62 (passed away Jul. 1st, 1986)
Mar. 31st, 1924
San Bernardino, California, USA
Roy Poole's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1982 - A Stranger Is Watching
1980 - Brubaker
1976 - Network
1975 - Mandingo
1972 - 1776
1970 - Sometimes a Great Notion
1967 - Up the Down Staircase
1962 - Experiment in Terror
Guest TV Roles
Police Captain Joe Keene
Wells the Janitor
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- General purpose player who played authoritative types on stage, film and TV.
- Won an Obie award for his performance in "Quartermaine's Terms" in 1983.
- Graduated from Stanford University.
- Portrayed Stephen Hopkins in the original Broadway stage version of 1776 and reprised his role in the movie 1776 (1972).
- Appeared in at least two short historical films for classroom use, one about Andrew Jackson (as Daniel Webster) and another about the Salem witch trials (as one of the judges).
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