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Also Known As: Bill "Bojangles" Robinson Died: November 25, 1949
Born: May 25, 1878 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Richmond, Virginia, USA Profession: dancer, actor

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Bill Robinson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Robinson began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Dixiana" (1930), the action picture "The Fighting Parson" (1933) with Hoot Gibson and the musical comedy "Hooray For Love" (1935) with Ann Sothern. He also appeared in "In Old Kentucky" (1935). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in "The Big Broadcast of 1936" (1935), the historical feature "The Little Colonel" (1935) with Shirley Temple Black and "The Littlest Rebel" (1935) with Shirley Temple Black. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "One Mile From Heaven" (1937), "Just Around the Corner" (1938) and the Shirley Temple Black musical "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" (1938). Robinson last acted in "Stormy Weather" (1943). Robinson was married to Sue Dash. Robinson passed away in November 1949 at the age of 71.

Bill Robinson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Robinson began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Dixiana" (1930), the action picture "The Fighting Parson" (1933) with Hoot Gibson and the musical comedy "Hooray For Love" (1935) with Ann Sothern. He also appeared in "In Old Kentucky" (1935). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in "The Big Broadcast of 1936" (1935), the historical feature "The Little Colonel" (1935) with Shirley Temple Black and "The Littlest Rebel" (1935) with Shirley Temple Black. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "One Mile From Heaven" (1937), "Just Around the Corner" (1938) and the Shirley Temple Black musical "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" (1938). Robinson last acted in "Stormy Weather" (1943). Robinson was married to Sue Dash. Robinson passed away in November 1949 at the age of 71.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Stormy Weather (1943) Bill "Corky" Williamson
2.
 Up the River (1938) Memphis Jones
3.
 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) Aloysius
4.
 Just Around the Corner (1938) Corporal Jones
5.
 Road Demon (1938) Zepher
6.
 One Mile from Heaven (1937) Officer Joe [Dudley]
7.
 Hooray for Love (1935) Himself
8.
 In Old Kentucky (1935) Wash Jackson
9.
 The Little Colonel (1935) Walker
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wife:
Sue Dash. Dancer. Married January 27, 1943.

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