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 Fern Emmett

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Fern Emmett Famous memorial

Birth
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Death
3 Sep 1946 (aged 50)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Masonic (Section M), Map #01, Lot 401, Single Ground Interment Space 1 (next to Henry Roquemore)
Memorial ID
10359 View Source

Actress. She is recognized as an American character film actress, who had roles in many Westerns, often as the town gossip, landladies, a newspaper reporter or a farmer's wife. With her hair pulled tightly back and little makeup, she had roles as a "Plain Jane". Born Fern Pritchard, she was the daughter of James and Norma Devoe Pritchard. On June 11, 1923, she married actor Henry Roquemore, and the couple were childless. Starting in silent movies, she appeared in 212 films between 1930 and 1946. She and her husband appeared in 29 films together. She is known for "Cinderella Swings It" in 1943, "Scattergood Baines" in 1941 and "The Ridin' Fool" in 1931.

Actress. She is recognized as an American character film actress, who had roles in many Westerns, often as the town gossip, landladies, a newspaper reporter or a farmer's wife. With her hair pulled tightly back and little makeup, she had roles as a "Plain Jane". Born Fern Pritchard, she was the daughter of James and Norma Devoe Pritchard. On June 11, 1923, she married actor Henry Roquemore, and the couple were childless. Starting in silent movies, she appeared in 212 films between 1930 and 1946. She and her husband appeared in 29 films together. She is known for "Cinderella Swings It" in 1943, "Scattergood Baines" in 1941 and "The Ridin' Fool" in 1931.

Bio by: Linda Davis


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 7 Jul 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10359
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10359/fern-emmett: accessed ), memorial page for Fern Emmett (22 Mar 1896–3 Sep 1946), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10359, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .