Edward James "Ed" Begley, Sr. was an Academy Award-winning American actor. Begley was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Hannah and Michael Joseph Begley, Irish immigrants. Begley began his career as a Broadway and radio actor while in his teens. He appeared in the hit musical Going Up on Broadway in 1917 and in London the next year. He later acted in roles as Sgt. O'Hara in the radio show The Fat Man. His radio work included a period as Charlie Chan and Stroke of Fate amongst other roles. He also starred in the 1950s radio program Richard Diamond, Private Detective, playing...
|Birthdate:||March 25, 1901|
|Date of death:||April 28, 1970|
|Also known as:||Edward James Begley, Edward James Begley, Sr., Ed Begley, Sr.|