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)
Did You Know?
[on the death of Pernell Roberts
]: Pernell was a wonderful man, a good friend, and a big part of my life, especially when I was just beginning as an actor. He was a true inspiration to me, as he was to many actors over the years. I was so lucky to have shared the screen with him for nearly eight seasons, and am deeply saddened at his passing. Fortunately, he lives on in the memories of his fans, ...
While working as a doorman at a nightclub, he met Jason Robards
who offered him encouragement to become an actor. He quit his job and moved to L.A. immediately afterward.