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Will Rogers Jr. (1911–1993)

Will Rogers Jr. was elected as a Democratic congressman for Southern California in 1942. Although he served only 17 months in congress, he is best remembered as the American politician who did the most to try and save the Jews of Europe during World War II. Rogers joined the Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of Europe in 1943. He also ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 81) in Tubac, Arizona, USA

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 2000 Swiss Family Robinson: Lost in the Jungle (TV Movie) (as William Vann Rogers)
 1963 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Vaughn Moore
- Who Killed Holly Howard? (1963) ... Vaughn Moore
 1958 Wild Heritage
Judge Copeland
 1954-1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Scott Miles
- On a Dark Night (1956)
- A Mule for Santa Fe (1955) ... Scott Miles
- The Schoolmarm (1955)
 1954 The Boy from Oklahoma
Sheriff Tom Brewster
 1952-1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Charlie Wilson / Orrin Dooley
- Lucky Tommy Jordan (1954) ... Charlie Wilson
- Life, Liberty and Orrin Dooley (1952) ... Orrin Dooley
 1953 Footlights Theater (TV Series)
Orrin Dooley
- Life, Liberty and Orrin Dooley (1953) ... Orrin Dooley
 1921 The Vengeance Trail
Buddy Hicks
 1921 The Jack Rider
Little Buster
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 1952 The Story of Will Rogers (performer: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (4 credits)
 1959 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
Himself
- Leo Carrillo (1959) ... Himself
 1954-1958 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Himself, Host / Himself - Host
- Head of the House (1958) ... Himself, Host
- California's First Schoolmarm (1957) ... Himself, Host
- California Gold Rush in Reverse (1957) ... Himself - Host (uncredited)
- The Mormon's Grindstone (1955) ... Himself, Host
- Halfway Girl (1954) ... Himself, Host
 1955 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Himself - Actor
- Episode #6.4 (1955) ... Himself - Actor
 1952 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #5.46 (1952) ... Himself
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 1959-1961 Project XX (TV Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Humorist
- The Story of Will Rogers (1961) ... Himself
- Life in the Thirties (1959) ... Himself - Humorist
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1/12/53) Radio: Appeared in a "Lux Radio Theater" production of "The Story of Will Rogers".

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

William Vann Rogers
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Trivia:

Brother of actor/rancher Jimmy Rogers. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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