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Date of Birth 6 February 1893Penn Yan, New York, USA
Date of Death 10 November 1952Los Angeles, California, USA  (stroke)
Birth NameJohn C. Roche
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

John Roche was born on February 6, 1893 in Penn Yan, New York, USA as John C. Roche. He is known for his work on Don Juan (1926), The Dream Melody (1929) and The Vision (1926). He died on November 10, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Stage and screen character actor.
Began his career in Penn Yan, New York as boy soprano singing at theaters showing early motion pictures.
Had a leading role in "Wheat and Tares" (1915) the only major motion picture made by the Penn Yan Film Corp. before its founder and president, Ed Ramsey, was killed in an automobile accident.
Tall, suave, moustachioed silent screen actor, a former stage actor with touring stock companies. Played second leads (often as rival to the prevailing hero) at First National/Warner Brothers and Fox during the 1920's, but was largely consigned to bit parts after the arrival of sound.

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