Bob Fleming

Active - 1919 - 1943  |   Born - Feb 19, 1878   |   Died - Oct 4, 1933   |   Genres - Western, Action

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Biography by Hans J. Wollstein

A former cattle rancher turned stock company actor, six-foot, one-inch Bob Fleming (sometimes given as Robert Fleming was an imposing presence in Hollywood films from the early 1910s until his death in 1933. Mainly seen in Westerns, Fleming was usually cast as the sheriff, but would occasionally play the villain's chief henchman. He made a strapping Jim Bowie in the low-budget Davy Crockett at the Fall of the Alamo (1926).