Ed Wynn

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Ed Wynn
EdWynnStageDoorCanteen.jpg
Wynn in the movie Stage Door Canteen (1943)
Birth name Isaiah Edwin Leopold
Born (1886-11-09)November 9, 1886
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died June 19, 1966(1966-06-19) (aged 79)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Medium Vaudeville, stand-Up
Nationality American
Years active 1903–1966
Influenced Red Skelton, Daws Butler, Kevin James, Ralph Garman
Spouse Hilda Keenan
(1914-37) (divorced) 1 child
Frieda Mierse
(1937-39) (divorced)
Dorothy Elizabeth Nesbitt
(1946-55) (divorced)
Children Keenan Wynn

Ed Wynn (November 9, 1886 – June 19, 1966) was a popular American comedian and actor. He was known for his role as the Mad Hatter in the 1951 animated movie Alice in Wonderland. His son, Keenan Wynn, was also an actor.

Wynn died of throat cancer in Beverly Hills, California, aged 79.

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