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George 'Doc' Rockwell (1889–1978)

Born to a staid family (New England father, Canadian mother), Rockwell surpised his family by entering show business. He was primarily a vaudeville comic and was most famous for a comedy routine in which he portrayed a doctor with a stethoscope holding a five-foot banana stalk. He was billed as "Doc Rockwell - Quack, Quack, Quack!" His out-going, ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 88)

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Known For

Hits of Today
Hits of Today Himself - Master of Ceremonies
(1934)
The Colgate Comedy Hour
The Colgate Comedy Hour Himself - Comedian
(1950)
The Singing Marine
The Singing Marine Doc Rockwell
(1937)

Filmography

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 1937 The Singing Marine
Doc Rockwell (uncredited)
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 1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Himself - Comedian
- Episode #1.15 (1950) ... Himself - Comedian (as Doc Rockwell)
 1934 Hits of Today (Short)
Himself - Master of Ceremonies (as Doc Rockwell)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Doc Rockwell

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Father of George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of American Nazi Party. This was a great embarrassment to Doc whose friends included Fanny Brice, Groucho Marx, George Burns and Jack Benny. Doc outlived his assassinated son by nearly eleven years.

Nickname:

Doc, Georgie

Star Sign:

Pisces

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