Eddie Cantor (1892–1964)

Soundtrack | Actor | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Kid Millions (1934) | The Kid from Spain (1932) | Forty Little Mothers (1940)
AWARDS 
5 wins More »
NICKNAMEs  
Banjo Eyes, The Apostle of Pep, Ol' Banjo Eyes
BORN 
Jan 31, 1892 (died Oct 10, 1964)
HEIGHT 
5' 8" (1.73m)

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Past Film & Video (48 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Lost Boys: The ThirstLost Boys: The Thirst (Video) Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less 2010 $4.4MM
  • Primary photo for Top 10 Dumbest Indiana Jones MomentsTop 10 Dumbest Indiana Jones Moments (Short) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' StoryThe Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Performer (" (Potatoes Are Cheaper - Tomatoes Are Cheaper) Now's the Time To Fall in Love")  Less 2009 $55K / —
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great DepressionHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Okay, Toots", "Mandy", "Build a Little Home") (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood MusicalHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video) Performer ("Oh, Gee, Georgie!", "The Dumber They Come, the Better I Like 'em", "Makin' Whoopee") (uncredited), Writer ("The Dumber They Come, the Better I Like 'em") (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Cinderella ManCinderella Man Performer ("Cheer Up, Smile, Nertz" (1931))  Less 2005 $88MM $62MM / $109MM
  • Primary photo for Looney Tunes: Back in ActionLooney Tunes: Back in Action Lyrics ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less 2003 $80MM $21MM / $69MM
  • Primary photo for Space JamSpace Jam Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less 1996 $80MM $90MM / $250MM
  • Primary photo for Bullets Over BroadwayBullets Over Broadway Performer ("Ma (He's Making Eyes At Me)")  Less 1994 $20MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Curly SueCurly Sue Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less 1991 $25MM $34MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rover DangerfieldRover Dangerfield Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Gremlins 2: The New BatchGremlins 2: The New Batch Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less 1990 $50MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for Men Don't LeaveMen Don't Leave Writer ("MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG")  Less 1990 $6.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Daffy Duck's QuackbustersDaffy Duck's Quackbusters Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Brother Can You Spare a DimeBrother Can You Spare a Dime Self (archive footage), Performer ("Now's the Time to Fall in Love" (1931))  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Blazing SaddlesBlazing Saddles Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less 1974 $2.6MM $120MM / —
  • Primary photo for Bonnie and ClydeBonnie and Clyde Performer ("I Love to Spend Each Sunday with You") (uncredited), Writer ("I Love to Spend Each Sunday with You") (uncredited)  Less 1967 $2.5MM $51MM / $70MM
  • Primary photo for The Eddie Cantor StoryThe Eddie Cantor Story Audience Member (uncredited), Singing Voice (Keefe Brasselle), Lyrics ("I Love to Spend Each Sunday with You") (uncredited)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for The Story of Will RogersThe Story of Will Rogers Eddie Cantor, Performer ("Ma (He's Making Eyes at Me)") (uncredited)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for If You Knew SusieIf You Knew Susie Sam Parker, Producer, Performer ("If You Knew Susie" (1925), "What Do I Want with Money" (1948), "My, How the Time Goes By" (1948), "Sextette" (1835) (uncredited))  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Big Time RevueBig Time Revue (Short) Writer ("I'll Have Vanilla") (uncredited)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Meet Mr. MischiefMeet Mr. Mischief (Short) Face on Station Program Poster (uncredited)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Ziegfeld FolliesZiegfeld Follies Writer (uncredited)  Less 1945 $3.2MM $7.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 2: Radio ShowsScreen Snapshots Series 25, No. 2: Radio Shows (Short) Eddie - The Eddie Cantor Program  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Hollywood CanteenHollywood Canteen Eddie Cantor, Performer ("We're Having a Baby" (1941))  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Show BusinessShow Business Eddie Martin, Producer, Performer ("The Curse of an Aching Heart" (1913), "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)" (1911), "Sextette" (1935), "Alabamy Bound" (1924), "Dinah" (1925), "I Don't Want to Get Well" (1917), "Makin' Whoopee" (1928)) (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Thank Your Lucky StarsThank Your Lucky Stars Eddie Cantor / Joe Simpson, Soundtrack ("London Bridge Is Falling Down") (uncredited), Performer ("Now's the Time to Fall in Love" (1931), "We're Staying Home Tonight" (1943)) (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Forty Little MothersForty Little Mothers Gilbert Jordan Thompson, Soundtrack ("Little Curly Hair in a High Chair" (1940)) (uncredited), Performer ("Little Curly Hair in a High Chair" (1940)) (uncredited)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for The Bear That Couldn't SleepThe Bear That Couldn't Sleep (Short) Lyrics ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for Ali Baba Goes to TownAli Baba Goes to Town Ali Baba, Performer ("Laugh Your Way Through Life" (1937), "Swing Is Here to Sway" (1937), "Vote for Honest Abe" (1937), "Pennies from Heaven" (1936), "Dinah" (1925)) (uncredited)  Less 1937 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Strike Me PinkStrike Me Pink Eddie Pink, Performer ("First You Have Me High (Then You Have Me Low)" (1935), "The Lady Dances" (1935), "Calabash Pipe" (1935)) (uncredited)  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for Billboard FrolicsBillboard Frolics (Short) Lyrics ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less 1935
  • Primary photo for Devil Dogs of the AirDevil Dogs of the Air Lyrics ("Merrily We Roll Along" (1935)) (uncredited)  Less 1935 $350K
