Eddie Foy Jr. Biography

Birthday: 1905-02-04
Place of Birth: New Rochelle, New York
Wiki Biography: With the passing of Irving Foy in 2003, another era in American show business comes to a close. Eddie Foy & the Seven Little Foys appeared in screen together only once, in 1915 in A Favorite Fool (1915), while Eddie Sr., without his progeny, appeared on screen in Actors' Fund Field Day (1910) and Yankee Doodle in Berlin (1919). In the screen biography The Seven Little Foys (1955), Eddie Foy was portrayed by Bob Hope, while Billy Gray (of "Father Knows Best" (1954) fame) portrayed Bryan Foy (1896-1977), Lee Erickson portrayed Charley Foy (1898-1984), Paul De Rolf portrayed Richard Foy (1905-1947), Lydia Reed portrayed Mary Foy (1901-1987), Linda Bennett portrayed Madeline Foy (1903-1988), Jimmy Baird portrayed Eddie Foy Jr., (1905-1983) & Tommy Duran portrayed Irving Foy (1908-2003). Bryan became a successful producer at Warner Brothers, the same studio that employed Charley (who narrated The Seven Little Foys (1955) ). as an actor. Mary also appeared in a number of films during the 20s and 30s but it is Eddie Jr. who is best remembered for his screen appearances. But now, the Seven Little Foys only live on in memories. He appeared as his father in the following: Frontier Marshal (1939) about Wyatt Earp, Lillian Russell (1940) about the vaudeville star, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) about Broadway showman George M. Cohan & Wilson (1944) about the United States president, Woodrow Wilson. Eddie, Jr. also played his father in the "Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre" (1963) 1964 television production of The Seven Little Foys (#1.14) with Mickey Rooney as George M. Cohan. He was also a song and dance man in numerous films & stage productions.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Fair Exchange 1962 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Frontier Marshal Eddie Foy 1939 History, Romance
Lillian Russell Eddie Foy Sr. 1940 Drama, Musical
Yankee Doodle Dandy Eddie Foy 1942 0
And the Angels Sing 1944 Comedy, Music, Romance
Wilson Eddie Foy 1944
The Pajama Game 1957 Comedy, Musical, Romance
Bells Are Ringing 1960 Comedy, Musical, Romance
Gidget Goes Hawaiian 1961 Comedy, Music, Romance