Roy Roberts

Highest Rated:
100% Force of Evil (1948)
Lowest Rated:
75% It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Birthday:
Mar 19
Birthplace:
Tampa, Florida, USA
Bio:
Veteran character player Roy Roberts proudly claimed over 900 performances in a 40-year career. He might not have been known necessarily by name but the face was so distinct and obviously familiar. The prototype of the steely executive, the no-nonsense mayor, the assured banker, the stentorian…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Tumbleweed
  • Actor
-- 2012
The Strongest Man in the World
  • Mr. Roberts
-- 1975
98% Chinatown
  • Mayor Bagby
-- 1974
The Outfit
  • Bob Caswell
-- 1974
Hotel
  • Bailey
-- 1967
Those Calloways
  • E.J. Fletcher
-- 1965
I'll Take Sweden
  • Captain
-- 1965
75% It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  • Actor
-- 1963
Kid Galahad
  • Actor
-- 1962
The Underwater City
  • Tim Graham
-- 1962
The First Texan
  • Sherman
-- 1956
The King and Four Queens
  • Sheriff Larrabee
-- 1956
Backlash
  • Major Carson
-- 1956
The Last Command (San Antonio de Bexar)
  • Dr. Sutherland
-- 1955
Stranger On Horseback
  • Actor
-- 1955
Wyoming Renegades
  • Sheriff McVey
-- 1955
Big House, U.S.A.
  • Chief Ranger Erickson
-- 1955
They Rode West
  • Sgt. Creever
-- 1954
Dawn At Socorro
  • Doc Jameson
-- 1954
Outlaw Stallion
  • Hagen
-- 1954
Second Chance
  • Charley Malloy
-- 1953
The Man Behind the Gun
  • Mark Sheldon
-- 1953
Westinghouse Studio One - "Signal Thirty-Two"
  • Actor
-- 1953
95% House of Wax
  • Matthew Burke
-- 1953
The Cimarron Kid
  • Pat Roberts
-- 1952
Stars and Stripes Forever (Marching Along)
  • Maj. Houston
-- 1952
The Big Trees
  • Judge Crenshaw
  • Director
-- 1952
Battles of Chief Pontiac
  • Maj. Gladwin
-- 1952
Cripple Creek
  • Marshall Tetheroe
-- 1952
The Man with a Cloak
  • Policeman
-- 1952
Hoodlum Empire
  • Chief Tayls
-- 1952
One Minute to Zero
  • Gen. Thomas
-- 1952
Skirts Ahoy!
  • Capt. Graymont
-- 1952
Santa Fe
  • Cole Sanders
-- 1951
My Favorite Spy
  • Johnson
-- 1951
I Was a Communist for the FBI
  • Father Novac
-- 1951
86% The Enforcer
  • Captain Frank Nelson
-- 1951
The Killer That Stalked New York
  • Mayor
-- 1950
The Palomino (Hills of the Brave)
  • Ben Lane
-- 1950
Borderline
  • Harvey Gumbin
-- 1950
Wyoming Mail
  • Charles DeHaven
-- 1950
Chain Lightning
  • Gen. Hewitt
-- 1950
Chicken Every Sunday
  • Harry Bowers
-- 1949
Almost a Bride (A Kiss for Corliss)
  • Uncle George
-- 1949
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (Innocence Is Bliss)
  • Foreman
-- 1949
Chicago Deadline
  • Jerry Cavanaugh
-- 1949
The Reckless Moment
  • Nagle
-- 1949
Joan of Arc
  • Wandamme
-- 1948
100% Force of Evil
  • Ben Tucker
-- 1948
83% He Walked by Night
  • Director
  • Capt. Breen
-- 1948
Fury at Furnace Creek
  • Al Shanks
-- 1948
The Brasher Doubloon (The High Window)
  • Lieutenant Breeze
-- 1947
76% Gentleman's Agreement
  • Mr. Calkins Hotel Manager
-- 1947
Daisy Kenyon
  • Dan's Attorney
-- 1947
Captain from Castile
  • Capt. Alvarado
-- 1947
100% Nightmare Alley
  • McGraw
-- 1947
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim
  • Mr. Foster
-- 1947
Strange Triangle (Strange Alibi)
  • Harry Matthews
-- 1946
Colonel Effingham's Raid (Man of the Hour)
  • Capt Rampey
-- 1946
Behind Green Lights
  • Max Calvert
-- 1946
100% My Darling Clementine
  • Mayor
-- 1946
Smoky
  • Jeff
-- 1946
A Bell for Adano
  • Col. Middleton
-- 1945
88% Wilson
  • Ike Hoover
-- 1944
The Fighting Sullivans
  • Fr. Francis
-- 1944
Tampico
  • Crawford
-- 1944
Guadalcanal Diary
  • Capt. Cross
-- 1943
Circumstantial Evidence
  • Marty Harmon
-- 1935

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Quotes from Roy Roberts's Characters

    1. Matthew Burke: The insurance company insisted upon proof of my partner's death.
    2. Cathy Gray: Yes. They always want a corpse.
    From House of Wax. Submitted by Christopher B (9 months ago)
    1. Matthew Burke: No matter how much we loose you must still go on living.
    From House of Wax. Submitted by Christopher B (9 months ago)
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