Pernell Roberts RIP

For one generation he was the oldest of the Cartwright boys, and for another he was the doctor who came home from fun and games in the Korean War to help folks Marcus Welby-style, but however you remember actor, singer and activist Pernell Roberts, he passed away Sunday after a long battle with cancer.

Other than “Bonanza” and “M*A*S*H” spin-off “Trapper John, M.D.,” Roberts starred frequently on television and even won awards for his stage work. He was 81, and will be missed.

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About Glenn Walker

Glenn Walker is a professional writer, and editor-in-chief and contributing writer at Biff Bam Pop!. A blogger, podcaster, and reviewer of pop culture in all its forms, he's done stints in radio, journalism and video retail. Ask him anything about movies, television, music, or especially comics or French fries, and you’ll be hard pressed to stump him or shut him up.

Posted on January 26, 2010, in mash, obit, television. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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