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Roy Atwell Net Worth

Roy Atwell Net Worth is
$11 Million

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John Leroy Atwell(May 2, 1878 – February 6, 1962) was an American actor, comedian, and composer. He was educated at the Sargent School of Acting, and appeared in 34 films between 1914 and 1947. He is probably famous for his voice performance as Doc the Head Dwarf in Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. As well as his film work, he appeared in several Broadway productions, including The Little Missus, The Mimic World, Oh, My Dear!, The Firefly, and How's Your Health? He was a member of the Fortune Gallo's San Carlo Opera Company, and joined ASCAP in 1957. He composed the popular song Some Little Bug is Going to Find You. He was married three times, to Blanche West (1907-?), Dorothy Young (1913–1916), and Ethel Smith (1916–1936). Roy Atwell, son of Joseph Addison Atwell, is a direct descendant of Joseph Atwell (1754–1834), a revolutionary war soldier who in 1792 purchased land in the military tract in New York State that was then the frontier and built a house ("Atwell's Corners") in what today is known as Pompey Hollow south of Syracuse, New York, near Cazenovia. He wrote the words to a song, "When a Piece of Toast Climbs Your Bedpost with a Cigar."When Atwell began working on Broadway, he had a role in which he was to deliver the following line: "It is spring and all the little birds are twittering in the tree tops." Being new and somewhat on edge, what Atwell actually did say was: "Tis ting and the twits are birdering in the tree flops." Atwell fully expected to be fired, but the misdelivered line drew a big laugh from the audience and he was asked to repeat it the next night. His unwitting comedic success caused Atwell to make the change from being a dramatic actor to becoming a comedian.
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Date Of BirthMay 2, 1878, Syracuse, New York, United States
DiedFebruary 6, 1962, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of BirthSyracuse, New York, USA
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack, Writer
SpouseEthel Smith (m. 1919–1936), Dorothy Young (m. 1913–1916)
ChildrenJune Carol Atwell
ParentsLouisa Maria Reymon, Joseph Addison Atwell
MoviesSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Souls for Sale
Star SignTaurus
#Trademark
1Playing characters who bumble and stammer and mix up words and sounds (most notably as Doc in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937))
#Fact
1Daughter June Carol Atwell born in 1930.
2Active on Broadway from 1901-1935 (see "Other Works").
3Screen, stage, vaudeville, and radio actor.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Where There's Life1947Salesman
Abie's Irish Rose1946Dick Saunders
Gentleman Joe Palooka1946Senator Sam H. Smiley
People Are Funny1946Mr. Pippensigal
The Fleet's In1942Arthur Sidney
Blamed for a Blonde1939ShortRoy
Bridal Suite1939Professor Kockerthaler (uncredited)
Honolulu1939Bearded Man on Ship (uncredited)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs1937Doc (voice, uncredited)
Behind the Mike1937Vale
Varsity Show1937Professor Washburn
Echo Mountain1936ShortJulius Vandergulder
The Harvester1936Jake Eben
Crashing the Gate1933Short
The Outsider1926Jerry Sidon
Failure1925Short
Alone at Last1924Singer (unconfirmed)
Souls for Sale1923Arthur Tirrey
Young Ideas1922ShortMr. Thurlow Finch
The Wall Nut1922ShortMr. Thurlow Finch
Caesar's Ghost1922ShortThurlow Finch
A Spirited Affair1922ShortThurlow Finch
South of Suva1922Marmaduke Grubb
All Balled Up1922ShortThurlow Finch
Cured by Radio1922ShortThurlow Finch
A Powder Romance1922ShortElbert - the Scientist
His Prehistoric Blunder1922ShortThe Cave Man Husband
The Gay Deceiver1922ShortThe Husband / The Actor (Dual Role)
Loose Nuts1922Short
A Golf Insect1922ShortArthur
The Heart Specialist1922Winston Gates
A Movie Mixup1922ShortThe Husband
A Panicky Pullman1922ShortJack
Grand Larceny1922Harkness Boyd
Red Hot Romance1922Jim Conwell
Don't Get Personal1922Horace Kane

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Parks and Recreation2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song1992Video documentary performer: "Heigh-Ho"
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs1937performer: "Heigh-Ho" 1937, "Bluddle-uddle-um-dum Dwarfs' Washing and Yodel Song" 1937, "The Silly Song" 1937 - uncredited

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Here Comes the Bride1919play

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1960-1961TV SeriesHimself
The Admiral Broadway Revue1949TV SeriesHimself - Sketch Actor
Knickerbocker Knights1934ShortHimself - Roy Atwell - Master of Ceremonies
Rambling 'Round Radio Row #101934ShortHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Animation Lookback2009TV Series documentaryDoc
That Fellow in the Coat2008TV SeriesDoc
Disney's 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs': Still the Fairest of Them All2001Video documentary shortDoc (uncredited)
The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song1992Video documentaryDoc
Celebrating Walt Disney's 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs': The One That Started It All1990TV Movie documentaryDoc (uncredited)
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Heigh-Ho1987Video shortDoc
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1977TV SeriesDoc
The Walt Disney Story1973Documentary shortDoc ('Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs') (uncredited)

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