Pernell Roberts

Pernell Roberts

  • Born on
    • May 18th, 1928
  • Died on
    • January 24th, 2010
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pernell Elvin Roberts, Jr. (May 18, 1928 – January 24, 2010) was an American stage, movie and television actor as well as singer. In addition to guest starring in over 60 television series, he was widely known for his roles as Ben Cartwright's eldest son, Adam Cartwright, on the western series Bonanza, a role he played from 1959 to 1965 — and as chief surgeon Dr. John McIntyre, the title character on Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986). He was also widely known for his life-long activism, which included participation in the Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965 and pressuring NBC to refrain from hiring whites to portray minority characters. Description above from the Wikipedia article Pernell Roberts, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (9 Credits)

1989Around the World in 80 Days as Captain Speedy
1979Trapper John, M.D. as Trapper John McIntyre
1978The Magic of Lassie as Jamison
1978Centennial as General Asher
1975The Deadly Tower as Lt. Lee
1969Four Rode Out as Marshall Ross
1959Ride Lonesome as Sam Boone
1958Desire Under the Elms as Pierre Cabot
1958The Sheepman as Chocktaw Neal


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