Played the lead role in a musical version of "Paper Moon" which toured around the country, headed -- and advertised -- for Broadway. The show never made it - its last performances were at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey. Also starred in the ill-fated "Steel Pier" on Broadway in 1998.
1 Pictorial |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[Of Pernell Roberts
]: Pernell was a wonderfully talented man. He had a lot of demons, but when he wasn't fighting them, he was one of the most charming men I had even known. Incredibly bright. Things didn't work out the way he had hoped they would, and he had to deal with that on some days. ... He was sure he would have a good film career and stage career. But he wasn't cut out for compromise, ...