The TV actor Pernell Roberts died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
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?
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.
"I didn't leave 'Bonanza' in pursuit of any particular goal. I left for my own good."Pernell Roberts
"How much does one person need to live? I've never needed or wanted that much."Pernell Roberts
"I don't have the psychological stamina to last under artistic compromises over a prolonged period of time. I get hostile and vindictive. It wears me down."Pernell Roberts
"I've worked a lot in Europe, particularly Spain, which I like very much."Pernell Roberts
"Stuck as Adam Cartwright, I was only able to use about one-tenth of my ability."Pernell Roberts