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Ed Herlihy (Edward Joseph Herlihy)

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Biography

Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Herlihy was a (non-buffoon) equivalent of Ed McMahon on "The Tonight Show" before Johnny Carson came along in 1962, bringing McMahon with him. Before there was Carson, Herlihy was the announcer during 'Jack Paar's tenure as Tonight Show host, having replaced Hugh Downs when the latter went over to host NBC's "Today" A handsome man, the mellifluous-voiced Herlihy had earlier worked on Perry Como's broadcasts, known originally as "The Chesterfield Supper Club." He had also provided commentary for Universal newsreels during the 1940's and was a major radio announcer during the 1930's and 1940's. Read more...

Actor

Character: Joe Louis Announcer

Malcolm X 1992

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Character: Ed Herlihy

The King of Comedy 1982

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Character: Banshee Spokesperson

Bill Russell/Chicago 1979

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Character: Himself - Announcer

Laburnum Grove 1947

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Character: Himself - Announcer

Accent on Youth 1950

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Character: Himself - Announcer

The Divine Drudge 1952

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Character: Himself - Newsreel Narrator

The World on the Brink 2014

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Character: Himself - Announcer

It's Garry Shandling's Show. 1986

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Character: Himself - Announcer

The Tonight Show 1962

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Character: Himself

Reagan 2011

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Character: Himself

Timewatch 1982

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Character: Himself - News Reporter

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Character: Himself

Escape Slide Parachute 0

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Character: Himself

22,000 Foot Fall 0

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