Bob Custer

Bob Custer (October 18, 1898 December 27, 1974) was an American film actor who appeared in over 50 films, mostly Westerns, between 1924-37,[1] including The Fighting Hombre, Arizona Days, The Last Roundup, The Oklahoma Kid, Law of the Rio Grande, The Law of the Wild and Ambush Valley. Using his original name Raymond Glenn, he also appeared in non-Western movies, including the 1927 film The Return of Boston Blackie as the title character.[2]

Bob Custer
Custer in Arizona Days (1928)
Born
Raymond Glenn

(1898-10-18)October 18, 1898
DiedDecember 27, 1974(1974-12-27) (aged 76)
Torrance, California, United States
Cause of deathheart attack
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Producer
Years active1924-1937

Custer was born Raymond Glenn[3] in Kentucky's capital city, Frankfort, and attended the University of Kentucky. Having obtained a degree in engineering, he became a building inspector in Los Angeles after leaving his acting career, and eventually became chief building inspector in the nearby seaside city of Newport Beach.

Custer died of a heart attack in another nearby seaside city, Torrance, at the age of 76.

Filmography

References

  1. "The Old Corral - Bwesterns.com - Bob Custer". Retrieved 2011-04-15.
  2. Hans J. Wollstein. "Return of Boston Blackie (1927)". New York Times. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  3. "Ex-actor Dies". Oxnard Press-Courier. 1974-12-30. p. 3. Retrieved 2011-04-15.


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