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Edward Dillon (1879–1933)

Edward Dillon was born on January 1, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Never Say Quit (1919), Help! Help! Police! (1919) and The Winning Stroke (1919). He was married to Frances. He died on July 11, 1933 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Never Say Quit Director
The Dice Woman Director


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 1932 Sherlock Holmes
Al (uncredited)
 1932 The Golden West
Pat (uncredited)
 1932 Young Ironsides (Short)
Evans' Lawyer (uncredited)
 1932 Week Ends Only
Guest - Sitting / Standing Gag (uncredited)
 1932 While Paris Sleeps
Concierge's Husband (as Eddie Dillon)
 1932 The Trial of Vivienne Ware
Mr. Hardy (uncredited)
 1932 The Nickel Nurser (Short)
Mr. Todd (uncredited)
 1932 Love Pains (Short)
Mr. Dillon (as Eddie Dillon)
 1931 Sob Sister
 1931 Catch-As Catch-Can (Short)
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)
 1931 Let's Do Things (Short)
Music Store Manager (uncredited)
 1931 Iron Man
 1931 Thundering Tenors (Short)
Mr. Dillon (as Eddie Dillon)
 1931 Reducing
Train passenger (uncredited)
 1930 Looser Than Loose (Short)
Thelma's Father (uncredited)
 1930 Fifty Million Husbands (Short)
Benjamin Shipman (uncredited)
 1930 Caught Short
Mr. Thutt
 1930 Whispering Whoopee (Short)
Mr. Richmond, the Landlord (uncredited)
 1929 Hot for Paris
Ship's Cook (as Eddie Dillon)
 1929 The Locked Door
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1929 The Broadway Melody
Dillon - Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1928 Lilac Time
Corporal 'Smithie'
 1926 The Skyrocket
 1924 America
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1916 A Calico Vampire (Short)
 1916 The French Milliner (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1916 Bedelia's Bluff (Short)
 1916 Mr. Goode, Samaritan
Shifty Ed
 1916 The Two O'Clock Train (Short)
Terry Cotta
 1915 Don Quixote
 1915 Shocking Stockings (Short)
 1915 Only a Messenger Boy (Short)
Another Messenger (uncredited)
 1915 Faithful to the Finish (Short)
Ed, Fay's Sweetheart (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 The Fatal Finger Prints (Short)
 1915 The Deacon's Whiskers (Short)
 1915 A Chase by Moonlight (Short)
 1915 Beppo, the Barber (Short)
 1915 Where Breezes Blow (Short)
Perk - Fay's Sweetheart (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 Brave and Bold (Short)
Eddie (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 Ethel's Romance (Short)
Ed (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 Ethel's Disguise (Short)
Ed (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 Ethel's Doggone Luck (Short)
Ethel's Sweetheart (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 A Costly Exchange (Short)
Ned Bates (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 Ethel Gets Consent (Short)
Ed Jr. (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 Bill Turns Valet (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 A Flurry in Art (Short)
Harry Gregg (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 A Flyer in Spring Water (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1915 His Lesson (Short)
Participant in Mob Scene (uncredited)
 1914 The Record Breaker (Short)
Eddie Pullen (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Bill and Ethel at the Ball (Short)
Ethel's Beau
 1914 The Housebreakers (Short)
Bunko Bill (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Mr. Hadley's Uncle (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Ethel Has a Steady (Short)
