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Erik Rhodes

Erik Rhodes (born Ernest Sharpe; February 10, 1906 - February 17, 1990) was an American stage, film, and television actor best remembered for his comedic performances as delightful hyperactive Italian gentlemen in the classic Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Hollywood musicals The Gay Divorcee (1934) and Top Hat (1935). With a good baritone voice, he was successful, both prior to and subsequent his film career, in Broadway musicals.


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Born:
Feb 10, 1906 In El Reno, Oklahoma Territory, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
29
First Appeared:
In the movie Give Her a Ring 1934-06-11
Latest Project:
Movie The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender 1997-11-01
Known For
Poster of Naked City
Poster of Lux Video Theatre
Poster of Top Hat
Poster of Give Her a Ring
Filmography
Movie The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Himself (archive footage) 1997-11-01
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie On Your Toes Konstantin Morrisine 1939-10-14
Movie The Canary Comes Across Canary Dillon 1938-01-26
Movie Mysterious Mr. Moto David Scott-Frensham 1938-09-17
Movie Dramatic School Georges Mounier 1938-12-09
Movie Meet the Girls Maurice Leon 1938-10-06
Movie Say It in French Irving 1938-11-25
Movie Woman Chases Man Henri Saffron 1937-05-07
Movie Music for Madame Spaghetti Nadzio 1937-10-08
Movie Criminal Lawyer Bandini 1937-01-29
Movie Fight for Your Lady Anton Spadissimo 1937-11-05
Movie Beg, Borrow or Steal Lefevre 1937-12-03
Movie Two in the Dark Carlo Gheet 1936-01-10
Movie Chatterbox Archie Fisher 1936-01-17
Movie Special Investigator Benny Gray 1936-05-08
Movie One Rainy Afternoon Count Alfredo Donstelli 1936-05-13
Movie Smartest Girl in Town Baron Enrico Torene 1936-11-27
Movie A Night at the Ritz Leopold Jaynos 1935-03-23
Movie Charlie Chan in Paris Max Corday 1935-01-21
Movie The Nitwits George Clark 1935-06-07
Movie Another Face Grimm 1935-12-20
Movie A Night at the Biltmore Bowl Erik Rhodes 1935-06-21
Movie Top Hat Alberto Beddini 1935-08-29
Movie Old Man Rhythm Frank Rochet 1935-08-02
Movie Give Her a Ring Unknown 1934-06-11
Movie The Gay Divorcee Rodolfo Tonetti 1934-10-12