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 Lee Roy “Lasses” White

Lee Roy “Lasses” White

Birth
Wills Point, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA
Death 16 Dec 1949 (aged 61)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Eventide #2267
Memorial ID 10370 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Texas, he was a veteran of more then 60 sound films in the 1940s. Beginning his career on Nashville radio, he was nicknamed "Lasses" while trouping with the famous A.G. Fields Minstrels in the 1930s. Moving to Hollywood in 1937, he started his film career as sidekick to actors Tim Holt and Jimmy Wakely in RKO westerns. His credits included "Rovin Tumbleweeds" (1939), Oklahoma Renegades" (1940) "The Bandit Trail" (1941), "Dude Cowboy" (1941), "Sergeant York" (1941), "Thundering Hoofs" (1942), "Song of the Range" (1944), "Lonesome Trail" (1945), "Mystery Range" (1947) and "The Babe Ruth Story" (1948).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 8 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10370
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lee Roy “Lasses” White (28 Aug 1888–16 Dec 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10370, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .