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Roland West (1885–1952)


Roland West was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and became an actor in the theater and on the vaudeville stage. He got his start in the film industry in New York City around 1915, forming several production companies to shoot films there. He later worked as general manager of production for producer Joseph M. Schenck, and directed several comedies and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Alibi
Alibi Director
(1929)
The Monster
The Monster Director
(1925)
Nobody
Nobody Director
(1921)
Corsair
Corsair Director
(1931)

Filmography

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 1931 Corsair
 1929 Alibi (as Roland West's Alibi)
 1927 The Dove
 1926 The Bat (uncredited)
 1925 The Monster
 1924 Driftwood
 1921 Nobody
 1918 De Luxe Annie
 1917 The Siren
 1916 Lost Souls
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Roland West's Alibi
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In 1952 he allegedly made a deathbed confession to his friend, Chester Morris, that it was indeed he who murdered Thelma Todd in 1935. See more »

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