Eugene Pallette

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Eugene Pallette is most recognized for his froggy voice. Although he started out in silent pictures and appeared in such movies as Birth of A Nation (1915), Intolerance (1916), The Three Musketeers (1920) with Douglas Fairbanks, and Mantrap (1926) with Clara Bow, he is best known as a character actor in the 1930’s and 1940’s.

Aramis

As Aramis in The Three Musketeers

Some of his movies and roles in the 1930’s include: Friar Tuck in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Carole Lombard’s father in My Man Godfrey (1936), The Lady Eve (1941), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), First Love (1939), and The Mark of Zorro (1940).

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My Man Godfrey

Whether he was playing a patriarch to a screwball family or a gruff detective, his on screen appearance was one of a kind.

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First Love

 

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