Gene Roth

Gene Roth

  • Born on
    • January 8th, 1903
  • Died on
    • July 19th, 1976
Gene Roth (January 8, 1903 – July 19, 1976) was an American film actor. Born in Redfield, South Dakota, Roth was born Eugene Oliver Edgar Stutenroth. He appeared in over 250 films between 1922 and 1967. Roth is remembered for his portrayals of heavies and bad guys in Three Stooges short films such as Slaphappy Sleuths, Hot Stuff, Quiz Whizz, Outer Space Jitters and Pies and Guys. His most memorable role was as Russian spy Bortsch in Dunked in the Deep (1949), as well as its remake, Commotion on the Ocean (1956). His most famous line was his threat to Shemp Howard: "Give me dat fill-um!" ('fill-um' being 'film' with a Russian accent). Roth also starred in the 1953 Columbia Pictures serial The Lost Planet, as the dictator of the lost planet Ergro. He later made frequent television appearances including seven episodes of The Lone Ranger from 1949 to 1954. His Stooge film appearance was in The Three Stooges Meet Hercules. Roth was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Los Angeles, California on July 19, 1976. Description above from the Wikipedia article Gene Roth, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Starring Gene Roth on Plex


Acting (22 Credits)

1963The Courtship of Eddie's Father as Wedding Minister
1963Twice-Told Tales as Cabman
1962Tower of London as The Tailor
1962The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm as Berlin Royal Academy Representative at Train Station
1962The Three Stooges Meet Hercules as Captain (uncredited)
1960Tormented as Mr. Nelson
1959Attack of the Giant Leeches as Sheriff Kovis
1959The Rebel Set as Train Conductor
1958The Spider as Sheriff Cagle
1958She Demons as Igor
1957Zombies of Mora Tau as Sam, the chauffeur
1956Nightfall as Bartender
1955Interrupted Melody as King Marke in 'Tristan und Isolde' (non-singing scene)
1954Désirée as Von Essen
1953Count the Hours! as Prison Guard
1952Mutiny as Potter
1948Four Faces West as Poker Player
1947Nightmare Alley as Masseur (uncredited)
1945The Shanghai Cobra as Morgan
1945Here Come the Co-eds as Second Policeman in Car 13 (uncredited)
1944Charlie Chan in the Secret Service as Luis Philipe Vega
1943The Spider Woman as Henchman Taylor (uncredited)

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