Robert Symonds (1926–2007)


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Robert Symonds was born on December 1, 1926 in Bristow, Oklahoma, USA as Robert Barry Symonds. He is known for his work on The Exorcist (1973), Catch Me If You Can (2002) and And Justice for All (1979). He was married to Priscilla Pointer and Elizabeth Janel Kaderli. He died on August 23, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Exorcist Dr. Taney
(1973)
(2002)
And Justice for All Judge Burns
(1979)
Primary Colors Bart Nilson
(1998)

Filmography

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 2006 Cold Case (TV Series)
Ted Chester (2006)
- Static (2006) ... Ted Chester (2006)
 2006 Alias (TV Series)
Second Man
- There's Only One Sydney Bristow (2006) ... Second Man
 2002 Catch Me If You Can
Mr. Rosen
 2001 Any Day Now (TV Series)
Franklin
- Rebel with a Cause (2001) ... Franklin
 1999/II Inferno
Henry Howard
 1998 Primary Colors
Bart Nilson
 1998 ER (TV Series)
Adm. Jay Jackson
- Family Practice (1998) ... Adm. Jay Jackson
 1996 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Vedek Porta
- Accession (1996) ... Vedek Porta
 1993 Mandroid
Karl Zimmer
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Dr. Wickless
- Shock Theater - October 3, 1954 (1991) ... Dr. Wickless
 1991 Stat (TV Series)
Cassidy
- Ladyfinger (1991) ... Cassidy
 1990 An Enemy of the People (TV Movie)
Morten Kiehl
 1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Jack Ashley
- Samurai Ad Man (1990) ... Jack Ashley
 1990 Generations (TV Series)
Doctor
- Episode #1.254 (1990) ... Doctor
- Episode #1.253 (1990) ... Doctor
- Episode #1.252 (1990) ... Doctor (credit only)
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series)
Judge
- Part 3 (1990) ... Judge (as Robert Barry Symonds)
- Part 2 (1990) ... Judge (as Robert Barry Symonds)
- Part 1 (1990) ... Judge (as Robert Barry Symonds)
 1989 C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud
Proctor
 1989 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
Carl Ashe, Sr.
- Cabin Fever (1989) ... Carl Ashe, Sr. (as Robert Barry Symonds)
 1988 Still Frame (Short)
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Alan Taft
- Song of Orpheus (1987) ... Alan Taft
 1982-1987 Dynasty (TV Series)
Dr. Jonas Edwards
- The Surrogate: Part 1 (1987) ... Dr. Jonas Edwards
- The Shower (1987) ... Dr. Jonas Edwards
- The Garage (1987) ... Dr. Jonas Edwards
- The Surgery (1987) ... Dr. Jonas Edwards
- The Divorce (1986) ... Dr. Jonas Edwards
 1987 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Judge A. Davis
- Fatal Attraction (1987) ... Judge A. Davis (uncredited)
 1987 Carly's Web (TV Movie)
Sen. Moreland
 1987 Airwolf (TV Series)
Adrian Paley
- Storm Warning (1987) ... Adrian Paley
 1987 Rumpelstiltskin
Victor
 1987 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Dr. Friedman
- Jose, Can You See? (1987) ... Dr. Friedman
 1986 The Wizard (TV Series)
Dr. Laycoe
- Twist of Fate (1986) ... Dr. Laycoe
 1986 Cheers (TV Series)
Mr. Brubaker
- Take My Shirt... Please? (1986) ... Mr. Brubaker
 1985 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Librarian
- Decisions: Part 2 (1985) ... Librarian
- Decisions: Part 1 (1985) ... Librarian
 1985 Crimewave
Guard #1
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
Gen. Ernie Collins
- Boz Busters (1985) ... Gen. Ernie Collins
 1985 Cover Up (TV Series)
Lawyer
- Murder Offshore (1985) ... Lawyer
 1984 Micki + Maude
Ezra Hutchison
 1984 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Cat Holliday
- The Rotten Apples (1984) ... Cat Holliday
 1984 The Ice Pirates
Lanky Nibs
 1982-1984 Benson (TV Series)
Eddie / Mountain Man
- The Little Hotel That Could (1984) ... Eddie
- The Lumber Mill (1982) ... Mountain Man
 1983 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
Herb Taylor
- The Red Herring (1983) ... Herb Taylor
 1982 The Blue and the Gray (TV Mini-Series)
Gen. Robert E. Lee
- Part 3 (1982) ... Gen. Robert E. Lee
 1982 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series)
Dr. Markell
- I Love You Molly McGraw (1982) ... Dr. Markell
 1982 Superstition
Pike
 1982 Marian Rose White (TV Movie)
