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Davis Roberts (1917–1993)


Davis Roberts was born on March 7, 1917 in Mobile, Alabama, USA. He was an actor, known for Westworld (1973), Demon Seed (1977) and The Killers (1964). He died on July 18, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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(age 76) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Known For

Westworld
Westworld Supervisor
(1973)
Demon Seed
Demon Seed Warner
(1977)
The Killers
The Killers Maître D'
(1964)

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 1989 The Karate Kid (TV Series)
Additional Characters
- My Brother's Keeper (1989) ... Additional Characters (voice)
 1989 Nick Knight (TV Movie)
Dr. Dave
 1988 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Rocky Cresant
- False Faces (1988) ... Rocky Cresant
 1987 Designing Women (TV Series)
Mr. Woods
- I'll Be Seeing You (1987) ... Mr. Woods
 1986 Dallas: The Early Years (TV Movie)
The Preacher
 1985 Brothers (TV Series)
Mr. Hurkiss
- Gobba, Gobba (1985) ... Mr. Hurkiss
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Doc
- Final Escape (1985) ... Doc
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Old Man in Wheelchair
- Seoul on Ice (1985) ... Old Man in Wheelchair
 1985 Matt Houston (TV Series)
John
- Death Watch (1985) ... John
 1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
Harold
- State of the Union (1984) ... Harold
 1983 Boone (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- Words and Music (1983) ... Mr. Johnson
- The Monument (1983) ... Mr. Johnson
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series)
Train Steward to F.D.R.
- The Changing of the Guard (1983) ... Train Steward to F.D.R.
 1982 Filthy Rich (TV Series)
Rolland Felker
- The Real Men (1982) ... Rolland Felker
 1982 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Medical Examiner
- God Bless the Child (1982) ... Medical Examiner
 1982 The Ambush Murders (TV Movie)
Moran
 1981 Dallas (TV Series)
Jesse, the maitre' d
- New Beginnings (1981) ... Jesse, the maitre' d
 1981 The Sophisticated Gents (TV Series)
Perkins
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Perkins
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Perkins
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Perkins
 1973-1980 The Waltons (TV Series)
The Farmer / Frank Nelson / Dewey
- The Triumph (1980) ... The Farmer
- The Family Tree (1978) ... Frank Nelson
- The Theft (1973) ... Dewey
 1977-1980 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Arthur / Minister / Caretaker
- Streets (1980) ... Arthur
- Murder (1978) ... Minister
- Nazi (1977) ... Caretaker
 1980 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Mr. Marlin
- The Night Killer (1980) ... Mr. Marlin
 1980 Sanford (TV Series)
Uncle Phil
- The Meeting: Part 2 (1980) ... Uncle Phil
 1979 The Billion Dollar Threat (TV Movie)
Doorman
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
Douglas
- The Scavengers (1979) ... Douglas
 1976-1979 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Man Picketer #3 / Carl
- The Hold Out (1979) ... Man Picketer #3
- Tennis Anyone? (1976) ... Carl
 1979 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series)
The Judge
- Photo Finish (1979) ... The Judge
 1979 All in the Family (TV Series)
Mr. Ruskin
- Stephanie and the Crime Wave (1979) ... Mr. Ruskin
 1977 I Am the Greatest!: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali (TV Series)
Additional Voices (1977) (voice)
 1977 Good Times (TV Series)
Mr. Barnes
- A Stormy Relationship (1977) ... Mr. Barnes
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Leonard
- Part IV (1977) ... Leonard
- Part V (1977) ... Leonard
 1976 Ark II (TV Series)
Mr. Jackson
- The Rule (1976) ... Mr. Jackson
 1976 Return to Earth (TV Movie)
 1974-1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Newton Bass / Nance / Holden / ...
- 50 Cents-First Half Hour, $1.75 All Day (1976) ... Newton Bass
- The Cut Man Caper (1975) ... Nance
- Captain Hook (1974) ... Holden
- Robbery: 48 Hours (1974) ... Snitch Johnson
 1975 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Monday
- Odds Against Tomorrow (1975) ... Monday
 1975 Mobile One (TV Series)
Don Waters
- Murder at Fourteen (1975) ... Don Waters
 1975 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Jesse Underwood
- Secrets for Sale (1975) ... Jesse Underwood
 1971-1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Chuck / Monk Murdoch / Tim Cooper
- One Last Rebellion (1975) ... Chuck
- A Life at Stake (1973) ... Monk Murdoch
- Idolmaker (1971) ... Tim Cooper
 1975 The First 36 Hours of Dr. Durant (TV Movie)
Dr. Dorsett
 1975 That's My Mama (TV Series)
Dr. Jessup
- Clifton and Politics (1975) ... Dr. Jessup
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
The Cabbie
- Nothing Left to Lose (1975) ... The Cabbie
 1975 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Coroner
- Demon in Lace (1975) ... Coroner
 1968-1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Lt. Wyatt / Technician / Attorney Peters
- Speak No Evil (1974) ... Lt. Wyatt
- Not with a Whimper, But a Bang (1969) ... Technician
- Robert Phillips vs. the Man (1968) ... Attorney Peters
 1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Barrow
- Flags of Terror (1974) ... Barrow
 1974 A Case of Rape (TV Movie)
Officer Kane
 1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Series)
Myron Jones
- Get Christie Love! (1974) ... Myron Jones
 1973-1974 Columbo (TV Series)
Kramer / Policeman
