Edward Laemmle

Edward Laemmle (October 25, 1887 April 2, 1937) was an American film director of the silent era. He directed 62 films between 1920 and 1935.

Edward Laemmle
Laemmle in 1920
Born(1887-10-25)October 25, 1887
DiedApril 2, 1937(1937-04-02) (aged 49)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1920–1935


Edward Laemmle was born in Chicago, Illinois and died in Los Angeles. He was the nephew of Carl Laemmle,[1] founder of Universal Studios. His half sister was Carla Laemmle,[2] dancer and actress and his brother was director Ernst Laemmle. He married Peppi Heller on April 8, 1923; the couple had two girls, Constance and Carlotta, and settled in Beverly Hills, California.

Selected filmography


  1. Dick, Bernard F. (January 13, 2015). "City of Dreams: The Making and Remaking of Universal Pictures". University Press of Kentucky. Retrieved January 17, 2019 via Google Books.
  2. Atkins, Rick (January 17, 2019). "Among the Rugged Peaks: An Intimate Biography of Carla Laemmle". Midnight Marquee & BearManor Media. Retrieved January 17, 2019 via Google Books.
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