Dr. Arnold
 1981 Dallas (TV Series)
Martin Porter
- Five Dollars a Barrel (1981) ... Martin Porter
- The Split (1981) ... Martin Porter
 1981 Murder in Texas (TV Movie)
Cameron Fairchild
 1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Praeger
- Seldom Silent, Never Heard (1981) ... Praeger
 1977-1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Col. Horace Baldwin
- No Laughing Matter (1981) ... Col. Horace Baldwin
- Fade Out, Fade In (1977) ... Col. Horace Baldwin
 1981 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Dr. Ronald Phillips
- Scapegoats (1981) ... Dr. Ronald Phillips
 1979 And Justice for All
Judge Burns
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Simon Owens
- Disco Angels (1979) ... Simon Owens
 1978 Baretta (TV Series)
Barney
- Barney (1978) ... Barney
 1978 Gray Lady Down
Secretary of Navy
 1978 Loose Change (TV Mini-Series)
Dave Goodwin
 1974-1978 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Jensen / Jay Rogers
- The Lost Island (1978) ... Jensen
- The Deadly Replay (1974) ... Jay Rogers
 1977 Visions (TV Series)
Papa LaPorta
- You Can Run, But You Can't Hide (1977) ... Papa LaPorta
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Aubrey Skogstad
 1977 Future Cop (TV Series)
Assistant Chief Joseph
- Girl on the Ledge (1977) ... Assistant Chief Joseph
 1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Lt. Hagedorn
- Prime Rib (1977) ... Lt. Hagedorn
 1977 Family (TV Series)
Dr. Herman
- Coming and Goings (1977) ... Dr. Herman
- Taking Chances: Part 2 (1977) ... Dr. Herman
- Taking Chances: Part 1 (1977) ... Dr. Herman
 1977 Seventh Avenue (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Gold
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Edward Gold
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Edward Gold
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Edward Gold
 1977 Tail Gunner Joe (TV Movie)
President Harry Truman
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Tiny
- Upward Mobility (1976) ... Tiny
 1976 Wanted: The Sundance Woman (TV Movie)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Benjamin Franklin
- Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat (1976) ... Benjamin Franklin
- Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary (1976) ... Benjamin Franklin
 1975 Demon, Demon (TV Movie)
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Ruig
- Demon, Demon (1975) ... Ruig
- Nick and Nora (1975)
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Waldman
- To See No Evil (1975) ... Waldman
 1975 Shell Game (TV Movie)
Carruthers
 1975 Mannix (TV Series)
Robert Ingram
- Search for a Dead Man (1975) ... Robert Ingram
 1975 McCoy (TV Series)
- The Big Ripoff (1975)
 1975 Linda Lovelace for President
Uncle Sam
 1975 The Legend of Lizzie Borden (TV Movie)
Andrew Jennings
 1975 The Honorable Sam Houston (TV Movie)
Justice Roberts
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Dr. Beck
- The Winning Season (1974) ... Dr. Beck
 1974 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Mr. Hoad / Miles Keeley
- In Pursuit of Carol Thorne (1974) ... Mr. Hoad / Miles Keeley
 1974 Movin' On (TV Series)
Dr. Stillwell
- Grit (1974) ... Dr. Stillwell
 1973 The Exorcist
Dr. Taney
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Alfred Peters
- The Girls and Guns Case (1959) ... Alfred Peters
 1954 The New Adventures of China Smith (TV Series)
Verne Temple
- A Bandit of Malaya (1954) ... Verne Temple
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(June 30 to July 8, 1967) He played the title role in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt," in the Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Theatre Main Stage at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts with David Ackroyd (Aslak, Fellah, Parson); Margaret Barker (Aase); Dena Brown (guest); Ladislau ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Barry Symonds
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Since 1982 Robert and Priscilla performed plays together in Paris with the Dear Conjunction company. See more »

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