Edward McWade

Edward McWade (January 14, 1865 – May 17, 1943) was a writer, stage actor and an American film actor.[1]

Edward McWade
Edward McWade - Sep 1920 EH.jpg
From a 1920 magazine
Born(1865-01-14)January 14, 1865
DiedMay 17, 1943(1943-05-17) (aged 78)
OccupationActor, screenwriter
Years active1889-1943
(m. 1897)


McWade was born in Washington, D.C., on January 14, 1865. His father was notable stage actor Robert McWade Sr. (1835-1913) and his younger brother was character actor Robert McWade Jr.

On September 4, 1897, McWade married actress Margaret May Fish. They performed in a number of stage and film productions together both before and after they were married.

McWade appeared in more than 130 films between 1919 and 1944, mostly in secondary roles. He also wrote 15 stage plays and silent films scripts between 1897 and 1914.

McWade died in Los Angeles, California.

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  1. ^ Wilson, Scott (August 19, 2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed. McFarland. ISBN 9781476625997. Retrieved April 4, 2019 – via Google Books.

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