Edward Everett Horton
Name: Edward Everett Horton
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 183 cm (6' 1'')
Birth Day: March 18, 1886
Death Date: Sep 29, 1970 (age 84)
Age: Aged 84
Birth Place: Brooklyn, United States
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Edward Everett Horton

Edward Everett Horton was born on March 18, 1886 in Brooklyn, United States (84 years old). Edward Everett Horton is an Actor, zodiac sign: Pisces. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.


He appeared in a number of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers films, including Top Hat and Shall We Dance.

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As per our current Database, Edward Everett Horton died on Sep 29, 1970 (age 84).


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Before Fame

He was expelled from college after tricking an audience into believing he had jumped off the top of the Service Building.


Biography Timeline


Horton began his stage career in 1906, singing and dancing and playing small parts in vaudeville and in Broadway productions. In 1919, he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he began acting in Hollywood films. His first starring role was in the comedy Too Much Business (1922), but he portrayed the lead role of an idealistic young classical composer in the drama Beggar on Horseback (1925). In the late 1920s, he starred in two-reel silent comedies for Educational Pictures and made the transition to sound films with Educational in 1929. As a stage-trained performer, he found more film work easily and appeared in some of Warner Bros.' movies, including The Terror (1928) and Sonny Boy (1929).


In 1925, Horton purchased several acres in the district of Encino, Los Angeles and lived on the property at 5521 Amestoy Avenue until his death. He named the estate Belleigh Acres, and it contained Horton's own house and houses for his brother, his sister and their respective families. In the 1950s, the state of California forced Horton to sell a portion of his property for construction of the Ventura Freeway. The freeway construction left a short stump of Amestoy Avenue south of Burbank Boulevard, and shortly after his death the city of Los Angeles renamed that portion Edward Everett Horton Lane.


From 1945 to 1947, Horton hosted radio's Kraft Music Hall. An early television appearance came in the play Sham, shown on The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre on 13 December 1948. During the 1950s, Horton worked primarily in television. One of his best-remembered appearances is in an episode of I Love Lucy, broadcast in 1952, in which he is cast against type as a frisky, amorous suitor. In 1960, he guest-starred on The Real McCoys as J. Luther Medwick, grandfather of the boyfriend of series character Hassie McCoy (Lydia Reed). In the story, Medwick clashes with the equally outspoken Grandpa Amos McCoy (played by Walter Brennan).


In 1962, he portrayed the character Uncle Ned in three episodes of Dennis the Menace. In 1965, he guest-starred in an episode of The Cara Williams Show and also played the medicine man, Roaring Chicken, in F Troop. He echoed this role, portraying Chief Screaming Chicken, on Batman as a pawn to Vincent Price's Egghead.


Horton died of cancer in 1970 at age 84 in Encino, California. His remains were interred in Glendale's Whispering Pines section of Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Horton never publicly discussed his private life, but late in life he granted an interview in which he discussed his life and career, punctuated by self-effacing remarks ("Nobody's older than I am."), which was published in 1970.

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