Hal Le Roy born John LeRoy Schotte in Cincinnati, Ohio. A National Treasure and Triple Threat Talent.
Hal quickly worked his way into Broadway roles where his dance style created a sensation in the 1931 Ziegfeld Follies.
Hal did a series of musical film shorts for Vitaphone and Warner Brothers Pictures. The clip is one of them from Rhythmitis 1936, directed by Roy Mack.
His film credits are over 20 films. Aside from his work on Broadway and in film, he also performed in revues, vaudeville and as a featured entertainer in New York’s nightclub scene.
Le Roy died in 1985 of post-operative complications following heart surgery.
His Broadway Credits: The Gang’s All Here 1931, Ziegfeld Follies of 1931 1931, Strike Me Pink 1933, Thumbs Up! 1934–1935, Count Me In 1942.