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Also Known As: Sidney Blackmer Jr. Died: October 5, 1973
Born: July 13, 1895 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Salisbury, North Carolina, USA Profession: actor

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Prolific, distinguished character player from the stage who began his film career in 1914. A matinee idol in the 1920s, Blackmer portrayed Teddy Roosevelt more than a dozen times on film and stage and later specialized in unctuous heavies; he is probably best known as the suave devil-worshipper Roman Castevet in "Rosemary's Baby" (1968).

Prolific, distinguished character player from the stage who began his film career in 1914. A matinee idol in the 1920s, Blackmer portrayed Teddy Roosevelt more than a dozen times on film and stage and later specialized in unctuous heavies; he is probably best known as the suave devil-worshipper Roman Castevet in "Rosemary's Baby" (1968).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Lincoln (2012)
2.
 Game Change (2012)
3.
 Do You Take This Stranger? (1971) G R Jarvis
4.
 Revenge Is My Destiny (1971) Gregory Mann
5.
 Rosemary's Baby (1968) Roman Castevet
6.
 A Covenant With Death (1967) Colonel Oates
7.
 How To Murder Your Wife (1965) Judge Blackstone
8.
 Joy in the Morning (1965) Dean James Darwent
9.
 Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) Professor Brent
10.
 High Society (1956) Seth Lord
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1914:
First film as actor in "The Perils of Pauline"
1917:
Stage acting debut
1919:
First stage production as star, "39 East"
1950:
Starred opposite Shirley Booth in Broadway production of "Come Back, Little Sheba"
1968:
Played Roman Castavet in "Rosemary's Baby"
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Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Chapel Hill , North Carolina -
Mercersburg Academy: Mercersburg , Pennsylvania -

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wife:
Lenore Ulric. Actor. Married in 1928; separated in October 1932; divorced in September 1933.
wife:
Suzanne Kaaren. Actor. Married from June 13, 1942 until his death.

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son:
William Brewster. Mother, Suzanne Kaaren.
son:
Jonathan Cole Cole. Mother, Suzanne Kaaren.

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