Roscoe Ates

Jan 20, 1895

Bio: 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 (1931),… More


Roscoe Ates Videos

Sullivan's Travels
2 minutes 39 seconds
29 seconds
The Errand Boy
2 minutes 10 seconds
The Ladies' Man: Graduation
3 minutes 14 seconds
The Sheepman
2 minutes 29 seconds

Born Today