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Bill Roberson (I) (1958–2017)

Bill Roberson was born on August 21, 1958 in Washington, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for Forrest Gump (1994), The Patriot (2000) and Patch Adams (1998). He was previously married to Hi Bedford. He died on November 18, 2017 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Forrest Gump Fat Man at Bench
The Patriot Loyalist Simms
Patch Adams Fred Jarvis
Leatherheads Mr. Dunn


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 2015 Christmas in the Smokies
Cousin Larry
 2015 Accidental Love
Senator Jimmy Stewart (uncredited)
 2009 Julius Caesar (Video)
 2008 Leatherheads
Mr. Dunn
 2006 The Water Is Wide (TV Movie)
 2005 Surface (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Manager
 2003 Radio
 2001 Morgan's Ferry (Video)
 2001 The Last Brickmaker in America (TV Movie)
Dr. Quinn
 2000 The Patriot
Loyalist Simms
 2000 Head Cheerleader Dead Cheerleader
Sheriff Bookman
 1999 Hellblock 13
Sheriff Broughton ("Watery Grave")
 1998 Patch Adams
Fred Jarvis
 1998 Body Count
Prison Guard
 1997 What the Deaf Man Heard (TV Movie)
 1996 American Gothic (TV Series)
- Dr. Death Takes a Holiday (1996) ... Carl
 1994 Forrest Gump
Fat Man at Bench
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 1997 That Darn Cat (stunts - uncredited)
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 2009 The F.B.I. Files (TV Series documentary)

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Erroneous claims of his death circulated the Internet between 2009 and 2010 (resulting in the deletion of his Wikipedia entry). These were ultimately refuted with the appearance of what is (to date) his only head shot and a credit in the infamously troubled David O. Russell comedy Accidental Love (2015). See more »

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