Edward Brophy

Edward Brophy


Edward Brophy was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Brophy kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Yes or No" (1920), the Fifi D'Orsay musical "Those Three French Girls" (1930) and "Our Blushing Brides" (1930). He also appeared in the comedy "Doughboys" (1930) with Buster Keaton, the Norma Shearer drama "A Free Soul" (1931) and the Buster Keaton comedy ...


Edward Brophy was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Brophy kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Yes or No" (1920), the Fifi D'Orsay musical "Those Three French Girls" (1930) and "Our Blushing Brides" (1930). He also appeared in the comedy "Doughboys" (1930) with Buster Keaton, the Norma Shearer drama "A Free Soul" (1931) and the Buster Keaton comedy adaptation "Parlor, Bedroom and Bath" (1931). He continued to act in productions like the comedy "The Whole Town's Talking" (1935) with Edward G Robinson, "Woman Trap" (1936) and "Great Guy" (1936). He also appeared in the comedy "Mr. Cinderella" (1936) with Jack Haley. Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the John Barrymore comedy "The Great Profile" (1940), the romance "Dance, Girl, Dance" (1940) with Maureen O'Hara and the Eddie Albert comedy "Thieves Fall Out" (1941). He also appeared in "The Gay Falcon" (1941) with George Sanders. Brophy was most recently credited in the adaptation "Two Rode Together" (1961) with James Stewart. Brophy's distinctive voice can be heard on "Dumbo" (1941). Brophy passed away in May 1960 at the age of 65.



Director (Feature Film)

Buster se marie (1931)
Réalization de [Dir]
Casanova wider Willen (1931)
West Point (1928)
Assistant Director
Mothers of Men (1920)
Assistant Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Two Rode Together (1961)
The Last Hurrah (1958)
Ditto Boland
Bundle of Joy (1956)
Dance contest judge
Danger Zone (1951)
Professor Shicker
Pier 23 (1951)
Prof. Shicker
Roaring City (1951)
Prof. Fredrick Shicker
Arson--Inc. (1949)
It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)
Renegade Girl (1946)
Bob Crandall
Girl on the Spot (1946)
Fingers Foley
Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1946)
The Falcon's Adventure (1946)
Goldie Lock
Swing Parade of 1946 (1946)
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
Wonder Man (1945)
Penthouse Rhythm (1945)
The Falcon in San Francisco (1945)
Goldy Locke
I'll Remember April (1945)
See My Lawyer (1945)
Otis Fillmore
It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
Jake Schomberg
A Night of Adventure (1944)
Cover Girl (1944)
Air Force (1943)
Lady Bodyguard (1943)
Harry Gargan
A Scream in the Dark (1943)
Eddie Tough
Destroyer (1943)
All Through the Night (1942)
Joe Denning
Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Weepy Davis
Broadway (1942)
Madame Spy (1942)
Mike Reese
Thieves Fall Out (1941)
Steel Against the Sky (1941)
Pete Evans
The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)
Buy Me That Town (1941)
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)
Officer Slattery
The Gay Falcon (1941)
Officer Bates
A Dangerous Game (1941)
Sleepers West (1941)
George Trautwein
Dumbo (1941)
Voice of Timothy Q. Mouse
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
Sandy Gets Her Man (1940)
The Invisible Woman (1940)
Alias the Deacon (1940)
Calling Philo Vance (1940)
The Great Profile (1940)
Golden Gloves (1940)
Potsy Brill
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)
The Big Guy (1939)
Pardon Our Nerve (1939)
Nosey Nelson
For Love or Money (1939)
The Kid from Kokomo (1939)
Eddie Black
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)
Buck Moseby
Society Lawyer (1939)
Kid Nightingale (1939)
Mike Jordan
Golden Boy (1939)
Roxy Lewis
A Slight Case of Murder (1938)
Romance on the Run (1938)
Whitey Whitehouse
Come On, Leathernecks (1938)
Curly Maxwell
Hold That Kiss (1938)
Vacation from Love (1938)
Barney Keenan
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)
Mike Coogan
Gambling Ship (1938)
Passport Husband (1938)
Blossoms on Broadway (1937)
Mr. Prussic
The Great Gambini (1937)
Oh, Doctor (1937)
"Meg" Smith
The Soldier and the Lady (1937)
[Eddie] Packer
Trapped by G-Men (1937)
The Girl Said No (1937)
The Hit Parade (1937)
Great Guy (1937)
Pete Reilly
The Last Gangster (1937)
"Fats" Garvey
Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937)
Varsity Show (1937)
Mike Barclay
Strike Me Pink (1936)
Hideaway Girl (1936)
Mister Cinderella (1936)
Detective McNutt
The Case Against Mrs. Ames (1936)
Wedding Present (1936)
All American Chump (1936)
[Pudgy] Murphy
Kelly the Second (1936)
Ike Arnold
Spendthrift (1936)
Here Comes Trouble (1936)
Career Woman (1936)
Doc Curley
Woman Trap (1936)
George Meade
The All-American Chump (1936)
Remember Last Night? (1935)
China Seas (1935)
[Wilbur] Timmons
Naughty Marietta (1935)
Zeke [Ezekial Cramer]
Shadow of Doubt (1935)
[Fred] Wilcox
People Will Talk (1935)
Pete Ranse
The Whole Town's Talking (1935)
"Slugs" Martin
Sequoia (1935)
Mad Love (1935)
She Gets Her Man (1935)
Show Them No Mercy! (1935)
$1,000 a Minute (1935)
Benny Dolan
I Live My Life (1935)
Devil Dogs of the Air (1935)
The Thin Man (1934)
Have a Heart (1934)
Hide-Out (1934)
Death on the Diamond (1934)
Evelyn Prentice (1934)
[Eddie] Delaney
Paris Interlude (1934)
I'll Fix It (1934)
The Poor Rich (1934)
What--No Beer? (1933)
Spike Moran
Broadway to Hollywood (1933)
Joe Mannion
Prosperity (1932)
Ice cream salesman
Beast of the City (1932)
The Passionate Plumber (1932)
Man on street
Speak Easily (1932)
Flesh (1932)
Dolan, referee
Skyscraper Souls (1932)
Man in elevator
Freaks (1932)
A Rollo brother
A Free Soul (1931)
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931)
A Dangerous Affair (1931)
The Champ (1931)
Remote Control (1930)
Our Blushing Brides (1930)
Joe Munsey
Those Three French Girls (1930)
Doughboys (1930)
Sergeant Brophy
The Cameraman (1928)
Man in changing room
Yes or No (1920)
Tom Martin

