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Bert Roach Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Aug 21, 1891
  • Died: Feb 16, 1971

Mountainous American actor Bert Roach reportedly launched his film career at the Keystone Studios in 1914. The porcine Mr. Roach remained in comedy during his years of comparative prominence in the '20s, providing jovial support to the romantic leads in such films as [[Feature~V113912~Tin Hats~tinhats]] (1927). In talkies, Roach occasionally enjoyed a substantial role, notably as Leon Waycoff's whining roomate in [[Feature~V33863~Murders in the Rue Morgue~murdersintheruemorgue]] (1932). In general, Bert Roach's talkie career consisted of featured and bit parts, often as a sentimental inebriate (e.g. 1932's [[Feature~V104029~Night World~nightworld]] and 1934's [[Feature~V49456~The Thin Man~thethinman]]). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi