Evelyn Roberts

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Evelyn Roberts
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Born
Evelyn Ronald Redvers Roberts

(1886-08-28)28 August 1886
Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Died30 November 1962(1962-11-30) (aged 76)
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active1918-1958
Spouse
(m. 1921;died 1959)

Evelyn Roberts (28 August 1886 30 November 1962) was an English stage and film actor. [1] [2] [3] He made his stage debut in 1918 after serving in WW I; [4] and his theatre work included the original Broadway production of R.C. Sherriff's Journey's End in 1929-1930. [5]

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Selected filmography

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References

  1. "Evelyn Roberts - Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  2. "Evelyn Roberts". BFI. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012.
  3. "Evelyn Roberts - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  4. McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Oxford University Press. ISBN   9781526111968 via Google Books.
  5. League, The Broadway. "Journey's End – Broadway Play – Original - IBDB". www.ibdb.com.