Davis Roberts

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 57
Davis Roberts was an American character actor whose career spanned five decades, from the late 1940s until just before his death in 1993. He started out making films in the 1940s and 1950s and expanded into television work in the following decades. Davis was known for his dignified portrayals which were often in contrast to prevailing stereotypical roles. He played the role of Dr. read more

Davis Roberts was an American character actor whose career spanned five decades, from the late 1940s until just before his death in 1993. He started out making films in the 1940s and 1950s and expanded into television work in the following decades. Davis was known for his dignified portrayals which were often in contrast to prevailing stereotypical roles. He played the role of Dr. Caldwell in three episodes in the second and third seasons of the NBC-TV sitcom series Sanford and Son, and as Dr. Ozaba in the 1968 episode "The Empath" in the original Star Trek series.

Born

Wednesday, 07 March 1917

Died

Sunday, 18 July 1993

Actor Filmography

The Gifted 1993
To Sleep with Anger Okra Tate 1990
The Karate Kid Additional Characters 1989
Nick Knight Dr. Dave 1989
Designing Women Mr. Woods 1986
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Doc 1985
Brothers Mr. Hurkiss 1984
Chattanooga Choo Choo Woodrow 1984
The Master Harold 1984
Boone Mr. Johnson 1983
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Gifted 1993
To Sleep with Anger Okra Tate 1990
The Karate Kid Additional Characters 1989
Nick Knight Dr. Dave 1989
Designing Women Mr. Woods 1986
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Doc 1985
Brothers Mr. Hurkiss 1984
Chattanooga Choo Choo Woodrow 1984
The Master Harold 1984
Boone Mr. Johnson 1983
The Winds of War Train Steward to F.D.R. 1983
St. Elsewhere Quentin Moore 1982
Matt Houston John 1982
Filthy Rich Rolland Felker 1982
T.J. Hooker Medical Examiner 1982
The Ambush Murders Moran 1982
Falcon Crest Rocky Cresant 1981
The Sophisticated Gents Perkins 1981
Honky Tonk Freeway James 1981
Hill Street Blues Old Man in Wheelchair 1981
Willie Dynamite Judge #2 1980
Sanford Uncle Phil 1980
Palmerstown, U.S.A. Reverend Teasdale 1980
Dallas Jesse, the maitre' d 1978
Lou Grant Arthur, Caretaker, Minister 1977
The Amazing Spider-Man The Judge 1977
Billy Jack Goes to Washington Second Handwriting Expert 1977
Demon Seed Warner 1977
Roots Leonard 1977
Gibbsville Frank 1976
Quincy M.E. Mr. Marlin 1976
Ark II Mr. Jackson 1976
From Noon Till Three Sam 1976
What's Happening!! Mr. Bradley 1976
How the West Was Won Douglas 1976
Mobile One Don Waters 1975
The First 36 Hours of Dr. Durant Dr. Dorsett 1975
The Blue Knight Monday 1975
The Jeffersons Carl, Man Picketer #3 1975
Police Woman The Cabbie 1974
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Coroner 1974
That's My Mama Dr. Jessup 1974
The Manhunter Johnson 1974
A Case of Rape Officer Kane 1974
Good Times Mr. Barnes 1974
Get Christie Love! Myron Jones 1974
Westworld Supervisor 1973
Detroit 9000 Milo 1973
Police Story Holden, Nance, Newton Bass, Snitch Johnson 1973
The Streets of San Francisco Barrow 1972
The Waltons Dewey, Frank Nelson, The Farmer 1972
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine Prosecutor 1972
Sanford and Son Dr. Caldwell 1972
Glass Houses Man Asking for Victor at Civic Meeting 1972
McMillan & Wife Jesse Underwood 1971
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law Dr. Adair 1971
Columbo Kramer, Policeman 1971
All in the Family Mr. Ruskin 1971
The Great White Hope Pastor 1970
Barefoot in the Park Rev. Jones 1970
The Mary Tyler Moore Show Man from Audience 1970
Halls of Anger Mr. Willis 1970
The Challenge Scientist 1970
Gidget Grows Up Bukumbu Representative 1969
Medical Center Chuck, Monk Murdoch, Tim Cooper 1969
Hook, Line and Sinker Member - Board of Inquiry 1969
Mod Squad Jack Miller 1968
The Name of the Game Dr. Muladi 1968
Hawaii Five-O Chester Grant 1968
It Takes a Thief Bardimhu 1968
Mannix Cop at Station, Doc Jones 1967
Ironside Attorney Peters, Lt. Wyatt, Police Officer, Technician 1967
Cowboy in Africa Herd Owner 1967
The Flying Nun Dr. Escobar 1967
CBS Playhouse Preacher 1967
Hotel Dr. Elmo Adams 1967
Dragnet 1967 Reverend Martin 1967
Mission: Impossible Anton Bouchet, William Barton 1966
Family Affair Ambassador 1966
Tarzan Kanzuma 1966
Star Trek: The Original Series Dr. Ozaba 1966
The Chase Roy 1966
Daktari Dr. Bert Allison, Mutubi, Yako Mweru 1966
I Dream of Jeannie Aide, Walter 1965
The Wild Wild West Bartender 1965
Branded Hawkins - Calvary Guard, Hawkins - Cavalry Guard 1965
Quick, Before It Melts Military Man 1964
Daniel Boone Jim 1964
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Doorman 1964
The Killers Maître D' 1964
Kraft Suspense Theatre Police Polygraph Expert 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Atkinson 1963
The Great Adventure Trooper, Paul 1963
The Fugitive Cutman 1963
Ensign O'Toole Swain, Radio Man 1962
The Virginian Stationmaster, Waiter 1962
The Lloyd Bridges Show Toby, U.S. Sergeant 1962
Sweet Bird of Youth Fly 1962
Ben Casey Ambulance Driver, James Rockley 1961
All the Fine Young Cannibals Darl 1960
The Detectives Letter Carrier #3 1959
Markham Narciso 1959
The Untouchables Josh 1959
Murder by Contract Hall of Records Clerk 1958
77 Sunset Strip Bootblack 1958
Peter Gunn Joey 1958
God's Little Acre Farm Hand with Hoe 1958
The Adventures of Jim Bowie Lawrence 1956
Female Jungle George 1956
Crossroads Williams 1955
Gunsmoke Ike 1955
The Glenn Miller Story Black Man 1954
The Loretta Young Show Mailman 1953
Jamaica Run Rob 1953
Jungle Drums of Africa Native Ambusher [Ch.1] 1953
Red Ball Express Pvt. Dave McCord 1952
Phone Call from a Stranger Henry 1952
The Amos 'n Andy Show Mr. Royal 1951
The Harlem Globetrotters Frank 1951
The Lion Hunters Lohu / Prince Lohu 1951
Tarzan's Peril Emissary 1951
No Way Out Heckler at Riot Meeting 1950
In a Lonely Place Flower Shop Employee 1950
The Great Dan Patch Smiler 1949
Knock on Any Door Jim 'Sunshine' Jackson 1949
The Long Night Freddie 1947
The Negro Soldier Army Sergeant 1944
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