Actor / stuntman / star's double in many action films
(aka Eddy Parker, Edward Parker, Edwin Parker, Ed Parker)
December 12, 1900 - January 20 1960
Born in Minnesota, USA
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A Lot of Favorite Memories of Eddie Parker
(Amended 10/17/05 to reflect ongoing
Who Played the Monster
discussion on the
Classic Horror Film Board)
Acting and Performing Stunts In Horror and Science Fiction Films
- In an uncredited bit part in Son of Frankenstein (1939).
- As the ambulance driver in Fingers at the Window (1942).
- As a strongarm thug in Invisible Agent (1942).
- As the stunt double for Lon Chaney Jr.'s Frankenstein Monster in The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942). (Unconfirmed.)
- As the stunt double for both Bela Lugosi's Monster and Lon Chaney Jr.'s Wolf Man. in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943).
Stuntman Gil Perkins also doubled Lugosi; other stunt performers may have been involved.
- As a cop in the park in The Phantom Speaks (1945).
- As a stunt double for Frankenstein's Monster in House of Dracula (1945). (Unconfirmed.)
- As a stunt man in Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948).
- As Charles Laughton's henchman in The Strange Door (1951). (Unconfirmed.)
- As "Mr. Hyde," monster and stunt double for Boris Karloff, in Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953).
- As the stunt double for actor Robert J. Wilke in the Disney fantasy-adventure 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954).
- As "Klaris, the mummy" in Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955).
- As "Paul Lund" and "Eric Jacobs" as monsters, and in another bit part as an airport attendant, in Tarantula (1955).
- As a Mole Man in The Mole People (1956).
- As a studio guard in the biography of actor Lon Chaney, Man of a Thousand Faces (1957), starring James Cagney.
- As a policeman in The Monolith Monster (1957). (Unconfirmed.)
- As "Professor Donald Blake" as a monster in Monster on the Campus (1958), starring Arthur Franz. (Unconfirmed.)
- As Bruce Gordon's henchman in the monster western Curse of the Undead (1959).
Acting In A Wide Variety of Mainstream Films
- As a guard in the Warner Bros. prison drama, San Quentin (1937), starring Pat O'Brien and Humphrey Bogart.
- As a Federal man in The Last Gangster (1937), starring Edward G, Robinson, James Stewart and John Carradine.
- As a state trooper in Crime School (1938), starring Humphrey Bogart and the Dead End Kids.
- As a detective in the Harold Lloyd comedy Professor Beware (1938).
- As a Coast Guard attendant in Too Hot to Handle (1938), starring Clark Gable and Myrna Loy.
- As a motorcycle policeman inNancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (1939).
- As "Williams" in the "Tailspin Tommy" feature Danger Flight (1939), starring John Trent.
- As a state trooper in Another Thin Man, starring William Powell and Myrna Loy.
- As one of "Rogers' Rangers" in the historical adventure Northwest Passage (1940), starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Young and Walter Brennan.
- As a lieutenant in the Warner Bros. A-western, Virginia City (1940), starring Errol Flynn, Randolph Scott and Humphrey Bogart.
- As a detective in the romantic fantasy 'Til We Meet Again (1940), starring Merle Oberon and George Brent.
- As a policeman in the "Nick Carter" mystery Sky Murder (1940), starring Walter Pidgeon.
- As "Joe" in the comedy Look Who's Laughing (1941), starring ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his dummy partner Charlie McCarthy.
- As a sergeant in the military comedy-drama, The Bugle Sounds (19xx), starring Wallace Beery and Marjorie Main.
- As a sentry in the epic Warner Bros. western about General Custer, They Died with Their Boots On (1942).
- In Mug Town (1943) with the Dead End Kids.
- As ambulance driver "Mac" in the comedy Hit the Ice (1943), starring Abbott & Costello.
- As a guard in Universal's Cobra Woman (1944), starring Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, and Lon Chaney Jr.
- As a pedestrian in Flame of Barbary Coast (1945), starring John Wayne and Ann Dvorak.
- As a Gestapo thug in Fritz Lang's thriller Cloak and Dagger (1946) starring Gary Cooper and Lilli Palmer.
