|Birth: ||Sep. 22, 1928|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 2004|
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)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
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Record added: Aug 02, 2004
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Added: Mar. 13, 2015
Because We Never Knew Each Other And Since We're Not Related Eugene, I Decided To Come Visit You On Here Today. May You Rest In Eternal Peace.|
Robert David Miller
Added: Dec. 9, 2014
You have always been one of my favorite actors. Thank you for sharing your talent with us!|
Added: Oct. 28, 2014
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