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Pernell Roberts

American actor and singer

Pernell Roberts is ...


Born 18 May 1928 in Waycross
Died 24 January 2010 in Malibu
Age 81 years, 8 months
Cause pancreatic cancer

Sex or gender male
Country of citizenship United States of America
Manner of death natural causes
Spouse Judith Anna Roberts and Eleanor Criswell Hanna
Occupation actor, stage actor, television actor and film actor

About Pernell Roberts

Pernell Elven Roberts, Jr. (May 18, 1928 – January 24, 2010) was an American stage, film and television actor, as well as a singer. In addition to guest-starring in over 60 television series, he was best known for his roles as Ben Cartwright's eldest son Adam Cartwright on the Western television series Bonanza (1959–1965), and as chief surgeon Dr. John McIntyre, the title character on Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986). A highly principled man, Roberts was also known for his lifelong activism, which included participation in the Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965 and pressuring NBC to refrain from hiring whites to portray minority characters.

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