Edgar Mason Borden
May 1, 1888
|Died||June 30, 1955 (aged 67)|
Edgar Mason Borden (May 1, 1888 – June 30, 1955) was an American film actor who started his career in vaudeville as an acrobat and then successfully turned to comedy. Throughout the 1920s, he toured in the Keith, Orpheum and Pantages vaudeville circuits, often billed as "the high hat comedian" and the "fun king." Borden appeared in nearly 160 films between 1922 and 1952 and was mostly seen in comedic bit parts. Borden appeared in numerous films with Laurel and Hardy.
He appeared in nearly 160 films between 1922 and 1952 and was mostly seen in comedic bit parts and occasionally as the principal comic relief in films such as Jungle Bride.
- Hold Everything (1925)
- Battling Butler (1926)
- Gigolo (1926)
- The Show Girl (1927)
- The Dove (1927)
- Rough Romance (1930)
- The Rampant Age (1930)
- Transatlantic (1931)
- Monkey Business (1931)
- Breach of Promise (1932)
- Jungle Bride (1933)
- Hollywood on Parade No. A-8 (1933)
- Belle of the Nineties (1934)
- Babes In Toyland (1934)
- The Bohemian Girl (1936)
- Saps at Sea (1940)
- A Chump at Oxford (1940)
- The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941) (uncredited)
- The Dolly Sisters (1945)
- On Dangerous Ground (1952)
- "Eddie Mason Borden". California Death Index. June 30, 1955. Missing or empty
- "Edgar M. Borden". World War I draft registration. 1917. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
- He wrote "Waynesville, Ohio" in his 1917 draft registration. The 1920 United States Census uses "Ohio". The California Death Index uses "Tennessee" and IMDb uses "Deer Lodge, Tennessee".
- IMDb uses July 1, 1955, however the California Death Index uses June 30, 1955 and is more reliable, since it is indexed from his death certificate.
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