- As a truck driver in "The Whistler" series mystery, The Thirteenth Hour (1947), starring Richard Dix.
- As "Lieutenant Callahan" in the "Crime Doctor" series mystery The Millerson Case (1947), starring Warner Baxter.
- As a policeman in the film noir mystery I Wouldn't Be In Your Shoes (1948), starring Don Castle and Elyse Knox.
- As a bugler in the Warner Bros. A-western, Silver River (1948), directed by Raoul Walsh, and starring Errol Flynn and Ann Sheridan.
- As "Detective #1" in the romantic fantasy One Touch of Venus (1948), starring Ava Gardner as the goddess.
- As a cop in An Act of Murder (1948), a drama about euthanasia starring Fredric March.
- As a reformatory guard in Knock on Any Door (1949), directed by Nicholas Ray, and starring Humphrey Bogart and John Derek.
- As a motorcycle cop in the comedy Louisa (1950), starring Ronald Reagan.
- As a detective in the film noir drama Edge of Doom (1950), starring Dana Andrews and Farley Granger.
- As a prison guard in Convicted (1950), starring Glenn Ford and Broderick Crawford.
- As the garage roof thug in the classic film noir, The Racket (1951), starring Robert Mitchum, Lizabeth Scott and Robert Ryan.
- As a Northerner in Horizons West (1952), starring Robert Ryan, Julie Adams and Rock Hudson.
- As "Sheriff Billings" in the musical comedy All Ashore (1953), starring Mickey Rooney.
- As a man demanding a gun in Law and Order (1953), starring Ronald Reagan.
- As "Mug" in the ass-inine comedy Francis Covers the Big Town (1953), starring Donald O'Connor and "Francis the Talking Mule."
- As a tourist in the 3-D crime thriller The Glass Web (1953), starring Edwad G. Robinson.
- As a detective in Rear Window (1954), directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly.
- As a henchman in the film noir Naked Alibi (1954), starring Sterling Hayden and Gloria Grahame.
- As "Carson" in the adult western The Far Country (1954), directed by Anthony Mann, and starring James Stewart and Ruth Roman.
- As a policeman in the musical comedy Never Steal Anything Small (1959).Never Steal Anything Small (1959), starring James Cagney.
- As a policeman at the funeral in Douglas Sirk's classic soap opera, Imitation of Life (1959).
- As a slave in Spartacus (1960), directed by Stanley Kubrick, and starring Kirk Douglas.
- As a martial arts performer in The Green Berets (1968), starring John Wayne.
Acting In Small Parts in Dozens of Serials
- The Hurricane Express (1932), starring John Wayne, in an uncredited bit as a Co-pilot
- The Whispering Shadow (1933), starring Bela Lugosi, as a driver
- The Adventures of Rex and Rinty (1935), as a guard
- The Fighting Marines (1935), as "Olson"
- Darkest Africa (1936), aka Batmen of Africa, King of Jungleland, as a sentry
- Flash Gordon (1936), aka Rocketship, Space Soldiers, as one of Ming's soldiers
- The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand (1936), as a henchman
- Undersea Kingdom (1936), as Khan's guardsman in Chapters 2, 3, 6
- Ace Drummond (1936), as "Co-Pilot O'Connor" and a Mongolian henchman in Chapter 1,
Dragon Man in Chapters 3, 7; car driver in Chapter 4;
sedan bearer in Chapter 10; Noah Beery Jr.'s side-car double in Chapter 3; John King's double in all Chapters
- Secret Agent X-9 (1937), as a henchman, stunts (unconfirmed)
- Tim Tyler's Luck (1937), as a henchman (uncredited)
- Radio Patrol (1937), as uncredited stunt double for star Grant Withers
- Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938), aka Space Soldier's Trip to Mars, as stunt double for star Buster Crabbe, and Martian soldier (uncredited)
- Dick Tracy Returns (1938), as "Burton" (uncredited)
- Red Barry (1938), as a henchman and a taxi driver (uncredited)
- Buck Rogers (1939), aka Buck Rogers Conquers the Universe,
as a council room guard and stunt double for star Buster Crabbe (uncredited)
- The Lone Ranger Rides Again (1939), as "Hank"
- Mandrake the Magician (1939), as "Henchman Eddie" (uncredited)
