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 Clete Roberts

Clete Roberts

Birth
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Death 30 Sep 1984 (aged 72)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Oak Vale garden, Plot 73, Grave B
Memorial ID 1365 · View Source
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Newscaster. Born in Portland Oregon, he began his career as a war correspondent in World War II and Korea. After his war service, he settled in the Los Angeles area and became a respected TV news reporter for CBS television news in Hollywood. He also carried his broadcasting expertise on to the big screen appearing in films such as "The Swinger" (1966), "The Todd Killings" (1971), "Big Wednesday" (1978), "The Jerk" (1979) and "Testament" (1983). He is best remembered for his many roles on television to include "Columbo", "McCloud", "M*A*S*H", "Police Story" and "Simon & Simon" He died at age 72 in Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1365
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clete Roberts (1 Feb 1912–30 Sep 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1365, citing Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park, Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .