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List of famous male vaudeville performers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male vaudeville performers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being vaudeville performers. There are thousand of males working as vaudeville performers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic vaudeville performers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a vaudeville performer then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list below has everything from Emory Parnell to James Barton.

While this isn't a list of all male vaudeville performers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male vaudeville performers?" and "Who are the best male vaudeville performers?"
Mickey Rooney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Vaudeville Performers
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Mickey Rooney was an American actor of film, television, Broadway, radio, and vaudeville. Beginning as a child actor, Rooney's career spanned nearly nine decades. He appeared in more than 300 films and was one of the last surviving stars of the silent film era, with one of the longest careers in the medium's history. At the height of a career that was marked by precipitous declines and raging comebacks, Rooney played the role of Andy Hardy in a series of fifteen films in the 1930s and 1940s that epitomized American family values. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 94 (1920-2014)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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#84 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

#32 on The Best Short Actors

#72 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

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Walter Brennan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Vaudeville Performers
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Walter Andrew Brennan was an American actor. Brennan is one of three men to win three acting Oscars, having won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1936, 1938 and 1940. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 80 (1894-1974)

Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States of America

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#18 on The Greatest Western Movie Stars

#37 on The Best Actors with More Than One Oscar

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James Dunn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Vaudeville Performers
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James Howard Dunn was an American film actor. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 66 (1901-1967)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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El Brendel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Vaudeville Performers
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El Brendel was a vaudeville comedian turned movie star, best remembered for his dialect routine as a Swedish immigrant. His biggest role was as "Single-0" in the sci-fi musical Just Imagine, produced by Fox Film Corporation. His screen name was pronounced "El Bren-DEL". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 74 (1890-1964)

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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