Edward Andrews

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edward Andrews (October 9, 1914 – March 8, 1985) was an American actor, one of the most recognizable character actors on television and films between the 1950s and the 1980s. His stark white hair, portly build and horn-rimmed glasses added to the type of roles he received, as he was often cast as an ornery boss, a cagey businessman, or a strict disciplinarian of some type. Description above from the Wikipedia article Edward Andrews, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Friendly Persuasion (1956)

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Richard Eyer
Good Neighbor Sam (1964)

To help his divorced neighbor claim a substantial inheritance, a family man poses as her husband. The ruse spills over into his career in advertising, and his recent promotion relies on his wholesome and moral appearance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Romy Schneider  •  Dorothy Provine  •  Mike Connors
Gremlins (1984)


When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.  (more)

CAST:  Zach Galligan  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Hoyt Axton  •  Polly Holliday
Sixteen Candles (1984)


A teenage girl deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hughes
The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)

Bruce (Rod Taylor), the owner of a aerospace company, is infatuated with Jennifer (Doris Day) and hires her to be his biographer so that he can be near her and win her affections. Is she actually a Russian spy trying to obtain aerospace secrets?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Rod Taylor  •  Arthur Godfrey  •  John McGiver
The Harder They Fall (1956)

Jobless sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by corrupt fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his current protégé, an unknown Argentinian boxer named Toro Moreno. Although Moreno is a hulking giant, his chances for success are hampered by a powder-puff punch and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Rod Steiger  •  Jan Sterling  •  Mike Lane
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had surprised the Americans, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer  •  Toshio Masuda  •  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Martin Balsam  •  Sō Yamamura  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Tatsuya Mihashi
The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)

Hailed as one of Walt Disney's most hilarious comedies, The Absent-Minded Professor contains two essential elements for laughter - Fred MacMurray and Flubber, his gravity-defying formula for flying rubber!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Nancy Olson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Tommy Kirk
The Trouble with Girls (1969)

Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Tewksbury
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Sheree North  •  Marlyn Mason  •  Nicole Jaffe
A Tiger Walks (1964)

A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed immediately, except for the daughter of the sheriff. She wants to capture the tiger ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Brian Keith  •  Vera Miles  •  Pamela Franklin  •  Sabu
The Fiend Who Walked The West (1958)

Director Gordon Douglas' 1958 western about a psychotic gunman stars Hugh O'Brian, Robert Evans, Dolores Michaels, Linda Cristal, Stephen McNally, June Blair, Edward Andrews, Ron Ely and Emile Meyer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Hugh O'Brian  •  Robert Evans  •  Dolores Michaels  •  Linda Cristal
Avanti! (1972)


A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Juliet Mills  •  Clive Revill  •  Edward Andrews
Fluffy (1965)

Comedy about a nutty professor and his pet lion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Earl Bellamy
CAST:  Tony Randall  •  Shirley Jones  •  Edward Andrews  •  Jim Backus
The Unguarded Moment (1956)

A high-school music teacher is the victim of a student who writes indecent notes and assaults women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Keller
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  George Nader  •  John Saxon  •  Edward Andrews
Youngblood Hawke (1964)

An unknown Kentucky writer (James Franciscus) comes to New York and pursues fame and women (Suzanne Pleshette, Genevieve Page).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
Death of a Salesman (1966)

Adaptation of Arthur Miller's play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Segal
CAST:  Lee J. Cobb  •  Mildred Dunnock  •  Stanley Adams  •  Edward Andrews
These Wilder Years (1956)

A man tries to find a son he gave up for adoption years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
Travis Logan, D.A. (1971)

Sand devises a scheme to murder his former business partner and maintains his innocence throughout the trial, as he is prosecuted by District Attorney Travis Logan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Vic Morrow  •  Chris Robinson  •  James T. Callahan  •  Hal Holbrook
The Intruders (1970)

The James and Younger outlaw gangs ride into town, and it is up to the local marshal, who has lost both his nerve and his gun skills, to stop them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  Don Murray  •  Anne Francis  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  John Saxon
Kisses For My President (1964)

When the women of America join together on election day and elect a Leslie McCloud as the US President, things get a little awkward. Especially for her husband Thad McCloud. He, as First Husband, must take over the job as The First Lady, in the women's groups and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Polly Bergen  •  Eli Wallach  •  Arlene Dahl