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Roy Glenn (1914–1971)

Roy Glenn was born on June 3, 1914 in Pittsburg, Kansas, USA. He was an actor, known for Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) and Carmen Jones (1954). He died on March 12, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter
Headwaiter
 1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Lawyer (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
 1970 Medical Center (TV Series)
Inspector Holman
- Crisis (1970) ... Inspector Holman (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
 1970 The Most Deadly Game (TV Series)
Mack Beckwith
- Gabrielle (1970) ... Mack Beckwith (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
 1970 The Great White Hope
Pastor (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
 1970 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Wallace
- Goober's New Gas Station (1970) ... Dr. Wallace
 1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Jailer
- The Gumball Incident (1970) ... Jailer (as Roy Glenn Sr.)
 1969 The Pigeon (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Frank Miller (as Roy Glenn sr)
 1969 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Charlie
- Win, Place, and Kill (1969) ... Charlie
 1968-1969 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Mr. Farrell / John Erickson
- B.O.D.: DR-27 (1969) ... Mr. Farrell
- The Big Problem (1968) ... John Erickson
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Pilot
- Flight Five Doesn't Answer (1969) ... Pilot (as Roy Glenn Sr.)
 1969 Julia (TV Series)
Dr. Brown
- How Sharper Than a Baby's Tooth (1969) ... Dr. Brown
 1968 Finian's Rainbow
Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer (uncredited)
 1968 I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
Gas Station Attendant
 1968 Hang 'Em High
Guard
 1968 Ironside (TV Series)
Mr. Tobin
- Due Process of Law (1968) ... Mr. Tobin
 1967-1968 Tarzan (TV Series)
Bokunetsi / King Lakumba / Official
- Trina (1968) ... Bokunetsi
- To Steal the Rising Sun (1967) ... King Lakumba (as Roy Glenn Sr.)
- A Pride of Assassins (1967) ... Official (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
 1967 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Mr. Prentice (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Foreman
- The Battle of Bloody Stones (1967) ... Foreman (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
 1967 The Way West
Saunders
 1966 Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
Sergeant Elmer K. Coxe
 1966 A Man Called Adam
Police Detective Sergeant
 1954-1964 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Roy / Henry - Porter / Roy (1st phone caller)
- Jack Hires a Cook (1964) ... Roy
- Jack at Supermarket (1961) ... Roy
- Mary Has May Co. Reunion (1957) ... Roy (voice, uncredited)
- How Jack Met Rochester (1956) ... Henry - Porter
 1964 Where Love Has Gone
Valerie's Servant (uncredited)
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
The Piano Player
- Charlie, He Couldn't Kill a Fly (1964) ... The Piano Player
 1964 Hazel (TV Series)
Detective #2
- Scheherazade and Her Frying Pan: Part 2 (1964) ... Detective #2
- Scheherazade and Her Frying Pan: Part 1 (1964) ... Detective #2
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Patrolman Roy
- Who Killed What's His Name? (1964) ... Patrolman Roy
 1963 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Mr. Pickett
- I Don't Even Live Here (1963) ... Mr. Pickett
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Soldier
- A Night of Horns and Bells (1962) ... Soldier (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
 1962 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Tate
- The Scavenger (1962) ... Tate
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Big John Pepper
- The Gang's All Here (1962) ... Big John Pepper
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
- A Man's Castle (1962) ... (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
 1962 Sweet Bird of Youth
Charles (uncredited)
 1960-1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Joshua / Corporal 'Lardface' Jones / Jonah
- The Greedy Town (1962) ... Joshua (as Roy E. Glenn Sr.)
- Incident of the Buffalo Soldier (1961) ... Corporal 'Lardface' Jones
- Incident of the Slavemaster (1960) ... Jonah
 1959-1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Gabriel / Corporal
- Jericho (1961) ... Gabriel
- Mission (1959) ... Corporal
 1960-1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Otis Calder / Murdo
- Portrait in Leather (1961) ... Otis Calder
- Take Five for Murder (1960) ... Murdo
 1960 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Drayman (uncredited)
 1954-1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Jelly Bean / Eddie / Corporal Young / ...
- The Patsy (1960) ... Jelly Bean
- Winner by Decision (1955) ... Eddie
- D.P. (1955) ... Corporal Young
- I'm a Fool (1954) ... Burt
 1959 Take a Giant Step
Minister at Gram's Funeral (uncredited)
 1959 This Man Dawson (TV Series)
- The Source (1959)
 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Alexander Teale
- The Mourning Cloak (1959) ... Alexander Teale
 1959 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Sam Harrison
- Epilogue (1959) ... Sam Harrison
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Bartender
- Don't Interrupt (1958) ... Bartender (as Roy Glenn Sr.)
