Date of Birth:
7 September 1891
Roscoe Karns played in 9 movies in the Drama, Romance, War, Action, Music, Comedy, Mystery, Adventure, Musical genres.
Roscoe Karns got succeed with average imdb rating 6.8.
On stage since age 15, Roscoe Karns parlayed his machine-gun delivery and street-wise demeanor (although many thought of him as a New Yorker, he was actually from San Bernardino, California) into character roles in dozens of films from the 1920s to the 1960s. His peak period, though, was in the 1930s, where he often played a wisecracking cab driver or a brash newspaper reporter (as in _His Girl Friday (1940)_ (qv), usually the friend of the hero who helps him solve the murder/catch the bad guys/... Read more