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Tony Roberts

Mostly Credited As: Tony Roberts
Sometimes Credited As: Anthony Roberts
David Anthony Roberts

Birth Name: David Anthony Roberts
Date Of Birth: October 22, 1939 (Age 75)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Tony Roberts


Tony Roberts is 74 years old and was born on October 22, 1939.
He was married to and has 1 child.
He is 6' 1" (1.85 m) tall and was born in New York City, New York (USA).
Tony Roberts, twice nominated for Tony Awards for his work on Broadway, came to the acting profession quite naturally. His father. Ken Roberts, is a veteran radio and TV announcer. "And my cousin is Everett Sloane, the actor. While neither pushed me into acting, I was around that environment and the bug bit early." says Roberts.
He was accepted at the New York School of Music and Art, a public school, but limited in enrollment to talented youngsters. He rounded out his education at Northwestern University in 1961, earning a bachelor of science degree in drama.
Roberts has 11 Broadway plays to his credit, including 'Play It Again, Sam' and 'How Now, Dow Jones,' for which he received Tony nominations. He won the London Critics' Poll Award as Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in Promises, Promises' in England.
He succeeded Robert Redford in "Barefoot in the Park' on Broadway and continued in the role for 17 months. Other Broadway successes were 'The Last Analysis,' 'Absurd Person Singular' and 'Sugar.'
He made his movie debut In Disney's 'Million Dollar Duck,' followed by 'Star Spangled Girl' and the film version of 'Play It Again, Sam.' He was Al Pacino's
only "friend on the force" in 'Serpico' and recently
completed 'Lovers Like Us,' with Catherine Deneuve
and Yves Montand, in Venezuela. He also starred in 'The Taking of Pelham, One, Two, Three,' and appeared in Woody Allen's film 'Annie Hall.'
Tony is not a stranger to the medium of television. In 1971 he guest-starred with Edward G Robinson in a 'Night Gallery segment. He also had a guest role on "Phyllis (1975) and played a cop in The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case.'
"Shakespeare is also in my repertoire." says Tony "I performed with Robert Brustein's Yale Repertory Theater in 1974 I did Duke Antonio in 'The Tempest.' He also played 'Hamlet at the Otterbein College (Ohio) winter drama festival in 1975.
Roberts, a native New Yorker, is an Army veteran. He maintains an apartment in New York, preferring the pace of life in the city. Though divorced, Tony enjoys frequent visits from his daughter Nicole.

Tony Roberts
TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Carol Burnett Show (1991) (1991)As: Skit characters
The Thorns (1988)As: Sloan Thorn
The Four Seasons (1984)As: Ted Bolen
Rosetti and Ryan (1977)As: Joseph Rosetti
Episode Cast Credits 

Law & Order (1990) 
  Crashers 20x19: (May/03/2010) As Senator Peterson 
  Divorce 08x16: (Mar/04/1998) As Paul Redfield 
  Second Opinion 05x01: (Sep/21/1994) As Nicholas Bennett 
  Aria 02x03: (Oct/01/1991) As Pollard 

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) 
  Ten Count 07x18: (Jul/27/2008) As Ziggy Gold 

American Masters (1986) 
  Richard Rodgers: the Sweetest Sounds 15x03: (Oct/21/2001) Voiced  Narrator 

Great Performances (1974) 
  My Favourite Broadway: the Leading Ladies 27x03: (Dec/01/1999) As Himself 

Matlock (1986) 
  The Murder Game 08x17: (Feb/10/1994) As Guy Palmer 
  The Critic 05x14: (Jan/08/1991) As Guy Palmer 

Hotel (1983) 
  Wins and Losses 02x26: (Jul/24/1985) As Brian Fox 

Trapper John, M.D. (1979) 
  Forget Me Not 04x16: (Jan/30/1983) As Jerry Kulyn 

The Love Boat (1977) 
  Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (2) 03x02: (Sep/15/1979) As Jack Chenault 
  Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (1) 03x01: (Sep/15/1979) As Jack Chenault 

Night Gallery (1970) 
  The Messiah on Mott Street 02x39: (Dec/15/1971) As Dr. Morris Levine, [Special Guest Stars]

Kraft Music Hall (1958) 
  The Jordanaires / Carl Sandburg / Tony Roberts 01x03: (Oct/22/1958) As Himself 
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Trivia

He was born “David Anthony Roberts” in New York City, New York on 22 October 1939.

Tony is the Father of Actress “Nicole Roberts”, the Brother of Actress “Nancy Roberts” and his Father is Actor, Announcer, Composer and Host “Ken Roberts”.

He started his professional career when he was the 3rd Actor to play the role of “Lee Pollock” in the long running Soap Opera “The Edge Of Night” from 1964 to 1967.

Tony married “Jennifer Lyons” on 14 December 1969, they had 1 child together and divorced in 1975.

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