Roland West

Film Director
Born Feb 20, 1885

For the basketball player, see Roland West Roland West (February 20, 1885 – March 31, 1952) was a Hollywood director known for his innovative film noir movies of the 1920s and early 1930s.

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1885 Birth Born in 1885.


1930 45 Years Old 1 More Event
So established was West by 1930, that The Bat Whispers was billed on posters as Roland West's The Bat Whispers. … Read More


1935 50 Years Old Roland West's first wife was beautiful actress Jewel Carmen, although the two would eventually become estranged, and West began a longtime affair with actress Thelma Todd. Following Todd's death in 1935 and his divorce from Carmen in 1938, he married actress Lola Lane sometime after June 25, 1946 and remained married to her until his death in 1952. … Read More


1952 67 Years Old He died in Santa Monica, California in 1952, aged 67.
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