Rockliffe Fellowes

Rockliffe Fellowes (March 17, 1883 January 28, 1950)[1][2], born Rockliffe St. Patrick Fellowes, was a Canadian actor born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Rockliffe Fellowes
Ethel Clayton and Fellowes in The Man Hunt (1918)
Born(1883-03-17)17 March 1883
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Died28 January 1950(1950-01-28) (aged 66)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Spouse(s)Lucile Watson
(m. 190?; div. 19??)


After following a business career for some years, he gave it up to go onto the stage in 1907 and later made his entry into films as the redemptive hero of Raoul Walsh's 1915 silent gangster film Regeneration. He appeared mostly in silent films and is probably best known today for his role as gangster Joe Helton in Monkey Business (1931) starring the Marx Brothers.

At one time he was married to the stage actress Lucile Watson. He retired from acting in 1934. Fellowes died in Los Angeles, California in 1950 at the age of 66.

Partial filmography


  1. Silent Film Necrology 2nd Edition c.2001 by Eugene M. Vazzana...Retrieved June 22, 2018
  2. Who Was Who on Screen c.1977 by Evelyn Mack Truitt..Retrieved June 22, 2018

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