Eddie Cantor

Jan 31, 1892

Bio: Entertainer Eddie Cantor, he of the "banjo eyes" and boundless hyperkinetic energy, was born on New York's Lower East Side to Russian-Jewish immigrant parents. Orphaned early on, Eddie was raised by his maternal grandmother Esther, who supported herself and her grandson as a door-to-door peddler. After winning $5 at a Bowery Theatre Amateur Night, the teenaged… More


Eddie Cantor Videos

The Story Of Will Rogers
3 minutes 51 seconds
Ziegfeld Follies
3 minutes 32 seconds
Rhapsody In Blue
2 minutes 17 seconds

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