Lemuel Hooper Atchley [1] (April 30, 1887 – November 17, 1943) was an American film actor, professionally known as Hooper Atchley in Ebenezer, Marion County, Tennessee, he appeared in 214 films between 1929 and 1944 and is known for his appearance as the inconsiderate father in the Our Gang film Birthday Blues (1932).

Atchley shot himself on November 17, 1943, aged 56, in Hollywood. [5]

Partial filmography [4]