- Publish or Perish (1974) ... Kramer
- Candidate for Crime (1973) ... Policeman (uncredited)
 1972-1973 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Dr. Caldwell
- Lamont, Is That You? (1973) ... Dr. Caldwell
- A Guest in the Yard (1972) ... Dr. Caldwell
- Whiplash (1972) ... Dr. Caldwell
 1972 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Man from Audience
- His Two Right Arms (1972) ... Man from Audience
 1967-1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Doc Jones / Cop at Station
- Lifeline (1972) ... Doc Jones
- Make It Like It Never Happened (1967) ... Cop at Station (uncredited)
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Jack Miller
- Shockwave (1972) ... Jack Miller
 1970 Barefoot in the Park (TV Series)
Rev. Jones
- Down with the Landlord (1970) ... Rev. Jones
 1967-1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
William Barton / Anton Bouchet
- The Killer (1970) ... William Barton
- The Money Machine (1967) ... Anton Bouchet
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Dr. Muladi
- The Skin Game (1970) ... Dr. Muladi
 1970 The Challenge (TV Movie)
Scientist
 1969 Gidget Grows Up (TV Movie)
Bukumbu Representative
 1969 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Reverend Martin
- Bunco: $9,000 (1969) ... Reverend Martin
 1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Ike
- The Good Samaritans (1969) ... Ike
 1969 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Dr. Escobar
- The Moo Is Blue (1969) ... Dr. Escobar
 1969 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Chester Grant
- Once Upon a Time: Part II (1969) ... Chester Grant
 1969 Family Affair (TV Series)
Ambassador
- A Lesson for Grown-Ups (1969) ... Ambassador
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Bardimhu
- To Catch a Roaring Lion (1968) ... Bardimhu
 1968 Star Trek (TV Series)
Dr. Ozaba
- The Empath (1968) ... Dr. Ozaba
 1966-1968 Daktari (TV Series)
Yako Mweru / Dr. Bert Allison / Mutubi
- Strike Like a Lion (1968) ... Yako Mweru
- Judy and the Astro-Chimp (1967) ... Dr. Bert Allison
- Cry for Help (1966) ... Mutubi
 1968 Cowboy in Africa (TV Series)
Herd Owner
- The Quiet Death (1968) ... Herd Owner
 1967 Tarzan (TV Series)
Kanzuma
- The Pride of the Lioness (1967) ... Kanzuma
 1967 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Preacher
- The Final War of Olly Winter (1967) ... Preacher
 1965-1967 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Aide / Walter
- My Master, the Spy (1967) ... Aide
- Anybody Here Seen Jeannie? (1965) ... Walter
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Night of the Lord of Limbo (1966) ... Bartender
 1966 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Jim
- Onatha (1966) ... Jim
 1962-1966 Ben Casey (TV Series)
James Rockley
- For San Diego, You Need a Different Bus (1966) ... James Rockley
- Three Li'l Lambs (1965)
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Doorman
- The Deadly Goddess Affair (1966) ... Doorman
 1965 Branded (TV Series)
Hawkins
- Fill No Glass for Me: Part 2 (1965) ... Hawkins
- Fill No Glass for Me: Part 1 (1965) ... Hawkins (uncredited)
 1964-1965 The Virginian (TV Series)
Stationmaster / Waiter
- Nobility of Kings (1965) ... Stationmaster
- The Fortunes of J. Jimerson Jones (1964) ... Waiter
 1964 Great Gettin' Up Mornin' (TV Movie)
Rev. Leon Shelton
 1964 Insight (TV Series)
Walter
- The Invincible Weapon (1964) ... Walter
 1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Atkinson
- The Candidate (1963) ... Atkinson
 1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
The Police Polygraph Expert
- The Machine That Played God (1963) ... The Police Polygraph Expert
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Paul
- Go Down, Moses (1963) ... Paul
 1963 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Cutman
- Decision in the Ring (1963) ... Cutman (uncredited)
 1962-1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series)
U.S. Sergeant / Toby
- Freedom Is for Those Who Want It (1963) ... U.S. Sergeant
- Permission Granted (1962) ... Toby
 1962-1963 Ensign O'Toole (TV Series)
Swain / Radio Man
- Operation Whodunit (1963) ... Swain
- Operation Holdout (1962) ... Swain
- Operation: Daddy (1962) ... Radio Man
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Josh
- The Pea (1962) ... Josh
 1962 The Detectives (TV Series)
Letter Carrier #3
- The Outsider (1962) ... Letter Carrier #3
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Joey
- The Judgement (1960) ... Joey
 1959-1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mailman
- Plain, Unmarked Envelope (1960) ... Mailman
- Circles of Panic (1959)
 1958 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Lawrence
- The Brothers (1958) ... Lawrence
 1955 Crossroads (TV Series)
Williams
- The Good Thief (1955) ... Williams (as Robert Davis)
 1951 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
Mr. Royal
- Amos Helps Out (1951) ... Mr. Royal (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Point of No Return. Written by Paul Osborn, from a novel by John P. Marquand. Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Alvin Theatre: 13 Dec 1951- 22 Nov 1952 (356 performances). Cast: Henry Fonda (as "Charles Gray"), Phil Arthur (as "Jackie Mason") [final Broadway role], Frances Bavier (as "Esther Gray") [final Broadway ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert A. Davis | Robert Davis
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In 1967, helped present the first NAACP Image Awards.

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