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Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle (1887–1933)


Roscoe Arbuckle, one of nine children, was the baby of the family who weighed a reported 16 pounds at birth. Born in Smith Center, Kansas, on March 24, 1887, his family moved to California when he was a year old. At age eight he appeared on the stage. His first part was with the Webster-Brown Stock Company. From then until 1913, Roscoe was on the ... See full bio »

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 1933 Tomalio (Short)
Wilbur
 1933 In the Dough (Short)
Slim
 1933 Close Relations (Short)
Wilbur Wart
 1933 How've You Bean? (Short)
Abner
 1933 Buzzin' Around (Short)
Cornelius
 1932 Hey, Pop! (Short)
Fatty / Chef
 1931 The Back Page (Short)
 1927 Listen Lena (Short)
Fat man with strategically covered face (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1925 Go West
Woman in Department Store (uncredited)
 1924 Leap Year
Stanley Piper (as Roscoe {Fatty} Arbuckle)
 1922 The Fast Freight
Ras Berry
 1921 Crazy to Marry
Dr. Hobart Hupp
 1921 Gasoline Gus
Gasoline Gus
 1921 The Dollar-a-Year Man
Franklin Pinney
 1920 Life of the Party
Algernon Leary (as Roscoe Arbuckle)
 1920 The Round-Up
Slim Hoover
 1920 The Garage (Short)
Fatty - Mechanic / Fireman / Dog Catcher
 1919 The Hayseed (Short)
Mailman
 1919 Back Stage (Short)
Stagehand
 1919 A Desert Hero (Short)
The Sheriff, the Desert Hero
 1919 The Bank Clerk (Short)
 1919 Love (Short)
Fatty
 1919 The Pullman Porter (Short)
 1919 Camping Out (Short)
 1918 A Scrap of Paper (Short)
Fatty
 1918 The Sheriff (Short)
Cook
 1918 The Cook (Short)
Chef
 1918 Good Night, Nurse! (Short)
Fatty
 1918 Moonshine (Short)
Revenue Agent
 1918 The Bell Boy (Short)
Bellboy, barber
 1918 Out West (Short)
Train Rider, Bartender
 1917 A Country Hero (Short)
Village Blacksmith
 1917 Coney Island (Short)
Fatty
 1917 Oh Doctor! (Short)
Dr. Fatty Holepoke
 1917 The Late Lamented (Short)
Cameo Appearance (unconfirmed)
 1917 His Wedding Night (Short)
Drugstore soda clerk
 1917 The Rough House (Short)
Mr Rough
 1917 A Reckless Romeo (Short)
The Husband
 1917 The Butcher Boy (Short)
Fatty / Saccharine (as 'Fatty' Arbuckle)
 1916 A Creampuff Romance (Short)
 1916 The Waiters' Ball (Short)
The Cook
 1916 The Other Man (Short)
FattyThe Tramp (dual role) (as Roscoe Arbuckle)
 1916 His Wife's Mistakes (Short)
The Janitor
 1916 Bright Lights (Short)
Fatty
 1916/I He Did and He Didn't (Short)
The Doctor (as Roscoe Arbuckle)
 1916 Fatty and Mabel Adrift (Short)
Fatty
 1915 Fatty and the Broadway Stars (Short)
Fatty - Studio Janitor
 1915 A Village Scandal (Short)
Eddie - the Country Boy
 1915 Fickle Fatty's Fall (Short)
Fatty
 1915 Fatty's Tintype Tangle (Short)
Fatty
 1915 Fatty's Plucky Pup (Short)
Fatty
 1915 The Little Teacher (Short)
Fat Unruly Student
 1915 Miss Fatty's Seaside Lovers (Short)
Finnegan's Daughter
 1915 Mabel's Wilful Way (Short)
Fatty
 1915 Wished on Mabel (Short)
Fatty
 1915 When Love Took Wings (Short)
Reckless Fatty
 1915 Fatty's Faithful Fido (Short)
Fatty
 1915 That Little Band of Gold (Short)
Fatty - the Husband
 1915 Fatty's Reckless Fling (Short)
Fatty
 1915 Hogan's Romance Upset (Short)
Ringside Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1915 Fatty's New Role (Short)
Fatty
 1915 Fatty and Mabel's Simple Life (Short)
Roscoe
 1914 Fatty's Magic Pants (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Shotguns That Kick (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Leading Lizzie Astray (Short)
Fatty - a Farm Boy
 1914 The Sea Nymphs (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Fatty's Wine Party (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Fatty's Jonah Day (Short)
Fatty
 1914 An Incompetent Hero (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Lovers' Post Office (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Zip, the Dodger (Short)
Zip
 1914/I Their Ups and Downs (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Fatty Again (Short)
Fatty Felix
 1914 Fatty's Debut (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Lover's Luck (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Bombs and Bangs (Short)
The Farmer's Daughter
 1914 The Rounders (Short)
2nd Reveller - Charlie's Neighbor
 1914 A Brand New Hero (Short)
The Tramp
 1914 The Baggage Smasher (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 His New Profession (Short)
