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Robert Rockwell (I) (1920–2003)

As heartthrob "Mr. Boynton" on "Our Miss Brooks", Robert Rockwell was so identified with the role that other, dramatic roles were often denied him. Still, after beginning his career as a contract player for Republic Studios he appeared in over 350 television shows over fifty years, and on stage opposite Jose Ferrer in the 1946 Broadway production ... See full bio »

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 1995 Perfect Alibi
Jonah Kringle
 1993 The Golden Palace (TV Series)
Mr. Cochran
- Pros and Concierge (1993) ... Mr. Cochran
 1991 Hell Hath No Fury (TV Movie)
Mr. Stewart
 1990 The World According to Straw (TV Movie)
Mr. Westland
 1990 Valerie (TV Series)
Grandpa Hogan
- Snowbound (1990) ... Grandpa Hogan
 1989 Nearly Departed (TV Series)
Minister
- Altared States (1989) ... Minister
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series)
- That's Cheating (1987)
 1987 Destination America (TV Movie)
 1986 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Giles Taylor
- Slow Seduction (1986) ... Giles Taylor
 1980-1986 Dallas (TV Series)
Minister / The Minister / Mitchell
- Blast from the Past (1986) ... Minister
- End of the Road: Part 2 (1981) ... The Minister
- Second Thoughts (1980) ... Mitchell
 1984-1986 Dynasty (TV Series)
Board Member #1 / George
- The Vote (1986) ... Board Member #1
- The Rescue (1984) ... George
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Ralph Flagg
- Rich Girl (1985) ... Ralph Flagg
 1984 E/R (TV Series)
John Harrison
 1984 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Oscar Babcook
 1984 Emerald Point N.A.S. (TV Series)
Mr. Wallace
- The Assignment (1984) ... Mr. Wallace
 1983 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Doctor
- A Change of Heart (1983) ... Doctor
 1983 The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (TV Movie)
 1982 Life of the Party: The Story of Beatrice (TV Movie)
Mr. Saxe
 1979-1981 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Tom Bishop / Mr. Bishop
- The Big Heist (1981) ... Tom Bishop
- The Accident (1980) ... Tom Bishop
- Poor Drummond (1980) ... Tom Bishop
- The Adoption: Part 2 (1979) ... Mr. Bishop (as Bob Rockwell)
- The Adoption: Part 1 (1979) ... Tom Bishop (as Bob Rockwell)
 1981 Flamingo Road (TV Series)
- The Victim (1981)
 1981 Golden Gate (TV Movie)
 1981 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Harrison
- Angel on a Roll (1981) ... Harrison
 1981 The Waltons (TV Series)
Clayton Anderson
 1981 Murder in Texas (TV Movie)
Parker
 1981 Benson (TV Series)
Uncle Henry
- Marcy's Wedding (1981) ... Uncle Henry
 1980 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Monty
- Nightside (1980) ... Monty
 1979 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
George MacArthur
- I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do (1979) ... George MacArthur
 1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Jack Scott
- The Not-So-Popular-Mechanics (1973) ... Jack Scott
 1959-1970 Lassie (TV Series)
Dean Chalmers / Tom Wade / Will Thorne / ...
- Lassie's Interlude (1970) ... Will Thorne
- Glacier Canyon (1968) ... Dean Chalmers
- Day of the Wolf (1968) ... Dean Chalmers
- Eagle's Dynasty (1968) ... Dean Chalmers
 1969-1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Tom Bennett
- Really Cool (1970) ... Tom Bennett
- Home Remedy (1969) ... Tom Bennett
 1970 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Norbert Thompson
- Spare That Cottage (1970) ... Norbert Thompson
 1969 Green Acres (TV Series)
Professor Rockwell
- Oh, Promise Me (1969) ... Professor Rockwell
 1968 Sol Madrid
Chief Danvers
 1966 Summer Fun (TV Series)
Sam Thompson
- Thompson's Ghost (1966) ... Sam Thompson
 1966 Thompson's Ghost (TV Movie)
Sam Thompson
 1959-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Ed Purvis / Everett Rixby / Cole B. Troy / ...
- The Case of the Candy Queen (1965) ... Ed Purvis
- The Case of the Lurid Letter (1962) ... Everett Rixby
- The Case of the Shapely Shadow (1962) ... Cole B. Troy
- The Case of the Misguided Missile (1961) ... Maj. Jerry Reynolds
- The Case of the Deadly Toy (1959) ... Dick Benedict
 1965 A Letter to Nancy
Pastor
 1964 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Bill Westover
- Lips of Evil (1964) ... Bill Westover
 1962 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Tom Bennett
 1962 Room for One More (TV Series)
Mason
 1962 Bronco (TV Series)
Van Dix
- A Town That Lived and Died (1962) ... Van Dix
 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Newscaster
- Turn Home Again (1962) ... Newscaster
 1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Tom Blauvelt
- Substitute Gun (1961) ... Tom Blauvelt
 1961 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
William Thorne
- Death Ride (1961) ... William Thorne
