Pernell Roberts

Pernell Roberts

Born May 18, 1928
  • Actor
Pernell Elven Roberts, Jr. was an American stage, movie and television actor, as well as a singer. In addition to guest starring in over 60 television series, he was best known for his roles as Ben Cartwright's eldest son, Adam Cartwright, on the western series Bonanza, a role he played from 1959 un...

Pernell Roberts Stats


: Pernell Elvin Roberts Jr., Roberts, Pernell, The Liberal Cartwright


: Actor


: 6 ft (1.829 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: May 18, 1928 - Jan 24, 2010 (81 years old)

Place of Birth

: Waycross

Date of Death

: Jan 24, 2010

Place of Death

: Malibu

Cause of Death

: Cancer | Pancreatic cancer

Pernell Roberts Film Roles

  1. The Night Train to Kathmandu
  2. Ride Lonesome
  3. The Magic of Lassie
    The Magic of Lassie
  4. Four Rode Out
  5. The Bravos
    The Bravos
  6. High Noon part II: The Return of Will Kane
  7. Desire Under the Elms
    Peter Cabot
  8. Bonanza: The Fear Merchants
  9. The Errand Boy
    Adam Cartwright

Pernell Roberts TV Starring Roles

  1. Trapper John, M.D.
    Trapper John McIntyre
  2. Bonanza
  3. Jigsaw
  4. Centennial
  5. FBI: The Untold Stories

Pernell Roberts TV Guest Roles

  1. Misfire
  2. Aloha, You're Dead (2)
    Mr. Logan
  3. The Little John Doe Affair
    Joey Celeste
  4. Death Squad
    Chief Manuel Corba
  5. The Belles of Silver Flat
    Rev. David Clayton
  6. Arson and Old Lace
    Chief Madison
  7. The Hunted
    Marshall Dunnell
  8. Imitation
  9. Shadow of Suspicion
  10. Cage of Eagles
    Patrick Madigan