Pernell Roberts

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Pernell Roberts
  • Birth Name: Pernell Elvin Roberts
  • Birth Place: Waycross, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/18/1928, Taurus
  • Date of Death: 01/24/2010
  • Profession: Actor
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VIDEO: Strike Up the Band or Else...

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Strike Up the Band or Else...
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Length: 26:07
Aired: 10/17/1974

Oscar loses money in a poker game and when he can't pay the debt in cash, he donates Felix's band, the Sophisticados, to Billie Joe as payment instead. watch

VIDEO: Hawaii Five-0: He welo 'oihana

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Hawaii Five-0: He welo 'oihana
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Length: 43:48
Aired: 3/3/1971

McGarrett must help his mother execute a covert op to retrieve an incriminating microfiche. Meanwhile, Kono's life is in danger when she closes in on Adam's secret. Treat Williams, Christine Lahti, Anthony Ian Dale and Daniel Henney return in this episode and guest stars Craig T. Nelson. watch

VIDEO: The Spitfire

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The Spitfire
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Length: 49:37
Aired: 1/14/1961

Joe tries to stop a homesteader he finds starting a fire on the Ponderosa and ends up shooting him in self-defense. Feeling responsible for the dead man's daughter, Joe brings the petulant daughter Willow back to the Ponderosa. watch

Videos

Making a Mill – Bonanza – Video Clip | TV Land
Bathing Beauty – Bonanza – Video Clip | TV Land
Pernell Roberts in Bonanza – Bonanza – Video Clip | TV Land
Trouble for Little Joe – Bonanza – Video Clip | TV Land

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Four Rode Out (1971)
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Four Rode Out (1971)
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The Errand Boy
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The Errand Boy

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Twenty-One Days To Tenstrike
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The Spitfire

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Credits

Year Title Description
1991 FBI TV Show Series, Host
1979 Trapper John, M.D. TV Show Series, Actor - Dr. `Trapper' John McIntyre
1978 The Immigrants TV Show Series, Actor - Anthony Cassala
1978 The Magic Of Lassie Movie, Actor
1969 Four Rode Out Movie, Actor

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Bonanza Creator David Dortort Dies at 93

David Dortort, creator of the long-running hit Western Bonanza, has died. He was 93.

Dortort died Sunday at his Westwood, Calif., apartment, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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A three-time Emmy nominee, Dortort got his start writing for such series as ...
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Pernell Roberts, Eldest Son on Bonanza, Dead at 81

Pernell Roberts, the last surviving member of Bonanza's cast, has died of cancer, the Los Angeles Times reported. He was 81.

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I've been watching Bonanza ...

Question: I've been watching Bonanza reruns and was wondering why it was eventually canceled. My dad says it was because Dan Blocker died. Is that true? Thanks for your help and keep up the good work!


Answer: Aw, heck — t'ain't nothin, but thanks for the kind words, Tim.

It's true that when Blocker died at 43 from surgical complications, many felt the heart and soul of the show went with him. But the show also dropped in the ratings after NBC moved it from its longtime Sunday-night berth to Tuesday night. The truth is that Bonanza most likely perished because its time had simply passed. Next to Gunsmoke, it was the longest-running Western on TV (from September 1959 to January 1973) and for much of that time it turned in phenomenal ratings. From 1964 to 1967, it was No. 1 and it only began to slip out read more

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