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Thayer Roberts was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Roberts began his career with a role in the Joe Yule comedy "Jiggs and Maggie in Society" (1947). Roberts made film his next project, appearing in "The Chinese Ring" (1947) and the Ray Milland thrilling adaptation "Dial M For Murder" (1954). Later in his career, Roberts acted in "Lady Godiva" (1955) with Maureen O'Hara. Roberts passed away in February 1968 at the age of 66.

Thayer Roberts was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Roberts began his career with a role in the Joe Yule comedy "Jiggs and Maggie in Society" (1947). Roberts made film his next project, appearing in "The Chinese Ring" (1947) and the Ray Milland thrilling adaptation "Dial M For Murder" (1954). Later in his career, Roberts acted in "Lady Godiva" (1955) with Maureen O'Hara. Roberts passed away in February 1968 at the age of 66.

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1.
 The Buccaneer (1959) New Orleans gentleman
2.
 Burden of Truth (1957) Hiram Pearson
3.
 The Silver Chalice (1955) Civic guard
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 Dial M for Murder (1954) Detective
6.
 King Richard and the Crusaders (1954) Officer of the guard
7.
 Lucky Me (1954) Desk clerk
8.
 Sky High (1951) Maj. Catastrophe
9.
 A Double Life (1948)
10.
 The Miracle of the Bells (1948) Earl of Warwick in <I>Joan of Arc</I>
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

b. June 12, 1902,
d. February 28, 1968 Hollywood, CA.
Roberts started in vaudeville in 1908 and trouped for years with Fritz Lieber's company. He directed plays at the Glendale Center Theatre in California and performed on Broadway in ‘Twelfth Night,’ ‘Hamlet’ with Fritz Leiber and, ‘On Borrowed Time’ with Beulah Bondi and Leo G. Carroll.

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