George Rowe
 
born: 06 December 1897
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
died: 18 November 1981
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(age 83)
Cross-eyed American actor who was a regular in the early films of Hal Roach. He was even afforded his own very short-lived series (one film; "High Tide" in 1922).
His parents were Jacob Peter Helbach (1871-1908) and Frances Rowe (circa 1876-1898).
On 21 February 1919 in Redondo Beach, California, he married Effie Smith Jacobs, a 20 year-old widow.  At the time of the wedding, George was a ship worker.  Rowe had one son through marriage, Arthur Barton Rowe (b. 19 July 1920; d. 15 April 1957).
Real name: George Washington Helbach Rowe Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.

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1919
Tough Luck
[unidentified character]
 

1920
Cracked Wedding Bells
[unidentified character]
 

1920
Any Old Port
Dinner guest eating banana

1920
Call A Taxi
Drunk #1

1920
Run 'Em Ragged
Man with baby carriage

1920
Money To Burn
[unidentified character]
 

1920
Go As You Please
[unidentified character]
 

1920
Doing Time
[unidentified character]
 

1920
The Sandman
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Open Another Bottle
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Make It Snappy
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Rush Orders
The skinflint
 

1921
Big Game
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Own Your Own Home
[unidentified character]
 

1921
High Rollers
Rival for Marie's attention
 

1921
Stop Kidding
[unidentified character]
 

1921
On Their Way
Gypsy
 

1921
The Chink
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Rough Seas
[unidentified character]
 

1921
The Lucky Number
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Sweet By And By
[unidentified character]
 

1921
A Zero Hero
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Dodge Your Debts
Policeman
 

1921
Never Weaken
Henpecked hubby

1921
Trolley Troubles
Bystander

1921
Late Hours
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Fifteen Minutes
Hunter

1921
On Location
The cameraman

1921
The Pickaninny
Officer Snoopey

1922
Try, Try, Again
Repo man

1922
Loose Change
[unidentified character]
 

1922
High Tide
Castaway
 

1922
Stand Pat
[unidentified character]
 

1922
Days Of Old
[unidentified character]
 

1922
Light Showers
Cross-eyed guest

1922
Grandma's Boy
Townsman
 

1922
In The Movies
[unidentified character]
 

1922
Punch The Clock
Man with coffee
 

1922
Hale And Hearty
[unidentified character]
 

1922
Some Baby
[unidentified character]
 

1922
Many Happy Returns
[unidentified character]
 

1922
Friday, The Thirteenth
I.C. Cross, Justice of the Peace

1922
The Late Lamented
[unidentified character]
 

1922
The Sleuth
[unidentified character]
 

1922
The Dumb-Bell
Cameraman
 

1922
The Bride-To-Be
Minister
 

1922
Take Next Car
Horsecar rider
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1922
The Landlubber
[unidentified character]

1922
Fire Fighters
Bootlegger

1922
Out On Bail
[unidentified character]
 

1922
The Golf Bug
Golfer in straightjacket

1922
Shine 'Em Up
Safecracker

1922
Young Sherlocks
Baker

1922
The Flivver
The rival

1922
Blaze Away
Man who appoints Paul as sheriff

1923
Watch Your Wife
[unidentified character]
 

1923
Paste And Paper
[unidentified character]
 

1923
Mr. Hyppo
Stagehand
 

1923
Jailed And Bailed
Theodore Turklewister
 

1923
Tight Shoes
Doorman/janitor

1923
Do Your Stuff
Man in black

1923
Before The Public
On Lantern Slide
 

1923
Shoot Straight
[unidentified character]
 

1923
For Safe Keeping
Cross-eyed convict
 

1923
Bowled Over
[unidentified character]
 

1923
The Smile Wins
[unidentified character]
 

1923
White Wings
Cross-eyed man with dime
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1923
Under Two Jags
[unidentified character]
 

1923
Pick And Shovel
Miner
 

1923
Collars And Cuffs
Pedestrian
 

1923
The Uncovered Wagon
[unidentified character]
 

1923
Kill Or Cure
Deaf man
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1923
Post No Bills
Groom
 

1923
Oranges And Lemons
Worker
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1923
Live Wires
Foreman

1923
Short Orders
Chef
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1923
Take The Air
Worker with wheelbarrow

1923
A Man About Town
Cross-eyed barber
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1923
Roughest Africa
Native
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1923
No Pets
Messenger

1923
Frozen Hearts
Soldier
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1923
The Soilers
Brewery
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1923
Join The Circus
[unidentified character]
 

1923
Uncensored Movies
[unidentified character]
 

1923
Scorching Sands
Arab
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1923
Fully Insured
Insurance agent
 

1923
Mother's Joy
Waiter
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1924
The Big Idea
Patent lawyer
 

1924
Smithy
Worker
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1924
Postage Due
Photographer
 

1924
Zeb vs. Paprika
Rival jockey
 

1924
Brothers Under The Chin
[unidentified character]
 

1924
Friend Husband
[unidentified character]
 

1924
Near Dublin
Cop

1924
April Fool
Office worker with cigar

1924
Before Taking
[unidentified character]
 

1924
Rupert Of Hee Haw
The Duke of Bromo
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1924
Wide Open Spaces
Sheriff

1924
Short Kilts
Blacksmith
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1924
Outdoor Pajamas
Man thrown into street
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1924
Hot Stuff
Bystander

1924
Hot Heels
[unidentified character]
 

1924
Meet The Missus
Motorist

1925
Wages Of Tin
Fords For Rent auto driver

1925
The Haunted Honeymoon
[unidentified character]
 

1925
Is Marriage The Bunk?
Piano mover
 

1925
Looking For Sally
Bellboy
 

1925
Wild Papa
[unidentified character]
 

1925
Official Officers
Cross-eyed motorist
 

1925
Isn't Life Terrible?
[unidentified character]
 

1925
Unfriendly Enemies
Cameraman's assistant
 

1925
Whistling Lions
Man in lion outfit

1925
Tol'able Romeo
X

1926
Between Meals
The Lover

1926
A Punch In The Nose
[unidentified character]
 

1926
Soft Pedal
Lazy Louie
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1926
The Only Son
[unidentified character]
 

1926
The Old War-Horse
Union soldier

1926
Don Key (Son Of Burro)
Barber
 

1928
You're Darn Tootin'
Pedestrian
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/


Acknowledgements:
Jim Jarvis (help, research and information)
Peter Mikkelsen (help with signature)
Tommie Hicks (identification in Meet The Missus)
Note: George Rowe was incorrectly identified as being the motorist in Laurel & Hardy's Two Tars.

This page was last updated on: 06 November 2018