  • Primary photo for Kid MillionsKid Millions Eddie Wilson Jr., Performer ("When My Ship Comes In" (1934) (uncredited), "Mandy" (1918), "Okay, Toots" (1934) (uncredited), "Let My People Go" (uncredited), "Ice Cream Fantasy" (1934) (uncredited), "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" (1867) (uncredited))  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Roman ScandalsRoman Scandals Eddie / Oedipus, Performer ("Build a Little Home" (1933), "Keep Young and Beautiful" (1933), "Put a Tax on Love" (1933), "All of Me" (1931), "Dinah" (1925), "Kickin' the Gong Around" (1931)) (uncredited)  Less 1933 $1MM
  • Primary photo for The Kid from SpainThe Kid from Spain Eddie Williams, Soundtrack ("What a Perfect Combination" (1932)) (uncredited), Performer ("In the Moonlight" (1932) (uncredited), "Look What You've Done" (1932) (uncredited), "What a Perfect Combination" (1932) (uncredited), "La Paloma")  Less 1932
  • Primary photo for Palmy DaysPalmy Days Eddie Simpson, Soundtrack ("Yes, Yes (My Baby Said Yes, Yes)" (1931), "The Wedding March" (1843)) (uncredited), Lyrics ("There's Nothing Too Good For My Baby" (1931)) (uncredited), Music ("There's Nothing Too Good For My Baby" (1931)) (uncredited), Performer ("There's Nothing Too Good For My Baby" (1931), "Yes, Yes (My Baby Said Yes, Yes)" (1931), "Happy Days Are Here Again" (1929)) (uncredited), Writer (story and dialogue)  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for Mr. Lemon of OrangeMr. Lemon of Orange Writer (dialogue)  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for Whoopee!Whoopee! Henry Williams, Soundtrack ("Makin' Waffles" (1930)) (uncredited), Performer ("Makin' Whoopee" (1928), "A Girl Friend of a Boy Friend of Mine" (1930), "My Baby Just Cares for Me" (1930), "Ol' Man River" (1927)) (uncredited)  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for InsuranceInsurance (Short) Sidney B. Zwieback, Performer ("Now That the Girls Are Wearing Long Dresses") (uncredited), Writer ("Now That the Girls Are Wearing Long Dresses") (uncredited)  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for Caught ShortCaught Short Writer (book "Caught Short")  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for Getting a TicketGetting a Ticket (Short) Himself, Eddie Cantor, Performer ("My Wife Is on a Diet") (uncredited)  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for Glorifying the American GirlGlorifying the American Girl Eddie Cantor - Appearance in Revue Scenes  Less 1929
  • Primary photo for A Ziegfeld Midnight FrolicA Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic (Short) Himself, Performer ("I Faw Down an' Go Boom", "If I Give Up the Saxophone", "Eddie Cantor's Automobile Horn Song")  Less 1929
  • Primary photo for That Party in PersonThat Party in Person (Short) Eddie Cantor, Performer ("Hungry Women", "Here's That Party Now in Person") (uncredited)  Less 1929
  • Primary photo for Special DeliverySpecial Delivery Eddie Beagle - the Mail Carrier, Writer (story) (uncredited)  Less 1927
  • Primary photo for Kid BootsKid Boots Samuel (Kid) Boots  Less 1926 $314K / —
  • Primary photo for A Few Moments with Eddie Cantor, Star of 'Kid Boots'A Few Moments with Eddie Cantor, Star of 'Kid Boots' (Short) Himself, Performer ("The Dumber They Come, the Better I Like 'em" (1923), "Oh, Gee, Georgie!") (uncredited), Writer ("The Dumber They Come, the Better I Like 'em" (1923)) (uncredited)  Less 1923
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Looney Tunes ShowThe Looney Tunes Show (TV Series) Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along") (26 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2013 26
    • Best Friends Redux (Aug 27, 2013) Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less
    • Shell Game (Jun 25, 2013) Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less
    • The Grand Old Duck of York (May 14, 2013) Writer ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Boardwalk EmpireBoardwalk Empire (TV Series) Performer ("He Loves It" (1922)) (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("The Dumber They Come The Better I Like Them") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010–2012 2
    • You'd Be Surprised (Oct 14, 2012) Performer ("He Loves It" (1922))  Less
    • Broadway Limited (Oct 3, 2010) Writer ("The Dumber They Come The Better I Like Them") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Angry Video Game NerdThe Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2009 2
  • Primary photo for CarnivàleCarnivàle (TV Series) Performer ("If You Knew Susie") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Lonnigan, Texas (Nov 2, 2003) Performer ("If You Knew Susie") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Histeria!Histeria! (TV Series) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (6 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–1999 6
    • 20th Century Presidents (May 22, 1999) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Teddy Roosevelt Show (May 1, 1999) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Dawn of Time (Apr 3, 1999) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Looney Tunes on NickelodeonLooney Tunes on Nickelodeon (TV Series) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along")  Less 1988–1999
  • Primary photo for Pinky and the BrainPinky and the Brain (TV Series) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for The CriticThe Critic (TV Series) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • A Pig Boy and His Dog (Jul 20, 1994) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for AnimaniacsAnimaniacs (TV Series) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (4 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 4
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  • Primary photo for Tiny Toon AdventuresTiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (3 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 3
    • Who Bopped Bugs Bunny? (Dec 14, 1990) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less
    • Animaniacs! (Nov 12, 1990) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less
