Robert Frazer

Robert W. Frazer (born Robert William Browne[note 1][1] on June 29, 1891 in Worcester, Massachusetts – August 17, 1944 in Los Angeles, California) was an American actor who appeared in some 224 shorts and films from the 1910s until his death. He began in films with the Eclair company which released through Universal Pictures.

Acting career

After some theater experience he swiftly moved into acting in silent films. In 1912 he began his movie career by portraying Jesus Christ in The Holy City, and in the same year played the lead in Robin Hood.[1] He also appeared in two classic horror films, White Zombie (1932) and The Vampire Bat (1933).

Personal life

Frazer was married to Mildred Bright, an actress.[1]

Death

On August 17, 1944, Frazer died of leukemia.[1]

Partial filmography

Notes

  1. The reference book Encyclopedia of American Film Serials gives his birth name as Robert William Frazer.

References

  1. Mayer, Geoff (2017). Encyclopedia of American Film Serials. McFarland. p. 129. ISBN 9780786477623. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  2. Niemann, Greg (2006). Palm Springs Legends: creation of a desert oasis. San Diego, CA: Sunbelt Publications. p. 286. ISBN 978-0-932653-74-1. OCLC 61211290. (here for Table of Contents)
  3. The Lone Star Rush at the American Film Institute Catalog

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