Joe Cunningham
Date of Birth
Jun 22, 1890
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA


An officious-looking, often bespectacled character actor of the 1930s, Joe Cunningham played Maxie, the city editor, in the popular Torchy Blane comedies. Making reporters something of his specialty, Cunningham also plied the newspaper trade in Angels With Dirty Faces (1938) and Knute Rockne, All American (1940). He died from coronary occlusion and should not be confused with later British actor...