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Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

Name in Native Language: "Roscoe Arbuckle" (English/EN)
Actor | * 03/24/1887 († 46, 06/29/1933) | Smith Center, Kansas, USA
Roscoe Conkling "Fatty" Arbuckle (March 24, 1887 – June 29, 1933) was an American silent film actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter. Starting at the Selig Polyscope Company he eventually moved to Keystone Studios, where he worked with Mabel Normand and Harold Lloyd. He mentored Charlie Chaplin and discovered Buster Keaton and Bob Hope. Arbuckle was one of the most popular silent stars of the 1910s, and soon became one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood, signing a contract in 1920 with Paramount Pictures for US$1 million (equivalent to approximately $14,000,000 in 2018 dollars). Between November 1921 and April 1922, Arbuckle was the defendant in three widely publicized trials for the rape and manslaughter of actress Virginia Rappe. Rappe had fallen ill at a party hosted by Arbuckle at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco in September 1921; she died four days later. Arbuckle was accused by Rappe's acquaintance of raping and accidentally killing Rappe. After the first two trials, which resulted in hung juries, Arbuckle was acquitted in the third trial and received a formal written statement of apology from the jury. Despite Arbuckle's acquittal, the scandal has mostly overshadowed his legacy as a pioneering comedian. Following the trials, his films were banned and ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Western

Known for these Movies & Shows

Fatty and Mabel Adrift

Certification unknown

1916 | 3.4/5 | 34min

The Butcher Boy

Certification unknown

1917 | 3.0/5 | 30min

Good Night, Nurse!

Certification unknown

1918 | 2.6/5 | 26min

The Cook

Certification unknown

1918 | 3.2/5 | 22min

Movies with Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle as Actor(134)

as Himself (archive footage)2015 Looking for Mabel Normand
as (archive footage)2006 Buster Keaton: From Silents to Shorts
as Himself (archive footage)2004 So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM
as (archive footage)2003 Chaplin Today: The Gold Rush
as Actor Mentioned in Several Films1980 Charlie Chaplin: The Little Tramp
as edited from 'Fatty & Mabel Adrift' (archive footage)1960 When Comedy Was King
as (archive footage)1943 Happy Times and Jolly Moments
as Wilbur1933 Tomalio
as Cornelius1933 Buzzin' Around
as Wilbur Wart1933 Close Relations
as Fatty1932 Hey, Pop!
as Slim1932 In the Dough
as Himself (uncredited)1927 Character Studies
as Woman in Department Store (uncredited)1925 Go West
as Ras Berry1922 The Fast Freight
as Gasoline Gus1921 Gasoline Gus
as Bob Blake1921 Traveling Salesman
as Franklin Pinney1921 The Dollar-a-Year Man
as Stanley Piper1921 Leap Year
as Monte Brewster1921 Brewster's Millions
as Dr. Hobart Hupp1921 Crazy to Marry
as Algernon Leary (as Roscoe Arbuckle)1920 Life of the Party
as Slim Hoover1920 The Round-Up
as Mechanic / Fireman1920 The Garage
as Fatty1919 Love
as Mailman1919 The Hayseed
as Machiniste / Stagehand1919 Back Stage
as Revenue Agent1918 Moonshine
as Train Rider, Bartender1918 Out West
as Fatty1918 Good Night, Nurse!
as Chef1918 The Cook
as Bellboy, barber1918 The Bell Boy
as Fatty1918 A Scrap of Paper
as The Husband1917 A Reckless Romeo
as Village Blacksmith1917 A Country Hero
as Dr. Fatty Holepoke1917 Oh, Doctor!
as Gas station employee1917 His Wedding Night
as Fatty / Saccharine1917 The Butcher Boy
as Fatty1917 Coney Island
as Mr. Rough1917 The Rough House
as The Doctor1916 He Did and He Didn’t
as The Cook1916 The Waiters' Ball
as Fatty1915 Wished on Mabel
as Fatty - the Husband1915 That Little Band Of Gold
as Fat Unruly Student1915 The Little Teacher
as Finnegan's Daughter1915 Miss Fatty's Seaside Lovers
as Fatty1915 Fatty's New Role
as Reckless Fatty1915 When Love Took Wings
as Fatty1914 A Misplaced Foot
as Rebecca1914 Rebecca's Wedding Day
as The Iceman1914 Twixt Love and Fire
as Film actor1914 The Masquerader
as Fatty1914 Fatty's Wine Party
as Fatty1914 Lover's Luck
as Fatty1914 A Robust Romeo
as The Under-Sheriff1914 The Under-Sheriff
as Husband (uncredited)1914 A Flirt's Mistake
as Shabby Drunk1914 His Favorite Pastime
as The Hired Man1914 The Chicken Chaser
as Clarinetist1914 Tango Tangles
as The Cop1914 Barnyard Flirtations
as Fatty1914 Those Country Kids
as Fatty1914 Fatty's Magic Pants
as himself1914 A Film Johnnie
as Pug1914 The Knockout
as Charlie's Neighbor1914 The Rounders
as Fatty1914 A Bath House Beauty
as Fatty1914 Fatty's Debut
as Fatty1914 Fatty's Jonah Day
as Bartender Smoking Cigar1914 His New Profession
as Cohen - Jewish Neighborhood Leader1913 The Riot
as Fatty1913 Fatty's Day Off
as Fatty1913 The Gypsy Queen
as First Old Tar1913 Two Old Tars
as Mother's Boy1913 Mother's Boy
as Fatty1913 Fatty at San Diego
as Fatty1913 Fatty's Flirtation
as The Jealous Man1913 Some Nerve
as Fatty1913 A Ride for a Bride
as Masher1913 The Speed Kings
as Fatty1913 Mabel's New Hero
as Pete's Wife1913 Peeping Pete
as Bully1913 A Bandit
as Oscar - the Waiter1913 The Waiters' Picnic
as Suitor1913 For the Love of Mabel
as Jim Brown1913 Help! Help! Hydrophobia!
as Theatre Owner1913 A Small Time Act
as Man in Audience1913 Mabel's Dramatic Career
as As player in female costume1913 Alas! Poor Yorick!
as Cop1913 The Gangsters
as 1st Old Tar1913 The Woman Haters
as Dr. J. Jacobs1913 His Sister's Kids
as Count Chicori1913 He Would a Hunting Go
as Neighbor Woman1913 Safe in Jail
as The Dairy Farmer1913 The Milk We Drink
as Tom aka Fatty1913 The Telltale Light
as Fat Boy1913 Love and Rubbish
as Jimmie1913 Almost a Rescue
as Man with Moustache1913 Professor Bean's Removal
as Spectator1913 Rastus and the Game Cock
as The Country Boy1913 Love and Courage
as Mabel's Sweetheart1913 The Fatal Taxicab
as The Man1913 When Dreams Come True
as The Waiter1913 Wine
as Charley Wise1910 The Sanitarium
as Fatty Carter1909 Ben's Kid

