Jack Rube Clifford (1888–1974)

Actor



Photos

  • Tim McCoy, Tom London, and Jack Rube Clifford in The Revenge Rider (1935)
  • Tim McCoy, Robert Allen, Edward Earle, and Jack Rube Clifford in The Revenge Rider (1935)
  • Noah Beery Jr., Lon Chaney Jr., Noah Beery, Tom Chatterton, Ethan Laidlaw, Helen Parrish, Don Terry, and Jack Rube Clifford in Overland Mail (1942)
  • Bob Steele and Jack Rube Clifford in The Sunrise Trail (1931)
  • Richard Alexander, Eddie Dunn, Bob Steele, and Jack Rube Clifford in The Sunrise Trail (1931)
  • Art Dillard, Fuzzy Knight, and Jack Rube Clifford in Ragtime Cowboy Joe (1940)

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Filmography


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Did You Know

Trivia

Clifford came to be credited and known as "Rube" from his character work beginning in vaudeville as a hard-of-hearing "rube" who created punch lines from dialog his character misunderstood or misheard.


Trademark

Character Actor - Hard-of-hearing "Rube" created punchlines based on misheard/misunderstood words.


Star Sign

Capricorn

Personal Details

Born


Elmira, New York, USA

Died

(age 85)
Temple City, California, USA


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