| Heart attack|
| Ted Corsia|
| Edward Gildea De Corsia|
September 29, 1903 (1903-09-29) Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Donated to medical science
Radio, film, television actor
April 11, 1973, Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States
Mary Robertson (m. 1934–1935)
Helen Le Sage, Edward De Corsia
The Lady from Shanghai, The Killing, The Enforcer, The Naked City, 20 - 000 Leagues Under the
Bretaigne Windust, Lionel White, Edward L Cahn, Allan Dwan, James B Harris
Ted de Corsia Wikipedia
Ted de Corsia (September 29, 1903 – April 11, 1973) was an American radio, film, and television actor best remembered for his role as a gangster who turned state's evidence in the film The Enforcer (1951).
Edward Gildea De Corsia was born in Brooklyn, New York.
De Corsia was a member of the cast of Blackstone Plantation. He starred in the title role on Mike Hammer and played Sergeant Velie on The Adventures of Ellery Queen. He also voiced roles on Family Theater, The March of Time, Cavalcade of America, Gang Busters, and The Shadow.
He made his movie debut in Orson Welles' The Lady from Shanghai and went on to make a career playing villains and gangsters in 1940s and 1950s films including The Naked City (1948), The Enforcer (1951), The Big Combo (1955), The Killing (1956), Baby Face Nelson, and Slightly Scarlet (1956), The Joker is Wild (1957).
In his last film, The Outside Man with Ann-Margret and Angie Dickinson, his character, the mobster Victor, is killed off early in the film, but he later appears as his embalmed corpse, posed in a chair, holding a cigar.
In the late 1950s and 1960s, he appeared in a number of television series, mostly westerns. He was featured on three episodes of the CBS courtroom drama series Perry Mason, including the episodes "The Case of the Drifting Dropout" (1964), in which he played murder victim Mort Lynch, and "The Case of the Positive Negative" (1966), in the role of murder victim George Emory. Other television appearances included The Californians, The Lone Ranger, Maverick, Sugarfoot, Jefferson Drum, Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Frontier Doctor, Mackenzie's Raiders, Riverboat, Tate, The Twilight Zone, " Sea Hunt", 'Lawman, Stoney Burke, Rawhide, Daniel Boone, Gunsmoke, The Dakotas, I Dream of Jeannie, Get Smart, Zane Grey Theater and The Outer Limits ("The Inheritors", 1964).
He died at the age of 69 in Encino, California, from a heart attack. His body was cremated and his ashes were scattered at sea.