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Royce D. Applegate

Highest Rated:   92% Splash (1984)
Lowest Rated:   8% Gods and Generals (2003)
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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

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Purgatory Flats
  • Det. Travis McGill
2003
75% Intolerable Cruelty
  • Mr. Gutman
$35.1M 2003
77% Seabiscuit
  • Dutch Doogan
$120.2M 2003
8% Gods and Generals
  • General James Kemper
$12.9M 2003
83% The Rookie
  • Henry
$75.5M 2002
77% O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Man with Bullhorn
$45.2M 2000
50% Phoenix
  • Dickerman
1998
43% Dr. Dolittle
  • 'I Love You' Dog Voice
1998
34% Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
  • Ryback's Cook
1995
33% The Getaway
  • Gun Shop Salesman
1994
80% Gettysburg
  • Brigadier General James L. Kemper
1993
47% White Sands
  • Peterson
1992
38% Career Opportunities
  • Actor
1991
No Score Yet Murder in Mississippi
  • Deputy Winter
1990
90% Rain Man
  • Actor
1988
44% Rampage
  • Tippetts
1988
29% From the Hip
  • Mr. Wilby
1987
No Score Yet Million Dollar Mystery
  • Tugger
1987
14% Armed and Dangerous
  • Toxic Guard
1986
92% Splash
  • Buckwalter
1984
No Score Yet A Day for Thanks on Waltons' Mountain
  • Sweeney
1982
44% Back Roads
  • Father
1981
62% History of the World---Part I
  • Coming Attraction
1981
67% 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 Centennial
  • Mr. Holmes
1978
No Score Yet Jackson County Jail
  • Actor
1976

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Laferty
  • 2000
No Score Yet Diff'rent Strokes
1978-1986
  • Brown
  • 1985
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
  • Georgie
  • 1981

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