Edgar Stehli (July 12, 1884 – July 25, 1973) was a French-born American actor of the stage, the screen and television.
|Died||July 25, 1973 89) (aged|
The son of an English mother and a German-Swiss father, Stehli was born in Lyon, France. The family moved to New York in 1886 and later moved to Montclair, New Jersey. He graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's degree in 1907 and a master's degree in 1908. While at Cornell, he acted in university theatrical productions.
Stehli's professional acting debut came with a stock theater company in Bayonne as he had understudy and bit-part responsibilities and worked with props. He worked there and with other stock companies until 1919, when he was invited to join the Theatre Guild.
Stehli appeared in the films Boomerang, Executive Suite, Drum Beat, The Cobweb, The Brothers Karamazov, No Name on the Bullet, 4D Man, Cash McCall, Atlantis, the Lost Continent, Parrish, Pocketful of Miracles, The Spiral Road, Twilight of Honor, Seconds, The Tiger Makes Out and Loving, among others. His television appearances include: Perry Mason Season 1, Episode 39 (1958) as Daniel Reed in, “The Case of the Rolling Bones”.
At the time of Stehli's death, he was one of the oldest active members of Actors' Equity Association.
Stehli died on July 25, 1973, at his home in Upper Montclair, New Jersey at age 89.
|1947||Boomerang||Ryan - Coroner||Uncredited|
|1954||Executive Suite||Julius Steigel|
|1954||Drum Beat||Jesse Grant|
|1955||The Cobweb||Mr. Holcomb|
|1958||The Brothers Karamazov||Grigory|
|1959||No Name on the Bullet||Judge Benson|
|1959||4D Man||Dr. Theodore W. Carson|
|1960||Cash McCall||Mr. Pierce|
|1961||Atlantis, the Lost Continent||King Kronas||Voice dubbed by Paul Frees..|
|1961||Pocketful of Miracles||Gloomy||Uncredited|
|1962||The Spiral Road||The Sultan|
|1963||Twilight of Honor||Judge James Tucker|
|1966||Seconds||Tailor Shop Presser|
|1967||The Tiger Makes Out||Old Man|
|1970||Loving||Mr. Kramm||(final film role)|
- "Edgar Stehli, Ranked as Leading Character Actor, Has Found New 'Role'". The Montclair Times. New Jersey, Montclair. August 15, 1933. p. 1. Retrieved 15 June 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Montclair Actor 'Stars' on Radio". The Montclair Times. New Jersey, Montclair. August 15, 1933. p. 2. Retrieved 15 June 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- Terrace, Vincent (1999). Radio Programs, 1924-1984: A Catalog of More Than 1800 Shows. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 54. ISBN 978-0-7864-4513-4.
- "("Edgar Stehli" search results)". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
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- "EDGAR STEHLI 89, VERSATILE ACTOR". Nytimes.com. 1973-07-27. Retrieved 2017-08-14.