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Eddie Colman

died February 6th, 1958

Edward Colman was an English football player who played as an wing-half and one of the eight Manchester United players who lost their lives in the Munich air disaster.

Eddie Creatchman

died March 9th, 1994

Eddie Creatchman was a Canadian professional wrestling manager. He was known as Eddie "The Brain" Creatchman, manager of wrestlers such as The Sheik, The Great Samu and Steve Strong.

Eddie Dibbs

born February 23rd, 1951

Eddie Dibbs is a retired American tennis player also nicknamed "Fast Eddie". He attained a career-high singles ranking of world No. 5 in July 1978, winning 22 titles and being a runner-up another 20 times.

Eddie Dowling

December 11th, 1889 - February 18th, 1976

Eddie Dowling (born Joseph Nelson Goucher; December 11, 1889 — February 18, 1976) was an American actor, director, playwright, screenwriter, composer and theatrical producer.

Eddie Eagan

born April 26th, 1897

Edward Patrick Francis Eagan was an American boxer and bobsledder who is notable as being the only person to win a gold medal at both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games in different disciplines. Eagan won his summer gold in boxing and his winter gold in four-man bobsled. Finally, Eagan is one of the few athletes who have competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games.

Eddie Edwards (musician)

died April 9th, 1963

Edwin Branford Edwards was an early jazz trombonist who was a member of the Original Dixieland Jass Band.

Eddie Edwards (wrestler)

born December 30th, 1983

Eric Maher is an American professional wrestler who is known by the ring name Eddie Edwards. He is currently signed to Impact Wrestling where he is a former two-time Impact World Champion, two-time Impact X Division Champion and a five-time Impact World Tag Team Champion with Davey Richards.

Eddie Fenech Adami

born February 7th, 1934

Edoardo "Eddie" Fenech Adami, is a Maltese politician and Nationalist politician who served as the prime minister of Malta from 1987 until 1996, and again from 1998 until 2004. Subsequently, he was the seventh president of Malta from 2004 to 2009. He led his party to win four general elections, in 1987, 1992, 1998 and 2003, as well as the majority of votes in 1981. Staunchly pro-European, Fenech Adami was fundamental for Malta's accession to the European Union.

Eddie Foy

March 9th, 1856 - February 16th, 1928

Edwin Fitzgerald, known professionally as Eddie Foy and Eddie Foy Sr., was an American actor, comedian, dancer and vaudevillian.

Eddie Foy Jr.

February 4th, 1905 - July 15th, 1983

Edwin Fitzgerald Jr. (February 4, 1905 – July 15, 1983), known professionally as Eddie Foy Jr., was an American stage, film, and television actor.

Eddie Graham

January 15th, 1930 - January 21st, 1985

Edward F. Gossett, professionally known as Eddie Graham, was an American professional wrestler. He was also the promoter and booker for Championship Wrestling from Florida and President of the NWA in the 1970s.

Eddie Guardado

born October 2nd, 1970

Edward Adrian Guardado (born October 2, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher and current bullpen coach. Guardado played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Minnesota Twins (1993–2003, 2008), Seattle Mariners (2004–2006), Cincinnati Reds (2006–2007), and the Texas Rangers (Two separate stints in 2008 and 2009). He was named as a bullpen coach for the Minnesota Twins in 2014.

Eddie Hardin

born February 19th, 1949

Eddie Hardin was an English rock pianist and singer-songwriter. Born Edward Harding, he was best known for his associations with the Spencer Davis Group, Axis Point, and Hardin & York. Hardin, along with the drummer, Pete York, left the Spencer Davis Group on 26 October 1968, due to 'differences over musical policy'.

Eddie Hare

born May 30th, 1957

Eddie Hare (born May 30, 1957) is a former American football punter. He played for the New England Patriots in 1979.

Eddie Hart (sprinter)

born April 24th, 1949

Edward James "Eddie" Hart is an American former track and field sprinter, winner of the gold medal in 4 × 100 m relay race at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Eddie Hazel

born April 10th, 1950

Edward Earl Hazel was an American guitarist and singer in early funk music who played lead guitar with Parliament-Funkadelic. Hazel was a posthumous inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic. His ten-minute guitar solo in the Funkadelic song "Maggot Brain" is hailed as "one of the greatest solos of all time on any instrument". In 2023, Rolling Stone ranked Hazel at no. 29 in its list of 250 of the greatest guitarists of all time.

Eddie Hemmings (cricketer)

born February 20th, 1949

Edward Ernest Hemmings is a former English cricketer, who played in 16 Test matches and 33 One Day Internationals for the England cricket team between 1982 and 1991. He made his England debut relatively late in his career, at the age of 33, having predominantly represented Nottinghamshire in the County Championship. His chance came when several England players announced their intention to go on a rebel cricket tour to South Africa.

