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 Roy Roberts

Roy Roberts

Birth
Dade City, Pasco County, Florida, USA
Death 28 May 1975 (aged 69)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 42, Lot 314
Memorial ID 12211 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 3 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12211
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Roberts (c.19 Mar 1906–28 May 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12211, citing Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .