Eddie Brandt

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Birthday
5, 1920
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 20, 2011 (90)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1920
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 20, 2011 (90)

About

Opened Eddie Brandt's Saturday Matinee in North Los Angeles, which housed many films and artifacts cherished by movie buffs.

Before Fame

He concluded that there was a market for memorabilia after a customer bought movie posters from the theater in which he worked as an usher during his teens.

Trivia

He worked as a writer for "The Colgate Comedy Hour" and "The Spike Jones Show" during the 1950s. He also worked on "Beany and Cecil" where Bob Clampett served as a writer, composer, and voice artist.

Family Life

He married his wife Claire in 1968, after meeting her at Hanna-Barbara, where she was an animator and he was a writer.

Associated With

He taught himself piano and composed music for Eddie Cantor, Spike Jones, Spade Cooley, and George Motola during the 1940s.