Edgar Kennedy

Biography: Edgar Kennedy was born on April 26, 1890 in California and died at the age of 58 on November 9, 1948. He was an actor who was best known for his roles in comedy films. As a teenager, Kennedy took up boxing as a hobby and decided that he wanted to pursue boxing professionally. He was a light-heavyweight boxer and once went 14 rounds with the legendary boxer Jack Dempsey. After his boxing career was over, Kennedy worked as a singer to pay the bills. In 1911, he made his first film debut in the movie Brown of Harvard, and went on to appear in approximately 500 more films throughout his career. Kennedy was a strong man with classic good looks that made him perfect for playing a threatening character in silent films. He worked in many silent films but by the 1920s he was looking for another challenge and began working in comedies. He worked in movies such as A Pair of Tights and Next Door Neighbors.

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tbd The Laurel and Hardy Show: Season 4 Jan 28, 1928 Director tbd