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Jack Rockwell
John Rockwell Trowbridge

(1890-10-06)October 6, 1890
DiedNovember 10, 1947(1947-11-10) (aged 57)
Years active1930-1947
Relatives Charles Trowbridge (brother)

Jack Rockwell Trowbridge (October 6, 1890 November 10, 1947) was an American film actor who was born in Mexico. He appeared in over 250 movies, mostly Westerns, between 1927 and 1947.


Rockwell's older brother was character actor Charles Trowbridge. [1] In the 1920s, prior to embarking on a professional career as actor, he worked as a fireman.

His death in 1947 was due to hypostatic pneumonia, not a "nervous breakdown" as claimed on IMDb.

Selected filmography

List of acting performances in film and television
1927 The Prairie King Henchman
1932 Come On, Tarzan Sheriff
Outlaw Justice Sheriff Jake
Whistlin' Dan Cal Webster
1934 Honor of the Range Henchman Rocky
The Lawless Frontier Sheriff Luke Williams
The Law of the Wild Sheriff
1935 Alias John Law Marshall Lamar Blyth
Five Bad Men
Bulldog Courage Pete Brennan
Justice of the Range Rawhide
No Man's Range Sheriff
Riding Wild Rusty
Sundown Saunders Preston
The Tonto Kid Sheriff Hack Baker
Valley of Wanted Men U.S. Marshall
1936 Brand of the Outlaws Deputy Ben Holt
The Lawless Nineties Smith
The Law Rides Sheriff Anderson
Lucky Terror Bat Boulton
Roarin' Guns Bob Morgan
Rogue of the Range Henchman Sloan
Winds of the Wasteland Buchanan City Marshal
Rio Grande Ranger Ranger Captain Winkler
The Traitor Smoky
1937 Bar-Z Bad Men Ed Parks
Riders of the Rockies Captain Reyes
Texas Trail Henchman Shorty
Two Gun Law Bledsoe
1938 Prairie Justice John Benson
Law of the Plains Marshal
1939 Days of Jesse James Thompson McDaniels
The Stranger from Texas Sheriff Fletcher
1941 Law of the Range Sheriff Henderson
Riders of Death Valley Trigger
1942 Man from Cheyenne Brenner
Overland Mail Slade
Undercover Man Captain John Hawkins
1944 Lumberjack Sheriff Miles

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