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Roy Emerton (1893–1944)

Roy Emerton was a big, brawny character actor whose scarred face and resounding deep voice made him a natural for menacing roles. One of his best and most typical was as the evil Boss McGinty in The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935). See full bio »

Died:

(age 51) in England, UK

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 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Cornish Fisherman
 1943 The Adventures of Tartu
Member of Underground (uncredited)
 1943 The Man in Grey
Gamekeeper (uncredited)
 1941 Old Mother Riley's Circus
Santley, circus owner
 1940 The Thief of Bagdad
Jailer
 1940 Haunted Honeymoon
Noakes
 1940 The Good Old Days
Grimes
 1939 Home from Home
Bill Burton
 1939 Clouds Over Europe
Viking First Mate (uncredited)
 1938 The Gang
Proprietor
 1938 Convict 99
Colonial
 1938 Drums
Wafadar
 1937 The Last Adventurers
John Arkell
 1937 Doctor Syn
Capt. Howard Collyer, R.N.
 1937 Big Fella
Spike
 1937 Silent Barriers
Moody
 1936 Everything Is Thunder
Kostner
 1936 Nine Days a Queen
Squire (uncredited)
 1936 Pot Luck
Berkeley
 1935 It Happened in Paris
Gendarme
 1935 The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes
Boss McGinty
 1934 The Lash
Steve
 1934 Java Head
Broadrick
 1932 Over Night
Captain Paulson
 1931 Shadows
Captain
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He acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Randle Ayrton, Catherine Lacey, Roy Byford, and Jean Shepeard in the cast. B. Iden Payne was director. See more »
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Prior to acting on the Shakespearean stage in London, he was variously employed as a fireman, miner, stevedore, railroad worker and cowboy. See more »

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