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 Roy Barcroft

Roy Barcroft

Original Name Howard Harold Ravenscroft
Birth
Crab Orchard, Johnson County, Nebraska, USA
Death 28 Nov 1969 (aged 67)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Donated to medical science
Plot Donated to UCLA Medical Center
Memorial ID 5977 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Crab Orchard, Nebraska, he was a popular character actor most noted for playing villains in B-Westerns and other genres. In 1943, he signed an exclusive 10-year contract with Republic Pictures and starred in over 150 films and serials, as one to most recognizable villains to the audiences of the day. His many movie credits included "Six Gun Gospel" (1943), "The Laramie Trial" (1944), "Ghost of Zorro" (1949), "Arizona Manhunt" (1951), "Man Without a Star" (1955), "Texas Across the River" (1966) and "Monte Walsh" (1970). For television, he was a regular on "Gunsmoke", "Rawhide", "Bonanza", "Perry Mason", "Have Gun Will travel", "The Adventures of Spin and Marty" and many more. The Internet Movie Database of records states he had 365 roles over the coarse of his career.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 25 Jul 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5977
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Barcroft (7 Sep 1902–28 Nov 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5977, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Donated to medical science.