GILBERT ROLAND

GILBERT ROLAND. Vintage 8×10 matte finish black and white half-length studio portrait, boldly signed and inscribed in black fountain pen, “To/June Panek./Sincerely -/Gilbert Roland/Jan. 1955.” One small bend in the top left border; otherwise very fine econdition. Few silent screen stars proved as durable as Mexican-born Gilbert Roland. Groomed as a suave “Latin lover” type leading man in the 1920s, he went on to become a forceful, sturdy character actor, winning critical acclaim for his performances in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and Cheyenne Autumn (1964). His final screen performance, in 1982, came nearly 60 years after his Hollywood debut.

$45