Andrew Arbuckle (actor)

Andrew Arbuckle (September 5, 1887 September 21, 1938) was an American stage and film actor. He was the brother of Macklyn Arbuckle and cousin of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle.

Andrew Arbuckle
Lobby card showing Arbuckle (center) in The Deuce of Spades (1922)
Born(1887-09-05)September 5, 1887
DiedSeptember 21, 1938(1938-09-21) (aged 51)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Spouse(s)Blanche Duquesne

Early life

Arbuckle was born in Galveston, Texas, to a family of Scottish descent. His brother Macklyn was 20 years old at the time of Andrew's birth.


Arbuckle first made his film debut in Little Mary Sunshine (1916), playing Bob's father. In 1935, he made his last appearance in film The Dark Angel in an uncredited role as Mr. Gallop. He appeared in a total 44 films, uncredited in ten of them.

He is known for his appearances in Peggy Leads the Way, The Family Skeleton and Little Mary Sunshine.

Personal life

Arbuckle married Blanche Duquesne, daughter of French immigrants, in October 1915. They had no children.


Andrew Arbuckle died on September 21, 1938 in Los Angeles, aged 51, of a suspected heart attack, as had his cousin, Roscoe in 1933. Andrew Arbuckle was buried in an unmarked grave, plot #470, at Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery Garden of Ancestors.


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