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Roy E. Glenn, Sr
Birth: Jun. 3, 1914
Pittsburg
Crawford County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1971
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. He was a popular African-American character performer who made numerous appearances on television and in films. He made his big screen debut in "Kelly the Second" (1936), followed by "Dark Manhattan" (1937). His other film credits include "The Jackie Robinson Story" (1950), "Carmen Jones" (1954), "Porgy and Bess" (1959), "A Raisin in the Sun" (1961) and in role as Mr. Prentice, playing opposite Sidney Poitier in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" (1967) For television, he was the original voice of "Tony the Tiger" in Kellogg's Sugar Frosted Flakes commercials in the early 1950s and was a regular on the popular series "Amos 'n' Andy". He also appeared on "Tarzan", "The Jack Benny Program", "Dragnet 1967" and "The Bill Cosby Show". (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lilla F. Glenn (1916 - 2008)
 
Burial:
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Centinela, Lot 601, Grave A
 
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Record added: Sep 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6807178
Roy E. Glenn, Sr
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Roy E. Glenn, Sr
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