 1958 Voice in the Mirror
Janitor at Flophouse (uncredited)
 1958 Tarzan's Fight for Life
Native Chief (uncredited)
 1958 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Lonzo / Gravedigger
- Noose at Noon (1958) ... Lonzo
- The Empty Gun (1958) ... Gravedigger (uncredited)
 1958 St. Louis Blues
Bull Neck (uncredited)
 1958 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
James Pemberton
- The Brothers (1958) ... James Pemberton
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Laborer
- Windfall (1958) ... Laborer
 1957 The Green-Eyed Blonde
Mr. Budlong (uncredited)
 1957 M Squad (TV Series)
Counter Man
- Killer in Town (1957) ... Counter Man
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- Mr. November (1957)
 1957 Maverick (TV Series)
Dock Worker
- Hostage (1957) ... Dock Worker (uncredited)
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Dink Malone
- The Dollar Doodle (1957) ... Dink Malone
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
Eber / William
- Courage (1957) ... Eber
- Two Martinis (1957) ... William
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Army Sergeant
- Vapor Lock (1957) ... Army Sergeant
 1957 Edge of the City
Stevedore (uncredited)
 1956 Written on the Wind
Sam
 1956 Three Brave Men
Charley - Plant Security Guard (uncredited)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Rouget
- Indiscreet (1956) ... Rouget
 1956 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Sgt. Matthews (uncredited)
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
 1956 Jungle Jim (TV Series)
Mengo
- Gift of Evil (1956) ... Mengo
 1956 Time Table
Train Porter (uncredited)
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Train Porter / Bootblack
- A Midsummer Daydream (1955) ... Bootblack
 1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
The Train Porter
- The Burnses and Mortons Go to New York (1955) ... The Train Porter
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Henry, Stevens' butler
- Wild Stallion (1955) ... Henry, Stevens' butler
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
King Nalu
- Walk Wide of Lions (1955) ... King Nalu
 1955 A Man Called Peter
The Laborer (uncredited)
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Wright
- Breath of Life (1955) ... Wright
 1955 Panther Girl of the Kongo
Chief Danka
 1951-1955 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
Trainer / Edward Mason / Mr. Foster / ...
- Madame Queen's Voice (1955) ... Edward Mason (uncredited)
- The Girl Upstairs (1953) ... Trainer
- The New Neighbors (1953) ... Mr. Foster
- The Adoption (1953) ... Mr. Henderson
- Mr. Jackson Comes to Town (1953) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
 1954 Carmen Jones
Rum Daniels
 1954 Jungle Gents
Omotowa (uncredited)
 1954 Killer Leopard
Daniel
 1954 The Raid
Emmanuel - Mrs. Bishop's Butler (uncredited)
 1954 The Long Wait
Parking Attendant (uncredited)
 1954 Riot in Cell Block 11
Guard Delmar
 1954 The Golden Idol
Gomo
 1953 The Royal African Rifles
Cpl. John
 1953 So This Is Love
Man in Negro Congregation (uncredited)
 1953 Perils of the Jungle
Korjah (as Roy E. Glenn)
 1953 You Are There (TV Series)
Crispus Attucks
- The Boston Tea Party (December 12, 1773) (1953) ... Crispus Attucks
 1953 Jungle Drums of Africa
Naganto - Witch Doctor
 1953 Ramar of the Jungle (TV Series)
Katano
- Dark Justice (1953) ... Katano
 1952 The Lusty Men
Cook (uncredited)
 1952 Affair in Trinidad
Fisherman (uncredited)
 1952 Lydia Bailey
Mirabeau (as Roy E. Glenn)
 1951 Chicago Calling
Shoeshine Man (uncredited)
 1950 The Jackie Robinson Story
Mr. Gaines - Attorney (uncredited)
 1945 Jasper's Minstrels (Short)
Scarecrow (voice)
 1937 Life Begins in College
Singing Porter (uncredited)
 1937 Dark Manhattan
Harry Patton (uncredited)
 1936 Kelly the Second
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
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Widely reported as the original voice of "Tony the Tiger" in Kellogg's Sugar Frosted Flakes commercials in the early 1950s. Kellogg's, however, maintains that Thurl Ravenscroft was always the original voice.

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