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Jack Roper (I) (1904–1966)

Jack Roper was born on March 25, 1904 in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, USA as Clifford Byron Hammond. He is known for his work on Angels Over Broadway (1940), Unmarried (1939) and The Pittsburgh Kid (1941). He died on November 28, 1966 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Angels Over Broadway
Angels Over Broadway Eddie Burns
Unmarried Spider
The Pittsburgh Kid
The Pittsburgh Kid The Champ
Joe Palooka in The Squared Circle


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 1956 The Harder They Fall
Fighter (uncredited)
 1954 The Joe Palooka Story (TV Series)
Gym Man
- Two Rings for Eddie ... Gym Man (uncredited)
 1952 The Quiet Man
Tony Gardello - Boxer (uncredited)
 1952 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
- The Big H Murder (1952)
 1951 Stop That Cab
 1951 M
Man in Mob (uncredited)
 1950 Joe Palooka in The Squared Circle
Henchman Gunsell
 1950 The Jackpot
Moving Man (uncredited)
 1950 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Desk Clerk Jack
- Medicine Flats (1950) ... Desk Clerk Jack (uncredited)
 1950 Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion
Guard (uncredited)
 1950 The Admiral Was a Lady
Cpl. Kellly - Jimmy's Fight Opponent (uncredited)
 1948 Panhandle
Barfly (uncredited)
 1947 Killer McCoy
Fighter (uncredited)
 1947 Joe Palooka in the Knockout
Waldo (uncredited)
 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys
Radio Station Attendant (uncredited)
 1946 Gentleman Joe Palooka
Waldo - Sparring Partner
 1946 Joe Palooka, Champ
Waldo, the Wyoming Wildcat
 1946 Larceny in Her Heart
Club Bouncer (uncredited)
 1946 Get Along Little Zombie (Short)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn
Kelly's Fight Manager (uncredited)
 1945 Dakota
Bouncer (uncredited)
 1945 That's the Spirit
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
 1945 High Powered
Worker (uncredited)
 1945 Mom and Dad
 1944 The Contender
Fighter (uncredited)
 1943 Jack London
Victor (uncredited)
 1943 Swing Fever
 1943 Hi'Ya Chum
Mug (uncredited)
 1943 No Time for Love
Sandhog (uncredited)
 1942 Gentleman Jim
Donaldson (uncredited)
 1942 Footlight Serenade
Kid Corcoran (uncredited)
 1942 Rolling Down the Great Divide
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Broadway Big Shot
 1942 Jail House Blues
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1941 Lone Star Law Men
Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 Holt of the Secret Service
Tom (uncredited)
 1941 Shadow of the Thin Man
Mug (uncredited)
 1941 Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
Joe - Jamo Drinker (uncredited)
 1941 Man at Large
Dancehall Gatekeeper (uncredited)
 1941 The Pittsburgh Kid
The Champ
 1941 In the Navy
Sailor (uncredited)
 1941 The Spider Returns
Detective [Ch. 13] (uncredited)
 1941 The Ring and the Belle (Short)
 1941 Mutiny in the Arctic
Crewman (uncredited)
 1941 North from the Lone Star
'Rawhide' Fenton
 1941 A Man Betrayed
Montgomery, Club Inferno Employee (uncredited)
 1941 Ridin' the Cherokee Trail
Squint - Henchman
 1940 The Bank Dick
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1940 Tin Pan Alley
Fighter Nick Palerno (uncredited)
 1940 Angels Over Broadway
Eddie Burns
 1940 Junior G-Men
Slugger - the Pug [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1940 The Leather Pushers
Wrestler Pictured in Book (uncredited)
 1940 Hold That Woman!
Hood (uncredited)
 1940 A Fugitive from Justice
Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1940 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Man of Low Intellect [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1940 Drums of Fu Manchu
Dacoit 10 Looking in Window [Ch.4] (uncredited)
 1940 My Little Chickadee
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 West of Carson City
Henchman Larkin
 1940 Heroes of the Saddle
Killer McCully
 1939 Kid Nightingale
Fighter (uncredited)
 1939 One Hour to Live
 1939 Wall Street Cowboy
 1939 Invitation to Happiness
Scat (uncredited)
 1939 Unmarried
 1939 The Kid from Kokomo
Fighter (uncredited)
 1939 Pardon Our Nerve
Fighter (uncredited)
 1938 Tough Kid
Killer Krause (uncredited)
 1938 Secrets of a Nurse
Kid Montana (uncredited)
 1938 Red Barry
Cop in Squad Car [Ch. 5] (uncredited)
 1938 Fisticuffs (Short)
Boxer (uncredited)
 1938 The Crowd Roars
Prizefighter (uncredited)
 1938 Flaming Frontiers
Wolf Moran (Chs. 4-5, 12-13) (as John Roper)
 1938 Captain Kidd's Treasure (Short)
Pirate (uncredited)
 1937 The Perfect Specimen
Chloroform Conley (uncredited)
 1936 The Garden Murder Case
Servant Eating Caviar (uncredited)
 1935 The Nitwits
Singing Prisoner (uncredited)
 1935 Black Fury
Security Force Applicant (uncredited)
 1932 They Never Come Back
Jimmy's Trainer (uncredited)
 1931 The Law of the Sea
Seaman (uncredited)
 1929 The Duke Steps Out
Poison Kerrigan
 1928 The Red Mark
 1928 Sharp Shooters
Hood (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Clifford Byron Hammond | John Roper


6' (1.83 m)

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Compiled a professional boxing record of 54-44-9 with 27 knockouts See more »

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