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Name: Henry Armetta  
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Date of Birth: 4th July 1888
Place of Birth: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Henry Armetta (July 4, 1888 - October 21, 1945) was a movie character actor who appeared in at least 150 films, starting in silents as early as 1915 to a movie released in 1946, after his death.

In 1938 he played in "Everybody Sing" with Judy Garland, Allan Jones, and Fanny Brice. In 1941, he was hilarious as the father of an Italian family shopping for beds in "The Big Store" with the Marx Brothers and Tony Martin. He appeared in at least 24 films in 1934 alone, sometimes uncredited.

He died in 1945 of a heart attack in San Diego, California.

Selected Films

  • "Romance" (1930)
  • "Scarface" (1932)
  • "Cat and the Fiddle, The" (1934)
  • "Magnificent Obsession" (1935)
  • "Everybody Sing" (1938)
  • "The Big Store" (1941)

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