Fred Vroom
Date of Birth
Nov 11, 1857
Birth Place:
Clement, Nova Scotia, Canada


Best remembered for his roles in two classic Buster Keaton farces, The Navigator (1924), as the girl's father, and The General (1927), as the Southern general, veteran Canadian supporting actor came to Broadway with Barrett and Booth in Shakespearean repertory in 1885 but then left the stage five years later to become a prospector in Alaska. By 1910, he was functioning as stage manager for the...