Eddie Kane

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Eddie Kane
Born(1889-08-12)August 12, 1889
DiedApril 30, 1969(1969-04-30) (aged 79)
Resting placeMount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery
Years active1928–1959

Eddie Kane (August 12, 1889 – April 30, 1969) was an American actor who appeared in over 250 productions from 1928 to 1959.


Kane was born in St. Louis, Missouri. His early career was in vaudeville as a member of the two-man team of Kane & Herman. Some of his more famous films include The Public Enemy (1931), The Mummy (1932), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Meet John Doe (1941), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), and The Ten Commandments (1956). Kane appeared in three Academy Award for Best Picture winners: The Broadway Melody (1929), It Happened One Night (1934) and You Can't Take It with You (1938).

Late in his career, Kane made a few appearances on television including the role of Mr. Monahan, Ralph Kramden's Gotham Bus Company boss on The Honeymooners. Kane retired after the 1950s and died of a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles in 1969.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

List of actors who have appeared in multiple Best Picture Academy Award winners

Partial filmography[edit]

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