- Daredevils of the Red Circle (1939), as "Pete" (uncredited)
- Dick Tracy's G-Men (1939), as a thug at dock (uncredited)
- Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940),
aka Perils from the Planet Mongo), Purple Death from Outer Space,
as stunt double for star Buster Crabbe, and Arborian prison guard in Chapter 10 (uncredited)
- Winners of the West (1940), as "Henchman Stark" (uncredited)
- Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940), aka Doctor Satan's Robot, as "Chuck," lead truck thug (uncredited)
- Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. (1941), aka Dick Tracy vs. the Phantom Empire, as a hideout heavy (uncredited)
- The Secret Code (1942), as "Henchman Berck" (uncredited)
- G-men vs. the Black Dragon (1943), aka Black Dragons of Manzanar, as the phoney butler in Chapter 12 (uncredited)
- Daredevils of the West (1943), as attacker / Indian rustler / Jim/Monk Mason / rock heavy (uncredited)
- Secret Service in Darkest Africa (1943), aka Manhunt in the African Jungles,
as "Karl Koche" in Chapter 7, and "Cafe Heavy 2" in Chapter 10 (uncredited)
- The Masked Marvel (1943), aka Sakima and the Masked Marvel, as "Meggs the valet"
- The Phantom (1943), as "Scott" in Chapters 9, 10, 11, 13 and 14 (uncredited)
- The Tiger Woman (1944), aka Perils of the Darkest Jungle, as "Travis," "Blair," "Gherkin,"
a guard / an office heavy, and "Trooper 1"
- Haunted Harbor (1944), aka Pirate's Harbor (uncredited)
- Black Arrow (1944), as "Hank"
- Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945), aka Captain Mephisto and the Transformation Machine,
as "Ship's captain" in Chapters 1, 8; Thug in cave in Chapter 12 (uncredited)
- The Monster and the Ape (1945), as "Blake"
- The Phantom Rider (1946), aka Ghost Riders of the West, as "Martin" in Chapter 2 (uncredited)
- King of the Forest Rangers (1946), as "Stover," rival store owner in Chapter 6
- Chick Carter, Detective (1946), as "Frank Sharp"
- Daughter of Don Q (1946), as a store clerk-henchman
- The Crimson Ghost (1946), as "Shermanx" (uncredited)
- Son of Zorro (1947), as "Melton"
- Jack Armstrong (1947), as "Slade"
- The Vigilante (1947), as "Doc," henchman X-3
- Jesse James Rides Again (1947), as "Captain Flint"
- Tex Granger, Midnight Rider of the Plains (1948), as "Driska," Reno henchman
- Dangers of the Canadian Mounted (1948), as "Lowry"
- Adventures of Frank and Jesse James (1948), as "Jergens/Joe" (uncredited)
- Bruce Gentry (1949), as "Gregg"
- Ghost of Zorro (1949), as "Jim Cleaver" (uncredited)
- Batman and Robin (1949), aka The Adventures of Batman and Robin, as "Holt" (uncredited)
- King of the Rocket Men (1949), as "Rowan"
- Radar Patrol vs. Spy King (1950), as "Dutch," aka "Bender," "Herb," "Malloy," "Nash" and "White"
- The Invisible Monster (1950), aka Phantom Ruler, as "Stoner," barn thug in Chapter 9
- Atom Man Vs. Superman (1950), as power company truck driver in Chapter 9 (uncredited)
- Desperadoes of the West (1950), as "Martin" (uncredited)
- Government Agents vs Phantom Legion (1951), as "Payne" in Chapter 8 (uncredited)
- Captain Video, Master of the Stratosphere (1951), as second hijack thug
- King of the Carnival (1955), as "Rigger 2" (uncredited)
Acting In Dozens of B-Westerns, Including Series Films Starring:
- John Wayne —
- The Lucky Texan, as "Al Miller" (sheriff's son) (1934)
- The Star Packer, as henchman "Parker" (1934)
- The Trail Beyond, as "Ryan" the Mountie (1934)
- The Lawless Frontier, as "Deputy Hank" (1934)
- 'Neath the Arizona Skies, as a henchman (1934)
- Texas Terror, as a henchman (1935)
- Rainbow Valley, as a prison guard (1935)
- Westward Ho, as a henchman "Ed" (1935)
- The New Frontier, as a henchman and stuntman (1935)
- Roy Rogers —
- My Pal Trigger, as "Bouncer Ed" (1946)
- Under Nevada Skies, as a henchman (1946)
- Bells of San Angelo, as a mine henchman (1947)
- Gene Autry —
- Git Along, Little Dogies, as tool shed henchman (1937)
- Mexicali Rose (1939)
- Rancho Grande, as a henchman (1940).
