Ed Kemmer

Ed Kemmer

Birth
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Nov 2004 (aged 84)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 9903900 · View Source
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Actor. He played 'Commander Buzz Corry' in the popular 1950s children's television show "Space Patrol". The show, which also spawned a radio version, ran from 1950 to 1955 and was broadcast live on ABC as a weekly half-hour program. He joined the United States Army Air Force when the United States entered World War II. A fighter pilot, he was shot down on his 47th mission, in June of 1944, just a few days after D-Day, and was imprisoned at Stalag Luft 3. He escaped on one occasion in the spring of 1945, was recaptured, and then was liberated a by American troops a few days later, during the final phase of the war. Also, he appeared in a few movies, and in television soap operas as "All My Children" and "As the World Turns."

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 14 Nov 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9903900
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ed Kemmer (29 Oct 1920–9 Nov 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9903900, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.