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Most well known for playing Adam Cartwright on Bonanza and Dr. John McIntyre on Trapper John, MD in addition to over sixty television guest spots.
He was heavily involved with playing the horn and acting in school theater productions while attending high school.
He has also been a proud political activist.
How did Pernell Roberts die?
Pernell Roberts' death was caused by Cancer.
An obituary on Tuesday about the actor Pernell Roberts misstated the cause of death. His lawyer and friend Richard A. Stone said it was pancreatic cancer, not prostate cancer.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||81 years|
|Birthday||May 18, 1928|
|Death date||January 24, 2010|
|Place of death||Malibu, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I wanted to work strictly as a freelance actor, and that's the way it turned out."Pernell Roberts
"As you decline in years, you decline in the marketplace."Pernell Roberts
"How much does one person need to live? I've never needed or wanted that much."Pernell Roberts
"I take parts when I feel like it."Pernell Roberts
"I've worked a lot in Europe, particularly Spain, which I like very much."Pernell Roberts