Ethel's Boyfriend (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Casey's Vendetta (Short)
Casey (as Ed Dillon)
 1914 Bill Joins the W.W.W.'s (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Dizzy Joe's Career (Short)
Dizzy Joe (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 The Million Dollar Bride (Short)
The Fiance (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Bill Manages a Prizefighter (Short)
Spike (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Foiled Again (Short)
Percy Basker (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Bill Organizes a Union (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 A Physical Culture Romance (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Bill Saves the Day (Short)
Policeman (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 The Mix-Up at Murphy's (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Ethel's Teacher (Short)
Ethel's Teacher (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Search, the Scientific Detective (Short)
Search (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Leave It to Smiley (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 The White Slave Catchers (Short)
 1914 Fatty and the Heiress (Short) (as Eddie Dillon, unconfirmed)
 1914 The Deceiver (Short)
Clancy (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Hubby to the Rescue (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Nell's Eugenic Wedding (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 Home, Sweet Home
The Musician
 1914 The Right Dope (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 When a Woman Guides (Short)
The Mayor
 1914 The Fatal Dress Suit (Short)
Sam - Rosie's Sweetheart (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 The Doctor's Trust (Short)
The Son
 1914 Judith of Bethulia
Extra (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1914 An Interrupted Séance (Short)
The Clairvoyant (as Eddie Dillon)
 1914 A Desperate Hero (Short)
The Husband (unconfirmed)
 1914 The Faddists (Short)
Mr. Jenks (unconfirmed)
 1914 Buy Wool (Short)
William - Pa's Secretary (unconfirmed)
 1914 The Mystery of the Milk (Short)
 1913 The Suicide Pact (Short)
Harold (unconfirmed)
 1913 Oh, Sammy! (Short)
Sammy Goldberg (as Eddie Dillon)
 1913 The Troublesome Mole (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1913 Mixed Nuts (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 An Evening with Wilder Spender (Short)
Wilder Spender
 1913 Aunts, Too Many! (Short)
Peter Jay, a Newlywed
 1913 The Lady in Black (Short)
The Girl's Sweetheart
 1913 Among Club Fellows (Short)
The Heartbreaker
 1913 Edwin's Badge of Honor (Short)
A Guard
 1913 The Work Habit (Short)
 1913 The Suffragette Minstrels (Short)
In Audience
 1913 An Indian's Loyalty (Short)
The Young Foreman
 1913 Cupid and the Cook (Short)
The Young Woman's Suitor
 1913 Mr. Spriggs Buys a Dog (Short)
In Police Station (uncredited)
 1913 Pa Says (Short)
 1913 While the Count Goes Bathing (Short)
A Friend of the Family (uncredited)
 1913 The Sweat-Box (Short)
 1913 A Sea Dog's Love (Short)
Panty Smart, the Would-Be-Protector
 1913 The Noisy Suitors (Short)
The Jealous Suitor
 1913 An Old Maid's Deception (Short)
Man at Picnic (uncredited)
 1913 Faust and the Lily (Short)
 1913 A Compromising Complication (Short)
Bully Boy
 1913 Master Jefferson Green (Short)
One of the Doctors (uncredited)
 1913 The Mothering Heart (Short)
Club Patron (uncredited)
 1913 Almost a Wild Man (Short)
Rooly, Pooly, Dooly
 1913 The Rise and Fall of McDoo (Short)
First Nilly Boy
 1913 Jenks Becomes a Desperate Character (Short)
In Club (uncredited)
