Lillian Roth

Lillian Roth

Highest Rated: 100% The Love Parade (1929)

Lowest Rated: 40% Madam Satan (1930)

Birthday: Dec 13, 1910

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Lillian Roth was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She appeared in small parts in films: she and her sister played Constance and Norma Talmadge as children; she also portrayed General Pershing's daughter in "Pershing's Crusade." In 1928, she appeared in Texas Guinan's revue and "Earl Carroll's Vanities." In 1916, she moved to New York (43rd Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues) from Boston. She had the ingenue lead in the first Ziegfeld show, "Midnight Frolics." Roth started her acting career landing roles in such films as "Illusion" (1929), "The Love Parade" (1929) and "Animal Crackers" (1930) with Groucho Marx. She also appeared in the musical comedy "Madam Satan" (1930) with Kay Johnson. She continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in "Paramount on Parade" (1930) with Iris Adrian, "Sea Legs" (1930) and the adaptation "The Vagabond King" (1930) with Dennis King. She also appeared in "Ladies They Talk About" (1933). Toward the end of her career, she tackled roles in the adaptation "Take a Chance" (1933) with James Dunn and the Linda Miller horror film "Communion" (1978). Roth last acted in the Ruth Gordon drama "Boardwalk" (1979). Roth's husband was Benjamin Shalleck. Roth passed away in May 1980 at the age of 70.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
83% 61% Alice, Sweet Alice Pathologist (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Masks and Memories Julie (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet 60% Ladies They Talk About Prisoner Linda (Character) - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Vagabond King Huguette (Character) - 1930
40% 50% Madam Satan Trixie (Character) - 1930
96% 89% Animal Crackers Arabella Rittenhouse (Character) - 1930
100% 79% The Love Parade Lulu (Character) - 1929

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1974 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The United States Steel Hour Elaine (Character) 1955

QUOTES FROM Lillian Roth CHARACTERS

Trixie says: How did you know me?

Roman Senator says: I knew you by your appendix scar.

Bob Brooks says: Excuse me sir, but would you mind explaining that last remark?

Roman Senator says: Well you see, I was her surgeon.

Bob Brooks says: Oh, I beg your pardon. It's alright Darling.

Zeppelin Reveler says: Are you a surgeon?

Roman Senator says: No, I'm a stockbroker.

Arabella Rittenhouse says: Captain, this leaves me speechless

Arabella Rittenhouse says: Captain, this leaves me speechless.

Capt. Jeffrey T. Spaulding says: Well, see that you remain that way.