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Eddie Bracken
Born Edward Vincent Bracken
(1915-02-07)February 7, 1915
Astoria, Queens, New York, U.S.
Died November 14, 2002(2002-11-14) (aged 87)
Glen Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actor, comedian, singer
Years active 1930–2001
Spouse(s) Connie Nickerson (1939–2002; her death)
Children Michael

But I have fun with the fright, work with it. You have to – that's your timing, that beat of excitement. And when I go on stage, it's just like taking a step into heaven. Poof, you know? Poof – and there I am.
Eddie Bracken
I was in an awful lot of trouble in Hollywood.
Oh, I'm a survivor. My whole life has been surviving.
Working with Sturges was like working with a guy who wanted to have a party all the time. He was very serious about his work, but in between shots, he was fun and we would play games.
Eddie Bracken