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Eddie Foy (Edwin Fitzgerald) was born on 9 March, 1856 in Manhattan, New York, NY, is an American actor. Discover Eddie Foy's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Eddie Foy networth?

Popular As Edwin Fitzgerald
Occupation actor,soundtrack
Age 72 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 9 March 1856
Birthday 9 March
Birthplace Manhattan, New York, NY
Date of death February 16, 1928
Died Place Kansas City, MO
Nationality NY

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Who Is Eddie Foy's Wife?

His wife is Marie Coombs (m. 1923–1928)

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Wife Marie Coombs (m. 1923–1928)
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Children Eddie Foy, Jr., Charley Foy, Irving Foy, Richard Foy, Mary Foy, Madeline Foy, Bryan Foy

Eddie Foy Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Eddie Foy worth at the age of 72 years old? Eddie Foy’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from NY. We have estimated Eddie Foy's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Wikipedia Eddie Foy Wikipedia



He was played by his son Eddie Foy Jr. 3 times in Lillian Russell (1940), Wilson (1944) and Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942). In The Seven Little Foys (1955), he was played by Bob Hope.


In 1903, while playing the Iroquois Theatre, Foy heroically attempted to calm the crowd after fire broke out. Six hundred people died. Foy escaped by crawling through a sewer. Three years after bringing his children into the act, Foy and his family appeared in a film for Mack Sennett, one of only a handful the senior Foy would do. However, his children, in particular Bryan Foy and Eddie Foy Jr. , would enjoy substantial careers in the movies. Eddie Sr.


By 1887, Foy was back in the West, touring with David Henderson's troupe across the country. He met Lola Sefton in San Francisco and they were a couple for the next decade until her death. (Many sources described them as husband and wife, though no record of a marriage has been found. ) After Sefton's death, Foy started his own company and two years later married one of his dancers, Madeline Morando. She gave him eleven children, the seven surviving ones becoming world-famous in their father's act as The Seven Little Foys.


In 1882, the four (Thompson had married another singer) returned East, joining the Carncross Minstrels in Philadelphia. Shortly thereafter, however, Rose Foy and her newborn died in childbirth.


Eddie fell for one of them, Rose Howland, and they married in 1879.


American stage actor, musical comedy star, and vaudevillian who was a legendary figure of his time and who fathered a family of performers who went on to notable careers in motion pictures. Born Edward Fitzgerald at 23 8th Avenue in New York City, March 9, 1856, to an Irish-immigrant tailor, Richard Fitzgerald, and his wife Mary, Eddie moved to Chicago with his family after his father's death in an insane asylum from syphilis in 1862. His mother reportedly cared for Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's widow, during Mrs. Lincoln's mental illness. At the age of 8, Eddie began entertaining on the street for tips, doing acrobatic dances. He changed his name to Foy when he was 15, and he and partner Jack Finnigan went on the road, dancing for meals in bars. They got work as supernumeraries in dramatic productions and Foy claimed to have worked in such a capacity with the leading actor of his day, Edwin Booth. With another partner, Jim Thompson, Foy traveled for three years in a saloon/theatre circuit through the West, including an extended stay in Dodge City, Kansas, where he met Doc Holliday, 'William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson', and Wyatt Earp. Also on the circuit was a girl singer act, the Howland Sisters.