Raymond Anthony Glenn
October 18, 1898
Frankfort, Kentucky, U.S.
|Died||December 27, 1974 76) (aged|
Torrance, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Kentucky|
|Occupation||Actor and producer|
|Spouse(s)||Anne Elizabeth Cudahy (1926 - 1933, divorce)|
Mildred Irene Boughers (1948 - 1974, his death)
Bob Custer (born Raymond Anthony Glenn, – December 27, 1974) was an American film actor who appeared in over 50 films, mostly Westerns, between 1924 and 1937, including The Fighting Hombre , Arizona Days , The Last Roundup , The Oklahoma Kid (1929; not the Cagney/Bogart version), Law of the Rio Grande , The Law of the Wild and Ambush Valley .October 18, 1898
Custer was born Raymond Glennin Kentucky's capital city, Frankfort, and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in engineering.
Using his original name Raymond Glenn, Custer appeared in non-Western films, including The Return of Boston Blackie (1927) as the title character.He was billed as Bob Custer for Western films, beginning in 1924 when he worked for Films Booking Office. In 1927, he formed Bob Custer Production, and from 1928 through 1931 he acted in 20 Westerns for Syndicate.
After he left acting, he became a building inspector in Redondo Beach and El Segundo, California.He eventually became chief building inspector in the nearby seaside city of Newport Beach.
On November 23, 1926, Custer married Anne Elizabeth Cudahy,the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Cudahy and a member of the Cudahy Packing Company family. They divorced in 1933. He married Mildred Irene Boughers on May 22, 1948, and they remained wed until his death.
Custer died of a heart attack in Torrance, California, at the age of 76.
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