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Andrew Arbuckle (actor)

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Andrew Arbuckle (September 5, 1887 September 21, 1938) was an American stage and film actor. He was the brother of Macklyn Arbuckle and cousin of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle.

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Andrew Arbuckle
Lobby card showing Arbuckle (center) in The Deuce of Spades (1922)
Born(1887-09-05)September 5, 1887
DiedSeptember 21, 1938(1938-09-21) (aged 51)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
SpouseBlanche Duquesne

Early life

Arbuckle was born in Galveston, Texas to a family of Scottish descent. His brother Macklyn was 20 years his senior.


Arbuckle made his film debut in Little Mary Sunshine (1916), playing Bob's father. He went uncredited in ten of his 44 films, including his last appearance, in the 1935 film The Dark Angel, in the role of Mr. Gallop.

He is known for his appearances in Peggy Leads the Way, The Family Skeleton, and Little Mary Sunshine.

Personal life

Arbuckle married Blanche Duquesne, the daughter of French immigrants, in October 1915. They had no children.


Andrew Arbuckle died on September 21, 1938, in Los Angeles, aged 51, of a suspected heart attack, as had his cousin, Roscoe, in 1933. Andrew Arbuckle was buried in an unmarked grave, plot #470, at Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery Garden of Ancestors.