Robert Finlayson
born: 04 August 1893
Larbert, Falkirk,
Scotland
died: 23 April 1960
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(age 65)

Scottish-born actor, who was the brother of James Finlayson and Alex Finlayson.
At least one source gives a birth date of 04 October 1894. His date of 04 August 1893 is confirmed by Alistair Young, a relative.

Height: 5'6"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.

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1921
The Joy Rider
Mechanic

Acknowledgements:
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH7S-34R (1920 Census, line 41)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCV7-2BV (1930 Census, line 92)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9WP-4NV (1940 Census, line 26)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KXQS-Q3K (CA Nat. Index)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V4DC-RJL (WWII Draft Reg. Card)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPQZ-24Y (CA Death Index)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ2R-F2W (both Robert and Jimmy Finlayson arrive NYC from Scotland 1911)
http://rescarta.lapl.org/ResCarta-Web/jsp/RcWebImageViewer.jsp?doc_id=040428be-8b21-4de1-9b1e-3421068c0f1c/LPU00000/LL000007/00000003 (1926 LA City Dir.)
http://rescarta.lapl.org/ResCarta-Web/jsp/RcWebImageViewer.jsp?doc_id=040428be-8b21-4de1-9b1e-3421068c0f1c/cl000000/20150604/00000002 (1928 LA City Dir.)
Tommie Hicks (identification in The Joy Rider)
Jim Jarvis (research and help) Jesse Brisson (research and help)

This page was last updated on: 10 August 2017