Ed Wynn

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Ed Wynn
EdWynnStageDoorCanteen.jpg
Wynn in the movie Stage Door Canteen (1943)
Birth nameIsaiah Edwin Leopold
Born(1886-11-09)November 9, 1886
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedJune 19, 1966(1966-06-19) (aged 79)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
MediumVaudeville, stand-Up
NationalityAmerican
Years active1903–1966
InfluencedRed Skelton, Daws Butler, Kevin James, Ralph Garman
SpouseHilda Keenan
(1914-37) (divorced) 1 child
Frieda Mierse
(1937-39) (divorced)
Dorothy Elizabeth Nesbitt
(1946-55) (divorced)
ChildrenKeenan 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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