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Edward Gargan (1902–1964)

Edward Gargan was born on July 17, 1902 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Falcon's Brother (1942), The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943) and The Falcon in Danger (1943). He was married to Catherine Conlan. He died on February 19, 1964 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

The Falcon's Brother Detective Bates
The Falcon and the Co-eds Detective Bates
Wonder Man Policeman in Park


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 1955 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series)
Officer Jack Hurley
- The Weighing Machine (1955) ... Officer Jack Hurley
 1953 Summer Theatre (TV Series)
- Foo Young (1953) ... (as Ed Gargan)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Policeman / Dolan
- It's a Promise (1951) ... Policeman
- Inside Story (1951) ... Dolan
 1951 Little Egypt
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1951 So You Want to Buy a Used Car (Short)
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1951 Cuban Fireball
 1951 Bedtime for Bonzo
Policeman Bill (as Ed Gargan)
 1951 Valentino
Cop in Central Park (uncredited)
 1950 Spooky Wooky (Short)
Big Mover
 1950 Hit Parade of 1951
 1950 So You Want a Raise (Short)
Charlie (uncredited)
 1950 So You Want to Move (Short)
Head Mover (uncredited)
 1950 Triple Trouble
Police Officer Murphy
 1950 Father of the Bride
Moving Man with Door (uncredited)
 1950 Square Dance Katy
Police Officer Casey
 1950 Belle of Old Mexico
 1950 The Kid from Texas
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1950 So You Want to Throw a Party (Short)
Joe Frisbee (uncredited)
 1950 Key to the City
S.F. Cop - Fire Escape (uncredited)
 1949 Puddle Patch Klub (TV Series)
Officer Clancey
 1949 Feudin' Rhythm
Fire Chief (uncredited)
 1949 Love Happy
Cop Who Captures Harpo (uncredited)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss
Traffic Cop (uncredited)
 1949 Mighty Joe Young
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1949 Hold That Baby!
Burton - Policeman
 1948 Blondie's Secret
The Butcher (uncredited)
 1948 Adventures of Gallant Bess
Deputy (as Ed Gargan)
 1948 Strike It Rich
Mack - the Bartender (as Ed Gargan)
 1948 You Gotta Stay Happy
Detective (uncredited)
 1948 A Southern Yankee
Male Nurse (scenes deleted)
 1948 Daredevils of the Clouds
Tap-It Bowers
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Policeman (uncredited)
 1948 Waterfront at Midnight
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1948 The Dude Goes West
Train Conductor
 1948 Smart Woman
Interrogator at Police Line-Up (uncredited)
 1948 Are You with It?
Spectator (uncredited)
 1948 Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!
Ted (uncredited)
 1948 Campus Honeymoon
Motorcycle Cop
 1947 Linda, Be Good
 1947 Exposed
Big Mac
 1947 The Trouble with Women
Mr. Fogarty (uncredited)
 1947 Little Miss Broadway
Uncle George (as Edward F. Gargan)
 1947 Web of Danger
Dolan, Restaurant Owner (as Ed Gargan)
 1947 Saddle Pals
 1947 That's My Gal
 1947 So You're Going to Be a Father (Short)
Pie Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1947 It Happened on Fifth Avenue
Policeman in Park (uncredited)
 1947 The Ghost Goes Wild
Newsstand Man
 1947 The Brasher Doubloon
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1946 Crack-Up
Cop in Arcade (uncredited)
 1946 Faithful in My Fashion
Cop (scenes deleted)
 1946 The Inner Circle
Parking Ticket Cop
 1946 The Dark Horse
Eustace Kelly
 1946 Behind the Mask
Detective Dixon
 1946 Blonde Alibi
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1946 Cinderella Jones
Riley (as Ed Gargan)
 1946 Little Giant
Policeman (uncredited)
 1946 Deadline at Dawn
Bouncer (uncredited)
 1946 Gay Blades
 1945 Pardon My Past
Policeman at Pemberton Home (uncredited)
 1945 Follow That Woman
 1945 Life with Blondie
Dogcatcher (uncredited)
 1945 She Wouldn't Say Yes
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1945 Sing Your Way Home
Jailer (as Ed Gargan)
 1945 Guest Wife
Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 The Beautiful Cheat
Blue Moon manager
 1945 The Naughty Nineties
Baxter - Saloon Bartender (uncredited)
 1945 Wonder Man
Policeman in Park (as Ed Gargan)
 1945 Dangerous Partners
Police Sgt. at Kempen's Apartment (uncredited)
 1945 A Sporting Chance
Mike Ryan
 1945 That's the Spirit
Cop (uncredited)
 1945 Twice Blessed
Outraged Baseball Fan (uncredited)
 1945 The Great John L. (scenes deleted)
 1945 The Bullfighters
Vasso - Man Practicing Speech (uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe
Grogan - Stagehand (uncredited)