 1913 Red Hicks Defies the World (Short)
O'Shea, the Fighting Irishman
 1913/II Just Kids (Short)
Half-Back Harold
 1913 The Trimmers Trimmed (Short)
The Wise Guy
 1913 Cinderella and the Boob (Short)
The Boob
 1913 A Rainy Day (Short)
The Clubman
 1913 A Horse on Bill (Short)
Town Band Member
 1913 He Had a Guess Coming (Short)
 1913 The Little Tease (Short)
In Lunchroom
 1913 A Lesson to Mashers (Short)
In Laundry
 1913 An 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Troupe (Short)
Member of the Troupe
 1913 Edwin Masquerades (Short)
 1913 Their One Good Suit (Short)
The Guard
 1913 All Hail to the King (Short)
The Jester
 1913 The Old Gray Mare (Short)
Outside Saloon
 1913 A Delivery Package (Short)
The Waiter
 1913 The Power of the Camera (Short)
 1913 The Spring of Life (Short)
The Innkeeper's Daughter's Suitor
 1913 Tightwad's Predicament (Short)
The Policeman
 1913 Broken Ways (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1913 A Queer Elopement (Short)
The Sheriff's Deputy
 1913 Look Not Upon the Wine (Short)
In Cabaret (uncredited)
 1913 Love in an Apartment Hotel (Short)
Pinky Doolan - a Bellboy
 1913 An Up-to-Date Lochinvar (Short)
 1913 There Were Hoboes Three (Short)
Second Hobo
 1913 Oh, What a Boob! (Short)
The Boy
 1913 What Is the Use of Repining? (Short)
The Widow's Daughter's Sweetheart
 1913 Kissing Kate (Short)
Among Men (uncredited)
 1913 The Bite of a Snake (Short)
The Druggist
 1912 Bill Bogg's Windfall (Short)
Bill Bogg
 1912 The Massacre (Short)
John Randolph - In Prologue / In Cavalry
 1912 Jinx's Birthday Party (Short)
Visiting Friend
 1912 She Is a Pippin (Short)
The Husband
 1912 After the Honeymoon (Short)
Mr. Gooddresser
 1912 An Absent-Minded Burglar (Short)
Mr. Hardluck
 1912 The Informer (Short)
Confederate Soldier
 1912 Hoist on His Own Petard (Short)
At Dancing Academy (uncredited)
 1912 Their Idols (Short)
Heinie - Schmaltz's Son
 1912 His Auto's Maiden Trip (Short)
Mr. Jinx
 1912 The Club-Man and the Crook (Short)
A Friend
 1912 A Real Estate Deal (Short)
Second Real Estate Clerk
 1912 At the Basket Picnic (Short)
 1912 A Limited Divorce (Short)
Mrs. Peck's Brother
 1912 A Ten-Karat Hero (Short)
Zeke Thompson
 1912 Love's Messenger (Short)
A Visitor
 1912 Stern Papa (Short)
The Suitor
 1912 Blind Love (Short)
The Young Man
 1912 Getting Rid of Trouble (Short)
The Husband
 1912 Mr. Grouch at the Seashore (Short)
Mr. Grouch
 1912 Through Dumb Luck (Short)
The Boob Detective
 1912 An Interrupted Elopement (Short)
 1912 Tragedy of the Dress Suit (Short)
The Heiress' Friend
 1912 The Tourists (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1912 What the Doctor Ordered (Short)
Jenks' Daughter's Suitor
 1912 The Would-Be Shriner (Short)
Policeman (as Eddie Dillon)
 1912 Willie Becomes an Artist (Short)
Willie (as Eddie Dillon)
 1912 The Speed Demon (Short)
Racing Spectator (as Eddie Dillon)
 1912 One Round O'Brien (Short)
2nd Contestant
 1912 A Dash Through the Clouds (Short)
Carmelita's Objecting Relative
 1912 The Spirit Awakened (Short)
The Christian Farmhand
 1912 Katchem Kate (Short)
Detective School Pupil (as Eddie Dillon)
 1912 Algy the Watchman (Short)
The Bank Manager (as Eddie Dillon)
 1912/I A Close Call (Short)
Jasper / Man in Blackface
 1912 Helen's Marriage (Short)
 1912 When the Fire-Bells Rang (Short)
The Fireman
 1912 The Fickle Spaniard (Short)
Jose, the Barber / In Chase
 1912 The Leading Man (Short)
The Ringmaster
 1912 Won by a Fish (Short)
 1912 Help! Help! (Short)
Office Worker
 1912 Their First Kidnapping Case (Short)
The Boob (as Eddie Dillon)
 1912 Oh, Those Eyes (Short)
 1912 Those Hicksville Boys (Short)
