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Pernell Roberts (1928–2010)

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KNOWN FOR 
Bonanza (1959-1965) | Trapper John, M.D. (1979-1986) | Mannix (1973)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination More »
NICKNAME  
The Liberal Cartwright
BORN 
May 18, 1928 (died Jan 24, 2010)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (10 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (94 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Diagnosis MurderDiagnosis Murder (TV Series) George Fallon / Dr. Elliott Valin ( 2 episodes, 1994–1997 )  Less 1994–1997 2
  • Primary photo for DonorDonor (TV Movie) Dr. Martingale  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Young RidersThe Young Riders (TV Series) Hezekiah Horn ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star AssassinPerry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (TV Movie) Thatcher Horton  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Around the World in 80 DaysAround the World in 80 Days (TV Mini-series) Captain Speedy ( 3 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 3
  • Primary photo for The Night Train to KathmanduThe Night Train to Kathmandu (TV Movie) Prof. Harry Hadley-Smithe  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for DesperadoDesperado (TV Movie) Marshal Dancey  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Trapper John, M.D.Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) Trapper John McIntyre ( 151 episodes, 1979–1986 )  Less 1979–1986 151
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  • Primary photo for HotelHotel (TV Series) Charles Stanton ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
    • Hotel (Sep 21, 1983) Charles Stanton  Less
  • Primary photo for Incident at CrestridgeIncident at Crestridge (TV Movie) Mayor Hill  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will KaneHigh Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (TV Movie) Marshal J.D. Ward  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Brian Mallory ( 2 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 2
  • Primary photo for Vega$Vega$ (TV Series) Mr. Logan / Pete Sedgewick ( 3 episodes, 1978–1980 )  Less 1978–1980 3
  • Primary photo for Hot RodHot Rod (TV Movie) Sheriff Marsden  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Night RiderThe Night Rider (TV Movie) Alex Sheridan  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Paper ChaseThe Paper Chase (TV Series) Professor Marc Justin ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The ImmigrantsThe Immigrants (TV Movie) Anthony Cassala  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CentennialCentennial (TV Mini-series) General Asher ( 2 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978 2
  • Primary photo for Quincy M.E.Quincy M.E. (TV Series) Dr. Chester Banning / Sheriff Connelly ( 2 episodes, 1977–1978 )  Less 1977–1978 2
  • Primary photo for The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew MysteriesThe Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series) Detective Superintendant Molly / Fire Chief Madison ( 2 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978 2
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) B.J. Anderson ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Man from AtlantisMan from Atlantis (TV Series) Clint Hollister ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Westside MedicalWestside Medical (TV Series) Walt Dahlman ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
    • Risks (Jun 30, 1977) Walt Dahlman  Less
  • Primary photo for Charlie Cobb: Nice Night for a HangingCharlie Cobb: Nice Night for a Hanging (TV Movie) Sheriff Yates  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Feather and Father GangThe Feather and Father Gang (TV Series) Meminger ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) Charley Finn ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
    • Breakup (May 12, 1977) Charley Finn  Less
  • Primary photo for Police WomanPolice Woman (TV Series) Wagner ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Most WantedMost Wanted (TV Series) Bailey ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for BarettaBaretta (TV Series) Johnny Hillman ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for SwitchSwitch (TV Series) Barnes ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Barnaby JonesBarnaby Jones (TV Series) Daniel Matthews ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Spencer's PilotsSpencer's Pilots (TV Series) Pete Sewell ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Captains and the KingsCaptains and the Kings (TV Mini-series) Colonel Elbert Braithwaite ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
    • Chapter II (Oct 7, 1976) Colonel Elbert Braithwaite  Less
  • Primary photo for Bert D'Angelo/SuperstarBert D'Angelo/Superstar (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Jigsaw JohnJigsaw John (TV Series) Roger ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Six Million Dollar ManThe Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) Mark Wharton ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for CannonCannon (TV Series) Sid Cleary / Phil Denton ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The QuestThe Quest (TV Series) Calder ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for BronkBronk (TV Series) Collicos ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Wide World of MysteryThe Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) Mike ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Lives of Jenny DolanThe Lives of Jenny Dolan (TV Movie) Camera Shop Proprietor  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Ellery QueenEllery Queen (TV Series) Rosh Kalee ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Deadly TowerThe Deadly Tower (TV Movie) Lieutenant Lee  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Medical StoryMedical Story (TV Series) Dr. Louis Kinoy ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
    • Test Case (Sep 25, 1975) Dr. Louis Kinoy  Less
  • Primary photo for Dead Man on the RunDead Man on the Run (TV Movie) Brock Dillon  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Police StoryPolice Story (TV Series) Sgt. Sal Grosser / Charlie Rivas ( 2 episodes, 1974–1975 )  Less 1974–1975 2
  • Primary photo for IronsideIronside (TV Series) Harry Blocker / Frank Vincent ( 2 episodes, 1968–1975 )  Less 1968–1975 2
  • Primary photo for NakiaNakia (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Odd CoupleThe Odd Couple (TV Series) Billy Joe ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for HawkinsHawkins (TV Series) Senator Griffith ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for MannixMannix (TV Series) George Fallon ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Mission: ImpossibleMission: Impossible (TV Series) Boomer / Chief Manuel Corba / Colonel Hans Krim / President Beyron Rurich ( 4 episodes, 1967–1973 )  Less 1967–1973 4
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  • Primary photo for Marcus Welby, M.D.Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) Tom Boyd / Roger ( 2 episodes, 1971–1973 )  Less 1971–1973 2
  • Primary photo for BanacekBanacek (TV Series) Matthew Donniger ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Night GalleryNight Gallery (TV Series) Joe Bellman (segment "The Tune in Dan's Cafe") / Joe Bellman ( 2 episodes, 1972 )  Less 1972 2
