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Desmond Roberts (I) (1894–1968)

Desmond Roberts was born on February 5, 1894 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Of Human Bondage (1934), Simba (1955) and The Royal Bed (1931). He died on January 11, 1968 in London. See full bio »


(age 73) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Of Human Bondage Dr. Jacobs
Simba Colonel Bridgeman
The Royal Bed Major Blent
Christopher Strong Bryce Mercer


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 1967 Mister Ten Per Cent
 1964 Murder Ahoy
Sir Geoffrey Bucknose (uncredited)
 1963 The Scales of Justice (TV Series)
Club Member
- The Invisible Asset (1963) ... Club Member
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series)
Colonel Fenwick
- The Stand-In (1963) ... Colonel Fenwick
 1961 Double Bunk
Freighter Captain
 1960 A Touch of Larceny
Club Member
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
- The Prize (1959) ... General
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Airline Man
- The Prime Minister (1959) ... Airline Man
 1958 The Two-Headed Spy
Gen. Zeiss
 1958 Hell, Heaven or Hoboken
 1958 The Haunted Strangler
Dr. Johnson
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
- Brothers in Arms (1958) ... Librarian
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
- The Marked Man (1958) ... Atherton
 1957 Night Crossing (Short)
Captain Grant
 1957 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Large Man
- The York Treasure (1957) ... Large Man
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Play Me a Blue Note (1956) ... Mercer
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
- The Experiment (1956) ... Marne
 1955 Simba
Colonel Bridgeman
 1954 Beau Brummell
 1953 Raiders in the Sky
Admiral Parker (uncredited)
 1952 Ivanhoe
Marshal at Ashby (uncredited)
 1951 The Man in the White Suit
 1949 The Bad Lord Byron
2nd Old club member
 1948 Scott of the Antarctic
Admiralty Official
 1948 The Calendar
 1947 Bad Sister
Elderly Roue (uncredited)
 1947 The Adventures of Dusty Bates
Ginger Green (uncredited)
 1946 Secret Flight
2nd Club Member
 1945 Bothered by a Beard (Short)
 1945 The Echo Murders
 1945 Give Me the Stars
Ship's Captain
 1945 My Ain Folk
Factory manager
 1938 Lily of Laguna
Arnold Egerton
 1937 Under the Red Robe
Captain Rivarolle
 1936 Gaol Break
Paul Kendall
 1935 Clive of India
Third Director (uncredited)
 1934 Limehouse Blues
Constable (uncredited)
 1934/I Menace
Underwood (uncredited)
 1934 House of Danger
Gordon - the Butler
 1934 The Fountain
 1934 Jane Eyre
Dr. John Rivers (uncredited)
 1934 The Count of Monte Cristo
Blacas (uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri
Harris - Cousin's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 Grand Canary
 1934 Of Human Bondage
Dr. Jacobs
 1934 The Key
Regular (uncredited)
 1934 Tarzan and His Mate
Henry Van Ness (uncredited)
 1934 Riptide
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1934 The House of Rothschild
Guest at Reception Hall
 1934 Mandalay
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1933 Blind Adventure
Harvey (uncredited)
 1933 Captured!
British Officer in the Trench (uncredited)
 1933 Headline Shooter
Beauty Contest Judge (uncredited)
 1933 Christopher Strong
Bryce Mercer
 1933 The King's Vacation
Dolan - Sergeant Footman (uncredited)
 1933 Cavalcade
Ronnie James
 1932 -But the Flesh Is Weak
 1931 The Squaw Man
Hardwick (uncredited)
 1931 The Royal Bed
Major Blent
 1930 Way for a Sailor
Canadian Queen Captain (uncredited)
 1928 A Reckless Gamble
Dick Beresford
 1928 The Dance of Death (Short)
Captain Dick Lovett
 1927 A Woman in Pawn
David Courthill

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