 1945 It's in the Bag!
Chair Delivery Man (uncredited)
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities
 1945 See My Lawyer
Furniture Mover (uncredited)
 1945 High Powered
Cal Williams (as Ed Gargan)
 1944 Music for Millions
Detective (uncredited)
 1944 The Thin Man Goes Home
Mickey Finnegan (uncredited)
 1944 San Diego I Love You
Policeman (uncredited)
 1944 San Fernando Valley
 1944 Song of the Open Road
Poultry Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1944 Detective Kitty O'Day
Mike (as Ed Gargan)
 1944 Once Upon a Time
Cop Outside Flynn Theatrer (uncredited)
 1944 The Great Alaskan Mystery
Kurtz [Chs. 4-13]
 1944 The Falcon Out West
Homicide Detective Bates (as Ed Gargan)
 1943 In Old Oklahoma
Kelsey - Waiter (uncredited)
 1943 The Falcon and the Co-eds
Detective Bates (as Ed Gargan)
 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook
 1943 Princess O'Rourke
Slugged Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars
Doorman (uncredited)
 1943 The West Side Kid
 1943 The Falcon in Danger
Det. Bates (as Ed Gargan)
 1943 Hit the Ice
Bank Policeman (uncredited)
 1943 Taxi, Mister
Willie, Court Bailiff / Cabby / Ballplayer (uncredited)
 1943 Tahiti Honey
George, the Bartender
 1943 The Falcon Strikes Back
Detective Bates (as Ed Gargan)
 1943 Prairie Chickens
Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1943 They Got Me Covered
Cop at Bridge (uncredited)
 1943 Something to Shout About
Detective Stone (uncredited)
 1943 The Meanest Man in the World
Hotel Detective (uncredited)
 1942 Andy Hardy's Double Life
Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 Over My Dead Body
Police Sergeant (as Ed Gargan)
 1942 My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Mr. Johnson - Detective (uncredited)
 1942 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Doorman (uncredited)
 1942 The Falcon's Brother
Detective Bates
 1942 My Sister Eileen
Murphy - Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 Between Us Girls
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1942 A-Haunting We Will Go
Police Lt. Foster
 1942 Blondie for Victory
 1942 Lady in a Jam
 1942 They All Kissed the Bride
Private Policeman
 1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Bombardier (uncredited)
 1942 Miss Annie Rooney
Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 The Falcon Takes Over
Detective Bates (uncredited)
 1942 Flying with Music
 1942 Meet the Stewarts
Moving Man
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
 1942 What's Cookin'
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1942 Dr. Kildare's Victory
Willie Brooks
 1942 Fly-By-Night
Officer Charlie Prescott
 1942 A Date with the Falcon
Detective Bates (uncredited)
 1941 The Night of January 16th
Cop Who Helps the Drunk (uncredited)
 1941 Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring
Dumb Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Niagara Falls
Chuck (as Ed Gargan)
 1941 Navy Blues
Hawaii Club Proprietor (uncredited)
 1941 Lady Be Good
Policeman (scenes deleted)
 1941 Ice-Capades
Joe, the Bouncer (uncredited)
 1941 Tillie the Toiler
 1941 Three Sons o' Guns
Sylvester, the Milkman (uncredited)
 1941 Tight Shoes
 1941 Million Dollar Baby
Customs Officer (uncredited)
 1941 Affectionately Yours
Traffic Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 Thieves Fall Out
 1941 Men of Boys Town
Detective Arresting Whitey (uncredited)
 1941 Meet the Chump
 1941 Flight from Destiny
Hotel Doorman (uncredited)
 1941 Tall, Dark and Handsome
Store Detective (uncredited)
 1941 Four Mothers
Harry (uncredited)
 1940 Bowery Boy
Mr. Hanson
 1940 San Francisco Docks
 1940 This Thing Called Love
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1940 Go West
Railroad Ticket Seller (uncredited)
 1940 Street of Memories
Mike Sullivan
 1940 Slightly Tempted
Gottlieb, Policeman (uncredited)
 1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again
Policeman (uncredited)
 1940 The Villain Still Pursued Her
Bartender (uncredited)
 1940 Spring Parade
Inga - the Fortune Teller (as Ed Gargan)
 1940 City for Conquest
Joe - Foreman (uncredited)
 1940 Girl from Avenue A
First Doorman (uncredited)
 1940 Girl from God's Country
Poker Player
 1940 Queen of the Mob