Movies with Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle as Crew(90)

Directing/Director1932 Bridge Wives
Directing/Director1932 Anybody's Goat
Directing/Director1932 Gigolettes
Directing/Director1931 Windy Riley Goes Hollywood
Directing/Director1931 Honeymoon Trio
Writing/Writer1930 The Cuckoos
Directing/Director1927 The Red Mill
Directing/Director1927 Special Delivery
Directing/Director1926 Home Cured
Directing/Director1926 His Private Life
Directing/Director1926 My Stars
Writing/Writer1926 My Stars
Directing/Director1926 Fool's Luck
Writing/Writer1926 Fool's Luck
Directing/Director1925 Curses
Writing/Writer1925 Curses
Directing/Director1925 Dynamite Doggie
Directing/Director1925 The Movies
Writing/Writer1925 The Movies
Directing/Director1925 The Fighting Dude
Directing/Director1925 The Iron Mule
Directing/Director1924 Stupid, but Brave
Directing/Director1924 Lovemania
Directing/Director1923 No Loafing
Writing/Story1922 Day Dreams
Directing/Director1921 Leap Year
Directing/Director1920 The Garage
Directing/Director1919 Love
Directing/Director1919 The Hayseed
Directing/Director1919 Back Stage
Directing/Director1918 Moonshine
Writing/Screenplay1918 Moonshine
Writing/Story1918 Moonshine
Directing/Director1918 Out West
Writing/Writer1918 Out West
Directing/Director1918 Good Night, Nurse!
Writing/Story1918 Good Night, Nurse!
Directing/Director1918 The Cook
Writing/Story1918 The Cook
Directing/Director1918 The Bell Boy
Writing/Screenplay1918 The Bell Boy
Writing/Story1918 The Bell Boy
Directing/Director1918 A Scrap of Paper
Directing/Director1917 A Reckless Romeo
Writing/Story1917 A Reckless Romeo
Directing/Director1917 A Country Hero
Writing/Story1917 A Country Hero
Directing/Director1917 Oh, Doctor!
Directing/Director1917 His Wedding Night
Writing/Story1917 His Wedding Night
Directing/Director1917 The Butcher Boy
Writing/Story1917 The Butcher Boy
Directing/Director1917 Coney Island
Writing/Story1917 Coney Island
Directing/Director1917 The Rough House
Writing/Story1917 The Rough House
Directing/Director1916 Fatty and Mabel Adrift
Writing/Writer1916 Fatty and Mabel Adrift
Directing/Director1916 He Did and He Didn’t
Directing/Director1916 The Waiters' Ball
Directing/Director1916 His Wife's Mistakes
Directing/Director1915 Wished on Mabel
Directing/Director1915 That Little Band Of Gold
Directing/Director1915 Fatty's Tintype Tangle
Directing/Director1915 Mabel and Fatty's Wash Day
Directing/Director1915 Mabel’s Wilful Way
Directing/Director1915 Fatty’s Chance Acquaintance
Directing/Director1915 Fatty and Mabel’s Simple Life
Directing/Director1915 Fatty’s Faithful Fido
Directing/Director1915 Miss Fatty's Seaside Lovers
Directing/Director1915 Fatty's New Role
Directing/Director1915 Mabel, Fatty and the Law
Directing/Director1915 Fatty’s Reckless Fling
Directing/Director1915 When Love Took Wings
Directing/Director1915 Mabel and Fatty’s Married Life
Directing/Director1915 Fatty’s Plucky Pup
Directing/Director1914 Fatty and Minnie He-Haw
Directing/Director1914 Fatty's Wine Party
Directing/Director1914 Lover's Luck
Directing/Director1914 The Chicken Chaser
Directing/Director1914 Barnyard Flirtations
Directing/Director1914 Leading Lizzie Astray
Directing/Director1914 Those Country Kids
Directing/Director1914 Fatty's Magic Pants
Directing/Director1914 Where Hazel Met the Villain
Directing/Director1914 A Bath House Beauty
Directing/Director1914 Fatty's Debut
Directing/Director1914 Fatty's Jonah Day

Additional Information

Full Name: Roscoe Arbuckle
Born: 03/24/1887 in Smith Center
Died: 06/29/1933 in New York City (aged: 46)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Minta Durfee, Addie McPhail, Doris Deane
Other names for Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"'Fatty' Arbuckle"
"Fatty Arbuckle"
"Roscoe Arbuckle"
"William Goodrich"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:58481, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019