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El Brendel

El Brendel (born Elmer Goodfellow Brendel), nicknamed "The Synthetic Swede", was an American stage, film, and television actor. Although of German and Irish parentage, he adopted the comedic persona of a Swede who speaks fractured English.

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Mar 25, 1890 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The College Flirt 1926-09-18
Latest Project:
Movie Hollywood My Home Town 1965-12-31
Known For
Poster of Hollywood My Home Town
Poster of My Little Margie
Poster of Racket Squad
Poster of A Rookie's Cookie
Movie Hollywood My Home Town 1965-12-31
Movie The She-Creature Olaf, the butler 1956-08-01
Movie Paris Model Papa Jensen 1953-11-10
Series My Little Margie Unknown 1952-06-16
Series Racket Squad Unknown 1951-06-07
Movie The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend Mr. Jorgensen 1949-05-27
Movie Snooper Service Unknown 1945-02-03
Movie Pistol Packin' Nitwits Professor Brendel 1945-04-04
Movie Defective Detectives El 1944-04-03
Movie I'm from Arkansas Oly 1944-10-31
Movie Pick a Peck of Plumbers Axel Swenson 1944-07-23
Movie Machine Gun Mama Ollie Swenson 1944-08-18
Movie I Spied for You Ole Olesen 1943-04-30
Movie HIs Wedding Scare Oley 1943-01-15
Movie Boobs in the Night Unknown 1943-06-25
Movie A Rookie's Cookie Ole - Rookie Policeman 1943-10-08
Movie Olaf Laughs Last Olaf Hansen 1942-06-18
Movie Phoney Cronies Oley 1942-08-27
Movie Ham and Yeggs El Brendel 1942-11-28
Movie Yumpin' Yiminy! Oley Brendel 1941-03-07
Movie Love at First Fright Zeb 1941-06-25
Movie Ready, Willing but Unable Olley Olsen 1941-05-30
Movie The Blitz Kiss Oley Olsen 1941-10-01
Movie Sweet Spirits of the Nighter Oley Brendel 1941-12-25
Movie Captain Caution Slushy 1940-08-09
Movie If I Had My Way Axel Swensen 1940-05-05
Movie Gallant Sons Olaf Larsen 1940-11-15
Movie Risky Business Axel 1939-03-03
Movie Code of the Streets Mickhail 'Micky' Bjorgulfsen 1939-04-13
Movie The House of Fear Jeff 1939-06-30
Movie Call a Messenger 'Baldy' 1939-11-03
Movie Little Miss Broadway Ole 1938-07-29
Movie Happy Landing Yonnie 1938-01-23
Movie Valley of the Giants 'Fats' 1938-09-17
Movie God's Country and the Woman Ole Olson 1937-01-16
Movie The Holy Terror 'Bugs' Svenson 1937-02-05
Movie The Super Snooper Unknown 1937-02-25
Movie Ay Tank Ay Go Ollie 1936-12-04
Movie Career Woman Chris Erleson 1936-12-18
Movie Okay, José Knute Knudsen 1935-12-07
Movie What, No Men? Gus Olsen - Gas Company Representative 1935-01-05
Movie The Meanest Gal in Town Chris Peterson 1934-01-12
Movie Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove Himself 1934-12-01
Movie My Lips Betray Oswald Stigmat, Chauffeur 1933-11-04
Movie Hot Pepper Olsen 1933-01-15
Movie The Last Trail Newt Olsen 1933-08-25
Movie Disorderly Conduct Olsen 1932-03-20
Movie Handle with Care Carl Lundstrom 1932-12-25
Movie Women of All Nations Olsen 1931-05-31
Movie The Stolen Jools Swedish Waiter 1931-04-04
Movie Mr. Lemon Of Orange Mr. Lemon / Silent McGee 1931-03-22
Movie The Spider Ole 1931-09-27
Movie West of Broadway Axel 'Swede' Axelson 1931-11-28
Movie Delicious Chris Jansen 1931-12-27
Movie The Golden Calf Knute Olson 1930-03-16
Movie New Movietone Follies of 1930 Alex Svenson 1930-05-04
Movie The Big Trail Gus 1930-11-01
Movie Just Imagine Single O 1930-11-23
Movie Frozen Justice Unknown 1929-01-01
Movie Happy Days Minstrel Show Performer 1929-09-16
Movie Hot for Paris Axel Olson 1929-12-22
Movie The Cock-Eyed World 'Yump' Olsen 1929-10-19
Movie Sunny Side Up Eric Swenson 1929-12-25
Movie Too Many Crooks Unknown 1927-04-02
Movie Rolled Stockings Rudolph 1927-06-18
Movie Wings Herman Schwimpf 1927-08-12
Movie The College Flirt Knute Knudson 1926-09-18
Movie You Never Know Women Toberchik 1926-09-20