Al Ochs

born: 30 May 1894
Hoboken, New Jersey,
United States of America
died: 16 July 1964
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(age 70)

Tall American actor.
Real name: Walter Arthur Ochs
Height: 6'6"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Postage Due

Zeb vs. Paprika

Brothers Under The Chin

Rupert Of Hee Haw

Don't Park There!
Guy who lifts car

Wide Open Spaces
Gang member

Short Kilts

Solid Ivory

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Acknowledgements & sources: (1920 Sept 9 NYC Passport application) (1894 May 30 Hoboken, NJ birth record Walter A. Ochs) (1900 C Hoboken NJ Walter Ochs) (1910 C Jersey City, NJ: Walter Ochs: cashier in dept. store working with Dad and Brother)
1915 C Jersey City, NJ: Walter A. Ochs is "Actor". ( very long link) (1917 June 5 Draft Reg: Walter Ochs: b Hoboken, NJ 1894 May 30: salesman: Tall; med build; blue eyes; brown hair) (1920 C Jersey City, NJ: Walter Ochs: "salesman--acts": ?artists' agent?) long link. (1925 City Dir Jersey City: 2 listings: "Walter A Ochf" actor: "Walter Ochs" actor: both same address) . (1930 C Jersey City, NJ: Walter Ochs: "actor---vaudeville")
1940 C NY City Lambs Club "Guest": "theatre----artists' agent". ( could not find in
1942 Apr 26 WWII Draft:Jersey City: Walter Arthur Ochs: self-employed salesman: ht. 6'6":255lbs:blue eyes:brn hair ( could not find in (1964 Jul 16 CADI: death Walter A Ochs: LA: birth NJ 1894 May 30)
1932 Mar 12 p.11: "Brooklyn Daily Eagle": Al Ochs: born Hoboken: worked for ROACH: big man like wrestler
Boston Globe 22 June 1935, page 15 (obituary - relates to different guy) newspage/684658241/ (Los Angeles Evening Citizen News, 21 Jul 1964) (Variety, 22 Jul 1964) (Musical Courier, 6 Apr 1935 -- gives Ochs's height as 6'7") (1923 draft & telegram from Will Rogers to Al Ochs)
Jim Jarvis (research and information)
Jesse Brisson (additional research, identification in Don't Park There, Wide Open Spaces and Solid Ivory)

This page was last updated on: 29 May 2022