Ed Begley

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 66
Edward James Begley Sr. was an American actor of theatre, radio, film, and television. He won an Academy Award for his performance in the film Sweet Bird of Youth in 1962 and appeared in such classics as 12 Angry Men and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Matthew Harrison Brady in a television adaptation of Inherit the Wind. read more

Edward James Begley Sr. was an American actor of theatre, radio, film, and television. He won an Academy Award for his performance in the film Sweet Bird of Youth in 1962 and appeared in such classics as 12 Angry Men and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Matthew Harrison Brady in a television adaptation of Inherit the Wind. He is the father of actor and environmental activist Ed Begley Jr.

Birth Name

Edward James Begley

Born

Monday, 25 March 1901

Died

Tuesday, 28 April 1970

Actor Filmography

Cincy Entertainment Tattoo Billy Country Rock 2009
James Dean: Forever Young Himself (archive footage) 2005
Best In Show Hotel Manager 2000
American Masters (archive footage) 1986
La route de Salina Warren 1970
The Dunwich Horror Dr. Henry Armitage 1970
The Silent Gun John Cole 1969
The Monitors U.S. President 1969
It's Your Bet Himself 1969
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest 1969
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Cincy Entertainment Tattoo Billy Country Rock 2009
James Dean: Forever Young Himself (archive footage) 2005
Best In Show Hotel Manager 2000
American Masters (archive footage) 1986
La route de Salina Warren 1970
The Dunwich Horror Dr. Henry Armitage 1970
The Silent Gun John Cole 1969
The Monitors U.S. President 1969
It's Your Bet Himself 1969
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest 1969
Allen Ludden's Gallery Himself 1969
Della Himself 1969
It Takes Two Himself (as Ed Begley Sr. aka Ed & Helen) 1968
Mod Squad Mitch Bates 1968
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir Leander Whipple 1968
The Name of the Game Gabe Sobel, Leo McVey 1968
A Time to Sing Kermit Dodd 1968
Hang 'em High Captain Wilson 1968
Wild In The Streets Sen. Allbright 1968
Firecreek Preacher Broyles 1968
Billion Dollar Brain General Midwinter 1967
The High Chaparral Ben Lynch 1967
The Violent Enemy Colum O'More 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself - Guest 1967
Warning Shot Capt. Roy Klodin 1967
The Invaders Dr. Samuel Crowell, Simon Carver 1967
The Oscar Grobard 1966
Inherit the Wind Matthew Harrison Brady 1965
Out of the Unknown Amos Handworthy 1965
The Wild Wild West Judge M'Guigan 1965
The F.B.I. Mel Olin 1965
Slattery's People Harvey Peabody 1964
The Unsinkable Molly Brown Shamus Tobin 1964
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Dr. Hayes 1963
Burke's Law Alkali, Bascule Doirot, James Littlefield, Morgus Ghoul 1963
The Fugitive Dan Brady, Professor G. Stanley Lazer 1963
Going My Way Owen Colwell 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Lucy Show Andrew Bailey 1962
Empire Dan Ballard 1962
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Brother Thomas Fitzgibbons 1962
The Virginian Mike Tyrone, Micah Ellis 1962
Sweet Bird Of Youth 'Boss' Finley 1962
The New Breed Masters 1961
The Dick Van Dyke Show Judge 1961
Ben Casey Dr. Malcolm Flanders, Sam Bundy 1961
Target: The Corruptors! Stu Hayes 1961
Dr. Kildare Henry Harris, Jamie Cousins, Joe Hogan 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre MacThane, Maj. George Torsett 1961
Cain's Hundred Edward Hoagley, Tully Johnson 1961
The DuPont Show of the Week John Moore 1961
The Defenders Simon Gray 1961
Kraft Mystery Theater Bobby Lee Longstreet 1961
The Green Helmet Bartell 1961
Route 66 Kyle Hawkes 1960
Insight 1960
My Three Sons Carl Storffmann, Ed Wallace 1960
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
Odds Against Tomorrow Dave Burke 1959
Bonanza Dan Tolliver, Clint Watson 1959
Rawhide Piney Kinney 1959
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Becker 1958
Naked City Jimmy Fenton 1958
Wagon Train Reno Sutton 1957
12 Angry Men Juror 10 1957
Armchair Theatre Matthew Quade 1956
Patterns William Briggs 1956
The Alcoa Hour Michael Francis Dixon, Representative Kilter, Sam 1955
Gunsmoke Jeb Crater, Mr. Sam'l 1955
The Magical World of Disney Dennis McCarthy 1954
Climax! Harry Rathvon 1954
Justice 1954
The Motorola Television Hour Horace Clowden 1953
The United States Steel Hour Daniel Arnold, Judge McCord, Walter Kincaid 1953
Ponds Theater 1953
The Philip Morris Playhouse 1953
The Turning Point Neil Eichelberger 1952
Omnibus (segment "One Nation Indivisible") 1952
Leave It to Larry Mr. Koppel 1952
Deadline - U.S.A. Frank Allen 1952
Lone Star Anthony Demmet 1952
Boots Malone Howard Whietehead 1952
Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951
On Dangerous Ground Capt. Brawley 1951
Goodyear Playhouse Bernard Zysski, Ernie Barger 1951
The Lady from Texas Dave Blodgett 1951
You're in the Navy Now Post Commander 1951
Wyoming Mail Haynes 1950
Dark City Barney 1950
Saddle Tramp Mr. August Hartnagle 1950
Danger 1950
Treasury Men in Action Frank Shelby 1950
Convicted Mackay, Head of Parole Board 1950
Armstrong Circle Theatre Louis Giordano, Mr. Buckley 1950
Cameo Theatre 1950
Stars In My Crown Lon Backett 1950
Backfire Police Capt. Garcia 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents Karl Zalinka, Joe Grant 1950
The Great Gatsby Myron Lupus 1949
It Happens Every Spring Edgar Stone 1949
Tulsa John J. 'Johnny' Brady (as Edward Begley) 1949
Repertory Theatre Ernie Barger 1948
Sorry, Wrong Number James 'J.B.' Cotterell 1948
Deep Waters Josh Hovey 1948
The Street with No Name Chief Bernard Harmatz 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself 1948
Sitting Pretty Horatio J. Hammond 1948
The Roosevelt Story Narrator - Voice of Optimism (voice) 1947
Kraft Theatre Andy Sloane, Russell Burnett, The Mayor 1947
Boomerang! Paul Harris 1947
Lights Out 1946
1966 Emmy Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama Nominated
1963 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1963 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
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