August 4, 1900
Elmhurst, New York, U.S.
March 17, 1988 (aged 87)|
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Angeles Abbey Memorial Park, Compton, California|
|Children||Damon Dearing Drew, son|
Roland Drew or Walter Goss (August 4, 1900 – March 17, 1988) was an American actor.
Born in 1900 in New York City, Drew made his first film in 1926 and continued to work until the 1940s. Noted primarily as Dolores del Río's leading man in Ramona in 1928, another of his prominent film roles was as Dr. Robinson in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer a decade later. His other appearances include From Nine to Nine, Hitler, Hero of Berlin, Bermuda Mystery, and Two O'Clock Courage. He also gained fame as Prince Barin in the 1940 film serial Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe. He would later retire from acting and became a dressmaker and lived to age 87.
He enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army in September 1942 during World War II.
- Fascinating Youth (1926)
- Fine Manners (1926)
- Fireman, Save My Child (1927)
- Ramona (1928)
- The Racketeer (1929)
- Broadway Fever (1929)
- The Love Trader (1930)
- Ex-Flame (1930)
- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)
- Mystery of the White Room (1939)
- Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)
- Wildcat Bus (1940)
- Law of the Tropics (1941)
- I Was Framed (1942)
- Across the Pacific (1942)
- Bermuda Mystery (1944)
- Two O'Clock Courage (1945)
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