Roy Atwell (1878–1962)

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Actor, comedian, and composer, educated at the Sargent School of Acting. His Broadway stage appearances included "The Little Missus", "The Mimic World", "The Firefly", and "How's Your Health?". He was a member of the Fortune Gallo Opera Company, and joined ASCAP in 1957. He composed the popular song "Some Little Bug is Going to Bite You". See full bio »

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Known For

(1919)
Souls for Sale Arthur Tirrey
(1923)
Don't Get Personal Horace Kane
(1922)
Grand Larceny Harkness Boyd
(1922)

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 1947 Where There's Life
Salesman
 1946 Abie's Irish Rose
Dick Saunders
 1946 Gentleman Joe Palooka
Senator Sam H. Smiley
 1946 People Are Funny
Mr. Pippensigal
 1942 The Fleet's In
Arthur Sidney
 1939 Blamed for a Blonde (Short)
Roy
 1939 Bridal Suite
Professor Kockerthaler (uncredited)
 1939 Honolulu
Bearded Man on Ship (uncredited)
 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Doc (voice, uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Mike
Vale
 1937 Varsity Show
Professor Washburn
 1936 Echo Mountain (Short)
Julius Vandergulder
 1936 The Harvester
Jake Eben
 1933 Crashing the Gate (Short)
 1926 The Outsider
Jerry Sidon
 1925 Failure (Short)
 1924 Alone at Last (Short)
Singer (unconfirmed)
 1923 Souls for Sale
Arthur Tirrey
 1922 Young Ideas (Short)
Mr. Thurlow Finch
 1922 The Wall Nut (Short)
Mr. Thurlow Finch
 1922 Caesar's Ghost (Short)
Thurlow Finch
 1922 A Spirited Affair (Short)
Thurlow Finch
 1922 South of Suva
Marmaduke Grubb
 1922 All Balled Up (Short)
Thurlow Finch
 1922 Cured by Radio (Short)
Thurlow Finch
 1922 A Powder Romance (Short)
Elbert - the Scientist
 1922 His Prehistoric Blunder (Short)
The Cave Man Husband
 1922 The Gay Deceiver (Short)
The Husband / The Actor (Dual Role)
 1922 Loose Nuts (Short)
 1922 A Golf Insect (Short)
Arthur
 1922 The Heart Specialist
Winston Gates
 1922 A Movie Mixup (Short)
The Husband
 1922 A Panicky Pullman (Short)
Jack
 1922 Grand Larceny
Harkness Boyd
 1922 Red Hot Romance
Jim Conwell
 1922 Don't Get Personal
Horace Kane
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Stage Play: How's Your Health. Comedy. Written by Booth Tarkington and Harry Leon Wilson. Directed by R.H. Burnside. Vanderbilt Theatre: 26 Nov 1929- Jan 1930 (closing date unknown/47 performances). Cast: Roy Atwell (as "Lawrence Satterleigh"), Donald Brian (as "Dr. Pepper"), John Carmody (as "Francis"), Herbert Corthell (as "Sam Catterson... See more »

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Daughter June Carol Atwell born in 1930. See more »

Trademark:

Playing characters who bumble and stammer and mix up words and sounds (most notably as Doc in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937))

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