Edward Andrews

Edward Andrews

Age
70 (passed away Mar. 8th, 1985)
Birthday
Oct. 9th, 1914
Born in
Griffin, Georgia, USA
Height

Edward Andrews' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Don Rickles Show TV Show
The Don Rickles Show
Blondie TV Show
Blondie
Broadside TV Show
Broadside
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

The son of a Georgia minister, Edward Andrews debuted on stage in 1926 at age 12 and by 1935 had landed on Broadway. A solid character actor, his large physique and amiable demeanor made him a natural for the jovial, grandfatherly type or genial, small-town businessman which he often played, but also served him well when cast against type as a sinister, corrupt businessman or official; memorable as the glad-handing, charming but murderous leader of a corrupt political machine in The Phenix City Story (1955) and, later in his career, as Molly Ringwald's solicitous grandfather in Sixteen Candles (1984).


TRIVIA:
  • Joined a stock company at age 20 and acted on stage for twenty years straight.
  • Attended the University of Virginia for three years.
  • Member of Theta Chi Fraternity (Xi Chapter, University of Virginia)


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