Royce D. Applegate

Royce D. Applegate

Highest Rated: 90% Splash (1984)

Lowest Rated: 0% Million Dollar Mystery (1987)

Birthday: Dec 25, 1939

Birthplace: Oklahoma, USA

A former standup comic who would later find fame as a character actor in such films as Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978) and Splash (1984), Royce D. Applegate would later find wide recognition as a cast member of the popular television series seaQuest DSV. Born in Midwest City, OK, Applegate got his start in as an entertainer in the comedy improv group "The Committee." Applegate would later co-found "Committee" offshoot "Synergy Trust" when the former expanded westward, and it wasn't long before he was making appearances on such popular television staples as The Steve Allen Show. Subsequent appearances on such shows as Charlie's Angels, Dallas, and ChiPs found the busy character actor in increasing demand, and with the 1972 thriller They Only Kill Their Masters, Applegate graduated to film. After taking on the role of Brig. Gen. James L. Kemper in the 1993 Civil War epic Gettysburg, Applegate would later reprise his role in the sequel Gods and Generals (2003). On January 1, 2003, Royce D. Applegate was found dead in his Hollywood Hills mansion following a devastating fire. He was 64.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Purgatory Flats Det. Travis McGill 2003
75% Intolerable Cruelty Mr. Gutman $35.1M 2003
78% Seabiscuit Dutch Doogan $120.2M 2003
8% Gods and Generals General James Kemper $13M 2003
84% The Rookie Henry $75.5M 2002
77% O Brother, Where Art Thou? Man with Bullhorn $45.2M 2000
50% Phoenix Dickerman 1998
42% Dr. Dolittle 'I Love You' Dog Voice 1998
35% Under Siege 2: Dark Territory Ryback's Cook 1995
33% The Getaway Gun Shop Salesman 1994
76% Gettysburg Brigadier General James L. Kemper 1993
44% White Sands Peterson 1992
38% Career Opportunities Actor 1991
No Score Yet Murder in Mississippi Deputy Winter 1990
89% Rain Man Actor 1988
44% Rampage Tippetts 1988
22% From the Hip Mr. Wilby 1987
0% Million Dollar Mystery Tugger 1987
10% Armed and Dangerous Toxic Guard 1986
90% Splash Buckwalter 1984
No Score Yet A Day for Thanks on Waltons' Mountain Sweeney 1982
40% Back Roads Father 1981
58% History of the World---Part I Coming Attraction 1981
84% Alligator Callan 1980
No Score Yet Loose Shoes Screenwriter Actor 1980
No Score Yet Prime Time (American Raspberry) (Funny America) Miracle White Announcer 1980
No Score Yet Hot Rod Johnny Hurricane 1979
No Score Yet Harper Valley P.T.A. Dutch 1978
No Score Yet Jackson County Jail Actor 1976


No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Laferty 2000
No Score Yet seaQuest DSV
Crocker Manilow Crocker 1996
No Score Yet Beverly Hills, 90210
Simon 1991
No Score Yet Designing Women
Emery 1989
No Score Yet Quantum Leap
Sheriff Blount 1989
No Score Yet Diff'rent Strokes
Brown 1985
No Score Yet Dukes of Hazzard
Harry Ray Insurance Investigator 1985
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
Georgie 1981
No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco
Bill Korman 1976


Coming Attraction says: See, Hitler on ice!

Brigadier General Lewis A.Armistead says: What does Col. Fremantle think? Will the British come in on our side?

Brigadier General James L.Kemper says: Oh, hell yeah, they'll come in - they'll come in when we don't need 'em no more. Just like some damn bank gonna loan you money when you no longer in debt.