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Edward Norris (Septimus Edward Norris)

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Biography

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Although a veteran of over 70 feature films including many grade A classics, Norris was best known as the star of many Bs, thanks to his appearances in innumerable second features during the 1930s and 1940s. The son of a prominent gynecologist, Septimus Edward Norris, he grew up in Philadelphia. At 16 he dropped out of the Culver Military Academy to marry a socially prominent physician's daughter, and took a job as a reporter. When the marriage ended two years later, Edward spent time on the west coast where a chance meeting with famed director, William A. Read more...

Actor

Character: Clarke - Upper Classman

This Side of Heaven 1934

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Character: Man Outside Theater of Horrors

Mad Love 1935

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Character: Harvard Man in Car

Small Town Girl 1936

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Character: Speed Allen

Tail Spin 1939

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Character: Dan Blackmore

Frontier Marshal 1939

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Character: Dr. Morgenroth

Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet 1940

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Character: Ed Newton

Road Show 1941

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Character: Chet Madden

Here Comes Happiness 1941

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Character: Steve Dexter

Career Girl 1944

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Character: Count Jacob

Queen Christina 1933

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