Ed Gardner

Actor, Film writer

1901 – 1963

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Who was Ed Gardner?

Edward Francis 'Ed' Gardner was an American comic actor, writer and director, best remembered as the creator and star of the radio's popular Duffy's Tavern comedy series.

Born in Astoria, New York, Gardner was a representative for the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency before going into show business. He began producing for the stage in the early 1930s. He produced the drama play Coastwise on Broadway and wrote and directed the Broadway comedy After Such Pleasures.

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Born
Jun 29, 1901
Astoria
Also known as
  • Edward Francis Gardner
  • Edward Frederick Gardner
  • Ed Gardner Jr.
  • Ed 'Archie' Gardner
  • Edward F. Gardner
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Aug 17, 1963
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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