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Eddie Kane

Eddie Kane
Personal information
Birth dateAugust 12, 1889
Place of birthSt. Louis , Missouri, United States
Date of deathApril 30, 1969(age 79)
Death placeLos Angeles , California, United States
Years active1928-59

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Eddie Kane (August 12, 1889 - April 30, 1969) was an American actor who appeared in over 250 productions from 1928 to 1959.

Some of his more famous films include The Public Enemy (1931), The Mummy (1932), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Meet John Doe (1941), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and The Ten Commandments (1956). Kane appeared in three Academy Award for Best Picture winners: The Broadway Melody (1929), It Happened One Night (1934) and You Can't Take It with You (1938).

Kane was born in St. Louis, Missouri. His early career was in vaudeville as a member of the two-man team of Kane & Herman. Late in his career, Kane made a few appearances on television including the role of Mr. Monahan, Ralph Kramden's Gotham Bus Company boss on The Honeymooners.

Kane retired after the 1950s and died of a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles, California in 1969. He is buried in Mount Sinai Memorial Park.

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