Roland Totheroh

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Roland Totheroh
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Totheroh in 1918
Roland Herbert Totheroh

(1890-11-29)November 29, 1890
DiedJune 18, 1967(1967-06-18) (aged 76)
Resting placeValhalla Memorial Park Cemetery
ChildrenJack Totheroh
  • John Edgar Totheroh (father)
  • Emma Gertrude Ashman (mother)
RelativesDan Totheroh

Roland Herbert Totheroh (November 29, 1890 – June 18, 1967) was an American cinematographer most notable for being the regular cameraman on the films of Charlie Chaplin. He worked with Chaplin from 1915 until the 1940s in over 30 films. He was often billed as Rollie Totheroh.


He was born in San Francisco, California on November 29, 1890 to John Edgar Totheroh and Emma Gertrude Ashman.[1] His brother was the writer Dan Totheroh (1894-1976)[1] He married and had a son, actor Jack Totheroh (1914-2011). He died on June 18, 1967 in Los Angeles, California.


Totheroh was portrayed in the film Chaplin by David Duchovny.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b Totheroh, Dan (1976). Parker, John (ed.). Who was who in Theatre 1912-1976: A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Directors, Playwrights, and Producers of the English-speaking Theatre : Q-Z. 4. Gale Research. p. 2381. OCLC 264962721.

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