Rockne Tarkington

Rockne Tarkington

Highest Rated: 44% Wyatt Earp (1994)

Lowest Rated: 9% The Ice Pirates (1984)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

On stage from 1960, towering African-American actor Rockne Tarkington has been most often seen in movie and TV adventure fare. Those who were weaned on the Saturday morning kiddie shows of the 1960s will remember Tarkington as Morgan, the fearless islander eternally called upon to rescue hero Frank Aletter and heroine Ronne Troup in the live-action "Danger Island" segments of The Banana Splits Adventure Hour. In the evening hours, Tarkington could be seen on an occasional basis as jungle veterinarian Rao on the Tarzan series. Numbering among his feature film credits are such heart-pounders as Ice Pirates (1984), Death Before Dishonor (1987) and Fists of Steel (1990). Curiously, in Kevin Costner's blood-spattered Wyatt Earp (1994), Rockne Tarkington played the relatively passive role of a stablehand.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Black Starlet Actor 2012
No Score Yet Under the Gun (Iron Fist) Leon 1995
44% Wyatt Earp Stable Hand 1994
No Score Yet The Desperate Trail Packo 1994
No Score Yet Death Before Dishonor Director Jihad 1987
No Score Yet Uphill All the Way Leon 1986
9% The Ice Pirates Patch 1984
No Score Yet Showdown at Eagle Gap Enterprise Jackson 1982
No Score Yet The Intruder Within Mark 1981
No Score Yet The Baltimore Bullet Gunner 1980
No Score Yet Roughnecks Lenny Booker 1980
No Score Yet Disaster on the Coastliner Actor 1979
No Score Yet Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Morrison 1978
No Score Yet The Zebra Force Actor 1976
No Score Yet The No Mercy Man Actor 1975
No Score Yet The Great Gundown Sutton 1975
No Score Yet Trained to Kill, U.S.A. Actor 1975
No Score Yet Black Samson Samson 1974
No Score Yet Melinda Tank 1972
No Score Yet Beware! The Blob Deputy Williams 1972
43% The Great White Hope Rudy 1970
No Score Yet Tell Me in the Sunlight Rocky 1967
No Score Yet Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion Juma 1965
No Score Yet Soldier in the Rain 1st Sgt. William Booth 1963


No Score Yet MacGyver
Jules 1987
No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
Paul Giroux 1967
No Score Yet The Andy Griffith Show
Flip Conroy 1967
No Score Yet Bewitched
Tommy Carter 1966


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