Robert Frazer

1891 - 1944

The actor Robert Frazer was born as Robert William Browne in Worcester.

After he made first acting experiences on stage he joined the film business in 1912 and became a popular leading actor during the silent movie era.

Already in his first year in the film industry he impersonated a role which gave him a place in the film history. In the production "Robin Hood" (12) he was the first actor who played this legendary figure. 
Other movies of that year were "The Holy City" (12), "The Dreamers" (12), "The Lucky Loser" (12) and "Silent Jim" (12).

The following years offered him numerous roles, among them for "The Witch" (13), "Soul to Soul" (13), "Rob Roy" (13), "The Price Paid" (14), "The Aztec Treasure" (14), "The Ghost of the Mine" (14), "The Lone Star Rush" (15), "The Decoy" (16) and "Her Code of Honor" (19).

In the 20s followed again many movies in which he could impersonate the leading role. To these movies belong "Without Limit" (21), "Fascination" (22), "My Friend the Devil" (22), "Men" (24), "Broken Barriers" (24), "Miss Bluebeard" (25), "The White Desert" (25), "Desert Gold" (26), "The City" (26), "The Silent Hero" (27), "The Little Snob" (28), "The City of Purple Dreams" (28), "The King of the Kongo" (29) and "Frozen Justice" (29).

Robert Frazer managed the change to the sound film without effort but because of his age he only was able to play few more leading roles at the beginning of the 30s, afterwards followed countless support roles and character figures. 
To his most popular movies of the 30s belong "Beyond the Law" (30), "White Zombie" (32), "The King Murder" (32), "The Three Musketeers" (33), "Monte Carlo Nights" (34), "One in a Million" (35), "Death from a Distance" (35), The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand" (36), "The Garden of Allah" (36), "Black Aces" (37), "The Secret of Treasure Island" (38), "Juarez" (39) and "The Mad Empress" (39).

Robert Frazer remained true the the medium film till to his death and he appeared in his last days of live in the productions "Music in My Heart" (40), "Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc." (41), "Black Dragons" (42), "Daredevils of the West" (43), "The Kansan" (43), "Captain America" (44), "The Tiger Woman" (44) and "Forty Thieves" (44).

Robert Frazer died at the age of 53 in 1944 of leukemia.
He was married with the actress Mildred Bright.

Other movies with Robert Frazer:
A Double Misunderstanding (12) That Loving Man (12) The Double Cross (12) Boys Again (12) Robin Hood (12) Dolls (12) The Passing Parade (12) All on Account of a Ring (12) Caprices of Fortune (12) The Homecoming (12) Rosie (12) The Honor of the Firm (12) Thus Saith the Lord (13) When Light Came Back (13) For the Man She Loved (13) The Thirst for Gold (13) The Banker's Daughter (13) A Puritan Episode (13) Why Aunt Jane Never Married (13) One of the Rabble (13) Duty (14) The Renunciation (14) When Death Rode the Engine (14) The Dupe (14) The Jackpot Club (14) Fate's Finger (14) Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold (14) The Line Rider (14) The Squatter (14) The Return (14) The Ballet Girl (16) The Feast of Lilfe (16) The Light at Dusk (16) The Dawn of Love (16) Bolshevism on Trial (19) The Bramble Bush (19) Love, Hate and a Woman (21) Partners of the Sunset (22) Yellow Men of Gold (22) The Faithless Sex (22) Mr. Potter of Texas (22) When the Desert Calls (22) How Women Love (22) As a Man Lives (23) Jazzmania (23) The Love Piker (23) A Chapter in Her Life (23) After the Ball (24) When A Man's a Man (24) Women Who Give (24) Traffic in Hearts (24) Bread (24) The Foolish Virgin (24) The Mine with the Iron Door (24) The Charmer (25) The Scarlet West (25) The Keeper of the Bees (25) The Love Gamble (25) Why Women Love (25) The Other Woman's Story (25) The Splendid Road (25) The Golden Strain (25) Secret Orders (26) The Isle of Retribution (26) The Speeding Venus (26) Dame Chance (26) Sin Cargo (26) One Hour of Love (27) Wanted: A Coward (27) Lightning (27) Out of the Past (27) Back to God's Country (27) Burning Up Broadway (28) The Scarlet Dove (28) Out of the Ruins (28) Black Butterflies (28) Sioux Blood (29) The Woman I Love (29) Careers (29) The Drake Case (29) Ten Nights in a Barroom (31) The Mystery Trooper (31) Oh! Oh! Cleopatra (31) Two-Gun Caballero (31) The Wide Open Spaces (31) The Rainbow Trail (32) Discarded Lovers (32) The Saddle Buster (32) Arm of the Law (32) Rule 'Em and Weep (32) Fighting for Justice (32) Two Lips and Juleps; or, Southern Love and Northern Exposure (32) The Crooked Circle (32) The Bride's Bereavement; or, The Snake in the Grass (32) The Vampire Bat (33) Found Alive (33) Justice Takes a Holiday (33) The Fighting Parson (33) Notorious But Nice (33) Her Forgotten Past (33) The Mystery Squadron (33) Love Past Thirty (34) Men in White (34) Guilty Parents (34) Green Eyes (34) Fifteen Wives (34) The Curtain Falls (34) Port of Lost Dreams (34) The Trail Beyond (34) Counsel on De Fence (34) The Fighting Trooper (34) Public Opinion (35) Circumstantial Evidence (35) Million Dollar Haul (35) The Miracle Rider (35) Social Error (35) Ladies Crave Excitement (35) Trails of the Wild (35) Condemned to Live (35) The Fighting Marines (35) Never Too Late (35) Silver Spurs (36) Murder at Glen Athol (36) Below the Deadline (36) Easy Money (36) It Couldn't Have Happened – But It Did (36) The Black Coin (36) Gamgling with Souls (36) Without Orders (36) Ellis Island (36) What Becomes of the Children? (36) We're in the Legion Now (36) Left-Handed Law (37) The Toast of New York (37) Phantom Ranger (38) Religious Racketeers (38) Delinquent Parents (38) On the Great White Trail (38) Cipher Bureau (38) Disbarred (39) Navy Secrets (39) Six-Gun rhythm (39) Hotel Imperial (39) Exile Express (39) Inside Information (39) Law of the Wolf (39) Daughter of the Tong (39) Crashing Thru (39) Forgotten Girls (40) Love, Honor and Oh Baby! (40) Grand Ole Opry (40) One Man's Law (40) Pals of the Pecos (41) Roar of the Press (41) Gangs of Sonora (41) Bad Man of Deadwood (41) The Gunman from Bodie (41) The Devil Pays Off (41) Code of the Outlaw (42) The Dawn Express (42) Inside the Law (42) Flight Lieutenant (42) Riders of the West (42) Dawn on the Great Divide (42) Dead Man's Gulch (43) A Night for Crime (43) Criminals Within (43) Seeing Hands (43) The Stranger from Pecos (43) Wagon Tracks West (43) Law Men (44)