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Royce D. Applegate (1939–2003)


Royce D. Applegate was born on December 25, 1939 in Midwest City, Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Rain Man (1988) and Seabiscuit (2003). He was married to Norma Hilderbrand. He died on January 1, 2003 in Hollywood Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2003 Purgatory Flats
Det. Travis McGill
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty
Mr. Gutman (uncredited)
 2003 Gods and Generals
Brig. Gen. James Kemper (as Royce Applegate)
 2002 The Rookie
Henry
 1998-2001 JAG (TV Series)
Sheriff Crease Madden / Craig Allenby
- Retreat, Hell (2001) ... Sheriff Crease Madden
- With Intent to Die (1998) ... Craig Allenby
 2000 Nothing But the Truth
Danny Whalen
 2000 Big Wind on Campus
Officer Clemmons
 2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Mr. Laferty
- Pilot (2000) ... Mr. Laferty
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Man with Bullhorn
 1999 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie)
George Sillers
 1998 Poodle Springs (TV Movie)
Ivan, the Motel Manager
 1995 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Frank Dugan
- The First Temptation of Tim (1995) ... Frank Dugan
 1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
Ryback's Cook
 1994 The Getaway
Gun Shop Salesman
 1992 Wild Card (TV Movie)
 1992 Raven (TV Series)
Washboard Willie
- Flori and Dori ... Washboard Willie
 1992 White Sands
Peterson
 1989-1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Radio Reporter / Sheriff Blount
- Play Ball - August 6, 1961 (1991) ... Radio Reporter
- The Color of Truth - August 8, 1955 (1989) ... Sheriff Blount
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Simon
- Pass, Not Pass (1991) ... Simon (as Royce E. Applegate)
 1991 Career Opportunities
Voiceover (voice)
 1991 Evening Shade (TV Series)
Jim Guy Puckett
- Vote Early and Vote Often (1991) ... Jim Guy Puckett
 1990 Murder in Mississippi (TV Movie)
Deputy Winter
 1989 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Mulligan
- A House Divided (1989) ... Mulligan
 1989 Designing Women (TV Series)
Emery
 1988 Police Story: Cop Killer (TV Movie)
 1988 Rain Man (voice)
 1988 The Town Bully (TV Movie)
 1988 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Boomer
- False Faces (1988) ... Boomer (as Royce Applegate)
 1987 Houston Knights (TV Series)
- Colt (1987)
 1987 Buck James (TV Series)
Billy Ray Humphries
- Too Close to Home (1987) ... Billy Ray Humphries
 1987 Rampage
Gene Tippetts
 1987 Million Dollar Mystery
Tugger
 1987 Celebration Family (TV Movie)
Shawn
 1987 From the Hip
Mr. Wilby
 1986 Armed and Dangerous
2nd Toxic Guard
 1986 The Gladiator (TV Movie)
Phil (uncredited)
 1985 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Don Brown
- Sam's Missing (1985) ... Don Brown
 1985 Stir Crazy (TV Series)
Crawford
- Pilot (1985) ... Crawford
 1981-1985 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Insurance Adjuster / Harry Ray
- Enos and Daisy's Wedding (1985) ... Insurance Adjuster (as Royce Applegate)
- The Hack of Hazzard (1981) ... Harry Ray
 1984 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Museum Guard
- Episode #1.110 (1984) ... Museum Guard
- Episode #1.109 (1984) ... Museum Guard
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Biler
- Wanted Man (1984) ... Biler (as Royce Applegate)
 1984 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Mr. Riggs
- Dead Wrong: The John Evans Story (1984) ... Mr. Riggs
 1983 Boone (TV Series)
Rhymin' Simon
- The Auction (1983) ... Rhymin' Simon
 1983 Dynasty (TV Series)
Jud Barrows
- Tender Comrades (1983) ... Jud Barrows (as Royce Applegate)
 1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Deputy Eddie Ream
- Heir Presumptuous (1983) ... Deputy Eddie Ream
 1983 Gun Shy (TV Series)
Luther Jones
- What Do You Mean 'We' Amigo? (1983) ... Luther Jones
 1982 A Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain (TV Movie)
Sweeney
