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Roscoe Karns is ...

Dead
Born 7 Sep 1891 in San Bernardino
Died 6 Feb 1970 in Los Angeles
Age78 years, 4 months
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Roscoe Karns
Roscoe Karns
Roscoe Karns as Rocky King, is surprised by a hand on his shoulder from wife Mary Karns.

About Roscoe Karns

Roscoe Karns (September 7, 1891 – February 6, 1970) was an American actor who appeared in nearly 150 films between 1915 and 1964. He specialized in cynical, wise-cracking (and often tipsy) characters, and his rapid-fire delivery enlivened many comedies and crime thrillers in the 1930s and 1940s. Though he appeared in numerous silent films, such as Wings and Beggars of Life, his career didn't really take off until sound arrived. Arguably his best-known film role was the annoying bus passenger Oscar Shapeley, who tries to pick up Claudette Colbert in the Oscar-winning comedy It Happened One Night (1934), quickly followed by one of his best performances as the boozy press agent Owen O'Malley in Howard Hawks' Twentieth Century. (Six years later, he co-starred as one of the reporters in another Hawks classic, His Girl Friday.) In 1937, Paramount teamed him with Lynne Overman as a pair of laconic private eyes in two B comedy-mysteries, Murder Goes to College and Partners in Crime. From 1950 to 1954, Karns played the title role in the popular DuMont Television Network series Rocky King, Inside Detective. His son, character actor Todd Karns, also appeared in that series. From 1959 to 1962, Karns was cast as Admiral Walter Shafer in seventy-three of the ninety-five episodes of the CBS military sitcom/drama series, Hennesey, starring Jackie Cooper in the title role of a United States Navy physician, and Abby Dalton as nurse Martha Hale. His final film was another Hawks comedy, Man's Favorite Sport?, in 1964. Karns was born in San Bernardino, California, and died in Los Angeles.

Films

Roscoe Karns has worked on the following films:

The Ten Commandments
1923 film by Cecil B. DeMille
1923
Twentieth Century
1934 film by Howard Hawks
1934
Footsteps in the Dark
1941 film by Lloyd Bacon
1941
Woman of the Year
1942 film by George Stevens
1942
Today We Live
1933 film by Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson
1933
Dirigible
1931 film by Frank Capra
1931
Alice in Wonderland
1933 film by Norman Z. McLeod
1933
Old Acquaintance
1943 film by Vincent Sherman
1943
Wings in the Dark
1935 film by James Flood
1935
You and Me
1938 Fritz Lang film
1938
They Drive by Night
1940 film by Raoul Walsh
1940
One Way Passage
1932 film by Tay Garnett
1932
Man's Favorite Sport?
1964 film by Howard Hawks
1964
Cain and Mabel
1936 film by Lloyd Bacon
1936
Alibi Ike
1935 film by Ray Enright, Ring Lardner
1935
Gambling Ship
1933 film by Max Marcin, Louis J. Gasnier
1933
Night After Night
1932 film by Archie Mayo
1932
Laughing Sinners
1931 film by Harry Beaumont
1931
Beggars of Life
1928 film by William A. Wellman
1928
His Butler's Sister
1943 film by Frank Borzage
1943
Meet the Missus
1940 film by Malcolm St. Clair
1940
Front Page Woman
1935 film by Michael Curtiz
1935
That's My Man
1947 film by Frank Borzage
1947
This Thing Called Love
1929 film by Paul L. Stein
1929
The Family Honor
1920 film by King Vidor
1920
Petticoat Politics
1941 film by Erle C. Kenton
1941
The Shopworn Angel
1928 film by Richard Wallace
1928
The Inside Story
1948 film by Allan Dwan
1948
Clarence
1937 film by George Archainbaud
1937
Murder Goes to College
1937 film by Charles Reisner
1937
The Gay Vagabond
1941 film by William Morgan
1941
Come on Marines
1934 film by Henry Hathaway
1934