Roland West

Feb 20, 1885


A former vaudeville and stock actor, Roland West entered films as a performer during the World War I era. A director from 1918 onward, West specialized in "old dark house" thrillers with an inner lining of humor, notably The Monster (1925) and The Bat (1926). Appearing in many of West's silent efforts was his actress wife, Jewel Carmen. In the first… More


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