on January 16, 1949
Roger Mobley had an extremely diverse career. He started out singing with his brother and sister and was "discovered" when they made an apearance on the early talent show Ted Mack and The Original Amateur Hour. His acting credits included more than 40 movies and TV shows through his child and teen years. He was a Green Beret in the army and then a police officer in Beaumont, Texas. Later he was a preacher in a small rural church.