Roy Brent
Date of Birth
Aug 29, 1903
Birth Place:
Lafayette, LA

Biography

Born Alexander Williamson, American supporting player Roy Brent had worked in carnivals and been a semi-professional baseball player when entering films as an extra and a stuntman in the 1920s, reportedly at the suggestion of comic Bobby Vernon. After appearing for more than a decade as a stuntman and stand-in (he was Spencer Tracy's double in Dante's Inferno [1935]), Brent began earning...