Robert Edeson

Highest Rated: 90% Foolish Wives (1922)
Lowest Rated: 69% The King of Kings (1927)
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Dignified-looking silent character star Robert Edeson is best remembered for stepping into the role of the American envoy when Rudolph Christians succumbed to pneumonia and died during the protracted filming of Erich von Stroheim's Foolish Wives (1922). Edeson had begun his screen career with Cecil B. DeMille in The Call of the North (1914) but then spent the remainder of the decade mostly at Vitagraph. He returned to DeMille in the 1920s and became the director's first choice whenever a script called for an imposing, well-heeled man-of-the-world. Edeson, who was married to actress Mary Newcomb (1893-1966), died of heart failure.

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CREDIT
No Score Yet Danger Lights Engineer Tom Johnson 1930
No Score Yet Pardon My Gun Pa Martin 1930
No Score Yet Little Johnny Jones Ed Baker 1930
No Score Yet Marianne General 1929
No Score Yet Chicago Flynn 1927
69% The King of Kings Matthew 1927
No Score Yet The Blue Eagle Father Joe 1926
No Score Yet The Volga Boatman Prince Nikita 1926
No Score Yet Walking Back Actor 1926
No Score Yet Eve's Leaves Actor 1926
No Score Yet The Clinging Vine T.M. Bancroft 1926
No Score Yet The Rag Man Bernard 1925
No Score Yet Golden Bed Amos Thompson 1925
No Score Yet Braveheart Hobart Nelson 1925
No Score Yet Blood and Steel Grimshaw 1925
No Score Yet Mademoiselle Midnight Don Pedro 1924
No Score Yet Souls for Sale Actor 1923
83% The Ten Commandments Redding, an Inspector 1923
90% Foolish Wives Andrew J. Hughes 1922
No Score Yet On the Night Stage Austin 1915

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