Edward W. Wyman / Weimer
1 February 1875
|Died||14 June 1961 86) (aged|
|Other names||Eddie Weimer|
Eddie Polo (1 February 1875 – 14 June 1961) was an Austrian-American actor of the silent era. He was of Jewish descent.
He was born Edward W. Wyman or Weimer in Vienna, Austria-Hungary on 1 February 1875. With his brother Sam he was the trapeze act The Flying Cordovas. Beginning in 1913, he appeared in serials and films in the United States and became an action star in Germany in the late 1920s. After his acting career ended in the mid-1940s he worked as a makeup artist.
He was the father of actress Malvina Polo (1903–2000), best remembered as the mentally handicapped girl preyed upon for rape in Erich von Stroheim's Foolish Wives (1922). His brother was the acrobat, actor and makeup artist Sam Polo (1872–1966).
Polo died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack.
|1915||The Broken Coin||Rolleaux|
|The New Adventures of Terence O'Rourke||Eddie|
|Lord John's Journal|
|1916||The Adventures of Peg o' the Ring||Polo|
Alternative titles: The Fangs of the Wolf
Liberty, a Daughter of the U.S.A.
|1917||The Bronze Bride||White Feather|
|Money Madness||'Harford' Red|
|A Kentucky Cinderella||Ed Long|
|The Gray Ghost||Marco||Serial|
|The Plow Woman||Bill Matthews|
|1918||Lure of the Circus||Eddie Somers||Serial|
|1920||The Vanishing Dagger||John Edward Grant||Serial|
|King of the Circus||Eddie King||Serial|
|1921||Do or Die||Jack Merton||Serial|
|The Terror Streak||Cyclone Smith|
|The Secret Four||Serial|
|1922||Captain Kidd||Edward Davis||Serial|
|Der Fluch der Habgier|
|1923||The Knock on the Door|
|Prepared to Die||John Pendleton Smythe|
|1927||The Owl||Jack Clifford||Part 1, 2|
|1928||Eddy Polo in the Wasp's Nest||Eddy Polo|
|Hands Up, Eddy Polo|
|1929||On the Reeperbahn at Half Past Midnight||Heini Box|
|Hände hoch, hier Eddy Polo||Eddy Polo|
|The Daredevil Reporter||Reporter|
|Der gefesselte Polo||Eddy Polo|
|Rache für Eddy||Sergeant Eddy Webster|
|1930||Of Life and Death||Artist|
|1932||All is at Stake|
|1940||It's a Date||Quarter Master|
|La Conga Nights||Señor Boca||Uncredited|
|Son of Roaring Dan||Charlie Gregg|
|Spring Parade||Cafe Proprietor||Uncredited|
|Law and Order||Bartender Ed||Uncredited|
|1941||The Wolf Man||Churchgoer||Uncredited|
|1942||Don Winslow of the Navy||Lab Assistant||Serial, [Chs. 8-9], Uncredited|
|Gang Busters||Pilot||Serial, [Chs. 1-2], Uncredited|
|The Secret Code||Special Delivery Messenger||Serial, [Ch.7], Uncredited|
|Deep in the Heart of Texas||Townsman||Uncredited|
|1943||Honeymoon Lodge||Gas Station Attendant||Uncredited|
|1946||Two Sisters from Boston||Waiter||Uncredited|
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