Edward Clark (actor)

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Edward Clark
Born (1878-05-06)May 6, 1878
Russia
Died November 18, 1954(1954-11-18) (aged 76)
Hollywood, California, USA
Years active 1913-1955

Edward Clark (May 6, 1878 – November 18, 1954) was a Russian-born American actor whose career began in the silent era. He appeared in 133 films between 1913 and 1955. He was also a playwright, theatre director and songwriter.

Among his songs was the original 1899 barbershop quartet song Heart of My Heart. He was born in Russia and died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack.

Works[edit]

Selected filmography[edit]

Musicals[edit]

  • Oh, What a Girl (book and lyrics)
  • Paradise Alley (book)
  • Cinders (book and lyrics) Music by Rudolf Friml
  • Furs and Frills (book and lyrics)
  • Honey Girl (book)
  • You're in Love (book and lyrics)
  • Little Miss Charity (lyrics)

Plays[edit]

  • Coat Tails
  • Not with My Money
  • De Luxe Annie was a starring vehicle for Emélie Polini in Australia and US,[2] and was filmed in 1918, starring Norma Talmadge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SCREENINGS". The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld.: 1866-1939). Brisbane, Qld.: National Library of Australia. June 16, 1927. p. 11. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ "DE-LUXE ANNIE". Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW: 1895-1930). Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia. April 21, 1918. p. 14. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 

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