  • Primary photo for The Sixth SenseThe Sixth Sense (TV Series) Paul Pettigrew ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Owen Marshall, Counselor at LawOwen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Assignment: MunichAssignment: Munich (TV Movie) C.C. Bryan  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Adventures of Nick CarterAdventures of Nick Carter (TV Movie) Neal Duncan  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The BravosThe Bravos (TV Movie) Jackson Buckley  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Terence Tynan / Sam Finrock ( 2 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972 2
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Stranger / Jim Boyer Sr. ( 2 episodes, 1966–1971 )  Less 1966–1971 2
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Lon Phillips ( 2 episodes, 1971 )  Less 1971 2
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Ernie Subich / Hank ( 2 episodes, 1969–1971 )  Less 1969–1971 2
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The New DoctorsThe Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) Dr. Frank Bartell ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for San Francisco International AirportSan Francisco International Airport (TV Series) Jim Conrad ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Silent GunThe Silent Gun (TV Movie) Sam Benner  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for LancerLancer (TV Series) Theodore Banning ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Big ValleyThe Big Valley (TV Series) Ed Tanner / Patrick Madigan ( 2 episodes, 1967–1968 )  Less 1967–1968 2
  • Primary photo for CBS PlayhouseCBS Playhouse (TV Series) Lenny Marshall ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Dave Reeves / Nat Pilcher ( 2 episodes, 1957–1967 )  Less 1957–1967 2
  • Primary photo for The Wild Wild WestThe Wild Wild West (TV Series) Sean O'Reilley ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for CarouselCarousel (TV Movie) Jigger Craigin, Performer ("Blow High, Blow Low", "A Real Nice Clambake")  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) Joey Celeste ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) Adam Cartwright ( 200 episodes, 1959–1965 ) , Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 1964 ) , Performer ("Broken Ballad", "Until I Find the Only One for Me") ( 1 episode, 1961 ) , Performer ("Early One Morning") ( 1 episode, 1962 ) , Performer ("Under The Red Rock Rim") ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1959–1965 200
    • Patchwork Man (May 23, 1965) Adam Cartwright (credit only)  Less
    • The Spotlight (May 16, 1965) Adam Cartwright (credit only)  Less
    • Jonah (May 9, 1965) Adam Cartwright (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The DetectivesThe Detectives (TV Series) Rod Halleck ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for BuckskinBuckskin (TV Series) Oscar ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Tony Gray ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for BroncoBronco (TV Series) Dave Clayton ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for One Step BeyondOne Step Beyond (TV Series) Sgt. Vaill ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Cimarron CityCimarron City (TV Series) O'Hara ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for LawmanLawman (TV Series) Fent Harley ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Abner / Phil ( 2 episodes, 1958–1959 )  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Lew Banning / Jet Mason ( 2 episodes, 1958 )  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for Shirley Temple's StorybookShirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) Count DeSpard / Thorabore / Count Schoenfeld ( 4 episodes, 1958 )  Less 1958 4
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  • Primary photo for Northwest PassageNorthwest Passage (TV Series) Captain Jacques Chavez ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
    • The Assassin (Nov 16, 1958) Captain Jacques Chavez  Less
  • Primary photo for Matinee TheatreMatinee Theatre (TV Series) Don John / Hassan ( 3 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958 3
  • Primary photo for Tombstone TerritoryTombstone Territory (TV Series) Johnny Coster ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Have Gun - Will TravelHave Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) Maury Travis ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for WhirlybirdsWhirlybirds (TV Series) Reynolds ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for SugarfootSugarfoot (TV Series) Deuce Braden / Salt River Smith ( 2 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958 2
    • Man Wanted (Feb 18, 1958) Deuce Braden  Less
    • Misfire (Dec 10, 1957) Salt River Smith  Less
  • Primary photo for TrackdownTrackdown (TV Series) Bannion ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
Self (19 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for FBI: The Untold StoriesFBI: The Untold Stories (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 27 episodes, 1991–1993 )  Less 1991–1993
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  • Primary photo for Code OneCode One (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Realm of the AlligatorRealm of the Alligator Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Circus of the Stars #10Circus of the Stars #10 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 Stars IINight of 100 Stars II (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Battle of the Network Stars XIIBattle of the Network Stars XII (TV Special) Himself - CBS Team Captain  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 StarsNight of 100 Stars (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Battle of the Network Stars XIBattle of the Network Stars XI (TV Special) Himself - CBS Team Captain  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Hollywood BackstageHollywood Backstage (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1964–1968
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1963–1965 )  Less 1963–1965
  • Primary photo for Chevrolet's Bewitching BonanzaChevrolet's Bewitching Bonanza (Short) Himself  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain ( 5 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964
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  • Primary photo for You Don't SayYou Don't Say (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
Archive Footage (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Adam Cartwright from Bonanza ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Westerns (Jan 25, 2011) Adam Cartwright from Bonanza (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 62nd Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Adam Cartwright (scenes from 'Bonanza') ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Episode dated 18 April 2008 (Apr 18, 2008) Adam Cartwright (scenes from 'Bonanza') (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Television: The First Fifty YearsTelevision: The First Fifty Years (Video) Adam Cartwright (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Back to BonanzaBack to Bonanza (TV Movie) Adam Cartwright (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for TV: The Fabulous FiftiesTV: The Fabulous Fifties (TV Movie) Himself / Adam Cartwright (archive footage)  Less 1978

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