Roy Emerton

Roy Emerton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1931, he made his film debut in "Shadows." In 1937, he appeared in "Big Fella." In 1944, he played his final film role in "The Chronicle History of King ... Read more »
Born: 10/09/1893 in Burford, Oxfordshire, UK

Filmography

Actor (1)

The Thief of Bagdad 1939 (Movie)

Jailer (Actor)

Biography

Roy Emerton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1931, he made his film debut in "Shadows." In 1937, he appeared in "Big Fella." In 1944, he played his final film role in "The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France." Emerton began his career with a role in "Doctor Syn" (1937). Emerton made film his next project, appearing in the Raymond Massey adventure "Drums" (1938). Later in his career, Emerton acted in the adventure "The Thief of Bagdad" (1940) with Conrad Veidt. Emerton passed away in November 1944 at the age of 51.

Milestones

1943

Played his final film role in "The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France"

1937

Appeared in "Big Fella"

1931

Made his film debut in "Shadows"

Bonus Trivia

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Emerton was typecast in various tough guy roles throughout the 1930s and 40s.

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