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Eddie Fitzgerald Foy, Jr
Original name: Edwin Foy
Birth: Feb. 4, 1905
Death: Jul. 15, 1983

Actor. A veteran character actor, his career spanned seven decades. The son of actor and vaudevillian Eddie Foy, Sr, he broke into acting as a young boy on the stage in his father's vaudeville act as "The Seven Little Foys." In 1929 he made his Broadway debut in Florenz Ziegfield's "Show Girl" with Ruby Keeler and Jimmy Durante. In the 1930s he appeared in numerous shorts and "B" films. He portrayed his father in the films "Frontier Marshall" (1939), "Lillian Russell" (1940), "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (1942), and "Wilson" (1944). His other Broadway credits include "The Cat and the Fiddle" (1931), "At Home Abroad" (1935), "The Red Mill" (1945), "The Pajama Game" (1954), "Rumple" (1957, which he was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Actor in a musical), and "Donnybrook!" (1961). Other film credits include The Farmer Takes a Wife" (1953), "The Pajama Game" (1957), "Bells Are Ringing" (1960), "Gidget Goes Hawaiian" (1961), and a cameo appearance in "Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood" (1976). His television credits include "General Electric Theater," "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," "Fair Exchange," "My Living Doll," Burke's Law," "ABC Stage 67," "My Three Sons," and "Nanny and the Professor." He died of pancreatic cancer in Woodland Hills, California at the age of 78. (bio by: William Bjornstad) 
Family links: 
  Eddie Foy (1856 - 1928)
  Madeline Morando Foy (1869 - 1918)
  Eleanor Bayley Duboski (1916 - 1976)
  Bryan Foy (1896 - 1977)*
  Charley Foy (1898 - 1984)*
  Mary Foy (1901 - 1987)*
  Richard Foy (1905 - 1947)*
  Eddie Fitzgerald Foy (1905 - 1983)
  Madeline Foy (1906 - 1988)*
  Irving Foy (1909 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
New Rochelle
Westchester County
New York, USA
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Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Feb 21, 2002
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