Pernell Roberts

Biography: Pernell Roberts began his career on the Broadway stage, but soon became famous for his portrayal of Adam Cartwright on the long-running series Bonanza. Roberts left the series at the end of the 1964/1965 season due to his displeasure with the writing and direction of the show, but he still remained a legend to Bonanza fans. He caught the role of Dr. John McIntyre in Trapper John, M.D. and guest-starred in many popular series before and after. His last television appearance was in an episode of Diagnosis: Murder in 2001. Along with his extensive career in television, Pernell also had a brief stint into major motion pictures that included cult classics, Ride Lonesome, Four Rode Out, and Kashmiri Run.

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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Bonanza: Season 6 Sep 20, 1964 Adam Cartwright 10
tbd Bonanza: Season 5 Sep 22, 1963 Adam Cartwright 10
tbd Bonanza: Season 4 Sep 23, 1962 Adam Cartwright 10
tbd Bonanza: Season 3 Sep 24, 1961 Adam Cartwright 10
tbd Bonanza: Season 2 Sep 10, 1960 Adam Cartwright 10
tbd Bonanza: Season 1 Sep 12, 1959 Adam Cartwright 8.0