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Edmund Breese

From Wikipedia Edmund Breese (June 18, 1871 – April 6, 1936) was an American stage and film actor of the silent era. Long on the stage with a varied Broadway career before entering movies he appeared with James O'Neill in The Count of Monte Cristo (1893), The Lion and the Mouse (1906) with Richard Bennett, The Third Degree (1909) with Helen Ware, The Master Mind (1913) with Elliott Dexter, the popular World War I era play Why Marry? (1917) with Estelle Winwood & Nat C. Goodwin and So This Is London (1922) with Donald Gallaher. He appeared in 129 films between 1914 and 1935. He is best remembered as the advice-giving German businessman at the beginning of the war film All Quiet on the Western Front. His final role was on stage in Night of January 16th from September 1935 to April 1936. Just before the play ended its run, Breese developed peritonitis, which he died from on April 6, 1936.

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Jun 18, 1871 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Burn 'Em Up Barnes 1921-08-01
Latest Project:
Movie Broadway Bill 1934-11-30
Known For
Poster of Morals for Women
Poster of Defenders of the Law
Poster of Rough Waters
Poster of The Brown Derby
Movie Broadway Bill Presiding Judge 1934-11-30
Movie Dancing Man J.C. Trevor 1934-02-24
Movie Come On, Marines! General Cabot 1934-01-01
Movie Lost in the Stratosphere Col. Brooks 1934-11-14
Movie International House Doctor Wong 1933-05-27
Movie On Your Guard Prison Warden 1933-01-31
Movie A Man of Sentiment John Russell Sr. 1933-09-15
Movie Fighting With Kit Carson Matt Fargo 1933-07-01
Movie Only Yesterday Investor (Uncredited) 1933-11-01
Movie Above the Clouds Crusty 1933-12-13
Movie Duck Soup Zander 1933-11-12
Movie Female Board Member (Uncredited) 1933-11-11
Movie Love Bound J.B. 'Lucky' Morrison 1932-03-01
Movie Young Bride Mr. C. B. Chadwick the Broker 1932-04-08
Movie Police Court Judge Robert Webster 1932-02-19
Movie The Hatchet Man Yu Chang 1932-02-06
Movie As You Desire Me Friar 1932-05-28
Movie Cross-Examination Dwight Simpson 1932-02-13
Movie The Reckoning Doc 1932-02-15
Movie Women Won't Tell Attorney for the Defense 1932-11-16
Movie Madame Butterfly Cho-Cho's Grandfather 1932-12-30
Movie The Match King Olaf Christofsen 1932-12-31
Movie Alias Mary Smith Mr. Hayes 1932-07-14
Movie The Golden West Sam Lynch 1932-10-29
Movie The Hurricane Express The Secretary's Father 1932-08-01
Movie The Cabin in the Cotton Holmes Scott 1932-09-26
Movie The Painted Desert Judge Matthews 1931-03-07
Movie The Good Bad Girl J.P. Henderson 1931-05-20
Movie Defenders of the Law Capt. Bill Houston 1931-05-23
Movie Millie Defense Attorney 1931-02-08
Movie Platinum Blonde Conroy 1931-10-31
Movie The Public Defender Frank Wells 1931-08-01
Movie Morals for Women Mr. Hutson 1931-10-24
Movie Mata Hari Warden 1931-12-26
Movie Chinatown After Dark Le Fong 1931-10-15
Movie Rough Waters Captain Thomas 1930-06-06
Movie The Czar of Broadway 1930-05-25
Movie The Sea Bat Maddocks 1930-07-05
Movie Hold Everything Pop O'Keefe 1930-03-20
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front Herr Meyer 1930-04-29
Movie Tol'able David Hunter Kinemon 1930-11-15
Movie Top Speed Spencer Colgate 1930-08-24
Movie Kismet Jawan 1930-10-30
Movie Playboy of Paris General 1930-10-18
Movie Bright Lights Franklin Harris 1930-09-21
Movie Fancy Baggage John Hardin 1929-01-26
Movie Finders Keepers Hastings 1928-02-18
Movie On Trial Judge 1928-12-01
Movie Conquest William Holden 1928-12-22
Movie The Brown Derby 1926-07-04
Movie Stepping Along Prince Ferdinand Darowitsky 1926-11-14
Movie The Live Wire Sawdust Sam 1925-09-20
Movie Womanhandled Uncle Lester 1925-12-27
Movie The Sixth Commandment Col. Saunders 1924-06-01
Movie Beyond the Rainbow Insp. Richardson 1922-02-19
Movie Burn 'Em Up Barnes King Cole 1921-08-01
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