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Roy Poole (I) (1924–1986)

Roy Poole was born on March 31, 1924 in San Bernardino, California, USA as Roy Neil Poole. He was an actor, known for 1776 (1972), Sometimes a Great Notion (1970) and Network (1976). He was married to Marie Cote. He died on July 1, 1986 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA. See full bio »

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1776 Stephen Hopkins (RI)
Sometimes a Great Notion
Sometimes a Great Notion Jonathan Stamper
Network Sam Haywood
Brubaker Dr. Gregory


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 1996 O. Henry's Christmas (TV Movie)
Tolman (segment "One Thousand Dollars")
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Mr. Killup
- Halloween Candy (1985) ... Mr. Killup
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Hopkins
- The Changing of the Guard (1983) ... Harry Hopkins
- Of Love and War (1983) ... Harry Hopkins
- The Storm Breaks (1983) ... Harry Hopkins
 1982 The End of August
Dr. Mandalet
 1982 A Stranger Is Watching
Walter Kurner
 1981 Hellinger's Law (TV Movie)
Judge Carroll
 1980 Brubaker
Dr. Gregory
 1980 OHMS (TV Movie)
Joe Szabo
 1979 Act of Violence (TV Movie)
Catherine's Father
 1979 The Runaways (TV Series)
Bill Hawkins
- Street of Terror: Part 2 (1979) ... Bill Hawkins
- Street of Terror: Part 1 (1979) ... Bill Hawkins
 1979 The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (TV Movie)
 1978 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (TV Movie)
 1978 The Betsy
John Duncan
 1976-1977 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Clark / Sheriff Jackson
- Innocent No More (1977) ... Clark
- Alien Country (1976) ... Sheriff Jackson
 1977 The Andros Targets (TV Series)
Chet Reynolds
 1977 Great Performances (TV Series)
Maj. Gen. Randolph
- Secret Service (1977) ... Maj. Gen. Randolph
 1977 For Richer, for Poorer (TV Series)
Ira Ferguson (1977-1978) (original cast)
 1976 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Dr. Boylin
- The Vega Influence (1976) ... Dr. Boylin
 1976 Network
Sam Haywood
 1976 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Larry George
- The Skykiller (1976) ... Larry George
 1976 The Land of Hope (TV Movie)
Gustav Gottschalk
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Police Captain Joe Keene
- Over the Water (1975) ... Police Captain Joe Keene
 1975 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Neil MacCurtain (1983)
 1975 Mandingo
Doc Redfield
 1974 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series)
Salmon P. Chase
- Mrs. Lincoln's Husband (1974) ... Salmon P. Chase
 1974 A Cry in the Wilderness (TV Movie)
Rex Millard
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
Joseph Cody
- A Funeral for Max Berlin (1974) ... Joseph Cody
 1974 Banacek (TV Series)
Det. Garrett
- Rocket to Oblivion (1974) ... Det. Garrett
 1974 The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (TV Movie)
Mister Robert
 1972 The Witches of Salem: The Horror and the Hope (Short)
William Stoughton
 1972 1776
Stephen Hopkins (RI)
 1971 The Face of Fear (TV Movie)
Glenn Kennedy
 1971 Sarge (TV Series)
- A Terminal Case of Vengeance (1971) ... Michaels
 1970 Sometimes a Great Notion
Jonathan Stamper
 1969 Gaily, Gaily
 1969 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Prodigal (1969) ... Agamemnon
 1969 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series)
Jim Church
- The Whole World Is Watching (1969) ... Jim Church
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
- Glass Riddle (1968) ... Roper
 1968 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Frank Williams / Curtis Stone
- The Quarry (1968) ... Frank Williams
- The Phone Call (1968) ... Curtis Stone
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
D.A. Donald McDonald
- What You Can Do with Money (1968) ... D.A. Donald McDonald
 1968 The Invaders (TV Series)
- The Organization (1968) ... Cort
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series)
Zack Carson
- The Murderer Stallion Brief (1967) ... Zack Carson
 1967 Up the Down Staircase
Mr. McHabe
 1967 Soldier in Love (TV Movie)
 1966 Directions (TV Series)
- The 11th Man (1966)
 1964 A Flame in the Wind (TV Series)
Al Skerba / Driscoll
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Richard Gavin (1975) / Mayor Stein (1981-1982)
 1964 Abe Lincoln in Illinois (TV Movie)
Seth Gale
 1962-1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Lee Sanderson / Fred Rayburn
- The Noose (1963) ... Lee Sanderson
- The Crusader (1962) ... Fred Rayburn
 1963 The Doctors (TV Series)
- Episode #1.12 (1963) ... Oscar
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
 1962 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. Campbell
- Dr. Lillian (1962) ... Dr. Campbell
 1962 Experiment in Terror
 1960-1961 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Lt. Dick Wallace
- The Numbers Racket (1960) ... Lt. Dick Wallace
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- The Prisoner of Zenda (1961) ... Johann
 1961 The Witness (TV Series)
Roy Barker
- Ma Barker (1961) ... Roy Barker
 1960 CBS Repertoire Workshop (TV Series)
- Flight of Fancy (1960) ... Husband
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
Henry Allen
- The Chrysanthemums (1960) ... Henry Allen
 1960 Our American Heritage (TV Series)
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Patrick Hearty
- The White Steed (1959) ... Patrick Hearty
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- The Wayward Widow (1959) ... Owlett
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Capt. Knight
- Night Cry (1958) ... Capt. Knight
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Dr. Jerry Stevens (1964-1965)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Paul Koslo (1967)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Chester Quick (1985)
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