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Date Of BirthMay 2, 1887
DiedMarch 25, 1951, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
FactVaudeville-veteran comic who appeared in US films only from 1938.

Eddie Collins was born on May 2, 1887 in Millerton, New York. His parents were Michael and Kate Collins. He had two brothers and two sisters. Eddie Collins was educated at Seton Hall Preparatory School and Columbia University. He began his professional baseball career with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1906. He played for the Chicago White Sox from 1915 to 1926.

He was a member of the World Series winning teams in 1917 and 1919. He was traded to the New York Yankees in 1927 and played for them until his retirement in 1930. Eddie Collins’ career batting average was . 333 and he had 3,315 hits. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939.

Eddie Collins’ net worth was estimated to be $5 million. He died on March 25, 1951.

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Full NameEddie Collins
Date Of BirthMay 2, 1887
DiedMarch 25, 1951, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Weight79 kg
ProfessionBaseball player
EducationColumbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University


ChildrenEddie Collins, Jr.


MoviesThe Return of Frank James, The Blue Bird, Drums Along the Mohawk, Hollywood Cavalcade, Young Mr. Lincoln, Charlie Chan in Honolulu, In Old Chicago, Always in Trouble, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, News Is Made at Night, Stop, Look and Love

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1Vaudeville-veteran comic who appeared in US films only from 1938.
2Was the model for the voice of 'Dopey' in the 1937 Walt Disney animated film classic, "Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs".
3Perhaps best remembered as Shirley Temple's "dog" Tylo in The Blue Bird (1940).



The Return of Frank James1940Station Agent
The Blue Bird1940Tylo
Drums Along the Mohawk1939Christian Reall
Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence1939Bill
Hollywood Cavalcade1939Keystone Cop
Stop, Look and Love1939Dinty
Quick Millions1939Henry 'Beaver' Howard
News Is Made at Night1939Billiard
Charlie Chan in Reno1939Cab Driver
Young Mr. Lincoln1939Efe Turner
Charlie Chan in Honolulu1938Al Hogan
Up the River1938Fisheye Conroy
Always in Trouble1938Uncle Ed Darlington
Down on the Farm1938Cyrus Sampson
Little Miss Broadway1938Member of Band
Josette1938Customs Inspector (uncredited)
Alexander's Ragtime Band1938Corporal Collins
Kentucky Moonshine1938'Spats' Swanson
Sally, Irene and Mary1938Ship's Captain
Penrod and His Twin Brother1938Captain
In Old Chicago1937Drunk
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs1937Dopey / Chipmunk and Squirrel Sneezes (voice, uncredited)
Ali Baba Goes to Town1937Arab (uncredited)
Married Before Breakfast1937Tramp at Fire (uncredited)
Diamond Jim1935Bicycle Act (uncredited)


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs1937performer: "Bluddle-uddle-um-dum Dwarfs' Washing and Yodel Song" 1937 - uncredited


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs1937performance model and voice effects: "Dopey" - uncredited

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AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda1978TV Special documentaryActor 'Young Mr. Lincoln' (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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