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Rod La Rocque (1898–1969)

Rod La Rocque was born Roderick Ross LaRocque on November 29, 1898 in Chicago to a French father and an Irish mother. Stage-struck in his early teen years, he spent his summers with local stock companies, playing juvenile roles for $1.00 per performance. By the time he was 16, while he was appearing in vaudeville, he got a bit part in Triangle ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Locked Door Frank Devereaux
The Ten Commandments Dan McTavish - Her Son
Beau Bandit Montero
International Crime Lamont Cranston


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 1941 Meet John Doe
Ted Sheldon
 1940 Dark Streets of Cairo
Inspector Joachim
 1940 Dr. Christian Meets the Women
Prof. Kenneth Parker
 1940 Beyond Tomorrow
Phil Hubert
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Phillippe (as Rod LaRocque)
 1938 International Crime
Lamont Cranston
 1937 The Shadow Strikes
Lamont Cranston
 1937 Clothes and the Woman
Eric Thrale
 1936 The Drag-Net
Lawrence Thomas Jr.
 1936 Till We Meet Again
Carl Schrottle
 1936 The Preview Murder Mystery
Neil DuBeck / Joe Walker
 1936 Taming the Wild
Dick Clayton
 1935 Frisco Waterfront
Dan Elliott
 1935 Hi, Gaucho!
Escurra, aka Captain Garcia
 1935 Mystery Woman
Jacques Benoit
 1933 S.O.S. Iceberg
Dr. Carl Lawrence
 1930 Let Us Be Gay
Bob Brown (as Rod LaRocque)
 1930 One Romantic Night
Prince Albert
 1930 Beau Bandit
 1929 The Locked Door
Frank Devereaux
 1929 The Delightful Rogue
 1929 Our Modern Maidens
Glenn Abbott
 1929 The Man and the Moment
Michael Towne
 1929 The One Woman Idea
Prince Ahmed
 1928 Love Over Night
Richard Hill
 1928 Show People
Rod La Rocque (uncredited)
 1928 Captain Swagger
Captain Swagger / Hugh Drummond
 1928 Hold 'Em Yale
Jaime Emmanuel Alvarado Montez
 1928 Stand and Deliver
Roger Norman
 1927 The Fighting Eagle
Etienne Gerard
 1927 Resurrection
Prince Dimitry Ivanitch Nekhludov
 1926 The Cruise of the Jasper B
Jerry Cleggett
 1926 Gigolo
Gideon Gory
 1926 Bachelor Brides
Percy Ashfield - Earl of Duncraggan
 1926 Red Dice
Alan Beckwith
 1925 Braveheart
 1925 The Coming of Amos
Amos Burden
 1925 Wild, Wild Susan
Tod Waterbury
 1925 Night Life of New York
Ronald Bentley
 1925 The Golden Bed
Admah Holtz
 1924 Forbidden Paradise
Capt. Alexei Czerny
 1924 Feet of Clay
Kerry Harlan
 1924 Code of the Sea
Bruce McDow
 1924 Triumph
King Garnet
 1924 A Society Scandal
Daniel Farr
 1924 Phantom Justice
 1923 Don't Call It Love
Patrick Delaney
 1923 The Ten Commandments
Dan McTavish - Her Son
 1923 The French Doll
Pedro Carrova
 1923 Jazzmania
Jerry Langdon
 1922/II The Challenge
Stanley Roberts
 1922 Notoriety
Arthur Beal
 1922 A Woman's Woman
Dean Laddbarry
 1922 Slim Shoulders
Richard Langden
 1921 Suspicious Wives
Bob Standing
 1921 Paying the Piper
Larry Grahame
 1920 Life
Tom Burnett
 1920 The Common Sin
Hugh Stanton
 1920 The Discarded Woman
Samuel Radburn - Gold Digger
 1920 The Garter Girl
Arthur Lyle
 1920 Thimble, Thimble (Short)
 1920 The Stolen Kiss
Dudley Hamilt (as Rodney La Rocque)
 1920 Easy to Get
Dick Elliott (as Rodney LaRocque)
 1920 A Philistine in Bohemia (Short)
Mr. Brunelli (as George De Winter)
 1919 Miss Crusoe
Harold Vance
 1919 The Trap
Doc Sloan - the Blackmailer
 1919 Love and the Woman
Walter Pemberton
 1918 A Perfect Lady
Bob Griswold (as Bob La Rock)
 1918 A Perfect 36
O.P. Dildock
 1918 Hidden Fires
George Landis
 1918 Money Mad
William Gavin Jr.
 1918 The Venus Model
Paul Braddock
 1918 Let's Get a Divorce
 1918 Ruggles of Red Gap
Belknap Jackson
 1918 Uneasy Money
Johnny Gates
 1917 Sadie Goes to Heaven
Coal Heaver
 1917 The Dream Doll
Her Sweetheart
 1917 The Fable of the Film Fed Family (Short)
Bucyrus Dunwell
 1917 The Fable of the Speedy Sprite (Short)
Herbert (as Rodney La Rocque)
 1917 The Fable of What Transpires After the Wind-Up (Short)
Ferdinand (as Rodney La Rocque)
 1917 The Fable of the Wandering Boy and the Wayward Parents (Short)
Elmer (as Rodney La Rocque)
 1917 Efficiency Edgar's Courtship (Short)
Wimple (as Rodney La Rock)
 1917 The Fable of the Twelve-Cylinder Speed of the Leisure Class (Short)
Their Son (as Rodney La Rocque)
 1917 The Long Green Trail (Short)
Bobby Hopper (as Rodney La Rock)
 1917 A Corner in Smiths (Short)
Edward S. Jones (as Rodney La Rock)
 1917 Would You Believe It? (Short)
Henry Neville (as Rodney La Rock)
 1917 Much Obliged (Short)
Wayne Chisholm (as Rodney La Rocque)
 1917 Vernon, the Bountiful (Short)
Vernon (as Rodney La Rock)
 1917 The Rainbow Box (Short)
Wesley Jamison (as Rodney La Rock)
 1917 Filling His Own Shoes
Dick Downing (as Roderick La Rock)
 1917 Sundaying in Fairview (Short)
The Rat (as Rodney LaRocque)
 1916 The Face in the Mirror (Short) (as Roderick La Rocque)
 1916 The Lightbearer (Short)
Reverend John Stiles (as Roderick La Rocque)
 1916 The Intruder (Short) (as Richard La Rocque)
 1916 Destiny (Short)
 1915 The Alster Case
Allen Longstreet (as Roderick LaRocque)
 1914 The Showman
Undetermined bit (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Up the Ladder" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

24 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

George De Winter | Bob La Rock | Roderick La Rock | Rodney La Rock | Richard La Rocque | Roderick La Rocque | Rodney La Rocque | Roderick LaRocque | Rodney LaRocque | Rod LaRocque


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 1580 Vine Street. See more »

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