Richard Rober

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Richard Steven Rauber
Actor Richard Rober.jpg
Born (1910-05-14)May 14, 1910
Rochester, New York, U.S.
Died May 26, 1952(1952-05-26) (aged 42)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1936-1957

Richard Rober (May 14, 1910 – May 26, 1952) was an American film actor known for his rugged roles in films.[1] Rober died in an auto accident in 1952 at age 42.[2] He came to Hollywood from Broadway, where he featured in several productions, including Oklahoma! [3] He went on to appear in many B-movies and film noir-type films including Call Northside 777 (1948) (his first film), Sierra (1950), and The Well (1951).[4]


Year Title Role Notes
1957 Jet Pilot FBI Agent George Rivers Delayed release
1952 The Savage Capt. Arnold Vaugant
The Devil Makes Three Colonel James Terry
O. Henry's Full House Chief of Detectives (The Clarion Call)
The Rose Bowl Story Coach James Hadley
Kid Monk Baroni Father Callahan
Outlaw Women Woody Callaway
1951 Man in the Saddle Fay Dutcher
The Well Sheriff Ben Kellogg Rober's first and only lead role
The Tall Target Lt. Coulter
Passage West Mike Also known as High Venture in UK
Father's Little Dividend Police Sergeant
1950 Watch the Birdie Mr. Hugh Shanway
Dial 1119 Police Capt. Henry Keiver Also known as The Violent Hour in UK
Deported Bernardo Gervaso
Sierra Big Matt Rango
Backfire Solly Blayne
The File on Thelma Jordon Tony Laredo
1949 Port of New York Jim Flannery
I Married a Communist Jim Travers
Task Force Jack Southern
Any Number Can Play Lew 'Angie' Debretti
Illegal Entry Dutch Lempo
1948 Smart Girls Don't Talk Lt. McReady
Larceny Max
Embraceable You Sig Ketch
April Showers Al Wilson
Call Northside 777 Sgt. Larson in Records Department (uncredited)
1936 Sheik to Sheik Ali Bin Whoopsie, the Mad Sheik Short (credited as Richard Rauber)


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