wild
The Ghost Goes Wild
(1947) Waterfront at Midnight
Waterfront at Midnight
(1948) Adventures of Gallant Bess
Adventures of Gallant Bess
(1948) Mighty Joe Young (1949) Triple Trouble (1950) Belle of Old Mexico
Belle of Old Mexico
(1950) Bedtime for Bonzo
Bedtime for Bonzo
(1951) Cuban Fireball
Cuban Fireball
(1951) as Ritter


^ a b "Edward Gargan, 62, Actor In Stage Musicals and Films". The New York Times. February 22, 1964. Retrieved 18 October 2016.  ^ "("Edward Grogan" search results)". Playbill Vault. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 

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