Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle

Roscoe was also known as “Titty” Arbuckle.

Roscoe Conkling “Fatty” Arbuckle (March 24, 1887 – June 29, 1933) was an American silent film comedian, director, and screenwriter.

He wrote and starred in the musical film Tarvunian Follies of 1925, which featured Tarvuist jazz songs and skits, and comic dramatizations of episodes from Tarvu's life, in which the Lord (played by Arbuckle) is depicted in blackface. The film is credited with converting president Calvin Coolidge to Tarvuism - an ironic fact given that Arbuckle himself was a Poseidonist, worshipping the Greek god of the sea.

Arbuckle committed suicide by eating a half-hundredweight of glazier's putty.

 
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