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Ross Alexander (I) (1907–1937)


The tragically brief life of fresh-faced, boyishly handsome Ross Alexander, who seemed to have everything going for him, plays these days like a bad Hollywood movie. Alexander was a charming, highly engaging young actor whose pleasant voice and breezy personality aided greatly in his transition from Broadway teen player to young adult Warner Bros.... See full bio »

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Known For

Captain Blood Jeremy Pitt
(1935)
A Midsummer Night's Dream Demetrius - In Love with Hermia
(1935)
Brides Are Like That Bill McAllister
(1936)
Boulder Dam Rusty Noonan
(1936)

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 1937 Ready, Willing and Able
Barry Granville
 1936 Here Comes Carter
Kent Carter
 1936 China Clipper
Tom Collins
 1936 Hot Money
Chick Randall
 1936 I Married a Doctor
Erik Valborg
 1936 Brides Are Like That
Bill McAllister
 1936 Boulder Dam
Rusty Noonan
 1935 Captain Blood
Jeremy Pitt
 1935 Shipmates Forever
Lafayette 'Sparks' Brown
 1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream
Demetrius - In Love with Hermia
 1935 We're in the Money
C. Richard Courtney aka Carter
 1935 Going Highbrow
Harley Marsh
 1935 Maybe It's Love
Rims O'Neil
 1934 Flirtation Walk
'Oskie'
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born
Tom Martin
 1934 Social Register
Lester Trout
 1932 The Wiser Sex
Jimmy O'Neill
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "That's Gratitude" on Broadway. Comedy. Written and directed by Frank Craven (also starring as "Robert Grant"). John Golden Theatre: 11 Sep 1930-Mar 1931 (closing date unknown/197 performances). Cast: 'George Barbier', Myrtle Clark, Gerald Kent, James C. Lane, Thelma Marsh, Helen Mehrmann, Nat Nazarro Jr., Maida ... See more »

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Height:

6' 1¼" (1.86 m)
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Trivia:

Became a close friend to Henry Fonda in 1933 while both were performing together in summer stock. Fonda would serve as best man to Ross and Aleta when they married at Aleta's sister's home in East Orange, New Jersey, the following year. See more »

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Leo

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