Neely Edwards

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Neely Edwards
Neely Edwards 1934.jpg
in 1934
Born Cornelius Limbach
(1883-09-16)September 16, 1883
Delphos, Ohio, U.S.
Died July 10, 1965(1965-07-10) (aged 81)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, U.S.
Years active 1915-1959

Neely Edwards (born Cornelius Limbach; September 16, 1883 – July 10, 1965) was an American vaudeville performer and film actor.


Neely Edwards (right) and Edward Flanagan in a "Hall Room Boys" comedy short

Edwards appeared in 174 films between 1915 and 1959. The first was as an unbilled player in a Harold Lloyd short. In the early 1920s Edwards and his vaudeville partner Edward Flanagan appeared as the "Hall Room Boys" in some of the earliest short films produced by Cohn-Brandt-Cohn Film Sales, what would develop into Columbia Pictures. Of his approximately 180 credited film appearances, about 140 are comedy short subjects.

His later career is marked by bit parts and character work. Edwards was married to actress Marguerite Snow. He was born in Delphos, Ohio, and died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.

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