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Ross Alexander (I) (1907–1937)


The tragically brief life of fresh-faced, boyishly handsome Ross Alexander, who seemed to have everything going for him, plays these days like a bad Hollywood movie. Alexander was a charming, highly engaging young actor whose pleasant voice and breezy personality aided greatly in his transition from Broadway teen player to young adult Warner Bros.... See full bio »

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 1937 Ready, Willing and Able
Barry Granville
 1936 Here Comes Carter
Kent Carter
 1936 China Clipper
Tom Collins
 1936 Hot Money
Chick Randall
 1935 Shipmates Forever
Lafayette 'Sparks' Brown
 1935 We're in the Money
C. Richard Courtney, aka Carter
 1935 Going Highbrow
Harley Marsh
 1935 Maybe It's Love
Rims O'Neil
 1934 Flirtation Walk
'Oskie'
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born
Tom Martin
 1934 Social Register
Lester Trout
 1932 The Wiser Sex
Jimmy O'Neill
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Stage: Appeared (as "Tony Pell") in "Under Glass" on Broadway. Written by Eva Kay Klint and George Bradshaw. Directed and produced by 'William B. Friedlander' (q). Ambassador Theatre: 30 Oct 1933-Nov 1933 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Ethel Barrymore Colt, Boyd Irwin, 'Robert Keith (I)' (qV), Leona Maricle, Clara Palmer... See more »

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Height:

6' 1¼" (1.86 m)
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According to a Movie Mirror article published shortly after his death, Ross was married, at age 18, to an older woman and had a daughter. The union was supposedly short-lived and never proved as no woman or daughter ever surfaced. See more »

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Leo

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