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Date of Birth 9 May 1938Pocatello, Idaho, USA
Date of Death 17 December 1985Los Angeles County, California, USA  (brain hemorrhage)
Birth NameRoger Pugmire
Height 6' 6" (1.98 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Roger Torrey was born on May 9, 1938 in Pocatello, Idaho, USA as Roger Pugmire. He was an actor, known for The Plunderers (1960), The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) and Iron Horse (1966). He died on December 17, 1985 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

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Towering Height
Deep voice

Trivia (1)

He nearly became Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) when the producers were casting. Max Baer Jr. eventually got the part but Torrey was the original choice. He went on to appear in several episodes of the series in the role of Mark Templeton. He also appeared in episodes in 1969 as a character called Matthew Templeton.

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