Edward Everett Horton Movies List

Edward Everett Horton
Edward Everett Horton
18-03-1886
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
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The Terror

Actor Edward Everett Horton Filmography

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Cold Turkey
Cold Turkey ( English )
Artist: Dick Van Dyke , Pippa Scott , Tom Poston , Edward Everett Horton , Bob Elliott
Director: Norman Lear
Music Director: Randy Newman
Release date: 19-02-1971
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Director: Stanley Kramer
Music Director: Ernest Gold
Release date: 07-11-1963
Pocketful of Miracles
Pocketful of Miracles ( English )
Music Director: Walter Scharf , Jimmy Van Heusen
Release date: 19-12-1961
The Story of Mankind
The Story of Mankind ( English )
Director: Irwin Allen
Music Director: Paul Sawtell
Release date: 08-11-1957
Down to Earth
Down to Earth ( English )
Artist: Rita Hayworth , Larry Parks , Roland Culver , James Gleason , Edward Everett Horton
Director: Alexander Hall
Release date: 21-08-1947
The Ghost Goes Wild
The Ghost Goes Wild ( English )
Artist: James Ellison , Anne Gwynne , Edward Everett Horton , Ruth Donnelly , Stephanie Bachelor
Director: George Blair
Release date: 08-08-1947
Lady on a Train
Lady on a Train ( English )
Director: Charles David
Music Director: Miklós Rózsa
Release date: 17-08-1945
Brazil
Brazil ( English )
Artist: Tito Guízar , Virginia Bruce , Edward Everett Horton , Robert Livingston
Director: Joseph Santley
Release date: 30-11-1944
San Diego I Love You
San Diego I Love You ( English )
Artist: Jon Hall , Louise Allbritton , Edward Everett Horton , Eric Blore , Buster Keaton
Director: Reginald Le Borg
Release date: 29-09-1944
Summer Storm
Summer Storm ( English )
Artist: Linda Darnell , George Sanders , Anna Lee , Hugo Haas , Lori Lahner
Director: Douglas Sirk
Music Director: Karl Hajos
Release date: 14-07-1944
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Showing 1 to 10 of 51 movies

Edward Everett Horton Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edward Everett Horton Jr. (March 18, 1886 – September 29, 1970) was an American character actor. He had a long career in film, theater, radio, television, and voice work for animated cartoons. Horton began his stage career in 1906, singing and dancing and playing small parts in vaudeville and in Broadway productions. In 1919, he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he began acting in Hollywood films. His first starring role was in the comedy Too Much Business (1922), but he portrayed the lead role of an idealistic young classical composer in the drama Beggar on Horseback (1925). In the late 1920s, he starred in two-reel silent comedies for Educational Pictures, and made the transition to talking pictures with Educational in 1929. As a stage-trained performer, he found more film work easily, and appeared in some of Warner Bros.' early talkies, including The Terror (1928) and Sonny Boy (1929). Horton initially used his given name, Edward Horton, professionally. His father persuaded him to adopt his full name professionally, reasoning that other actors might be named Edward Horton, but only one named Edward Everett Horton. Horton soon cultivated his own special variation of the time-honored double take (an actor's reaction to something, followed by a delayed, more extreme reaction). In Horton's version, he would smile ingratiatingly and nod in agreement with what just happened; then, when realization set in, his facial features collapsed entirely into a sober, troubled mask. Horton starred in many comedy features in the 1930s, usually playing a mousy fellow who put up with domestic or professional problems to a certain point, and then finally asserted himself for a happy ending. He is best known, however, for his work as a character actor in supporting roles. These include The Front Page (1931), Trouble in Paradise (1932), Alice in Wonderland (1933), The Gay Divorcee (1934, the first of several Astaire/Rogers films in which Horton appeared), Top Hat (1935), Danger - Love at Work (1937), Lost Horizon (1937), Holiday (1938), Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), Pocketful of Miracles (1961), It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), and Sex and the Single Girl (1964). His last role was in the comedy film Cold Turkey (1971), in which his character communicated only through facial expressions.

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