Bartender Smoking Cigar
 1914/I The Masquerader (Short)
Film Actor
 1914 Fatty's Gift (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Caught in a Flue (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 Those Country Kids (Short)
Fatty
 1914 That Minstrel Man (Short)
Belle
 1914 Those Happy Days (Short)
Fatty
 1914 The Sky Pirate (Short)
The Heiress
 1914 A Rowboat Romance (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 Love and Bullets (Short)
Film Actor (uncredited)
 1914 Fatty's Finish (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Fatty and the Heiress (Short)
Fatty
 1914 The Knockout (Short)
Pug (uncredited)
 1914 Our Country Cousins (Short)
The Country Boy (unconfirmed)
 1914 The Alarm (Short)
 1914 The Water Dog (Short)
Fatty
 1914 A Suspended Ordeal (Short)
The Cop
 1914 The Bowery Boys (Short)
The Heroine
 1914 Where Hazel Met the Villain (Short)
Fatty
 1914 A Bathing Beauty (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Chicken Chaser (Short)
The Hired Man
 1914 Barnyard Flirtations
The Cop
 1914 The Rival Demon (Short)
 1914 His Favorite Pastime (Short)
Shabby Drunk
 1914 Tango Tangle (Short)
Clarinettist
 1914 Twixt Love and Fire (Short)
The Iceman
 1914 A Robust Romeo (Short)
Fatty
 1914 Rebecca's Wedding Day (Short)
Rebecca
 1914 In the Clutches of the Gang (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1914 A Flirt's Mistake (Short)
Husband (uncredited)
 1914 The Under-Sheriff (Short)
The Under-Sheriff
 1914 A Misplaced Foot (Short)
Fatty
 1913 He Would a Hunting Go (Short)
Count Chicori
 1913 Some Nerve (Short)
The Jealous Man
 1913 His Sister's Kids (Short)
Dr. J. Jacobs
 1913 Fatty's Flirtation (Short)
Fatty
 1913 A Ride for a Bride (Short)
Fatty
 1913 The Woman Haters (Short)
1st Old Tar
 1913 Fatty Joins the Force (Short)
Fatty (uncredited)
 1913 Wine (Short)
The Waiter
 1913 A Small Time Act (Short)
Theatre Owner
 1913 The Milk We Drink (Short)
The Dairy Farmer
 1913 Fatty at San Diego (Short)
Fatty
 1913 The Speed Kings (Short)
Masher
 1913 A Quiet Little Wedding (Short)
Fatty
 1913 Two Old Tars (Short)
First Old Tar
 1913 Mother's Boy (Short)
Mother's Boy
 1913/I When Dreams Come True (Short)
The Man
 1913 The Fatal Taxicab (Short)
Mabel's Sweetheart
 1913 The Gypsy Queen (Short)
Fatty
 1913 Mabel's Dramatic Career (Short)
Man in Audience
 1913 Fatty's Day Off (Short)
Fatty
 1913 Mabel's New Hero (Short)
Fatty
 1913/I The Riot (Short)
Cohen - Jewish Neighborhood Leader
 1913 Almost a Rescue (Short)
Jimmie
 1913 Professor Bean's Removal (Short)
Man with Moustache
 1913 A Noise from the Deep (Short)
Bob
 1913 Love and Rubbish (Short)
Fat Boy
 1913 The Telltale Light (Short)
Tom aka Fatty
 1913 Safe in Jail (Short)
Neighbor Woman
 1913 Rastus and the Game Cock (Short)
Spectator (uncredited)
 1913 For the Love of Mabel (Short)
Suitor
 1913 A Bandit (Short)
Bully
 1913 Peeping Pete (Short)
Pete's Wife
 1913 The Waiters' Picnic (Short)
Oscar - the Waiter
 1913 Help! Help! Hydrophobia! (Short)
Jim Brown
 1913 Passions, He Had Three (Short)
Henry
 1913 The Gangsters (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1913 Alas! Poor Yorick! (Short)
Player in Female Costume (as Roscoe Arbuckle)
 1913 Murphy's I.O.U. (Short) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1912 A Voice from the Deep (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1910 The Sanitarium
Charley Wise (as Roscoe Arbuckle)
 1909 Making It Pleasant for Him (Short) (as Roscoe Arbuckle)
 1909 Mrs. Jones' Birthday (Short) (as Roscoe Arbuckle)
 1909 Ben's Kid (Short)
Fatty Carter (as Roscoe Arbuckle)
Show Show Director (133 credits)
Show Show Writer (38 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (12 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (36 credits)

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3 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

'Fatty' Arbuckle | Fatty Arbuckle | Roscoe {Fatty} Arbuckle | Roscoe Arbuckle | William Goodrich

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't believe there is any finer mission on earth than just to make people laugh. See more »

Trivia:

Once owned a quarry in southern California. Two months after he sold it, oil was discovered on the property. See more »

Trademark:

Rolling perfect cigarettes with a couple quick motions of one hand See more »

Nickname:

Fatty

Star Sign:

Aries

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