 1912 A Voice from the Deep (Short)
 1912 Hot Stuff (Short)
Party Guest
 1912 The Root of Evil (Short)
The Wealthy Man's Secretary - the Daughter's Husband
 1912 A String of Pearls (Short)
The Sour Neighbor / At Millionaire's Banquet
 1912 Priscilla's Capture (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1912 A Blot on the 'Scutcheon (Short)
Tresham's Brother - Gwendolyn's Fiance
 1912 With a Kodak (Short)
The Secretary
 1912 For His Son (Short)
At Soda Fountain (uncredited)
 1912 The Old Bookkeeper (Short)
The Old Bookkeeper's Employer's Friend - the Office Visitor
 1912 Did Mother Get Her Wish? (Short)
Brown (as Eddie Dillon)
 1912 The Engagement Ring (Short)
 1912 The Baby and the Stork (Short)
The Workman
 1911 The Voice of the Child (Short)
The Clerk
 1911/I Caught with the Goods (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 Taking His Medicine (Short)
Lazy Lou
 1911 The Failure (Short)
In Tavern
 1911 Why He Gave Up (Short)
One of the Husband's Chums
 1911 Sunshine Through the Dark (Short)
The Stable Boy
 1911 Her Mother Interferes (Short)
Jack (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 The Miser's Heart (Short)
Down-and-Out Young Man
 1911 Their First Divorce Case (Short)
Hubby (uncredited)
 1911 The Long Road (Short)
In Bar
 1911 Josh's Suicide (Short)
Messenger (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 The Making of a Man (Short)
An Usher / At Dance
 1911 Too Many Burglars (Short)
Mr. Brown
 1911 A Convenient Burglar (Short)
Mr. Gay's Friend
 1911 When Wifey Holds the Purse Strings (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 The Villain Foiled (Short)
Harry - the Fiancé
 1911 The Diving Girl (Short)
A Bather
 1911 An Interrupted Game (Short)
Baxter (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 A Country Cupid (Short)
Among Students
 1911 Bobby, the Coward (Short)
On Street
 1911 The Jealous Husband (Short)
The Husband (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 Fighting Blood (Short)
The Wagon Driver
 1911 Bearded Youth (Short)
The Young Doctor (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 The Delayed Proposal (Short)
 1911 Enoch Arden: Part II (Short)
 1911 Enoch Arden: Part I (Short)
 1911 Dave's Love Affair (Short)
 1911 Their Fates 'Sealed' (Short)
Dolly's Sweetheart (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 Curiosity (Short) (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 Dutch Gold Mine (Short)
 1911 The Crooked Road (Short)
 1911 The Manicure Lady (Short)
The Rival (as Eddie Dillon)
 1911 Misplaced Jealousy (Short)
The Hairdresser
 1911 The Two Sides (Short)
 1911 A Knight of the Road (Short)
The Hobo's Friend
 1911 Madame Rex (Short)
 1911/I The Chief's Daughter (Short)
The Servant
 1911 Priscilla and the Umbrella (Short)
 1911 The Spanish Gypsy (Short)
 1911 Cured (Short)
In Crowd at Finale
 1911 Priscilla's April Fool Joke (Short)
 1911 The Lonedale Operator (Short)
The Telegrapher
 1911 Teaching Dad to Like Her (Short)
The Footman / Outside Theatre
 1911 A Decree of Destiny (Short)
At the Club
 1911 Fisher Folks (Short)
At Fair
 1911 What Shall We Do with Our Old? (Short)
In Shop
 1911 Priscilla's Engagement Ring (Short)
 1911 Three Sisters (Short)
Customer at Adele's Academy
 1911 The Poor Sick Men (Short)
A Tramp
 1911 Fate's Turning (Short)
An Attorney
 1911 The Midnight Marauder (Short)
Henry Blowhard
 1911 The Italian Barber (Short)
At Ball
 1911 When a Man Loves (Short)
 1910 After the Ball (Short)
Mr. Brown
 1910 White Roses (Short)
 1910 The Lesson (Short)
In First Bar
 1910 His Sister-In-Law (Short)
John - Eva's Sweetheart
 1910 Happy Jack, a Hero (Short)
