Hooper Atchley

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Hooper Atchley
Hell's House (1932) - Hooper Atchley & James Marcus.jpg
Hooper Atchley (left) and James A. Marcus in Hell's House (1932)
Born Lemuel Hooper Atchley
(1887-04-30)April 30, 1887
Ebenezer, Tennessee, United States
Died November 17, 1943(1943-11-17) (aged 56)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1929-1943
Spouse(s) Violet Yahar

Hooper Atchley (April 30, 1887 – November 17, 1943) was an American film actor. He appeared in 214 films between 1929 and 1944 and is known for his appearance as the inconsiderate father in the Our Gang film Birthday Blues (1932).

Early life and education[edit]

He was born Lemuel Hooper Atchley in Ebenezer, Tennessee.


Atchley committed suicide by shooting himself with a shotgun in 1943 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Database (n.d.). "Hooper Atchley". The New York Times. Retrieved October 8, 2013. 

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