Edith King
Edith King

Hometown Hero - Edith King

  • Edith King (1896-1973) was an American stage and film actress
  • Her acting career spanned the years 1916-1964
  • King lived in Kendall Park, New Jersey, in the early 1960s where she owned a small gift shop while continuing her acting career
  • Edith King performed in 34 Broadway plays, most notably “Wildcat” in which she co-starred with Lucille Ball in 1960-61
  • King was also in popular television shows such as “Follow that Man” in the late 1940s and Sergeant Bilko in the 1950s
  • Blaze of Noon, Calcutta, and Belle Starr’s Daughter are among a few of Edith King’s movies

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