Mark Roberts (June 9, 1921 - January 5, 2006) was an American stage, film and television support actor who appeared in over 100 films between 1938 and 1994, according to the Internet Movie Database. Sometimes he was credited as Bob Scott, Robert E. Scott, or Robert Scott. He is survived by his three children.
A native of Denver, Colorado, Roberts made his cinematographical debut in Brother Rat, a 1938 film directed by William Keighley and starred by Ronald Reagan, in which he played an uncredited bit role as Tripod Andrews. After that, he was billed as Robert Scott in three films before obtaining his first and only leading role in the 1944 Columbia serial Black Arrow. He also served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Following discharge, he acted under the name of Mark Roberts.
Roberts appeared (uncredited) in It’s a Wonderful Life, the 1946 classic Frank Capra film, in which he and Carl (Alfalfa) Switzer played Mickey and Freddie Othello, respectively, the two guys who unlocked the gym floor at the high school dance scene, exposing the pool below, where George Bailey (James Stewart) and Mary Hatch (Donna Reed) ended up taking a bath...
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