Eddie Hinton

born June 26th, 1947

Eddie Hinton (born June 26, 1947) is a former American football wide receiver who played six seasons in the National Football League for the Baltimore Colts, the Houston Oilers, and the New England Patriots. He now lives just outside of San Antonio, Texas. He previously worked as a school bus driver for both Comal ISD and New Braunfels ISD. * v * t * e

Eddie House

born May 14th, 1978

Edward Lee House II is an American former professional basketball player. A guard known for his three-point shooting, House played for nine NBA teams in 11 seasons in the league. He was a member of the Boston Celtics team that won the NBA championship in 2008.

Eddie Izzard

born February 7th, 1962

Eddie Izzard, also known as Suzy Izzard, is a British stand-up comedian, actor, and activist. Her comedic style takes the form of what appears to the audience as rambling whimsical monologues and self-referential pantomime.

Eddie Jobson

born April 28th, 1955

Edwin Jobson is an English musician noted for his use of synthesizers. He has been a member of several progressive rock bands, including Curved Air, Roxy Music, U.K. and Jethro Tull. He was also part of Frank Zappa's band in 1976–77. Aside from his keyboard work Jobson has also gained acclaim for his violin playing. He won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards. In March 2019 Jobson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Roxy Music.

Eddie Johnson (American soccer)

born March 31st, 1984

Edward Abraham Johnson is an American former soccer player. He played the majority of his fourteen-year club career in the U.S. with FC Dallas, Kansas City Wizards, Seattle Sounders FC, and D.C. United. Johnson also spent three and a half years with several European clubs.

Eddie Johnson (basketball, born 1955)

born February 24th, 1955

Edward Lee Johnson Jr. was an American professional basketball player. He played 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) – mainly as a member of the Atlanta Hawks – from 1977 to 1987. Johnson was a two-time NBA-All-Star with the Hawks in 1980 and 1981, and earned two nominations to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 1979 and 1980. He was nicknamed "Fast Eddie" for his speed and quickness on the court.

Eddie Jordan

born March 30th, 1948

Edmund Patrick Jordan, OBE is an Irish businessman, television personality and former motorsport team owner. Born in Dublin, Jordan worked first at the Bank of Ireland. He won the Irish Kart Championship in 1971 and moved to Formula Ford in 1974. He was the founder and owner of Jordan Grand Prix, a Formula One constructor which operated from 1991 to 2005. He was the chief analyst for Formula One coverage on the BBC from 2009 to 2015 before joining Channel 4 after BBC pulled out in 2016. In February 2016, it was announced that Jordan would join Top Gear as a presenter.

Eddie Kasko

June 27th, 1931 - June 24th, 2020

Edward Michael Kasko (June 27, 1931 – June 24, 2020) was an American infielder, manager, scout and front office executive in Major League Baseball (MLB). Kasko was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and raised in nearby Linden. He graduated from Linden High School in 1949.

Eddie Lawrence

born March 2nd, 1919

Eddie Lawrence was an American monologist, actor, singer, lyricist, playwright, artist, director and television personality, whose comic creation, "The Old Philosopher," gained him a cult following for over five decades.

Eddie LeBaron

January 7th, 1930 - April 1st, 2015

Edward Wayne LeBaron Jr. (January 7, 1930 – April 1, 2015) was a Korean War veteran and an American football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the College of the Pacific. He also was an executive vice president of the Atlanta Falcons.

Eddie Lewis (American soccer)

born May 17th, 1974

Edward James Lewis is an American former soccer player and entrepreneur.

Eddie Linden

born May 5th, 1935

Edward Sean Linden was a Scottish-Irish poet, literary magazine editor, and political activist. From 1969 to 2002, he published and edited the poetry magazine Aquarius, which The Irish Post said made him "one of the leading figures on the international poetry scene". The journal was significant in the growth of British, Irish, and international poets and has been described as Linden's "crowning gift to literature—the nurturing and developing of poetic talent".

Eddie Marsan

born June 9th, 1968

Edward Maurice Charles Marsan (born 9 June 1968) is an English actor. He won the London Film Critics Circle Award and the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Happy-Go-Lucky (2008).

Eddie Mason

born January 9th, 1972

Eddie Lee Mason (born January 9, 1972 in Siler City, North Carolina) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the New York Jets, the Jacksonville Jaguars, and the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of North Carolina and was drafted in the sixth round of the 1995 NFL Draft. In 2004, Mason opened a training facility and gym in Sterling, Virginia under the name Mase Training.

Eddie Mathews

October 13th, 1931 - February 18th, 2001

Edwin Lee Mathews (October 13, 1931 – February 18, 2001) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) third baseman. He played 17 seasons for Boston / Milwaukee / Atlanta Braves (1952–1966); Houston Astros (1967) and Detroit Tigers (1967–68). Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1978, he is the only player to have represented the Braves in the three American cities they have called home. He played 1,944 games for the Braves during their 13-season tenure in Milwaukee—the prime of Mathews' career.
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