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The late, great Ed Wynn. From bringing an animated Mad Hatter to life, to making me laugh hysterically as Uncle Albert in Disney's version of "Mary Poppins," he has brought me so much joy.


Ed Wynn - born Nov. 9th 1886 Philidelphia,Pa. To June 19th 1966 Beverly Hills, Ca. American Comedian and Actor. I share the same birth day ;)

Ed Wynn 1930 Pic. Man with many faces and talents// eventualy became a big part in two classic movies : Marry Poppins & Alice in Wonderland

Ed Wynn reminded me a lot of my great uncle Dude. Even sounds like him! One of my favorite scenes from Marry Poppins!! -google search.

10 Celebrity Tombstones Worth a Laugh

Grave Marker for comedian Ed Wynn: "Dear God, Thanks." - Wynn died in Beverly Hills, California, of throat cancer. He was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale. Red Skelton stated: "His death is the first time he ever made anyone sad."


In the 1949-50 season, Ed Wynn hosted one of the first comedy-variety television shows, on CBS, and won an Emmy Award in 1949. Buster Keaton, Lucille Ball, and The Three Stooges all made guest appearances with Wynn. This was the first CBS variety television show to originate in Los Angeles, with programs filmed via kinescope for distribution in the Midwest and East. Wynn was also a rotating host of NBC's Four Star Revue from 1950 through 1952. Wynn (left) and Richard Crenna