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Eddie Cantor

Eddie CantorAKA Edward Israel Iskovitz

Born: 31-Jan-1892
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 10-Oct-1964
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery, Culver City, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Actor, Radio Personality

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Banjo Eyes

One of the top entertainers in the first half of the 20th century. First president of the Screen Actor's Guild.

Father: Michael Iskovitz
Mother: Minnie
Wife: Ida Tobias (m. 9-Jun-1914, d. 9-Aug-1962, five daughters)
Daughter: Margie
Daughter: Natalie (m. Robert Clary)
Daughter: Edna (m. Jimmy McHugh)
Daughter: Marilyn Cantor Baker
Daughter: Janet

    Hollywood Anti-Nazi League
    Screen Actors Guild President (1933-35)
    March of Dimes Coined term "March of Dimes", started campaign
    Oscar (honorary) 1957
    Radio Hall of Fame 2000
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1770 Vine St. (television)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6648 Hollywood Blvd. (motion pictures)
    Kentucky Colonel
    Camp: Surprise Lake

    The Story of Will Rogers (17-Jul-1952) · Himself
    If You Knew Susie (7-Feb-1948) · Sam Parker
    Hollywood Canteen (15-Dec-1944) · Himself
    Show Business (10-May-1944) · Eddie Martin
    Thank Your Lucky Stars (1-Oct-1943) · Himself
    Forty Little Mothers (18-Apr-1940) · Gilbert Jordan Thompson
    Ali Baba Goes to Town (22-Oct-1937)
    Strike Me Pink (16-Jan-1936)
    Kid Millions (10-Nov-1934)
    Roman Scandals (25-Dec-1933)
    The Kid from Spain (17-Nov-1932)
    Palmy Days (23-Sep-1931) · Eddie Simpson
    Whoopee! (7-Sep-1930)
    Glorifying the American Girl (7-Dec-1929) · Himself

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