From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edward Nugent (February 7, 1904 – January 3, 1995) was an American film actor. Born in 1904 in New York City, Nugent appeared in 81 films between 1928 and 1937. He subsequently had a second acting career on Broadway. Brooklyn USA (1941), the comedy Junior Miss (1942), and See My Lawyer (1939) were some of his best roles. His next career was as a television producer, writer, and director for American Broadcasting Company. As a child, he sang with the Metropolitan Opera. He died in San Antonio, Texas.