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Richard Roat

Actor

Born - 3 July 1933, Orange County, California, USA
Died - 5 August 2022

Tall, briskly moustachioed, twinkly-eyed American character actor, usually seen in benevolent roles. On TV from 1962 after taking up acting in his late twenties, his films included Baby 73 (1964), Ransom for a Dead Man (1971), House Made of Dawn (1972), Westworld (1973), American Hot Wax (1978), Comedy of Horrors (1981), Murder by Numbers (1990), Heart and Souls (1993), California Myth (1999) and March (2001), his last. He also racked up close to 150 credits in TV movies and TV series, retiring in 2009. Survived by Kathy, his wife of more than four decades, he died from a heart attack.