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Robert Woolsey (Robert Rolla Woolsey)

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Biography

Oakland, California, USA
At the age of 7, his father died, leaving his mother and her six children in poverty, of the children, 4 died in early years. To earn some money to support the family, Robert took odd jobs, before becoming a jockey. This career ended when the horse, Pink Star, the future Kentucky Derby winner of 1907, fell and broke Robert's leg. Robert then went to work as bellboy at the Hotel Sinton in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he came in contact with actors who saw possibilities for him on the stage as comic. Read more...

Actor

Character: Ned Lovett

Rio Rita 1929

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Character: Ginger Dandy

Dixiana 1930

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Character: Gilbert Simpson

Half Shot at Sunrise 1930

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Character: Zander Ulysses Parkhurst

Cracked Nuts 1931

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Character: Egbert G. Higginbothom

Caught Plastered 1931

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Character: Julius Swift

Peach-O-Reno 1931

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Character: Slick Foster - The Gambler

Girl Crazy 1932

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Character: Spider Robbins

Hold 'Em Jail 1932

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Character: Robert Maltravers

Cockeyed Cavaliers 1934

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