Edward Clark (actor)

Edward Clark (May 6, 1878 November 18, 1954) was a Russian-born American actor whose career began in the silent era. He appeared in 133 films between 1913 and 1955. He was also a playwright, theatre director and songwriter. Among his songs was the original 1899 barbershop quartet song Heart of My Heart. He was born in Russia and died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack.

Edward Clark
Born(1878-05-06)May 6, 1878
DiedNovember 18, 1954(1954-11-18) (aged 76)
Years active1913–1955


Selected filmography


  • Oh, What a Girl (book and lyrics)
  • Paradise Alley (book)
  • Cinders (book and lyrics) Music by Rudolf Friml
  • Furs and Frills (book and lyrics)
  • Honey Girl (book)
  • You're in Love (book and lyrics)
  • Little Miss Charity (lyrics)


  • Coat Tails
  • Not with My Money
  • De Luxe Annie was a starring vehicle for Emélie Polini in Australia and US,[2] and was filmed in 1918, starring Norma Talmadge.


  1. "SCREENINGS". The Queenslander. Brisbane. June 16, 1927. p. 11. Retrieved March 20, 2014 via National Library of Australia.
  2. "DE-LUXE ANNIE". Sunday Times. Sydney. April 21, 1918. p. 14. Retrieved March 20, 2014 via National Library of Australia.
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