Roland Totheroh

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Roland Totheroh (1890–1967) was an American cinematographer most notable for being the regular cameraman on the films of Charlie Chaplin. Born in San Francisco, he worked with Chaplin from 1915 until the 1940s in over 30 films for the legendary comedian. He was often billed as Rollie Totheroh. His parents were John Edgar Totheroh and Emma Gertrude (nee Ashman).[1] His brother was the writer Dan Totheroh(1894-1976)[2] [3] and his son was actor Jack Totheroh (born 1914, Niles, California - 2011).

Totheroh was portrayed in the film Chaplin by David Duchovny.

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  1. ^ Who Was Who in the Theatre: 1912-1976, vol.4 Q-Z page 2381(Dan Totheroh,writer); compiled from editions originally published annually by John Parker; this 1976 edition by Gale Research
  2. ^ see...Who Was Who
  3. ^ Dan Totheroh; website

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