Character actor, Luis Alberni, was born on Oct 4, 1886 in Barcelona, Spain. Alberni appeared in 170+ rilm roles. His best known films include Roberta, Easy Living, The Lady Eve, and Svengali (1931). Alberni died at the age of 76 on Dec 23, 1962 in Hollywood, CA .
Luis Alberni studied acting at the University of Madrid. He moved to the U.S. in 1914 to pursue acting both on Broadway and in films. He often played Italian roles, including an assortment of peasants, waiters, janitors, stagehands, storekeepers and mayors.(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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Sonora Joe: [Entering a saloon with his vaqueros] Why all this silence? Is this a saloon or somebody she's dead?
Mr. Louis Louis: But Mr. B, she's a phony from phonyville.
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