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Edward Everett Horton, American actor. Member Screen Actors Guild, American Federal of Radio Artists, Actors Equity Association Kappa Psi.

Background

Horton, Edward Everett was born on March 18, 1886 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of Edward Everett and Isabelle (Diack) Horton.

Education

Educated Oberlin College and Columbia University. Unmarried. First appearance on professional stage with Louis Mann with a walk-on part in The Man Who Stood Still,” Circle Theatre, New York City, October 15, 1908. Commenced film career, 1918.

Appeared in The Terror” (2d talking picture made). Played in (stage plays): The Cheater, Elevating a Husband, The Govenor’s Lady, The Wild Westcotts. Never Say Die, The Nervous Wreck, Clarence, The Professor’s Love Story, Smilin’ Through, Beggar on Horseback, The Rear Car, The First Year, The Swan, The Queen’s Husband, A Single Man, Arms and the Man, The Command Performance, The Dover Road, Among the Married, Private Lives, The Shaughraun, The Unexpected Husband, Springtime for Henry, Her Cardboard Lover, The Gossipy Sex, On Approval, Spread Eagle.

Motion pictures: Ruggles of Red Gap, Too Much Business, The Front Page Story, To the Ladies, Beggar on Horseback, Marry Me, Miss Information, Sunny Boy, The Hottentot, the Terror, Six Cylinder Love, The Sap, Wide Open, Good Medicine, The Right Bed, Trusting Wives, The Big Four, The Toast of the Legion, Holiday, Reaching for the Moon, Once a Gentleman, The Front Page, The Age for Love, A Bedtime Story, It’s a Boy, The Way to Love, Design for Living, Alice in Wonderland, The Poor Rich, Easy to Love, Success at Any Price, Sing and Like It, Uncertain Lady, Smarty, Kiss and Make Up, Ladies Should Listen, The Merry Widow, The Gay Divorcee, Biography of a Bachelor Girl, All the King’s Horses, The Devil is a Woman, Ten Dollar Raise, In Caliente, Going Highbrow, Top Hat, The Little Big Shot, His Night Out, Her Master’s Voice, The Private Secretary, Your Uncle Dudley, The Man in the Mirror, Singing Kid, Lost Horizon. College Swing, Hitting a New High, The Great Garrick, Perfect Specimen, Little Tough Guys in Society, Paris Honeymoon, The Gang’s All Here. That’s Right, You’re Wrong, You’re the One, Ziegfeld Girl.

Sunny, Bachelor Daddies, Here Comes Mr. Jordan, Week End for Three, Black Widow, I Married an Angel, The Magnificent Dope, Springtime in the Rockies, Arsenic and Old Lace, San Diego, I Love You, Brazil, Weekend for Three, Town Went Wild, Summer Storm, Lady on a Train, Faithful in My Fashion, Ghost Goes Wild, Earl Carroll Sketch Book, Down to Earth.

Career

Played in (stage plays): The Cheater, Elevating a Husband, The Govenor’s Lady, The Wild Westcotts.

Membership

Member Screen Actors Guild, American Federal of Radio Artists, Actors Equity Association Kappa Psi. Clubs: Bohemian (San Francisco).

Connections

father:
Edward Everett Horton

mother:
Isabelle (Diack) Horton