Second Society Crook
 1910/I Turning the Tables (Short)
On Street
 1910 Effecting a Cure (Short)
At Club
 1910 A Plain Song (Short)
On Street
 1910 Sunshine Sue (Short)
Tom - Sunshine's Suitor
 1910 Simple Charity (Short)
In Hallway
 1910 The Fugitive (Short)
John - the Confederate Son
 1910 Waiter No. 5 (Short)
A Friend
 1910 Two Little Waifs (Short)
 1910 The Message of the Violin (Short)
The Accompanist
 1910 The Banker's Daughters (Short)
3rd Criminal
 1910 A Lucky Toothache (Short)
One of the Boys
 1910 The Masher (Short)
The Masher
 1910 That Chink at Golden Gulch (Short)
The Mail Carrier
 1910 A Gold Necklace (Short)
The Driver
 1910 Examination Day at School (Short)
 1910 Rose o' Salem Town (Short)
A Puritan
 1910 The Oath and the Man (Short)
 1910 A Summer Tragedy (Short)
At Hotel
 1910 In Life's Cycle (Short)
In Bar
 1910 A Mohawk's Way (Short)
 1910 Little Angels of Luck (Short)
At Work
 1910 Muggsy Becomes a Hero (Short)
One of Muggsy's Friends
 1910 The Affair of an Egg (Short)
The Man
 1910 The Modern Prodigal (Short)
 1910 Wilful Peggy (Short)
Man at the Inn / Man at the Party
 1910 The Sorrows of the Unfaithful (Short)
 1910 The Usurer (Short)
Bill Collector
 1910 A Salutary Lesson (Short)
On Beach
 1910 Her Father's Pride (Short)
Man from Bank
 1910 An Arcadian Maid (Short)
Man in Gambling Hall
 1910 The Call to Arms (Short)
A Servant
 1910 As the Bells Rang Out! (Short)
The Best Man
 1910 A Flash of Light (Short)
At First Party
 1910 A Child's Faith (Short)
Workman / Well-Wisher
 1910 A Midnight Cupid (Short)
At Party
 1910 Muggsy's First Sweetheart (Short)
One of Muggsy's Friends
 1910 A Child's Impulse (Short)
At First Party / At Second Party
 1910 The Marked Time-Table (Short)
In Gambling Hall
 1910 The Face at the Window (Short)
At First Club / Valet
 1910 In the Border States (Short)
Confederate Soldier (uncredited)
 1910 A Victim of Jealousy (Short)
At Reception
 1910 The Purgation (Short)
One of the Misguided Youths
 1910 The Impalement (Short)
 1909 A Change of Heart (Short)
One of Howard's Companions
 1909 The Little Teacher (Short)
Dave - the Bully
 1909 One Busy Hour (Short)
 1909 The Suicide Club (Short)
 1909 The Salvation Army Lass (Short)
 1909 The Brahma Diamond (Short)
 1909 The Welcome Burglar (Short)
 1908 The Reckoning (Short)
 1908 The Feud and the Turkey (Short)
 1908 After Many Years (Short)
 1908 Where the Breakers Roar (Short)
 1908 Deceived Slumming Party (Short)
Guide (as Eddie Dillon)
 1908 The Tavern Keeper's Daughter (Short)
 1908 The Black Viper (Short)
 1908 The Fight for Freedom (Short)
Man in Bar / Member of the Posse
 1908 The Stage Rustler (Short)
Sam Lewis - Bowen's Accomplice
 1908 The Kentuckian (Short)
Ward Fatherly
 1908 At the Crossroads of Life (Short)
 1908 At the French Ball (Short)
Extra (uncredited)
 1908 Over the Hill to the Poorhouse (Short)
 1908 The Outlaw (Short)
Dick Stanley - Stage Driver
 1908 The Man in the Box (Short)
Bank Clerk
 1908 The Invisible Fluid (Short)
 1908 Mixed Babies (Short)
 1908 'Ostler Joe (Short)
 1908 The Romance of an Egg (Short)
Si Green
 1908 Thompson's Night Out (Short)
John Smith
 1908 His Day of Rest (Short)
Mr. Jones
 1908 The Sculptor's Nightmare (Short)
 1908 Hulda's Lovers (Short)
 1908 Old Isaacs, the Pawnbroker (Short)
Debt Collector
 1908 Caught by Wireless (Short)
Rent Collector
 1908 The Princess in the Vase (Short)
 1908 Bobby's Kodak (Short)
 1908 Classmates (Short)
A Classmate
 1908 Lonesome Junction (Short)
 1908 Falsely Accused! (Short)
 1906 The Village Cutup (Short)
 1905 The Nihilist (Short) (unconfirmed)
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