- The Strawberry Roan, as "Jake" (1948)
- Apache Country, as a henchman (1952)
- Barbed Wire, as "Ed Parker" (1952)
- Mule Train, as street fighter (1950)
- Silver Canyon, as "Mitchell" (1951)
- Winning of the West, as a henchman (1953)
- Charles Starrett —
- South of the Chisholm Trail, as "Sheriff Palmer" (1947)
- Riders of the Lone Star, as "Sheriff Branning" (1947)
- Whirlwind Raiders, as the thug "Red Jordan" (1948)
- The Hawk of Wild River, as "Skeeter" (1952)
- The Kid From Broken Gun, (1952)
- Johnny Mack Brown —
- Courageous Avenger, as "Wellford" (1935)
- Ragtime Cowboy Joe, as a deputy (1940)
- Stranger from Santa Fe, as henchman "Jess Balbo" (1945)
- Flame of the West, as "Biff"(1945)
- The Lost Trail, as henchman "Bill" (1945)
- Frontier Feud, as henchman "Sam Murphy" (1945)
- Trigger Fingers, as "Smoke Turnet " (1946)
- Silver Range, as "Bart Nelson" (1946)
- Raiders of the South, as henchman "Jeb Warren" (1947)
- Valley of Fear, as "Duke," a henchman (1947)
- Lone Star Trail, as henchman "Lem," with Tex Ritter (1948)
- Trailing Danger, as henchman "Riley" (1947)
- The Fighting Ranger, as "Gil," a thug (1948)
- Law of the West, as henchman "Big Mike" (1949)
- Range Justice, as henchman "Lacey" (1949)
- Tom Keene —
- God's Country and the Man, as "Bill Briggs, RCMP" (1937)
- Dick Foran —
- Heart of the North, as henchman "Gonzales" (1938)
- The Rough Riders —
- West of the Law, as " Joe," a mine guard; starring Buck Jones, Tim McCoy and Raymond Hatton (1942)
- The Three Mesquiteers —
- The Three Mesquiteers, as stunt double for "Tucson" (Corrigan); starring Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan and Max Terhune (1936)
- Thundering Trails, as a trooper; starring Tom Tyler, Bob Steele and Jimmie Dodd (1943)
- Tim Holt —
- Fighting Frontier, as the brawler who knocks out Tim's sidekick Ike (1943)
- Don "Red" Barry —
- Days of Old Cheyenne, as a poker player (1943)
- Jimmy Wakely —
- The Lonesome Trail, as a poker player (1945)
- Sunset Carson —
- Days of Buffalo Bill, as henchman "Chuck Barton" (1946)
- Bill Elliott —
- The Plainsman and the Lady, as "The drunk" (1946)
- Eddie Dean —
- Range Beyond the Blue, as a posse rider (1947)
- Shadow Valley, as "Barney Foster" (1947)
- The Hawk of Powder River, as "Mike Cochrane" the lawyer (1948)
- The Tioga Kid, as henchman "Clem" (1948)
- Black Hills, as henchman "Al Quillan" (1948)
- Allan Lane —
- Powder River Rustlers, (uncredited) (1949)
- Rex Allen —
- Rodeo King and the Senorita, as a henchman (1951)
- Rex Lease —
- The Ghost Rider, as stunt man and henchman "Quirt" (1935)
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