Pernell Roberts

Pernell Roberts
1928 - 2010

Pernell Roberts  American Actor

Age
81
Zodiac

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 e...

Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship25 yrs
Shortest Relationship9 yrs
Average Relationship Length11 yrs, 2 mths
First Name Pernell
Middle Name Elvin
Last Name Roberts
Full Name at Birth Pernell Elvin Roberts
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th May, 1928
Birthplace Waycross, Georgia
Died 24th January, 2010
Place of Death Malibu, California
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of Maryland
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Trapper John M.D.
Year(s) Active 1956–2001
Father Pernell Elven Roberts, Sr. (1907–1980)
Mother Minnie (Betty) Myrtle Morgan Roberts (1910–1988)
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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Pernell Roberts81 TaurusActor
American
Eleanor Criswell-
Kara Knack Roberts-
Judith Roberts81Actor
American
Vera Mowry96 Libra
American
Betty Kelly71 VirgoSinger
American

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Jonathan Christopher
MaleOctober, 195164 years old

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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Diagnosis Murder1993George FallonTV Show
Checkered Flag1990Andrew ValiantMovie
Donor1990Dr. MartingaleTV Movie
Around the World in 80 Days1989Captain SpeedyTV Show
Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin1989Thatcher HortonTV Movie
The Young Riders1989Hezekiah HornTV Show
The Night Train to Kathmandu1988Prof. Harry Hadley-SmitheTV Movie
Desperado1987Marshal DanceyTV Movie
Hotel1983Charles StantonTV Show
Incident at Crestridge1981Mayor HillTV Movie
High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane1980Marshal J.D. WardTV Movie
Hot Rod1979Sheriff MarsdenTV Movie
The Night Rider1979Alex SheridanTV Movie
Trapper John, M.D.1979Trapper John McIntyreTV Show
The Magic of Lassie1978JamisonMovie
Centennial1978General AsherTV Show
The Immigrants1978Anthony CassalaTV Movie
The Paper Chase1978Professor Marc JustinTV Show
Vega$1978Mr. Logan, Pete SedgewickTV Show
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1977Detective Superintendant Molly, Fire Chief MadisonTV Show
The Love Boat1977Brian MalloryTV Show
Man from Atlantis1977Clint HollisterTV Show
Westside Medical1977Walt DahlmanTV Show
Charlie Cobb: Nice Night for a Hanging1977Sheriff YatesTV Movie
Captains and the Kings1976BraithwaiteTV Show
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar1976TV Show
Most Wanted1976BaileyTV Show
Quincy M.E.1976Dr. Chester Banning, Sheriff ConnellyTV Show
The Quest1976TV Show
Paco1976PompihoMovie
Jigsaw John1976RogerTV Show
Spencer's Pilots1976Pete SewellTV Show
The Feather and Father Gang1976MemingerTV Show
The Deadly Tower1975Lieutenant LeeTV Movie
Baretta1975Johnny HillmanTV Show
Bronk1975CollicosTV Show
Ellery Queen1975Rosh Kaleel, Barney Groves, Maj. George PearsonTV Show
Switch1975BarnesTV Show
Medical Story1975Dr. Louis KinoyTV Show
Dead Man on the Run1975Brock DillonTV Movie
The Lives of Jenny Dolan1975Camera Shop ProprietorTV Movie
Police Woman1974WagnerTV Show
The Rockford Files1974B.J. AndersonTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974Mark WhartonTV Show
Nakia1974TV Show
Barnaby Jones1973Daniel MatthewsTV Show
Hawkins1973Senator GriffithTV Show
Police Story1973Sgt. Sal Grosser, Charlie RivasTV Show
Wide World Mystery1973MikeTV Show
Assignment: Munich1972C.C. BryanTV Movie
Banacek1972Matthew DonnigerTV Show
The Sixth Sense1972Paul PettigrewTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972Charley FinnTV Show
Adventures of Nick Carter1972Neal DuncanTV Movie
The Bravos1972Jackson BuckleyTV Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971Terence Tynan, Sam FinrockTV Show
Cannon1971Cleary, Phil DentonTV Show
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971TV Show
Four Rode Out1970U.S. Marshal RossMovie
San Francisco International Airport1970Jim ConradTV Show
The Odd Couple1970Billy JoeTV Show
The Kashmiri Run1970Movie
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Tom Boyd, RogerTV Show
Night Gallery1969Joe Bellman, Joe Bellman (segment "The Tune in Dan's Cafe")TV Show
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1969Dr. BartellTV Show
The Silent Gun1969Sam BennerTV Movie
Hawaii Five-O1968Lon PhillipsTV Show
Lancer1968Theodore BanningTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Ernie Subich, HankTV Show
Carousel1967Jigger CraiginTV Movie
Ironside1967Harry Blocker, Frank VincentTV Show
Mannix1967George FallonTV Show
CBS Playhouse1967Lenny MarshallTV Show
Mission: Impossible1966Boomer, Chief Manuel Corba, Colonel Hans KrimTV Show
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966Joey CelesteTV Show
The Big Valley1965Ed Tanner, Patrick MadiganTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965Sean O'ReilleyTV Show
The Virginian1962Stranger, Jim Boyer Sr.TV Show
Ride Lonesome1959Sam BooneMovie
Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond1959Sgt. VaillTV Show
Bonanza1959Adam CartwrightTV Show
The Detectives1959Rod HalleckTV Show
Desire Under the Elms1958Peter CabotMovie
The Sheepman1958Chocktaw NealMovie
77 Sunset Strip1958Tony GrayTV Show
Bronco1958Dave ClaytonTV Show
Cimarron City1958O'HaraTV Show
Lawman1958Fent HarleyTV Show
Northwest Passage1958Captain Jacques ChavezTV Show
Shirley Temple Theatre1958Count DeSpardTV Show
Buckskin1958OscarTV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Maury TravisTV Show
Sugarfoot1957Deuce Braden, Salt River SmithTV Show
Tombstone Territory1957Johnny CosterTV Show
Trackdown1957BannionTV Show
Whirlybirds1957ReynoldsTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956Lew Banning, Jet MasonTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Dave Reeves, Nat PilcherTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955Don JohnTV Show
Climax!1954TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953AbnerTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947TV Show
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ljloverMar 27, 2011

