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Percy Rodrigues (1918–2007)


A symbol of intelligence, leadership and moral strength in his various 1960s and 1970s roles, African-Canadian actor Percy Rodrigues rose in Hollywood stature during the late 1960s following a couple of earlier Broadway appearances. The serenely handsome, distinguished-looking actor also became notable for helping to break racial barriers on ... See full bio »

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Known For

Star Trek
Star Trek Portmaster Stone
(1967)
Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossible Jara / Arturo Sandoval / Captain Trez
(1966-1970)
Planet of the Apes
(1974)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
(1968)

Filmography

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 1987 Foofur (TV Series)
- Annabell Gets Framed/Scary Harry (1987) ... (voice)
- Look Homeward, Foofur (1987) ... (voice)
- Fencer Gets Soul/You Bet Your Life (1987) ... (voice)
- Rocki's Big Fib/Bye, Bye, Birdie (1987) ... (voice)
- Annabell Goes Punk/Puppy Love (1987) ... (voice)
 1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (TV Movie)
Dr. Froman
 1987 The Tortellis (TV Series)
God
- Pilot (1987) ... God (voice, uncredited)
 1986 Captain EO (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1982-1985 Benson (TV Series)
Judge Harper / Ned Harper
- Benson the Hero (1985) ... Judge Harper
- The Inheritance (1984) ... Ned Harper
- Full Court Press (1983) ... Judge Harper
- The Party's Over (1982) ... Ned Harper
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Mayor Jackson
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Mayor Jackson
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Mayor Jackson
 1983 Cutter to Houston (TV Series)
Dr. Easley
- It Ain't Braggin' If You Done It (1983) ... Dr. Easley
 1983 This Girl for Hire (TV Movie)
Jonathan Eastman
 1983 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Jason
- Lady in Blue (1983) ... Jason
 1982 BrainWaves
Dr. Robinson
 1982 Strike Force (TV Series)
Mr. Ross
- Humiliation (1982) ... Mr. Ross
 1982 Dynasty (TV Series)
Dawson
- Blake's Blindness (1982) ... Dawson
 1981 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Randy
- The Fall Guy (1981) ... Randy
 1981 Deadly Blessing
Narrator (voice)
 1981 Heavy Metal
Loknar (voice, uncredited)
 1981 Angel Dusted (TV Movie)
Dr. Kevin Hastings
 1980 Galaxina
Ordric's Voice (voice)
 1980 Sanford (TV Series)
Winston
- The Benefit (1980) ... Winston
- Cal's Diet: Part 2 (1980) ... Winston (credit only)
- Cal's Diet: Part 1 (1980) ... Winston (credit only)
- Cissy and the Nephew (1980) ... Winston (credit only)
- The Ring (1980) ... Winston (credit only)
 1980 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Joe Frazee
- The Price of Anger (1980) ... Joe Frazee
 1979 The Night Rider (TV Movie)
Robert
 1979 The Duke (TV Series)
Benny
- The Pilot: Duke (1979) ... Benny
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
Boyd Moffatt
- Part IV (1917-1921) (1979) ... Boyd Moffatt
 1978 James at 16 (TV Series)
- Ducks (1978)
 1978 Ring of Passion (TV Movie)
John Roxborough
 1978 The Astral Factor
Captain Wells
 1978 Lucan (TV Series)
Arthur Dreber
- How Do You Run Forever? (1978) ... Arthur Dreber
 1977 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Tod Miller
- Mama, the School Girl (1977) ... Tod Miller
 1977 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Dr. Bob Jessup
- Louise's New Interest (1977) ... Dr. Bob Jessup
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Minister
- The Mystery of the African Safari (1977) ... Minister
 1977 Enigma (TV Movie)
Idi Ben Yousef
 1976-1977 Executive Suite (TV Series)
Malcolm Gibson
- Re: Aftermath of a Tragedy (1977) ... Malcolm Gibson (as Percy Rodriguez)
- Re: Kin Less Than Kind (1977) ... Malcolm Gibson (as Percy Rodriguez)
- Re: The Identity Crisis (1976) ... Malcolm Gibson
- Re: Fear of Falling (1976) ... Malcolm Gibson (as Percy Rodriguez)
- Re: Power Play (1976) ... Malcolm Gibson (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1976 Gemini Man (TV Mini-Series)
General
- Return of the Lion (1976) ... General
 1976 Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (TV Mini-Series)