Bank Guard (as Ed Gargan)
 1940 Susan and God
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1940 I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby
Policeman at Robbery (uncredited)
 1940 An Angel from Texas
New York Policeman (uncredited)
 1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife
George - Doorman (uncredited)
 1940 Buck Benny Rides Again
Policeman (uncredited)
 1940 Two Girls on Broadway
Policeman Guarding Courtroom (uncredited)
 1940 It All Came True
Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1940 Johnny Apollo
Detective (uncredited)
 1940 Road to Singapore
Bill - Sailor (uncredited)
 1940 3 Cheers for the Irish
Policeman O'Brien (uncredited)
 1940 Charlie Chan in Panama
Plant Workman (uncredited)
 1940 Northwest Passage
Capt. Butterfield (uncredited)
 1940 Castle on the Hudson
Death Row Guard (uncredited)
 1940 The Saint's Double Trouble
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1940 Wolf of New York
W. Thornton Upshaw
 1940 Brother Rat and a Baby
Taxicab Driver (as Ed Gargan)
 1939 A Child Is Born
Officer Riley - Police Guard (uncredited)
 1939 Another Thin Man
Detective Quinn (uncredited)
 1939 Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1939 20,000 Men a Year
 1939 Pack Up Your Troubles
 1939 On Your Toes
First Policeman (uncredited)
 1939 $1000 a Touchdown
Ironmansky (uncredited)
 1939 Night Work
Police Officer Flannigan
 1939 The Spellbinder
Tom - Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1939 They All Come Out
George Jacklin - 'Bugs'
 1939 It Could Happen to You
Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 Boy Friend
Bugsie (uncredited)
 1939 Lucky Night
 1939 For Love or Money
 1939 Fixer Dugan
 1939 The Flying Irishman
Jim 'J.R.' Robinson (uncredited)
 1939 The Family Next Door
Cop (uncredited)
 1939 Winner Take All
Bettor (uncredited)
 1939 Blondie Meets the Boss
Garden Café Doorman (uncredited)
 1939 The Saint Strikes Back
Pinky Budd
 1939 Yes, My Darling Daughter
Police Officer
 1939 Cafe Society
Cop (uncredited)
 1939 Honolulu
2nd Detective
 1939 Boy Trouble
Cop (uncredited)
 1938 Newsboys' Home
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 While New York Sleeps
Police Sgt. White
 1938 Road Demon
Beefy Hogan (uncredited)
 1938 Up the River
 1938 Annabel Takes a Tour
Longshoreman at dance
 1938 Spring Madness
Jim (uncredited)
 1938/II Thanks for the Memory
 1938 Five of a Kind
Tim Kelly - Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 Straight Place and Show
Detective Globe (as Ed Gargan)
 1938 Time Out for Murder
Apartment Doorman (uncredited)
 1938 Carefree
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 Give Me a Sailor
Chief Petty Officer (uncredited)
 1938 The Texans
Sgt. Grady (uncredited)
 1938/II Keep Smiling
First Electrician (uncredited)
 1938 Gateway
Guard (uncredited)
 1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1938 Men Are Such Fools
2nd Policeman in Car (uncredited)
 1938 The Rage of Paris
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1938 Rascals
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1938 The Devil's Party
Police Sgt. Enders (uncredited)
 1938 Crime School
Officer Hogan (as Ed Gargan)
 1938 Goodbye Broadway
Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1938 Love on a Budget
Big Furniture Mover (uncredited)
 1938 Bringing Up Baby
Zoo Official (uncredited)
 1937 Wallaby Jim of the Islands
Buck Morgan
 1937 45 Fathers
Policeman (uncredited)
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Park Policeman (uncredited)
 1937 Danger Patrol
John Donovan
 1937 A Girl with Ideas
Eddie (as Ed Gargan)
 1937 That's My Story!
 1937 Madame X
Mate of Dorcas (uncredited)
 1937 Back in Circulation
Policeman at Train Wreck (uncredited)
 1937 Big City
Policeman with Banana (uncredited)
 1937 High, Wide and Handsome
 1937 Wake Up and Live
Murphy, Tour Guide Supervisor
 1937 San Quentin
'Captain' Road Gang Guard (uncredited)
 1937 The Go Getter
Police Officar Riley (uncredited)
 1937 You Can't Buy Luck
Butch (uncredited)
 1937 Jim Hanvey, Detective
O. R.Smith
 1937 The Man Who Found Himself
Policeman in Park (uncredited)
 1937 When Love Is Young
Policeman (uncredited)
 1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing!
