Sidney Blackmer

Actor
Prolific, distinguished character player from the stage who began his film career in 1914. A matinee idol in the 1920s, Blackmer portrayed Teddy Roosevelt more than a dozen times on film and stage and later specialized ... Read more »
Born: 07/13/1895 in Salisbury, North Carolina, USA

Filmography

Actor (27)

Banshee 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Howdy 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Revenge Is My Destiny 1970 (Movie)

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Rosemary's Baby 1968 (Movie)

Roman Castevet (Actor)

A Covenant With Death 1966 (Movie)

Colonel Oates (Actor)

How to Murder Your Wife 1965 (Movie)

Judge Blackstone (Actor)

Joy in the Morning 1964 (Movie)

Dean James Darwent (Actor)

Tammy and the Bachelor 1957 (Movie)

Professor Brent (Actor)

Accused of Murder 1956 (Movie)

Hobart (Actor)

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 1956 (Movie)

Austin Spencer (Actor)

High Society 1956 (Movie)

Seth Lord (Actor)

The View From Pompey's Head 1955 (Movie)

Garvin Wales (Actor)

Johnny Dark 1954 (Movie)

Fielding (Actor)

The High and the Mighty 1954 (Movie)

Humphrey Agnew (Actor)

Duel in the Sun 1947 (Movie)

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The Lady and the Monster 1944 (Movie)

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Buffalo Bill 1943 (Movie)

Theodore Roosevelt (Actor)

In Old Oklahoma 1942 (Movie)

Teddy Roosevelt (Actor)

Dance, Girl, Dance 1939 (Movie)

Puss in Boots (Actor)

In Old Chicago 1937 (Movie)

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Suez 1937 (Movie)

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Behind the Green Lights 1934 (Movie)

Raymond Cortell (Actor)

The Girl Who Came Back 1934 (Movie)

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Little Caesar 1929 (Movie)

'Big Boy' (Actor)

Do You Take This Stranger? (TV Show)

Actor

Game Change (TV Show)

Actor

The Web (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Prolific, distinguished character player from the stage who began his film career in 1914. A matinee idol in the 1920s, Blackmer portrayed Teddy Roosevelt more than a dozen times on film and stage and later specialized in unctuous heavies; he is probably best known as the suave devil-worshipper Roman Castevet in "Rosemary's Baby" (1968).

Relationships

William Brewster

Son
mother, Suzanne Kaaren

Jonathan Cole

Son
mother, Suzanne Kaaren

Suzanne Kaaren

Wife
married from June 13, 1942 until his death

Lenore Ulric

Wife
married in 1928 separated in October 1932 divorced in September 1933

EDUCATION

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
sang in glee club; appeared in plays; editor of The Tar Heel; on varsity football team

Mercersburg Academy

Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

Milestones

1968

Played Roman Castavet in "Rosemary's Baby"

1950

Starred opposite Shirley Booth in Broadway production of "Come Back, Little Sheba"

1919

First stage production as star, "39 East"

1917

Stage acting debut

1914

First film as actor in "The Perils of Pauline"

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