Cast (Short)

Beer and Pretzels (1933)

Life Events


Movie Clip

Slight Case Of Murder, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Wash Your Neck Speaking from the original Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay play, bootlegger Remy Marko (Edward G. Robinson) informs his troops (Edward Brophy, Allen Jenkins, Harold Huber et al) of the new plan, early in Warner Bros.' A Slight Case Of Murder, 1938.
Our Blushing Brides (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Good For The Hips Loads of activity in the opening scene, beginning the work day, introducing Jerry (Joan Crawford), Connie (Anita Page) and Franky (Dorothy Sebastian) at the department store, in MGM's Our Blushing Brides, 1930.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) -- (Movie Clip) We're Going Into The Luggage Business Ex-con Pressure (Edward G. Robinson) informs partners Weepy (Edward Brophy) and Jug (Broderick Crawford) that the plan to tunnel into the bank will work, but they need to raise money to buy the luggage store next door, early in early in Larceny Inc., 1942.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Allergic To Badges Ex-cons Pressure (Edward G. Robinson), Weepy (Edward Brophy) and Jug (Broderick Crawford) need to find a way to case the luggage store next door to the bank they're thinking about robbing, young Jackie Gleason the unwitting counter-man, early in Warner Bros.' Larceny Inc., 1942.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) -- (Movie Clip) Godspeed Bigelow! Ex-cons Pressure (Edward G. Robinson), Weepy (Edward Brophy) and Jug (Broderick Crawford) are eager to usher the former owner Bigelow (Harry Davenport) out of the failing luggage shop they've just bought for criminal purposes in Larceny Inc., 1942.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) -- (Movie Clip) You're As Young As You Feel! Dopey Weepy (Edward Brophy), hiding the plan to tunnel into the bank next door to the luggage store, decides to humor the leather salesman (Jack Carson), then head schemer Pressure (Edward G. Robinson) gets rid of a customer and their new neighbor Mademoiselle Gloria (Barbara Jo Allen), in Larceny Inc., 1942.
All Through The Night (1942) -- (Movie Clip) Quite An Attraction Curious Manhattan gambler Gloves (Humphrey Bogart) has tracked somewhat mysterious singer Leda (Kaaren Verne) as he queries the murder of a baker-friend, her accompanist Pepe (Peter Lorre), whom we know is a killer, intruding, in All Through The Night, 1942.
Thin Man, The (1934) -- (Movie Clip) That Makes This Your Party Nick (William Powell) and Nora (Myrna Loy) about to crash, discussing drinks and whether he should take a case offered that day, when Morelli (Edward Brophy) arrives, adding urgency, in the first in the series, The Thin Man, 1934.
You Can't Cheat An Honest Man (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Circus Giganticus Opening scenes having established his semi-normal adult children, and lawmen on his trail, we meet W.C. Fields as Larson E. Whipsnade, with his traveling circus, beset by a crooked union rep (Edward Trophy) and would-be apprentice (Grady Sutton), in You Can’t Cheat An Honest Man, 1939.
Doughboys (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Cold Steel Bloody Business Mostly a riff for Edward Brophy as the manic drill sergeant, given this role after a famous bit in Buster Keaton's first talkie The Cameraman, here in Buster's second showing him (as foppish recruit "Elmer" Stuyvesant) how to use a bayonet, in Doughboys, 1930.
Champ, The (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Ya Big Palooka LA boxing promoters visiting Tijuana rightly conclude that former champ Wallace Beery (title character) is not up to a fight, his posse (Roscoe Ates, Edward Brophy) splitting, leaving son Dink (Jackie Cooper) in an early, intimate scene from director King Vidor, in The Champ, 1931.
Last Hurrah, The (1958) -- (Movie Clip) A New England City Opening scene in John Ford's rendering of the Edwin O'Connor novel, Mayor Skeffington (Spencer Tracy) at home assessing re-election, aides arriving including Edward Brophy as "Ditto" and Pat O'Brien as campaign manager Gorman, from The Last Hurrah, 1958.