Roscoe Ates

Jan 20, 1895


Mississippi-born Roscoe Ates spent a good portion of his childhood overcoming a severe stammer. Entering show business as a concert violinist, the shriveled, pop-eyed Ates found the money was better as a vaudeville comedian, reviving his long-gone stutter for humorous effect. In films from 1929, Ates appeared in sizeable roles in such films as The Champ… More


Roscoe Ates Videos

Gone With The Wind
2 minutes 18 seconds
King Kong
2 minutes 32 seconds
Sullivan's Travels
2 minutes 39 seconds
29 seconds
The Errand Boy
2 minutes 10 seconds

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