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January 6, 1929
|Died||July 18, 2011
Edson Stroll (January 6, 1929 – July 18, 2011) was an American actor who appeared in over 20 film and television programs beginning in 1958.
He studied acting and singing at the American Theater Wing in New York City and received a Fulbright Scholarship for voice performance, followed by an artists’ contract for performance and advance study by the National Broadcasting Company
He did a variety of stage work and from 1958 onwards he had bit parts on television shows such as How to Marry a Millionaire and Sea Hunt. He appeared in two episodes of The Twilight Zone, "Eye of the Beholder" (1960) and "The Trade-Ins" (1962). He played "Dynamite" in the Elvis Presley film G.I. Blues (1960). He then landed a steady role on McHale's Navy as Virgil Edwards.
Throughout the 2000s, Stroll provided voice-overs, and he occasionally appeared at Hollywood autograph signing shows, near his Marina del Rey home in Southern California.
Stoll was a licensed ship's captain and marine surveyor.
Edson Stroll died of cancer on July 18, 2011 at age eighty-two. His remains were cremated.
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