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Edgar Livingston Kennedy (April 26, 1890 – November 9, 1948) was an American comedic character actor who appeared in at least 500 films during the silent and sound eras. Professionally, he was known as "Slow Burn", owing to his ability to portray on screen characters whose anger slowly rises in frustrating situations. Kennedy in many of his roles used exasperated facial expressions, performed very deliberately, to convey his rising anger or "burn", often rubbing his hand over his bald head and across his face in an effort to control his temper. One memorable example of his slow-burn comedy technique can be seen in the 1933 Marx Brothers' film Duck Soup in which he plays a sidewalk lemonade vendor who is harassed and increasingly provoked by Harpo and Chico.

A Pair of Tights


Bad Housekeeping


Cooks and Crooks


Fish Feathers


Heart Burn


Indian Signs


Merchant of Menace


Mother In Law's Birthday


Parlour Bedroom and Wrath


Social Terrors


The Kitchen Cynic


Love Your Landlord


A Quiet Fourth


Flirting With Danger


It's Your Move


Mutiny In 

The County


Next Door Neighbors


Radio Rampage


The Other Fellow


Wrong Direction


Hold Your Temper


Feather Your Nest


Drafted In  The Depot

A Trailer Tragedy


Brick A Brack


Dumb's The Word


Gasaloons


Host To The Ghost


Inferior Decorators


Morning Judge


No More 

Relatives


Private Snuffy 

Smith


South Seasickness


The Other Fellow


The Hillbilly Goat


A Clean Sweep


I'll Build It Myself


Kennedy The Great


Never The Twins Shall Meet


Motor Maniac


Rough On Rents


What No Cigarettes


You Drive Me Crazy


Help Wanted Female


Edgar Hamlet


Beaux and Errors


An Apple In His Eye

Art in The Raw


Do or Diet


Ears of Experience


Grin and Bear It


In Laws Are Out


Love on a Ladder


Noisey Neighbors


Kennedy's 

Castle


Slightly At 

Sea


Spot on The Rug


Westward Ho Hum


Sunk By The Census


A Blasted Event


In Love At 40


Mad About Moonshine


Poisoned 

Ivory


Quiet Please


The Big Beef


Will Power


I'll Fix It


Good Housewrecking


Duck Soup


Baby Daze

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