 1982 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Frank Durbin
- Deadly Ambition (1982) ... Frank Durbin
 1982 The Blue and the Gray (TV Mini-Series)
1st Cell Reporter
- Part 1 (1982) ... 1st Cell Reporter
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Roy - Jeannie's Husband
- Officer of the Year (1982) ... Roy - Jeannie's Husband
 1981-1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Roger / DeWayne
- Silent Partner (1982) ... DeWayne
- Ponch's Angels: Part 2 (1981) ... Roger
- Ponch's Angels: Part 1 (1981) ... Roger
 1981 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Georgie
- The Legend of Black Jake (1981) ... Georgie
 1981 History of the World: Part I
Coming Attractions
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Billy Ray Thompson
- The Murder of Jonathan Hart (1981) ... Billy Ray Thompson
 1981 Flamingo Road (TV Series)
Tiny
- Hell Hath No Fury (1981) ... Tiny
- They Drive by Night (1981) ... Tiny
- Bad Girl (1981) ... Tiny
- The Titus Tapes (1981) ... Tiny
 1981 Back Roads
The Father
 1980 Dallas (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- No More Mister Nice Guy: Part 2 (1980) ... Police Sergeant
 1980 Alligator
Callan
 1980 Vega$ (TV Series)
Charlie
- Casualty of War (1980) ... Charlie
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Bingo
- Angels Go Truckin' (1979) ... Bingo
 1979 The Runaways (TV Series)
Harper
- Land of Honey (1979) ... Harper
 1979 Hot Rod (TV Movie)
Johnny Hurricane
 1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Dolphin
- Huggy Can't Go Home (1979) ... Dolphin
 1979 Centennial (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Holmes
- The Scream of Eagles (1979) ... Mr. Holmes
 1978 David Cassidy - Man Undercover (TV Series)
Joel Hill
- Firestorm (1978) ... Joel Hill (as Royce Applegate)
 1978 Outside Chance (TV Movie)
Larry O'Brien
 1978 Coming Attractions
Delmus
 1978 Harper Valley P.T.A.
Dutch
 1978 The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (TV Series)
- The Quest (1978) ... (as Roy Applegate)
 1977 American Raspberry
Miracle White Announcer
 1973-1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Bill Korman / Harry Courtney / Joe (truck driver) / ...
- No Minor Vices (1976) ... Bill Korman (as Roy Applegate)
- Alien Country (1976) ... Harry Courtney (as Roy Applegate)
- The Twenty-Four Karat Plague (1973) ... Joe (truck driver) (as Roy Applegate)
- The Albatross (1973) ... Danny (as Roy Applegate)
 1976 Chesty Anderson U.S. Navy
Phil (as Roy Applegate)
 1976 At Ease! (TV Short)
Pvt. Albert Franklin (as Roy Applegate)
 1976 Brenda Starr (TV Movie)
Tommy (as Roy Applegate)
 1975 Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (TV Movie)
John Worden (as Roy Applegate)
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Art Culina
- The Conspirators (1975) ... Art Culina (as Roy Applegate)
 1974 The Manhunter (TV Series)
Josh Cotton
- Trackdown (1974) ... Josh Cotton (as Roy Applegate)
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Gorman
- Robbery: 48 Hours (1974) ... Gorman (as Roy Applegate)
 1974 Cry Panic (TV Movie)
Grady (as Roy Applegate)
 1973 Chase (TV Series)
Ducas
- The Garbage Man (1973) ... Ducas (as Roy Applegate)
 1973 The Mad Bomber
Man in Car (as Roy Applegate)
 1972 They Only Kill Their Masters
Harry (as Roy Applegate)
 1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- The Loner (1972) ... (as Roy Applegate)
 1972 Fuzz
Patrolman Cramer (as Roy Applegate)
 1971 The Jimmy Stewart Show (TV Series)
Leo Garvey
- Pro Bono Publico (1971) ... Leo Garvey (as Roy Applegate)
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Eddie
- The Price of Love (1971) ... Eddie (as Roy Applegate)
 1969-1971 That Girl (TV Series)
Bill / Harry
- Two for the Money (1971) ... Bill (as Roy Applegate)
- Hearing Today, Gone Tomorrow (1969) ... Harry (as Roy Applegate)
 1970 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Guy with Headband
- Sensitivity Training (1970) ... Guy with Headband (as Roy Applegate)
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