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Pernell Roberts

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Birth Name: Pernell Roberts
Born: 05/18/1928
Birth Place: Waycross, Georgia, USA
Death Place: Malibu, California, USA
Died: 01/24/2010

Born on May 18, 1928 in Waycross, GA, Roberts was active in both music and sports while in high school and was a vocalist in his local church choir. He twice failed to attend his college classes; first at the Georgia Technological Institute, which he attended prior to joining the Marines in 1946 (where he performed in the Marine Corps Band), followed three years later by a brief tenure at the University of Maryland, which gave him his first exposure to acting in classical theater. After leaving the university, Roberts moved to Washington D.C. in 1950 and supported himself in a wide variety of jobs while performing with the acclaimed Arena Stage Company. Two years later, he relocated to New Y... Continue Bio >>

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