Ingrid Bergman
(Movies & TV)
Kitty Carlisle
(Movies & TV)
Moss Hart
Randolph Scott
(Movies & TV)
James Coburn
(Movies & TV)
Milla Jovovich

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Pernell Roberts

Knowledge Identifier: +Pernell_Roberts


Pernell Roberts

American stage, movie and television actor, as well as a singer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1928.

Countries: United States (40%), Maryland (27%), Nepal (13%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Ingrid Bergman, Kitty Carlisle, Moss Hart

Linked to: Los Angeles Times, City University of New York, Hunter College, Reuters




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Pernell Roberts was born in 1928 add something


In 1949, he made his professional stage debut with Moss Hart and Kitty Carlisle in "The Man Who Came to Dinner," at the Olney, Maryland Theatre in Olney, Maryland add something


Roberts moved to Washington D.C. in 1950, supporting himself in a variety of jobs while performing with the Arena Stage Theater for two years add something


In 1952 he relocated to New York City, where he appeared first off-Broadway in one-act operas and ballets with the North American Lyric Theater, with the Shakespearewrights, at the Equity Library Theater, and later on Broadway with performances in "Tonight in Samarkand" "The Lovers" opposite Joanne Woodward, and "A Clearing in the Woods" with Robert Culp and Kim Stanley add something


He won a Drama Desk award in 1955 for his performance in an off-Broadway rendition of "Macbeth", which was followed by the role of Mercutio in "Romeo and Juliet" add something


In 1956, he returned to the Olney, Maryland Theater, starring opposite Jan Farrand in, "Much Ado About Nothing, with the "Players, Inc. Group add something


He signed a contract with Columbia Pictures in 1957 and made his film debut a year later as one of Burl Ives' contentious sons in "Desire Under the Elms" add something


Also in 1959, he co-starred with James Coburn in the film "Ride Lonesome" add something


James Coburn - Coburn's film debut came in 1959 as the sidekick of bad guy Pernell Roberts in the Randolph Scott western "Ride Lonesome"


Roberts married Judith Anna LeBrecque on October 15, 1962; they divorced in 1971 add something


He did "The Night of the Iguana" while still playing in "Bonanza" in 1963 add something


In a 1963 Washington Post interview, he asked a reporter, "Isn't it a bit silly for three adult males to have to ask father's permission for everything they do-" add something


"It was perhaps not surprising that, despite enormous success, he bolted from "Bonanza" after the 1964-65 season, criticizing the show's simple-minded content and lack of minority actors add something


"They told me the four characters would be carefully defined and the scripts carefully prepared, none of it ever happened," he complained to The Associated Press in 1964 add something


Frustrated with Bonanza and angry, he told a reporter in 1965, "I feel I'm an aristocrat in my field of endeavor add something


He narrated documentaries, including the National Geographic episode, "Alaska, The Great Land," in 1965; "In the Realm of the Alligator," in 1986; the TV special Code One, about the work of paramedics, 1989 and, "The Mountain Men" episode of the History Channel, 1999 add something


The last episode Pernell Roberts worked on was "Dead and Gone", air date April 4, 1965 add something


In 1967, Roberts starred in the lavish, but short - lived David Merrick production of "Mata Hari", directed by Vincente Minnelli add something


Roberts was the only accomplished singer of the original cast, though David Canary, who joined "Bonanza" in 1967, had a background in voice and performed on Broadway add something


He subsequently married Kara Knack in 1972, divorcing in 1996 add something


In 1972, Roberts returned to Broadway and toured with Ingrid Bergman in "Captain Brassbound's Conversion", in which he played the title role add something


In 1973, Roberts was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson award for his performance in "Welcome Home", at the Ivanhoe Theatre in Chicago add something


In the 1980s and 1990s, playing off his "Trapper John M.D." persona, Roberts acted as TV spokesman for Ecotrin, a brand of analgesic tablets add something


In 1988, Roberts co-starred with Milla Jovovich in the TV movie "The Night Train to Kathmandu" add something

Pernell Roberts died in 2010 add something


Michael Carlson, "Pernell Roberts: Versatile actor best known as Adam Cartwright of 'Bonanza'", "The Independent" 1 February 2010 ://www add something