Royce D. Applegate
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|Royce D. Applegate|
|Born||December 25, 1939
Midwest City, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Died||January 1, 2003
Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Other names||Royce Applegate|
|Spouse||Norma Applegate (?-1969) (Divorced)|
Royce D. Applegate (December 25, 1939 – January 1, 2003) was an American actor and screenwriter. Born in Oklahoma, his most visible role was that of Chief Petty Officer Manilow Crocker on the first season of the Steven Spielberg-produced television series seaQuest DSV.
In 1985, Applegate played tragic family man-turned-kidnapper Donald Brown, a bereaved father who abducts the character Sam in order to replace his own dead son, on the season premiere of Diff'rent Strokes last season when it moved from NBC to ABC.
Partial filmography[change | change source]
Movies[change | change source]
- Intolerable Cruelty (2003) .... Mr. Gutman
- Seabiscuit (2003) .... Dutch Doogan
- Gods and Generals (2003) .... Brig. Gen. James Kemper
- The Rookie (2002) .... Henry
- Purgatory Flats (2002) .... Det. Travis McGill
- JAG (TV) (2 episodes) (1998–2001) .... Craig Allenby
- Artie (2000) .... Officer Clemmons
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV) (Pilot (CSI)|Pilot) (2000) .... Mr. Laferty
- Inherit the Wind (TV) (1999) .... George Sillers
- Dr. Dolittle (1998) .... Huge, sad-looking dog that says "I love you" (voice only)
- Poodle Springs (TV) (1998) .... Ivan, the Motel Manager
- Phoenix (1998) .... Dickerman
- Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) .... Ryback's Cook
- The Dukes Of Hazzard (1985) .... Insurance Adjuster (as Royce Applegate)
- Diff'rent Strokes (1985) .... Donald Brown, an enemy who kidnaps Sam
- Splash (1984) .... Buckwalter
- The Blue and the Gray (1982) .... 1st Cell Reporter
Writer[change | change source]
- Evil Town (1987)
- Loose Shoes (1980)
References[change | change source]
- The Associated Press (1/3/2003). "Actor Royce Applegate found dead". USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/life/2003-01-03-applegate_x.htm.