George Rowe (actor)

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George Rowe
George Rowe Publicity Photo.gif
Vaudeville Publicity Photo
Born(1894-09-15)September 15, 1894
Maine, United States
DiedFebruary 5, 1975(1975-02-05) (aged 80)
Santa Barbara, California, United States
Years active1919–1928

Rowe in 1924 short subject, Short Kilts

George Rowe (September 15, 1894 – February 5, 1975) was an American character actor of the silent film era, known for his cross-eyed look, was born in Maine on September 15, 1894, he would break into the film industry in the 1919 film short, Tough Luck, starring Snub Pollard. Over his ten-year career, he appeared in over 125 shorts, many of which for Hal Roach, including several with Stan Laurel and in the iconic Our Gang series. His Roach Studio contract was terminated in 1925, after which he toured the west coast in Vaudeville for a time, but Rowe's film career ended with the advent of talking pictures, with the reason he left the film industry unknown.[1] He died on February 5, 1975 in Santa Barbara, California.[2]

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Stan Laurel Starring Films:

Other Films:


  1. ^ Massa, Steve (2013). Lame Brains and Lunatics. Albany, Georgia: BearManor Media. ISBN 978-1-59393-268-8.
  2. ^ "George D Rowe". Find a Grave. Retrieved January 9, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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