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Ed Matthews
- Don't Believe a Word She Says (1961) ... Ed Matthews
 1960 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Phillip Johns
- Odd Job (1960) ... Phillip Johns
 1960 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Mike Callahan
- Champagne Lady (1960) ... Mike Callahan
 1959-1960 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Sam Logan
- Gold Is Where You Find It (1960) ... Sam Logan
- The Lady in Yellow (1960) ... Sam Logan
- The Money Machine (1960) ... Sam Logan
- The Man Who Wanted Everything (1960) ... Sam Logan
- Trial by Combat (1960) ... Sam Logan
 1959 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Mr. Philips
- Fawn (1959) ... Mr. Philips
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
George Taylor
- The Comeback (1959) ... George Taylor
 1958 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Phillip Hampton
- Memo to a Firing Squad (1958) ... Phillip Hampton
 1957-1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Dolph Randolph / Professor Amberson Adams
- Millionaire Lee Randolph (1958) ... Dolph Randolph
- The Professor Amberson Adams Story (1957) ... Professor Amberson Adams
 1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Capt. Doug Sharp
- The Squalus Story (1958) ... Capt. Doug Sharp
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Jeb Stewart / Stephen / Albert Dickens
- In the Good Old Summertime (1958) ... Jeb Stewart
- Day of Rest (1958) ... Stephen
- Dear Milkman (1958) ... Albert Dickens
 1957-1958 Navy Log (TV Series)
Sandy Bridges / Chief John Milde
- Florida Weekend (1958) ... Sandy Bridges
- Fire at Sea (1957) ... Chief John Milde
 1958 Turn the Other Cheek (Short)
Ben Hanson
 1957 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Abner J. Harcourt
- Alias the Secretary (1957) ... Abner J. Harcourt
 1957 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Dan
- The Phantom Valise (1957) ... Dan
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Easy Going Man (1957)
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Joe Bishop
- Diamonds Come High (1957) ... Joe Bishop
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Frank Finley
- A Time to Kill (1957) ... Frank Finley
 1956 Our Miss Brooks
Phillip 'Phil' Boynton
 1953 The War of the Worlds
Forest Ranger at Crash Site (uncredited)
 1953 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Jim Taylor
 1952 The Turning Point
Reporter (uncredited)
 1952 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Jor-El
- Superman on Earth (1952) ... Jor-El (uncredited)
 1950-1952 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Glen Darby / Rick Merrill / Randy Tyler / ...
- Outlaw's Son (1952) ... Glen Darby
- Mr. Trouble (1951) ... Rick Merrill
- The Outcast (1951) ... Randy Tyler
- One Jump Ahead (1950) ... Rick Sanders
- The Beeler Gang (1950) ... Sheriff Bert Lawson
 1952 Just for You
John Ransome
 1952 The Schaefer Century Theatre (TV Series)
 1951-1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Don Kerby / Jack
- The Long Shot (1952) ... Don Kerby (as Bob Rockwell)
- The Bill of Sale Racket (1951) ... Jack (as Bob Rockwell)
 1952 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
Barry Johnson
- This Little Pig Cried (1952) ... Barry Johnson
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
Davey
- Legal Tender (1952) ... Davey
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Week-End with Father
Ranger Kennedy (uncredited)
 1951 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Dr. Greg Hartford (1977-1978)
 1951 The Prince Who Was a Thief
Bogo (uncredited)
 1951 The Frogmen
Lt. Bill Doyle
 1950-1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series)
Barry Johnson
- The Ageless (1951)
- This Little Pig Cried (1950) ... Barry Johnson
 1951 Call Me Mister
1st Sergeant (uncredited)
 1950 Lonely Heart Bandits
Police Lt. Carroll
 1950 Trial Without Jury
Police Lt. Bill Peters
 1950 Destination Big House
Dr. Walter Phillips
 1950 Federal Agent at Large
Dr. Ross Carrington
 1950 Belle of Old Mexico
Kip Armitage III
 1950 Singing Guns (uncredited)
 1950 Unmasked
Detective Lt. James 'Jim' Webster
 1950 The Blonde Bandit
Dist. Atty. James Deveron
 1949 Task Force
Lt. Kelly (uncredited)
 1949 The Red Menace
Bill Jones
 1948 You Gotta Stay Happy
Eddie
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TV commercial: Was featured in a long-running TV commercial for Werther's Original where he's a grandfather giving his grandson a candy. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bob Rockwell

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Children: daughters Susan and Alison; sons Robert Jr., Jeffrey and Gregory. See more »

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Libra

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