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Also Known As: Died: December 14, 1928
Born: October 2, 1861 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: director

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Thayer Roberts was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Roberts began his career with a role in the Joe Yule comedy "Jiggs and Maggie in Society" (1947). Roberts made film his next project, appearing in "The Chinese Ring" (1947) and the Ray Milland thrilling adaptation "Dial M For Murder" (1954). Later in his career, Roberts acted in "Lady Godiva" (1955) with Maureen O'Hara. Roberts passed away in February 1968 at the age of 66.

Thayer Roberts was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Roberts began his career with a role in the Joe Yule comedy "Jiggs and Maggie in Society" (1947). Roberts made film his next project, appearing in "The Chinese Ring" (1947) and the Ray Milland thrilling adaptation "Dial M For Murder" (1954). Later in his career, Roberts acted in "Lady Godiva" (1955) with Maureen O'Hara. Roberts passed away in February 1968 at the age of 66.

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1.
 Forgotten Commandments (1932) Moses
2.
 Noisy Neighbors (1929) Colonel Carstairs
3.
 Ned McCobb's Daughter (1929) Ned McCobb
4.
 The Masks of the Devil (1928) Count Palester
5.
 The Cat's Pajamas (1926) Sally's father
6.
 Locked Doors (1925) Mr. Reid
7.
 Forty Winks (1925) Adam Butterworth
8.
 Prodigal Daughters (1923) J. D. Forbes
9.
 Grumpy (1923) "Grumpy" [Andrew Bullivant]
10.
 Stephen Steps Out (1923) Stephen Harlow, Sr.
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever

b. October 8, 1861 San Francisco, CA,
d. December 14, 1928 Hollywood, CA.
Son of a sea captain and husband of actress Florence Smythe, Roberts was a veteran stage actor debuting in 1880. He appeared on Broadway in a number of plays including ‘Uncle Tom's Cabin,’ ‘The Confession’ and ‘The Bird of Paradise.’ Often referred to as the ‘Grand Duke of Hollywood,’ he was a regular of the Cecil B. DeMille team and appeared in 23 of DeMille's films, best known for his role as Moses in 1923’s "The Ten Commandments.”

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