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Eddie Bracken Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Children

Eddie Bracken Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth February 7, 1915
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Date of Death November 14, 2002

Eddie Bracken was an American actor, stage artist, voice actor, comedian, and singer who established himself as a noted Hollywood comedy actor. Over the course of his career, he was cast in a variety of projects such as Too Many GirlsReaching for the SunLife with Henry, Pacific LinerSafeguarding Military InformationThe Fleet’s InStar Spangled Rhythm, Caught in the DraftHappy Go Lucky, Sweater GirlOut of this WorldHail the Conquering HeroThe Miracle of Morgan’s CreekYoung and Willing, Bring on the Girls, Rainbow IslandHold That Blonde, Duffy’s TavernFun on a Weekend, Ladies’ Man, Two Tickets to BroadwayWe’re Not Married!The Girl from Jones BeachThe Gulf Playhouse, Summer StockAbout FaceA Slight Case of LarcenyThe Roaring 20sAlways on Sunday, Schlitz PlayhouseGoing My WayPlayhouse 90Burke’s LawRawhideThe New Dick Van Dyke ShowShinbone AlleyNational Lampoon’s VacationTales from the DarksideBusting Loose, The Wind in the WillowsHome Alone 2: Lost in New YorkThe Golden GirlsOscar, Rookie of the YearThe Brave Little Toaster to the RescueBaby’s Day Out, and Murder, She Wrote.

Born Name

Edward Vincent Bracken

Nick Name

Eddie

Eddie Bracken as seen while smiling in a publicity photo
Eddie Bracken as seen while smiling in a publicity photo (Photographer-Garbo, Chicago / eBay / Public Domain)

Age

He was born on February 7, 1915.

Died

On November 14, 2002, Eddie Bracken died of complications from surgery for a crushed disk in his neck at the age of 87 in Glen Ridge, Essex County, New Jersey, United States.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Astoria, Queens, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Actor, Stage Artist, Voice Actor, Comedian, Singer

Family

  • Father – Joseph L. Bracken
  • Mother – Catherine Bracken

Genre

Soundtrack

Instruments

Vocals

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Eddie Bracken dated –

  1. Connie Nickerson (1939-2002) – He met his future wife Connie Nickerson when they performed together in a road company of the Broadway play What a Life in 1938. The duo got married the following year and was blessed with 5 children – two sons named Michael Bracken (b. November 19, 1945) and Dave Bracken (b. November 18, 1950) and three daughters named Judy Bracken (b. September 3, 1942), Carolyn Bracken (b. November 21, 1944), and Susan Bracken (b. August 9, 1948). The couple remained together until Connie’s death in August 2002, just three months before his death.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Eddie Bracken (Right) and Howard Freeman as seen in a scene from a stage version of 'The Seven Year Itch'
Eddie Bracken (Right) and Howard Freeman as seen in a scene from a stage version of ‘The Seven Year Itch’ (Photographer-Garbo, Chicago / eBay / Public Domain)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

Eddie Bracken was cast in a TV commercial for Campbell’s Soup in 1972.

Eddie Bracken Facts

  1. Along with Ella Raines and William Demarest, Eddie Bracken co-starred as Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith (a small-town boy whose father was a Marine who died a hero in World War I) in the satirical comedy-drama film Hail the Conquering Hero in 1944. For this performance, Eddie won the National Board of Review Award for “Best Acting”.
  2. In 1944, he brought to life the character of Norval Jones (a local 4-F boy who has been in love with Trudy for years) in the screwball comedy film The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek. The film has been ranked #54 on the American Film Institute’s “100 Years… 100 Laughs” list of the top 100 funniest films in history.
  3. Eddie Bracken’s stage credits include having been cast in productions of The Seven Year Itch, The Teahouse of the August MoonWill Success Spoil Rock Hunter?The Tender TrapThe Tunnel of LoveThree Men on a HorseShinbone AlleyWhere’s Charley?, You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s RunningThe Odd CoupleThe Girl in the Freudian SlipHot Line to Heaven, Sugar BabiesThe Sunshine BoysNever Too Late, Born YesterdayDamn Yankees, Kismet, Show Boat, It Runs in the FamilyThe Wizard of OzThe Student PrinceCarousel, and Beg, Borrow or Steal.
  4. He has two Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – for Television at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard and for Radio at 1651 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.

Featured Image by Photographer-Garbo, Chicago / eBay / Public Domain

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