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Eugene Roche
Birth: Sep. 22, 1928
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 2004
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Known as the "Ajax man" in television commercials, but was best loved as the characters he played on some of televisions most memorable shows. He played 'Pinky Peterson' in "All in the Family," the landlord in "Webster," attorney 'E. Ronald Mallu' on "Soap," newspaper editor Harry Burns on "Perfect Strangers" and wise cracking private eye 'Luther Gillis' on "Magnum P.I." In 1971 he played likeable POW 'Edgar Derby' in the "Slaughterhouse-Five." His character picks up a porcelain figure thats intact and keeps it as a souvenier, in the scorched remains of a fire-bombed Dresden. He is executed promptly for looting by his German captors. Other memoriable movies he has appeared in are "Foul Play," "Oh, God! You Devil!" and "The Woman Chaser." His name over the years changed in the credits of his work as Gene Roach, Eugene H. Roche and Gene Roche. (bio by: Allcalmap) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: The Perplexed Historian
Record added: Aug 02, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9257991
Eugene Roche
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Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Sep. 22, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Sep. 22, 2016
Happy Heavenly Birthday
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 Added: Sep. 22, 2016
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