Born: 17 July 1902, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 19 February 1964, New York City, New York, USA
Edward Gargan was good at playing dumb policeman or sidekicks on account of his face. Therefore he would be typecast in these roles for most of his career.
She Had to Choose (1934) as Higgins
Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Policeman (uncredited)
A Date with the Falcon (1942) as Detective Bates
The Falcon Takes Over (1942) as Detective Bates
The Falcon's Brother (1942) as Detective Bates
The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Detective Bates
Cliff Clark, again.
The Falcon Out West (1944) as Detective Bates (Credited as Ed Gargan)