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Edward Martindel
Martindel in 1909
Born(1876-07-08)July 8, 1876
DiedMay 4, 1955(1955-05-04) (aged 78)
Resting placeChapel of the Pines Crematory
Years active1915–1946
Jane Martindel
(m. 1909)

Edward Martindel (July 8, 1876 – May 4, 1955) was an American stage and film actor who appeared on Broadway and in more than 80 films between 1915 and 1946.

Born in Hamilton, Ohio, he was the son of Dr. and Mrs. Frank Martindell. His singing debut came under the management of Henry Savage.[1] He appeared in 16 Broadway plays, beginning with Dolly Varden (1902) and ending with The Little Blue Devil (1919).[2]

Martindel in 1923
Martindel in 1923

He died on May 4, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, from a heart attack. His grave is located at Chapel of the Pines Crematory.

Selected filmography

From an ad for Hail the Woman (1921)
From an ad for Hail the Woman (1921)
Year Title Role Notes
1916 The Scarlet Woman Hanlin Davis
The Eternal Question Allen Tait
1917 A Rich Man's Plaything 'Iron' Lloyd
1920 The Furnace Count Svenson
Unseen Forces George Brunton
1921 Ducks and Drakes Dick Chiltern
Greater Than Love Frank Norwood
Hail the Woman Wyndham Gray
1922 Manslaughter Wiley
The Ordeal Sir Francis Maynard
1923 The Day of Faith Uncle Mortimer
1924 Love's Whirlpool Richard Milton
1925 Lady Windermere's Fan Lord Augustus Lorton Credited as Edw. Martindel
1926 You'd Be Surprised Mr. White, The District Attorney
The Duchess of Buffalo Grand Duke Gregory Alexandrovich
1927 Venus of Venice Journalist
Taxi! Taxi! David Parmalee
Children of Divorce Tom Larrabee
In Old Kentucky Mr. Brierly
1928 The Singing Fool Louis Marcus
The Desert Bride
1929 Why Be Good? Winthrop Peabody Sr.
The Desert Song General Bierbeau
The Aviator Gordon
1930 Song of the West Colonel
1930 Check and Double Check John Blair
1931 Blonde Crazy Jeweler Uncredited
1932 American Madness Ames Uncredited


  1. ^ "Edward Martindel Scores Triple Triumph". The Morning Post. New Jersey, Camden. May 3, 1916. p. 8. Retrieved July 13, 2021.
  2. ^ "Edward Martindel". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on July 13, 2021. Retrieved July 13, 2021.
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