Roscoe Ates

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Birthday
20, 1895
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Mar 1, 1962 (67)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
20, 1895
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Mar 1, 1962 (67)

About

Actor who appeared in film and television westerns, as well as film classics like The Champ and Alice in Wonderland. In 1929, he played a role in Billy the Kid and later appeared as Soapy Jones in more than a dozen films.

Before Fame

Developing a severe stammer in his childhood, he spent a lot of time learning to overcome it, and then discovered he could imitate it for great comic effect.

Trivia

In 1939, he played Snake-Eyes Smith in The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok.

Family Life

He was born in Grange, Mississippi.

Associated With

He played an old timer and Ike Jenkins in the television western series, Lawman, which starred Peter Brown.