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Bobby Watson (I) (1888–1965)


Bobby Watson's acting career began in the late 19th Century, in Springfield, Illinois. At age 10 he had the peanut concession on Saturday afternoons at Springfield's only dance hall, the Olympic Theatre. By age 12 he graduated to the evening concession, and joyously studied the travelling variety acts that came through the town. When he was 15, ... See full bio »

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The Devil with Hitler Adolf Hitler
(1942)
Hitler--Dead or Alive Adolf Hitler
(1942)
Going Hollywood Thompson
(1933)
Nazty Nuisance Adolph Hitler
(1943)

Filmography

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 1962 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Adolf Hitler (uncredited)
 1961 On the Double
Adolf Hitler (uncredited)
 1958 The High Cost of Loving
Marvin Phyffe (uncredited)
 1957 The Story of Mankind
Adolf Hitler
 1956 He Laughed Last
Nightclub Choreographer (uncredited)
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Ted Tewell
- Hit and Run (1956) ... Ted Tewell (as Robert Watson)
 1955 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Harry
- The Legacy of Sean O'Hara (1955) ... Harry
 1954 Deep in My Heart
Florist (uncredited)
 1953 No Escape
Claude Duffy (as Robert Watson)
 1953 The Band Wagon
Bobby (uncredited)
 1953 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Sam Acropolis
- Shoot the Works (1953) ... Sam Acropolis (as Robert Watson)
 1953 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Guy Mannering
- Riley's Family Reunion (1953) ... Guy Mannering
 1953 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Harry Sellers
- The Third Eye (1953) ... Harry Sellers
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
- Landscape in Black (1952) ... (as Robert Watson)
 1952 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Brannigan
- Vern Needs a Rest (1952) ... Brannigan
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Roger / Mr. Gibson
- Beauty for Hire (1952) ... Roger
- The Long Shot (1952) ... Mr. Gibson (as Robert Watson)
 1952 Singin' in the Rain
Diction Coach (uncredited)
 1951 G.I. Jane
Colonel
 1950 Copper Canyon
Bixby (as Robert Watson)
 1949 Red, Hot and Blue
Barney Stratum (uncredited)
 1948 The Paleface
Toby Preston (as Robert Watson)
 1948 Beyond Glory
First Detective (uncredited)
 1948 A Foreign Affair
Adolph Hitler (uncredited)
 1948 The Big Clock
Morton Spaulding
 1946 Night and Day
Director (uncredited)
 1945 Hold That Blonde!
Edwards - the Butler (as Robert Watson)
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
Masseur
 1944 Henry Aldrich's Little Secret
Milk Company Man (uncredited)
 1944 The Hitler Gang
Adolf Hitler
 1943 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
Adolf Hitler (uncredited)
 1943 Don't Be a Sucker (Short)
Adolf Hitler (uncredited)
 1943 Nazty Nuisance
Adolph Hitler
 1943 It Ain't Hay
Clerk (uncredited)
 1942 Hitler--Dead or Alive
Adolf Hitler (as Bob Watson)
 1942 The Devil with Hitler (Short)
Adolf Hitler
 1941 Harvard, Here I Come!
Horace (uncredited)
 1940 Secrets of a Model
Stuart Bannerman
 1940 The Ghost Comes Home
Waldo (uncredited)
 1939 Kid Nightingale
Oscar - the Service Station Man (uncredited)
 1939 Everything's on Ice
French
 1939 Hero for a Day
Stranger (uncredited)
 1939 Coast Guard
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 Lucky Night
Orchestra Leader at George's (uncredited)
 1939 The Kid from Texas
Polo Match Announcer (uncredited)
 1937 You're a Sweetheart
Prosecutor in Production Number (uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel
Casting Assistant (uncredited)
 1937 The Adventurous Blonde
Mugsy
 1937 A Girl with Ideas
Vendor (uncredited)
 1937 That's My Story!
Electric Chair Barker (uncredited)
 1937 Bad Guy
Marko Game Operator (uncredited)
 1937 Calling All Doctors (Short)
Steve Brown
 1937 Love in a Bungalow
Barker
 1937 From Bad to Worse (Short)
Joe
 1937 Captains Courageous
Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 As Good as Married
Jewelry Salesman (uncredited)
 1937 The Grand Hooter (Short)
Joe Wilson (uncredited)
 1937 Song of the City
Waiter (uncredited)
 1937 Ready, Willing and Able
Tenant (uncredited)
 1937 Dangerous Number
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1936 After the Thin Man
Leader of Late Crowd (uncredited)
 1936 Born to Dance
Costume Designer and Assistant Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1936 All American Chump
Luke Mitchell (uncredited)
 1936 Libeled Lady
Waif (uncredited)
 1936 Small Town Girl
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1935 Streamline Express
Gerald Wilson
 1935 China Seas
Man on Dock with McCaleb (uncredited)
 1935 The Murder Man
Carey Booth
 1935 The Flame Within
'Cap', a Detective (uncredited)
 1935 Society Doctor
Albright
 1934 The Band Plays On
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1934 The Gay Bride
Car Salesman (uncredited)
 1934 Death on the Diamond
Game Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1934 Hide-Out
Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
 1934 Susie's Affairs (Short)
Thomas the Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1934 I Hate Women
Ducky
 1934 Glamour
Dance Director (uncredited)
 1934 The Countess of Monte Cristo
Hotel Valet
 1934 Hips, Hips, Hooray!
Dance Director (uncredited)
 1934 This Side of Heaven
Mr. Worthington - Interior Decorator (uncredited)
 1934 Fugitive Lovers
Eddie (uncredited)
 1933 Going Hollywood
Thompson
 1933 Roamin' Thru the Roses (Short)
 1933 The Operator's Opera (Short)
 1933 Paul Revere, Jr. (Short)
Martin Chinwell, Town Crier
 1933 Moonlight and Pretzels
Bertie
 1933 Wine, Women and Song
Lawrence
 1932 Naughty-Cal (Short)
Lillian's boyfriend
 1932 High Pressure
The Baron (uncredited)
 1931 Manhattan Parade
Paisley
 1930 Follow the Leader
George White
 1930 The Baby Bandit (Short)
The Husband
 1930 Contrary Mary (Short)
The Young Producer
 1930 The Stand-Up (Short)
The Loveable Tramp
 1929 The Maid's Night Out (Short)
 1929 Syncopation
Benny Darrell
 1926 The Romance of a Million Dollars
The Detective
 1926 The Song and Dance Man
Fred Carroll
 1925 That Royle Girl
Hoofer
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In 1942, at the age of 51, born November 28, in 1888, Bobby Watson's first appearance in a feature film role as an identical twin doe "Hollywood Adolf Hitler." Both actor Bobby Watson and Nazi Chancellor-Dictator Adolf Hitler, were the same age, born five months apart; Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889; deceased April 30, 1945. Hollywood's Bobby Watson - was first cast as Hitler in a Hal ... See more »

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