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Roy Roberts
Birth: c. Mar. 19, 1906
Dade City
Pasco County
Florida, USA
Death: May 28, 1975
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born Roy Barnes Jones in Tampa, Florida, the youngest of six children. His early career was on the Broadway stage, in such plays as "Old Man Murphy" (1931), "Twentieth Century" (1932), The Body Beautiful (1935) and "My Sister Eileen" (1942). He was under contract to 20th Century Fox in the 1940s. His film debut was in "Guadalcanal Diary" in 1943. He most often played fastidious, authority figures including military officers, clerics, police officers and the like. He guest starred on TV series too numerous to mention but including: "My Little Margie", "The Lone Ranger", "The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin", "Perry Mason", "The Andy Griffith Show", "Twilight Zone", "The Dick Van Dyke Show", "The Munsters", "The Addams Family", "Laredo", "Family Affair" and "Here's Lucy." He worked often with Lucille Ball and Gale Storm. He appeared on screen as the mayor in Roman Polanski's, "Chinatown" in 1974. "The Strongest Man in the World" (1975) was his last screen appearance. He was one of the entertainment business' busiest actors who was reported to have appeared in over 900 productions during a 40 year career. He was married to actress Lillian Moore and lived in Los Angeles. He died of a heart attack in Los Angeles at the age of 69. (bio by: Jane Stacy Eubanks) 
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  Lillian Moore Tait Roberts (1916 - 2001)*
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Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 42, Lot 314
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Record added: Sep 03, 2000
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