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Edward Brophy

Edward Brophy was an American character actor, voice artist, and comedian. Small of build, balding, and raucous-voiced, he frequently portrayed dumb cops and gangsters, both serious and comic. He is best remembered for his roles in the Falcon film series and for voicing Timothy Q. Mouse in Dumbo. His screen debut was in Yes or No. He appeared in The Champ, Freaks, The Thin Man, The Thin Man Goes Home (1944). He also made several appearances in the films of director John Ford.

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Feb 27, 1895 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Yes or No 1920-06-28
Latest Project:
Movie The Last Hurrah 1958-12-31
Known For
Poster of The Millionaire
Poster of Oh, Doctor
Poster of The Thin Man
Poster of Freaks
Movie The Last Hurrah Ditto Boland 1958-12-31
Movie Bundle of Joy Dance Contest Judge 1956-12-12
Series The Millionaire Unknown 1955-01-19
Series Mr. & Mrs. North Unknown 1952-10-03
Movie Roaring City 'Professor' Fredrick Simpson Schicka 1951-05-04
Movie Danger Zone Prof. Frederick Simpson Schicker 1951-04-20
Movie Pier 23 Prof. Shicker 1950-05-11
Movie Arson, Inc. Pete Purdy 1949-06-24
Movie It Happened on Fifth Avenue Gates Patrolman Cecil Felton 1947-04-17
Movie Girl on the Spot Fingers Foley 1946-01-11
Movie Swing Parade of 1946 Moose 1946-03-19
Movie The Falcon's Adventure Goldie Locke 1946-12-13
Movie Renegade Girl Bob Crandall 1946-12-25
Movie See My Lawyer Otis Fillmore 1945-03-09
Movie I'll Remember April Shadow 1945-04-01
Movie Wonder Man Torso 1945-01-01
Movie Penthouse Rhythm Bailey 1945-06-22
Movie The Falcon in San Francisco Goldie Locke 1945-07-20
Movie Cover Girl Joe - Bartender (uncredited) 1944-03-22
Movie It Happened Tomorrow Jake Shomberg 1944-03-31
Movie A Night of Adventure Steve 1944-06-02
Movie The Thin Man Goes Home Brogan 1944-12-24
Movie Air Force Marine Sgt. J.J. Callahan 1943-03-20
Movie Lady Bodyguard Harry Gargan 1943-01-02
Movie Destroyer Casey 1943-08-19
Movie A Scream in the Dark Eddie Tough 1943-10-15
Movie Larceny, Inc. Weepy Davis 1942-04-24
Movie Breakdowns of 1942 Self 1942-01-01
Movie All Through the Night Joe Denning 1942-01-10
Movie Broadway Porky 1942-05-08
Movie Madame Spy Mike Reese 1942-12-11
Movie The Bride Came C.O.D. Hinkle 1941-07-12
Movie Thieves Fall Out Rork 1941-05-03
Movie A Dangerous Game Bugsy (misspelled Bugs in on-screen credits) 1941-08-21
Movie Sleepers West George Trautwein 1941-03-14
Movie Buy Me That Town Ziggy 1941-10-03
Movie Nine Lives Are Not Enough Officer Slattery 1941-09-20
Movie Dumbo Timothy Q. Mouse (voice) 1941-10-22
Movie The Gay Falcon Detective Bates 1941-10-24
Movie Steel Against the Sky Pete Evans 1941-12-13
Movie Alias the Deacon Stuffy 1940-05-13
Movie Calling Philo Vance Ryan 1940-02-03
Movie Golden Gloves Potsy Brill 1940-08-02
Movie The Great Profile Sylvester 1940-08-30
Movie The Invisible Woman Bill 1940-12-28
Movie Sandy Gets Her Man Fireman Junior 1940-11-08
Movie Dance, Girl, Dance Dwarfie 1940-08-30
Movie Society Lawyer Max 1939-03-21
Movie You Can't Cheat an Honest Man Corbett 1939-02-17
Movie The Kid from Kokomo Eddie Black 1939-05-23
Movie Pardon Our Nerve Nosey Nelson 1939-02-24
Movie For Love or Money Sleeper 1939-04-27
Movie Golden Boy Roxy Lewis 1939-09-05
Movie The Amazing Mr. Williams Buck Moseby 1939-11-22
Movie The Big Guy Dippy 1939-12-22
Movie Kid Nightingale Mike Jordon 1939-11-03