As Adam in Bonanza he was a great big brother to Hoss and Little Joe, and Pa's right hand man. As Trapper John, he was the elder statesman whom everyone else turned to, in a crisis. As Pernell, he stood up for human rights and never waivered, even when his principles may have hampered his career RIP Pernell

NECHOIIMar 26, 2011

AS a child and adult ADAM CARTWRIGHT was a hero and role model for me and still is. I was eleven years old when you left BONANZA and I was devastated. I always hoped you would one day return to the show. R.I.P. Pernell Roberts and thank you for being one of those who brightened my life !

pernellsgirlJun 2, 2010

Pernell has been in my heart since September of 1959 when he rode on the big screen in bonanza, i was 13 then and He became the love of my life and has remained there ever since , and then trapper John, oh what a man, and what a man he was, and in my heart still is ,I have my wonderful memories of being able to meet this man not once but on 3 different occasions while I was at singing engagments in LA and S.F. I was at them for different charities with my choir group and he was in the audiance all three times ,that wink and wonderful smile was given to me as well as a personal autographed album of his and a picture taken of us, which I have cherished forever, He is a great man and some just do not know just how wonderful and gracious this man really is,Once He has met you, He never forgets you, and Pernell will never be out of my memories either ,you are missed pernell, now go sing with the angels,and let your voice still be heard, I love you

moniadamaApr 27, 2010

hi!!!..iam super fan of Adam Cartwright ...Pernell Roberts was a beatiful man!!,and my imposible love...Pernell i love you for ever!!!..Monica From Argentina....

monica estela fernandezApr 27, 2010

PERNELL ROBERTS...IS MY IMPOSIBLE LOVE!!!SWEET,GENTELLMAN!! I LOVED FROM AGE 11 YERS... PERNELL I LOVE YOUUU..FROM ARGENTINA..MONICA..

VirginiaFeb 10, 2010

I loved Pernell Roberts from the age of 4, I feel like a part of my childhood and life is missing now that he is gone. He was a gentleman with integrity and courage.

BlumusJan 26, 2010

Pernell Roberts will rest in peace as the man, not the actor, who challenged not only his paycheck makers, but all of us to settle for nothing less than what is right for all of us. He was an influential role model for me as a young man and remained totally dignified to that end.. .until the end. In Bonanza, Hawaii Five-O, Alias Smith

BarbaraNov 20, 2009

Hello Adam I love the way you read poetry watch Bonanza reruns all the time. God bless Barbara

GINAOct 2, 2009

9-2-09 time 8;28PM .... HI PERNELL , IM STILL WAITIN 4 AN E-MAIL FROM U PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ????? MUAAAAAAAAAAH , SEMPRE AMORE , GINA

GINAJun 28, 2009

2DAY IS JUNE 28, 2009 IT IS 8:49 PM IM STILL IN LUV W/ PERNELL ROBERTS AND HOPIN HE WILL E-MAIL ME !!! HE IS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT !!!! CIAO , PERNELL MUAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH , GINA

anthony j kinchenJun 1, 2009

mr.roberts bonanza was never the same after your departure..i comend your fight in early years for equality...wish you well

SusanMay 22, 2009

Pernell was always my favorite of the Cartwright boys, much cuter than Michael Landon, Pernell is HOT!


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