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Rosey Grier (1)

Mostly Credited As: Rosey Grier (1)
Sometimes Credited As: Rosie Grier, Jr.
Rosie Grier
Roosevelt Grier
Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier
The Fearsome Foursome
'Rosey' Grier

Birth Name: Roosevelt Grier
Date Of Birth: July 14, 1932 (Age 81)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Height: 6' 5" (1.95 m)

Rosey Grier (1)


This former football star played for the L.A. Rams for some years until until a torn heel ended his sports career. His first first acting appearances were in several sixties comedies, including "I Dream Of Jeannie." Later he received kudos for a TV movie "Desperate Mission" (1969). He garnered further attention with a continuing role along Fess Parker in "Daniel Boone." Thereafter Grier got his own show "The Rosey Grier Show" which lasted only one season in 1969. For most of the 70s, he kept working in TV and movies. Today Rosey Grier is devoted to a congregation where he was ordained as minister.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)As: Big Slew Johnson
The $1.98 Beauty Show (1978)As: Himself (Judge)
Daniel Boone (1964) (1964)As: Gabriel Cooper (S06)
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The Simpsons (1989) 
  Sunday, Cruddy Sunday 10x12: (Jan/31/1999) Voiced  Himself 

Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993) 
  Bayside Story 02x13: (Oct/22/1994) As Rock 

The Jeffersons (1975) 
  The List 10x08: (Nov/20/1983) As Powerhouse Watson 

Aloha Paradise (1981) 
  Catching Up/ Wambling Out to Yon/ Black Day at Bad Rock 01x08: (Apr/29/1981) As Unknown 

The White Shadow (1978) 
  If Your Number's Up, Get It Down 03x04: (Dec/16/1980) As Himself 

Flying High (1978) 
  The Great Escape 01x04: (Oct/20/1978) As Tarkanian 

Quincy, M.E. (1976) 
  Crib Job 03x13: (Jan/06/1978) As Himself 

CHiPs (1977) 
  Moving Violation 01x04: (Oct/13/1977) As Car Killer 

Kojak (1973) (1973) 
  Black Thorn 04x12: (Dec/05/1976) As Salathiel Harms 
  Bad Dude 03x19: (Jan/25/1976) As Salathiel Harms 

Movin' On (1974) 
  Living It Up 02x19: (Feb/10/1976) As Benjy 
  Breakout 02x13: (Dec/16/1975) As Benjy 
  General Delivery 02x08: (Nov/04/1975) As Benjy 
  The Toughest Man in America 02x03: (Sep/23/1975) As Benjy 

Tony Orlando and Dawn (1974) 
  Season 1, Episode 1 01x01: (Jul/03/1974) As Himself 

Make Room for Granddaddy (1970) 
  Monument for Uncle Tonoose 01x24: (Mar/18/1971) As Rosey Robbins 
  Women of the World, Unite 01x12: (Dec/16/1970) As Rosey Robbins 
  He Did It His Way 01x11: (Dec/02/1970) As Rosey Robbins 
  Tonoose the Exile 01x08: (Nov/11/1970) As Rosey Robbins 

The Andy Williams Show (1969) (1969) 
  Carl Ballantine / Charlie Callas / Jackson 5 / Ken Berry / Rosey Grier / Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 01x17: (Jan/31/1970) As Himself 

The Hollywood Palace (1964) 
  Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / Cass Elliott 07x04: (Nov/01/1969) As Himself 

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967) (1967) 
  Show #47 03x01: (Sep/09/1968) As Himself 

The Wild Wild West (1965) 
  The Night of the Undead 03x21: (Feb/02/1968) As Tiny Jon (as Roosevelt Grier), [Co-Guest Stars]

Shindig (1964) 
  Chuck Berry / Rosie Grier / The Spats / Adam Faith 01x30: (Mar/31/1965) As Himself 
  First 60-minute show: Rolling Stones; Petula Clark; Kinks 01x21: (Jan/20/1965) As Himself (Fearless Foursome) 

Hullabaloo (1965) 
  Show #10 Host: Jack Jones 01x10: (Mar/16/1965) As Himself 

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (1964) 
  The Brain-Killer Affair 01x23: (Mar/08/1965) As Jason (as Roosevelt Grier), [Featuring]

American Bandstand (1957) 
  Brenda Holloway / Roosevelt Grier 07x38: (Jun/06/1964) As Himself 
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