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Eddie Edwards

Biography

A founding person in the initial Dixieland Jazz Music group, and an excellent rhythmic participant and force for the reason that group’s success. Edwards started playing violin at 10, after that used trombone at 15. He performed in regional New Orleans brass rings as an adolescent, included in this Stein’s Dixie Jass Music group. Then helped found THE INITIAL music group, and co-composed several pieces that became hallmarks. These included “Tiger Rag” and “Fidgety Foot.” He remained with the music group until 1925, aside from brief period within the military in 1918 and another brief stint in Jimmy Durante’s music group. He still left music from then on, but came back in 1936 to utilize various revival rings.

Quick Facts


Full Name Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards
Height 1.73 m
Weight 82 kg
Education De Montfort University
Nationality British
Spouse Samantha Morton
Music Groups Original Dixieland Jazz Band
TV Shows Splash!


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#Fact
1 His song "Mun nimeni on Eetu" ("Eetu's my name") reached #2 in the Finnish Single Charts (1991).
2 After declaring his bankruptcy in 1992, he took a degree in law at De Monfort University in Leicester and became a sports agent.
3 Is portrayed by Steve Coogan in Eddie the Eagle (2016).
4 British ski-jumper, famously competing in the 1988 Winter Olympics.


Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

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The Jump 2016 TV Series expert - 3 episodes

Self

Self

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Kauppaneuvos Jethro 2016 TV Series Himself
The Big Fat Quiz of Everything 2016 TV Series Himself
Rencontres de cinéma 2016 TV Series Himself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2009-2016 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 80s: Ten Years That Changed Britain 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Big Can't Pay? Debt Debate: Live 2014 TV Movie Himself
The Last Leg 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown 2013 TV Series Himself
All Star Mr & Mrs 2013 TV Series Himself
The Wright Stuff 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist
Breakfast 2013 TV Series Himself
Splash! 2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - Contestant
Winter Wipeout 2012 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Let's Dance for Comic Relief 2012 TV Series Himself
Golden Goal 2010 TV Series Himself
The One Show 2010 TV Series Himself
That's What I Call Television 2007 TV Series Himself
The Podge and Rodge Show 2007 TV Series Himself
Gylne tider 2006-2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The Gadget Show 2006 TV Series Himself
Favouritism 2005 TV Series Himself
The Friday Night Project 2005 TV Series Himself
A Question of Sport 2004 TV Series Himself
Die 80er Jahre Show 2002 TV Series Himself
After They Were Famous 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Wogan 1992 TV Series Himself
Central News South 1989 TV Series Himself
Blankety Blank 1988 TV Series Himself
ITV Telethon 1988 TV Series Himself
On the Waterfront 1988 TV Series Himself
The Official 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics Video 1988 Video documentary Himself / British ski jumper
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1988 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

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The Goldbergs 2016 TV Series Himself
Bud Greenspan's Favorite Stories of Winter Olympic Glory 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Comic Relief: Behind the Nose 1992 TV Movie Himself

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