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Eddie Polo

Eddie Polo

American actor and entertainer
Eddie Polo
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Intro American actor and entertainer
Was Actor Film actor Film director Stunt performer Entertainer Circus performer
From United States of America
Type Entertainment Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 1 February 1875, Los Angeles, USA
Death 14 June 1961, Hollywood, USA (aged 86 years)
Star sign Aquarius
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Biography

Eddie Polo (1 February 1875 – 14 June 1961) was an Austrian-American actor of the silent era. He was of Jewish descent.

Biography

He was born Edward W. Wyman or Weimer in Vienna, Austria-Hungary on 1 February 1875. With his brother Sam he was the trapeze act The Flying Cordovas. Beginning in 1913, he appeared in serials and films in the United States and became an action star in Germany in the late 1920s. After his acting career ended in the mid-1940s he worked as a makeup artist.

He was the father of actress Malvina Polo (1903-2000), best remembered as the mentally handicapped girl preyed upon for rape in Erich von Stroheim's Foolish Wives (1922). His brother was the acrobat, actor and makeup artist Sam Polo (1872-1966).

Polo died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 11 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0689737/
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6269
https://d-nb.info/gnd/1031500952
http://isni.org/isni/0000000377227644
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nb2012016620
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https://viaf.org/viaf/254331500
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-nb2012016620
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