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Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle played in 2 and created 1 movies in the Short, Comedy, Music genres.
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle got succeed with average imdb rating 12.4.
Obese comic actor whose career was ended by a scandal.
Directed under the name William Goodrich.
After his career was ruined, Buster Keaton personally supported him as repayment for giving him his break into film.
Weighed 300 pounds.
Was tried three times for rape and manslaughter of Virginia Rappe. The first trial (November 14-December 4, 1921) ended with the jury deadlocked 10 to 2 in favor of acquittal. The second trial (January 11-February 3, 1922) also ended in a hung jury; this time the majority had ruled against Roscoe - 10 to 2 for conviction. The third trial (March 13-April 12, 1922) finally ended with an acquittal after the jury deliberated for less than 5 minutes compared with 43 hours straight in the first trial and 44 hours in the second trial.
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