Movie Hold That Kiss Al 1938-05-13
Movie A Slight Case of Murder Lefty 1938-02-26
Movie Romance on the Run Whitey Whitehouse 1938-05-11
Movie Gold Diggers in Paris Mike Coogan 1938-06-11
Movie Passport Husband Spike 1938-07-15
Movie Gambling Ship Cuthbert Innocent 1938-12-16
Movie Vacation from Love Barney Keenan 1938-09-29
Movie Come On, Leathernecks! Max 'Curly' Maxwell 1938-08-08
Movie The Hit Parade Mulrooney 1937-04-26
Movie The Soldier and the Lady Packer 1937-04-09
Movie The Great Gambini Butch 1937-06-24
Movie Oh, Doctor Meg Smith 1937-03-31
Movie Jim Hanvey, Detective Romo 1937-04-05
Movie Blossoms On Broadway Prussic 1937-11-19
Movie The Last Gangster Fats Garvey 1937-11-12
Movie The Girl Said No Pick 1937-09-18
Movie Varsity Show Mike Barclay 1937-09-04
Movie Trapped by G-Men Lefty 1937-09-09
Movie Spendthrift Bill McGuire 1936-07-22
Movie The Case Against Mrs. Ames Sid 1936-05-08
Movie Here Comes Trouble Crowley 1936-02-21
Movie Kelly the Second Ike Arnold 1936-08-21
Movie Woman Trap George Meade (as Ed Brophy) 1936-03-06
Movie Strike Me Pink Killer 1936-01-24
Movie Wedding Present Squinty 1936-10-09
Movie Career Woman Doc Curley 1936-12-18
Movie Great Guy Pete Reilly 1936-12-01
Movie All American Chump Pudgy Murphy 1936-10-16
Movie Mister Cinderella Detective McNutt 1936-10-22
Movie Naughty Marietta Zeke 1935-03-29
Movie People Will Talk Pete Ranse 1935-05-24
Movie Sequoia Forest Ranger Pete 1935-01-16
Movie Mad Love Rollo 1935-07-12
Movie Shadow of Doubt Wilcox 1935-02-15
Movie The Whole Town's Talking 'Slugs' Martin 1935-02-22
Movie China Seas Wilbur Timmons 1935-08-09
Movie Show Them No Mercy! Buzz 1935-12-06
Movie She Gets Her Man Flash 1935-08-05
Movie Remember Last Night? Maxie 1935-10-28
Movie $1000 a Minute Benny Dolan 1935-10-21
Movie I Live My Life Pete (Uncredited) 1935-10-04
Movie Paris Interlude Ham 1934-07-27
Movie The Poor Rich Flannigan 1934-02-25
Movie The Thin Man Joe Morelli 1934-05-25
Movie Death on the Diamond Grogan 1934-09-14
Movie Hide-Out Det. Britt 1934-08-24
Movie I'll Fix It Tilly Tilson 1934-11-10
Movie Evelyn Prentice Eddie Delaney 1934-11-09
Movie What! No Beer? Spike Moran 1933-02-10
Movie Beer and Pretzels Theater Manager (uncredited) 1933-08-26
Movie Hello Pop Brophy 1933-09-15
Movie Broadway to Hollywood Joe Mannion 1933-09-15
Movie Freaks Rollo Brother 1932-02-12
Movie The Passionate Plumber Man Outside Beauty Parlor (uncredited) 1932-02-06
Movie The Beast of the City Police Dispatcher (uncredited) 1932-02-13
Movie Flesh Dolan 1932-12-08
Movie Skyscraper Souls Man in Elevator (uncredited) 1932-07-16
Movie Prosperity Ice Cream Salesman (uncredited) 1932-11-18
Movie Speak Easily Reno 1932-08-13
Movie Parlor, Bedroom and Bath Detective 1931-02-28
Movie A Free Soul Slouch (uncredited) 1931-06-02
Movie The Champ Tim 1931-11-21
Movie Sporting Blood Newsreel Cameraman (uncredited) 1931-08-08
Movie A Dangerous Affair Nelson 1931-09-29
Movie Those Three French Girls Yank 1930-10-10
Movie Our Blushing Brides Joe Munsey 1930-07-19
Movie Doughboys Sgt. Brophy 1930-08-30
Movie Paid Burglar (uncredited) 1930-12-30
Movie Remote Control Al 1930-11-15
Movie West Point Team Manager (Uncredited) 1928-01-07
Movie The Cameraman Man in Bathhouse (uncredited) 1928-09-10
Movie Spring Fever Golf Game Spectator (uncredited) 1927-10-22
Movie The Sign on the Door Newspaper Photographer (uncredited) 1921-05-01
Movie Yes or No Tom Martin 1920-06-28