DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Roscoe Ates (aged 67)
Actor, musician (Freaks!)
Roscoe Ates (January 20, 1895 – March 1, 1962) was an American vaudeville performer, actor of stage and screen, comedian and musician who primarily featured in western films and television. He was best known as western character Soapy Jones.
DEATH: Ates died of lung cancer at the age of 67 at the West Valley Community Hospital in Encino, California.He is entombed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.