Edward W. Wyman / Weimer
1 February 1875
|Died||14 June 1961 86) (aged|
|Other names||Eddie Weimer|
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).
|1915||The Broken Coin||Roleau|
|1916||The Adventures of Peg o' the Ring||Scenes deleted|
|Liberty||Pedro||Alternative titles: The Fangs of the Wolf|
Liberty, a Daughter of the U.S.A.
|1917||The Gray Ghost||Marco|
|1918||Lure of the Circus||Eddie Somers|
|1920||King of the Circus||Eddie King|
|The Vanishing Dagger||John Edward Grant|
|1921||Do or Die||Jack Merton|
|The Secret Four|
|1928||Eddy Polo in the Wasp's Nest||Eddy Polo|
|1928||Hands Up, Eddy Polo||Eddy Polo|
|1929||On the Reeperbahn at Half Past Midnight||Heini Box|
|1929||The Daredevil Reporter||Reporter|
|1930||Of Life and Death|
|1932||All is at Stake|
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