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.

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1924
Postage Due
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1924
Zeb vs. Paprika
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1924
Brothers Under The Chin
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1924
Rupert Of Hee Haw
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1924
Don't Park There!
Guy who lifts car

1924
Wide Open Spaces
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1924
Short Kilts
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Acknowledgements & sources:
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9XM-XC9M?i=21&cc=2185145 (1920 Sept 9 NYC Passport application)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FCR2-V1M (1894 May 30 Hoboken, NJ birth record Walter A. Ochs)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9JJ-9F7 (1900 C Hoboken NJ Walter Ochs)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKYP-JFY (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". (Ancestry.com very long link)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZJK-2LC (1917 June 5 Draft Reg: Walter Ochs: b Hoboken, NJ 1894 May 30: salesman: Tall; med build; blue eyes; brown hair)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4R1-4PF (1920 C Jersey City, NJ: Walter Ochs: "salesman--acts": ?artists' agent?)
https://www.ancestry.com: long link. (1925 City Dir Jersey City: 2 listings: "Walter A Ochf" actor: "Walter Ochs" actor: both same address)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X46B-WFW . (1930 C Jersey City, NJ: Walter Ochs: "actor---vaudeville")
1940 C NY City Lambs Club "Guest": "theatre----artists' agent". (Ancestry.com: could not find in FamilySearch.org)
1942 Apr 26 WWII Draft:Jersey City: Walter Arthur Ochs: self-employed salesman: ht. 6'6":255lbs:blue eyes:brn hair (Ancestry.com: could not find in FamilySearch.org)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPFY-K6N (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)
https://www.newspapers.com/ newspage/684658241/ (Los Angeles Evening Citizen News, 21 Jul 1964)
https://archive.org/details/sim_variety_1964-07-22_235_9/page/n94/mode/1up?q=%22al+ochs%22&view=theater (Variety, 22 Jul 1964)
https://archive.org/details/sim_music-magazine-and-musical-courier_1935-04-06_110_14/page/20/mode/1up?q=%22al+ochs%22&view=theater (Musical Courier, 6 Apr 1935 -- gives Ochs's height as 6'7")
https://www.rrauction.com/auctions/lot-detail/?li=33424550453948&cat=0 (1923 draft & telegram from Will Rogers to Al Ochs)
Jim Jarvis (research and information)
Jesse Brisson (additional research, identification in Don't Park There)

This page was last updated on: 07 October 2021