Jimmy Robinson (actor)

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Jimmy Robinson
Born James O. Robinson, Jr.
(1918-07-30)July 30, 1918
Los Angeles, California
Died November 2, 1967(1967-11-02) (aged 49)
Occupation Actor, entertainer
Years active 1927-1966

James O. Robinson Jr. (1918-1967) was an American film actor.

Early life[edit]

Robinson was born on 30 July 1918, in Los Angeles, California, as the son of James O. Robinson, Sr.


He played the role of "Hambone" Johnson in Fontaine Fox's Mickey McGuire film series of short subjects. He was in the series from its beginning in 1927 until its end in 1934, appearing in most of the shorts in series. During his Mickey McGuire days, Robinson also appeared in other films, such as Tenderfeet and Penrod and Sam. After the McGuire series, Robinson continued to act, but mostly in bit parts.


Robinson died from an illness on 2 November 1967, at the age of 49, in his California home.


See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Jimmy Robinson at the Internet Movie Database