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Eddie Mekka

Actor

Born - 14 June 1952, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Died - 27 November 2021

Swarthy, black-haired, diminutive, happy-looking American supporting actor, for many years also a song-and-dance man in Las Vegas cabaret. On stage from 1975, TV series (most notably the long-running Laverne & Shirley) from 1977. Born Edward Mekjian, his films include Assignment Berlin (1982), Bum Rap (1987), Beaches (1988), A League of Their Own (1992),Top of the World (1997), Catch Me If You Can (1998), Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003), Land of the Free? (2004), Dreamgirls (2006), The Last Stand (2006), Stuck in the Past (2007), C Me Dance (2009), Through a Mother's Eyes (2013), Diary of a Lunatic (2016), Silver Twins (2017) and Hail Mary! (2018), his last. Actress/dancer DeLee Lively was the first of his two wives.