Image of John Roche

John Roche

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Roche (February 6, 1893 – November 10, 1952) was an American actor of the stage and screen. Roche was born in the small village of Penn Yan, New York, on February 6, 1893. He graduated from the University of Rochester, after which he began his acting career touring with stock companies during the 1910s and early 1920s. In 1922, he broke into the film industry with a featured role in The Good Provider. During the 1920s, he acted in both films and on stage, including several roles in Broadway productions. He acted steadily in films until 1936, in both featured and supporting roles. In the mid-1930s he took a break from films, focusing on the stage, including directing the play, Mackerel Skies, which had a short run at the Playhouse Theatre in New York in 1936. Roche returned to films in 1941, with a small role in the Norma Shearer vehicle, We Were Dancing (1942), based on the Noël Coward play of the same name. Over the course of his career he was involved in over half a dozen Broadway productions and appeared in over 50 films. His final screen appearance was in 1946's The Brute Man. Roche died on November 10, 1952, in Los Angeles, California.


Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Born:
Feb 6, 1893 In Penn Yan, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the movie Lucretia Lombard 1923-12-07
Latest Project:
Movie The Spider Woman 1943-12-10
Known For
Poster of Monte Carlo
Poster of Diamond Handcuffs
Poster of The Clinging Vine
Filmography
Movie The Spider Woman Casino Croupier 1943-12-10
Movie Just My Luck R.H. Nelson 1935-12-30
Movie Beauty for Sale Robert Abbott 1933-09-01
Movie Prosperity Holland's Cohort Knapp 1932-11-18
Movie Winner Take All Roger Elliott 1932-07-16
Movie Lady with a Past Carl 1932-02-19
Movie Monte Carlo Paul, the 'Real' Hairdresser 1930-08-27
Movie The Unholy Night Lieutenant Savor 1929-09-13
Movie Diamond Handcuffs Jerry Fontaine 1928-05-05
Movie The Return of Peter Grimm Frederick Grimm 1926-12-07
Movie The Clinging Vine House Guest 1926-09-06
Movie Don Juan Leandro 1926-08-06
Movie Bobbed Hair Saltonstall Adams 1925-10-24
Movie Kiss Me Again Maurice 1925-08-01
Movie The Tenth Woman Barry Compton 1924-08-24
Movie Lucretia Lombard Fred Winship 1923-12-07