Roscoe Ates

American actor (1895–1962) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Roscoe Blevel Ates (January 20, 1895 March 1, 1962) was an American vaudeville performer, actor of stage and screen, comedian and musician who primarily featured in western films and television. He was best known as western character Soapy Jones.[2] He was also billed as Rosco Ates.

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Roscoe Ates
Ates in Chad Hanna (1940)
Born
Roscoe Blevel Ates[1]

(1895-01-20)January 20, 1895
Grange, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedMarch 1, 1962(1962-03-01) (aged 67)
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California
NationalityAmerican
Occupations
  • Actor
  • stage performer
  • comedian
  • vaudevillian
  • musician
Years active19291961
Spouse(s)
Clara Callahan
(m. 1923; div. 1945)

Leonore Belle Jumps
(m. 1949; died 1955)

Beatrice Angelina Naranjo
(m. 1960)
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