Theodore Roberts

Oct 8, 1861
San Francisco, California, USA

Bio: Towering, patriarchal American actor Theodore Roberts was already nearing 50 when he left the stage to appear as Simon Legree in a 1910 film version of Uncle Tom's Cabin. In deference to his age, experience and imposing screen presence, Roberts was dubbed "the grand duke of Hollywood" by his coworkers. Despite this veneration, Roberts was friendly and… More


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