Nolan Wainwright
- Part IV (1976) ... Nolan Wainwright
- Part III (1976) ... Nolan Wainwright
- Part II (1976) ... Nolan Wainwright
- Part I (1976) ... Nolan Wainwright
 1976 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Mayor Dan Stoddard
- Pilot (1976) ... Mayor Dan Stoddard
 1970-1976 Medical Center (TV Series)
Dr. Rogers / Lieutenant Preston / Dr. Martin De Haven
- Appointment with Danger (1974) ... Dr. Rogers
- Blood Line (1971) ... Lieutenant Preston
- Moment of Decision (1970) ... Dr. Martin De Haven
 1976 Doc (TV Series)
Walters
- The Death of a Turtle (1976) ... Walters
 1975 Hugo the Hippo
Jorma's Father (voice)
 1975 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Lou Turner
- The Olympics (1975) ... Lou Turner
 1975 The Lives of Jenny Dolan (TV Movie)
Dr. Laurence Mallen
 1975 Good Times (TV Series)
Edgar Edwards
- Florida's Rich Cousin (1975) ... Edgar Edwards
 1975 The Last Survivors (TV Movie)
Rudi Franco
 1974 Planet of the Apes (TV Series)
Aboro
- The Tyrant (1974) ... Aboro
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Commissioner Parks
- The Accident (1974) ... Commissioner Parks
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
- The Street (1974)
 1974 Rhinoceros
Mr. Nicholson
 1973 Shaft (TV Series)
Marcus Lowell
- Hit-Run (1973) ... Marcus Lowell
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series)
Sakharov Richards
- Circuit of Death (1973) ... Sakharov Richards
 1973 Faraday and Company (TV Series)
Ambassador
- Say Hello to a Dead Man (1973) ... Ambassador
 1973 Genesis II (TV Movie)
Primus Isaac Kimbridge
 1973 The Rookies (TV Series)
R.C. Taylor
- Crossfire (1973) ... R.C. Taylor
 1972 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Talbot alias Joplin
- North Light (1972) ... Talbot alias Joplin
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Lt. Woods / Sgt. Bruckner
- The Eyes That Wouldn't Die (1972) ... Lt. Woods
- With Affection, Jack the Ripper (1972) ... Lt. Woods
- Whisper of Evil (1972) ... Sgt. Bruckner
 1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Dr. Lawrence Dole
- Hour of Judgment (1972) ... Dr. Lawrence Dole
 1972 Banacek (TV Series)
Faldor
- Project Phoenix (1972) ... Faldor
 1972 The Legend of Hillbilly John
Capt. Lojoie H. Desplain IV
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
Robert Dalmont
- A Flight of Hawks (1972) ... Robert Dalmont
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Mohammed
- And Then There Was One (1972) ... Mohammed
 1971 The Forgotten Man (TV Movie)
Capt. Jackson
 1971 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Charbout
- Bayou Boy: Part 2 (1971) ... Charbout
- Bayou Boy: Part 1 (1971) ... Charbout
 1971 The Boy from Dead Man's Bayou (TV Movie)
Charbout
 1970-1971 The Silent Force (TV Series)
Jason Hart
- The Banker: Part 2 (1971) ... Jason Hart
- The Banker: Part 1 (1971) ... Jason Hart
- The Octopus (1970) ... Jason Hart
- A Family Tradition (1970) ... Jason Hart
- The Courier (1970) ... Jason Hart
 1970 The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (TV Movie)
Frank Jones
 1969-1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Paul Reston / Reston
- Battle at Gannon's Bridge (1970) ... Paul Reston
- A Hard Case of the Blues (1969) ... Reston
 1970 McQueen (TV Series)
Graham Forbes
- Rewrite Column Four (1970) ... Graham Forbes (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1970 Somerset (TV Series)
Lieutenant (1971)
 1966-1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Jara / Arturo Sandoval / Captain Trez
- Chico (1970) ... Arturo Sandoval
- The Slave: Part 2 (1967) ... Jara (as Percy Rodriguez)
- The Slave: Part 1 (1967) ... Jara (as Percy Rodriguez)
- Wheels (1966) ... Captain Trez (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1969 Adventures in Rainbow Country (TV Series)
Jim Rusk
- The Boy Who Loved Animals (1969) ... Jim Rusk
 1967-1969 Mannix (TV Series)
Jim Chancellor / Roy Bradley
- Tooth of the Serpent (1969) ... Jim Chancellor
- A Catalogue of Sins (1967) ... Roy Bradley
 1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Ernest Jackson / George Clark
- Let Ernest Come Over (1969) ... Ernest Jackson / George Clark
