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Bobby Clark, American actor. Member Actor’s Guild. Episcopal Actors Guild.

Background

Clark, Bobby was born on June 16, 1888 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Victor B. and Alice Marilla (Sneed) Clark.

Education

Educated in public schools.

Career

Actor in minstrel shows and Sells-Floto Circus, 1905. With Ringling Brothers Circus, 1906-1911. Appeared in vaudeville, 1912-1916.

In burlesque, 1916-1921. In reviews (Broadway), 1922-1924. In musical shows, 1925-1940.

With Theatre Guild (The Rivals), 1941-1948. In musical shows since 1949.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of numerous vaudeville sketches, review sketches, motion picture shorts. Also adaptation of Moliere’s “Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme,” and new version of Victor Herbert’s “Sweethearts”.

Membership

Member Actor’s Guild. Episcopal Actors Guild. Clubs: Lambs, Players.

Connections

Married Angele Gaignat, September 28, 1923.

father:
Victor B. Clark

mother:
Alice Marilla (Sneed) Clark

spouse:
Angele Gaignat