    • Gang Busters (Oct 12, 1990) Music ("Merrily We Roll Along") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Great Radio ComediansThe Great Radio Comedians (TV Movie) Eddie Cantor (archive footage), Performer ("Over There", "One Hour With You")  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Eddie Cantor (1 episode, 1959), Performer ("Pals") (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Eddie Fisher ShowThe Eddie Fisher Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959), Performer ("About a Quarter to Nine", "The Anniversary Song", "April Showers", "I'm Sitting on Top of the World", "Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)", "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody", "Swanee", "Sonny Boy", "Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)") (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • Shirley Jones/Eddie Hodges/Mort Sahl (Feb 3, 1959) Himself, Performer ("About a Quarter to Nine", "The Anniversary Song", "April Showers", "I'm Sitting on Top of the World", "Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)", "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody", "Swanee", "Sonny Boy", "Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Morris Sizeman (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Matinee TheatreMatinee Theatre (TV Series) George Morris (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Eddie Cantor Comedy TheaterThe Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series) Himself / Host / Occasional Lead Player (3 episodes, 1955), Producer (3 episodes, 1955), Harold Clinker (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 4
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  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1953), Writer (1 episode, 1953), Writer (1 episode, 1953), Producer (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 2
    • Episode #3.22 (Feb 15, 1953) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
    • Episode #3.18 (Jan 18, 1953) Himself - Host, Producer, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Eddie Cantor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Guest Vocalist / Actor (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
    • Episode #1.15 (Jan 10, 1951) Guest Vocalist / Actor  Less
Self (34 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Social Security in ActionSocial Security in Action (TV Series) Himself  Less 1958–1968
  • Primary photo for House PartyHouse Party (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for You Asked for ItYou Asked for It (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Eddie Fisher ShowThe Eddie Fisher Show (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Big RecordThe Big Record (TV Series) Himself - guest (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
    • Premiere (Sep 18, 1957) Himself - guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Himself - -Host / Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1957
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest (2 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952–1957
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Himself - Tribute Recipient (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
    • At Sixty-Five (Jan 12, 1957) Himself - Tribute Recipient  Less
  • Primary photo for Person to PersonPerson to Person (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Himself - Singer (3 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951–1956
  • Primary photo for The Eddie Cantor Comedy TheaterThe Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series) Himself / Host / Occasional Lead Player / Elmo Dilling / Himself - Host / Harold / Herman Fergle (32 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955
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  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952–1955
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself - Comic Actor / Himself (43 episodes, 1950)  Less 1950–1954
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  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for The RCA Victor ShowThe RCA Victor Show (TV Series) Himself - Performer (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Himself - Guest Comedian / Himself / Himself - Maxie the Taxi (3 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951–1953
  • Primary photo for Be What You WantBe What You Want (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Memorial to Al JolsonScreen Snapshots: Memorial to Al Jolson (Short) Himself  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for World's Middleweight Championship: Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randy TurpinWorld's Middleweight Championship: Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randy Turpin Himself - Audience Member  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Happy HomesScreen Snapshots: Hollywood's Happy Homes (Short) Himself  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George JesselScreen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George Jessel (Short) Himself - Speaker  Less 1948 $10K
  • Primary photo for The Friendship TrainThe Friendship Train (Short) Himself  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for American CreedAmerican Creed (Short) Himself  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for The March of Time: Volume 1, Number 5The March of Time: Volume 1, Number 5 (Short) Himself  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 15, No. 5Screen Snapshots Series 15, No. 5 (Short) Himself  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Gad-AboutThe Hollywood Gad-About (Short) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Screen SnapshotsScreen Snapshots (Short) Himself  Less 1932
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 10, No. 3Screen Snapshots Series 10, No. 3 (Short) Himself  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 23Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 23 (Short) Himself, at Premiere  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 18Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 18 (Short) Himself  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for Starland Review No. 4Starland Review No. 4 (Short) Himself  Less 1922
  • Primary photo for The Starland ReviewThe Starland Review (Short) Himself  Less 1922
Archive Footage (24 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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