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Roy Eldridge (1911–1989)

Actor | Manager | Composer

Roy Eldridge was born on January 30, 1911 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as David Roy Eldridge. He was an actor and manager, known for Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) and Raging Bull (1980). He was married to Viola Lee Fong. He died on February 26, 1989 in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Raging Bull Soundtrack
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 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
A.C. Graham - The Memphis Naturals
- Goodnight Sweet Blues (1961) ... A.C. Graham - The Memphis Naturals
 1953 Monodrama Theater (TV Series)
- Off Beat Jones (1953)
 1942 Thanks for the Boogie Ride (Short)
Self / Trumpet Player (uncredited)
 1941 Ball of Fire
Trumpeter (uncredited)
 1932 Smash Your Baggage (Short)
Trumpeter (uncredited)
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5' 3" (1.6 m)


Viola Lee Fong  (his death)  (1 child)

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