Edmund is a boy name and means wealthy protector. It is a English name and its pronunciation is \e-dmu-nd, ed-mund\. Other similar names and variants include: Aimon, Eadmund, Eamon, Eamonn, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edmon, Edmond, Edmonde, Edmondo, Edmundo, Ned, Neddie, Odon, Ted, Teddy. Edmund is a very popular first name for men (#387 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#25644 out of 88799).
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  • Edmund Kemper born on December 18, 1948.
  • Edmund Hillary born on July 20, 1919.
  • Edmund Stoiber born on September 28, 1941.
  • Edmund White born on January 13, 1940.
  • Edmund Purdom (actor) born on December 19, 1926.
  • Edmund Goulding (director)
  • Edmund Mortimer (director) born on November 6, 1391.
  • Edmund Löwe (actor)
  • Edmund Breese (actor)
  • Edmund Burns (actor)

Famous actors named Edmund and their movies

Edmund Purdom
Edmund Purdom

Born on December 19, 1926

  • Age: 95
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • No. of movies: 53

Horror Safari

Directed by: Alan Birkinshaw

Starring: Stuart Whitman, Edmund Purdom, Woody Strode, Harold Sakata

Country: Italy

Contest Girl

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Ian Hendry, Janette Scott, Ronald Fraser, Edmund Purdom

Agguato a Tangeri

Directed by: Riccardo Freda, Jorge Grau

Starring: Edmund Purdom, Geneviève Page, Gino Cervi, José Guardiola

Strange Intruder

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Edmund Purdom, Ida Lupino, Mimi Gibson, Eric Anderson

Edmund Breese
Edmund Breese
  • No. of movies: 24

The Haunted House

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Larry Kent, Thelma Todd, Edmund Breese, Sidney Bracey


Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Monte Blue, H.B. Warner, Lois Wilson, Edmund Breese

The Speed Spook

Directed by: Charles Hines

Starring: Johnny Hines, Faire Binney, Edmund Breese, Warner Richmond

The Weakness of Strength

Directed by: Harry Revier

Starring: Edmund Breese, Clifford Bruce, Ormi Hawley, Evelyn Brent

Edmund Burns
Edmund Burns
  • No. of movies: 21

The Manicure Girl

Directed by: Frank Tuttle

Starring: Bebe Daniels, Edmund Burns, Dorothy Cumming, Hale Hamilton

The Humming Bird

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Edmund Burns, William Ricciardi, Cesare Gravina

Hell's Highroad

Directed by: Rupert Julian

Starring: Leatrice Joy, Edmund Burns, Robert Edeson, Julia Faye

Forlorn River

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Jack Holt, Raymond Hatton, Arlette Marchal, Edmund Burns

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Famous directors named Edmund and their movies

Edmund Goulding
Edmund Goulding
  • No. of movies: 38


Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Pauline Starke, Conrad Nagel, Lucille La Verne, Sam De Grasse

Forever and a Day

Directed by: Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke, Frank Lloyd, Victor Saville, Robert Stevenson, Herbert Wilcox, Re

Starring: George Kirby, Doreen Munroe, May Beatty, Connie Leon

Women Love Diamonds

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Pauline Starke, Owen Moore, Lionel Barrymore, Cissy Fitzgerald

The Night Angel

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Nancy Carroll, Fredric March, Phoebe Foster, Alison Skipworth

Edmund Mortimer
Edmund Mortimer

Born on November 6, 1391

  • Age: 631
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • No. of movies: 15

A Society Sensation

Directed by: Edmund Mortimer, Paul Powell

Starring: Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Alfred Allen

The County Fair

Directed by: Edmund Mortimer, Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Helen Jerome Eddy, David Butler, Edythe Chapman, William V. Mong

Just Off Broadway

Directed by: Edmund Mortimer

Starring: John Gilbert, Marian Nixon, Trilby Clark, Pierre Gendron

The Wolf Man

Directed by: Edmund Mortimer

Starring: John Gilbert, Norma Shearer, Alma Francis, George Barraud

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Famous writers named Edmund and their books

Edmund Morris
Edmund Morris
  • No. of books: 8



This is the only biography that a sitting president has authorized, yet it was written with total interpretive freedom. Dutch is both revolutionary in its method and formidable in scholarship.




Edmund Morgan
Edmund Morgan

Born on January 17, 1916

  • Age: 106
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • No. of books: 1
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin


Benjamin Franklin is undoubtedly the most notable figure in American history. He was the greatest statesman his age and played a crucial role in the founding of the American republic.

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