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Mac Keller
- Two Percent of Nothing (1969) ... Mac Keller
 1968-1969 Peyton Place (TV Series)
Dr. Harry Miles / Harry Miles
- Episode #5.54 (1969) ... Dr. Harry Miles
- Episode #5.53 (1969) ... Dr. Harry Miles
- Episode #5.52 (1969) ... Dr. Harry Miles
- Episode #5.51 (1969) ... Dr. Harry Miles
- Episode #5.50 (1969) ... Dr. Harry Miles
 1968 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Dr. Copeland (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1968 The Sweet Ride
Lieutenant Harvey Atkins (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1966-1967 Daktari (TV Series)
M'Kono / Metembe
- The Return of the Phantom (1967) ... M'Kono
- Predator of Wameru (1966) ... Metembe
 1967 Tarzan (TV Series)
Matusi
- The Voice of the Elephant (1967) ... Matusi
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Detective John Rollins
- Deadlock (1967) ... Detective John Rollins (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1967 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Sheriff's Sgt. Emery Dalton
- Passage to Helena (1967) ... Sheriff's Sgt. Emery Dalton
 1967 Star Trek (TV Series)
Portmaster Stone
- Court Martial (1967) ... Portmaster Stone (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
President Khufu
- The My Friend the Gorilla Affair (1966) ... President Khufu (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Brutus
- The Night of the Poisonous Posey (1966) ... Brutus (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1966 The Plainsman
Brother John (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1962-1966 Festival (TV Series)
Narrator
- Heritage (1966) ... Narrator (as Percy Rodriguez)
- The Gambler (1962) ... (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Dr. Joseph Taylor
- A Horse Named Stravinsky (1965) ... Dr. Joseph Taylor
 1965 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Eddie Brookman
 1964 David and Hazel: A Story in Communication (Short)
Al Graham (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1964 Carol for Another Christmas (TV Movie)
Charles
 1964 Trouble fête
Le policier noir
 1961-1964 Playdate (TV Series)
Dr. Kharma / Zawi
- No Sand for the Ostrich (1964) ... Dr. Kharma (as Percy Rodriguez)
- In the Good Time (1961) ... Zawi (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Harry
- Child of a Night (1964) ... Harry (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mr. Jackson
- The Unwanted (1963) ... Mr. Jackson
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Millard Jeffers
- The S.S. American Dream (1963) ... Millard Jeffers (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1959-1963 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series)
- Countdown (1963) ... (as Percy Rodriguez)
- Moose Fever (1962) ... (as Percy Rodriguez)
- Scenes from Othello (1961) ... (as Percy Rodriguez)
- Psalms for Easter (1961) ... (as Percy Rodriguez)
- The Personal Bone (1959) ... (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1963 Quest (TV Series)
- Eulogy (1963) ... (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1961 Encounter (TV Series)
- Slip Knot (1961)
 1961 Q for Quest (TV Series)
Tannahill
- Burlap Bags (1961) ... Tannahill (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1958 Folio (TV Series)
 1958 A Midsummer Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
- Trio (1958) ... (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1957 Honey Bees and Pollination (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1957 Dorchester Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
- Teeter-Totter (1957) ... (as Percy Rodriguez)
 1957 Tomahawk (TV Series)
Iroqois Chieftain
 1955 No Longer Vanishing (Short)
Narrator (voice)
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Other Works:

Stage: Played Henry Simpson in Lillian Hellman's "Toys in the Attic" (Hudson Theatre, New York City, USA) See more »

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Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

Had two children from his first marriage: Hollis Rodrigues and Gerald Rodrigues. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Gemini

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