Guard (uncredited)
 1937 The Great O'Malley
Policeman Driving Radio Car (uncredited)
 1937 We're on the Jury
Police Officer Clark
 1936 Great Guy
 1936 Under Your Spell
Detective (uncredited)
 1936 Wild Brian Kent
Joe - Waiter
 1936 Two in a Crowd
Policeman (uncredited)
 1936 Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (uncredited)
 1936 Wives Never Know
Officer (uncredited)
 1936 Stage Struck
 1936 My Man Godfrey
Detective (uncredited)
 1936 A Son Comes Home
Second Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1936 Grand Jury
Police Officer Tim Burke
 1936 Nobody's Fool
 1936 Hearts in Bondage
'Mac' McPherson
 1936 Roaming Lady
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1936 Boulder Dam
Pa's Guest (uncredited)
 1936 Sutter's Gold
Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1936 The Walking Dead
Guard Sitting Outside Warden's Office (uncredited)
 1936 Dangerous Waters
Bosun (as Ed Gargan)
 1936 Anything Goes
 1936 Ceiling Zero
Doc Wilson
 1935 The Bride Comes Home
Cab Driver (as Ed Gargan)
 1935 Miss Pacific Fleet
Shore Patrol Chief with Telephone (uncredited)
 1935 False Pretenses
Mike O'Reilly
 1935 Hands Across the Table
Pinky Kelly (uncredited)
 1935 Barbary Coast
Bill - Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes Cookie
Policeman (uncredited)
 1935 Two for Tonight
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1935 We're in the Money
Policeman Clancy O'Rourke
 1935 Man on the Flying Trapeze
Patrolman No.1
 1935 The Irish in Us
Tough Guy Slugged by Danny (uncredited)
 1935 So Red the Rose
Cavalryman (uncredited)
 1935 Ginger
Detective (uncredited)
 1935 Hold 'Em Yale
Detective Kelly (uncredited)
 1935 Behind the Green Lights
Moran - a Cop
 1935 One New York Night
Trench (uncredited)
 1935 The Gilded Lily
Subway Guard
 1935 A Notorious Gentleman
Detective (uncredited)
 1934 Bachelor of Arts
Policeman (uncredited)
 1934 The Band Plays On
Lumberjack (uncredited)
 1934 Behold My Wife!
Det. Connolly (uncredited)
 1934 We Live Again
Warden's Assistant (uncredited)
 1934 Port of Lost Dreams
Porky the Freda's 'Crew'
 1934 She Had to Choose
 1934 The Lemon Drop Kid
Sullivan (uncredited)
 1934 Belle of the Nineties
 1934 She Was a Lady
Bull (uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri
Cop (uncredited)
 1934 Side Streets
Cop (uncredited)
 1934 Wild Gold
Eddie Sparks
 1934 Registered Nurse
Officer Pat O'Brien (as Ed Gargan)
 1934 Three on a Honeymoon
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1934 Good Dame
House Detective (uncredited)
 1934 David Harum
Bill Montague (uncredited)
 1934 Radio Dough (Short)
Gang Leader (uncredited)
 1934 Fugitive Lovers
Policeman (uncredited)
 1933 Queen Christina
Drinker Betting on 9 (uncredited)
 1933 Gallant Lady
Policeman on Street (uncredited)
 1933 Jimmy and Sally
Married Meatpacker (uncredited)
 1933 Ace of Aces
Whitaker - Mechanic (uncredited)
 1933 Bombshell
Second Immigration Officer (uncredited)
 1933 Turn Back the Clock
Pete - Checkers Player (uncredited)
 1933 Three Cornered Moon
Mike the Landlord (uncredited)
 1933 Mary Stevens, M.D.
'Captain' the Policeman (uncredited)
 1933 Pilgrimage
Marty - Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 Gambling Ship
Deputy (uncredited)
 1933 The Girl in 419
Lt. 'Babs' Riley
 1932 The Door Knocker (Short)
 1932 His Honor -- Penrod (Short)
Jim Barry (uncredited)
 1931 The Girl Habit
 1931 The African Dodger (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 Tarnished Lady
Al - Man in Bar (uncredited)
 1930 It's All Over (Short)
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Stage Play: Black Boy. Comedy/drama. Written by Jim Tully and Frank Mitchell Dazey. Directed by David Burton. Comedy Theatre: 6 Oct 1926- Nov 1926 (closing date unknown/37 performances). Cast: Robert Collyer (as "Squint"), James Ford (as "Eddie"), Edward Gargan (as "Whitey") [Broadway debut], Charles Henderson (as "Mauler"), Fuller Mellish... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Edward F. Gargan | Edward P. Gargan | Ed Gargan


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