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Percy Rodriguez


B: June 13, 1918 in Montréal, Québec

D: September 6, 2007 in Indio, California

Percy Rodriguez broke into film and series television by landing roles in episodic TV. One of his earliest appearances was on an episode of Naked City in 1963. Over the years he also made appearances on shows like The Wild Wild West, and Mission Impossible. Star Trek fans will recognize him as Commodore Stone in the episode: Court Martial. He played the neurosurgeon Dr. Harry Miles on the hit TV series, Peyton Place, which starred fellow Northern Star, Barbara Parkins. Sometimes credited as Percy Rodrigues, he was the ominous voice behind the narration in the theatrical, television and radio commercials used to promote the movie Jaws in 1975. Rodriguez died of kidney problems at age 89.

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Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

No Longer Vanishing (1955, short)
Honey Bees and Pollination (1957, short)

David and Hazel: A Story in Communication (1964, short)
Trouble fête (1964)
Carol for Another Christmas (TV-1964)
The Plainsman (1966)
The Sweet Ride (1968)
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968)

The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (TV-1970)
The Boy from Dead Man’s Bayou (TV-1971)
The Forgotten Man (TV-1971)
Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972)
Genesis II (TV-1973)
The Legend of Hillbilly John (1973)
Rhinoceros (1973)
The Last Survivors (TV-1975)
The Lives of Jenny Dolan (TV-1975)
Most Wanted (TV-1976)
The Astral Factor (aka Invisible Strangler, 1976)
Ring of Passion (TV-1978)
The Night Rider (TV-1979)

Galaxina (1980, voice)
Angel Dusted (TV-1981)
Heavy Metal (1981, voice)
Deadly Blessing (1981)
Brainwaves (1983)
This Girl for Hire (1983)
Captain EO (narrator, 1986, short)
Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (TV-1987)

TV Series – Cast:
Peyton Place (1968-1969)

The Silent Force (1970-1971)
Arthur Hailey`s The Moneychangers (1976, mini-series)
Roots: The Next Generation (1979, mini-series)

Sanford (1980)
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Radisson (1957)

Festival – The Gambler (1962)
Naked City (1962)
The Nurses (1963)
Slattery’s People (1965)
Ben Casey (1965)
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1966)
Mission Impossible (1966, 1967, 1970)
Star Trek (1967)
The Fugitive (1967)
The Chrysler Theatre – Deadlock (1967)
Tarzan (1967)
Mannix (1967, 1969)
Daktari (1968)
Adventures in Rainbow Country (1969)
Then Came Bronson (1969)
The Name of the Game (1969, 1970)

Medical Center (1970, 1971, 1976)
Disneyland (1971)
Somerset (1971)
Ironside (1972)
Cannon (1972)
Banacek (1972)
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law (1972)
The Sixth Sense (1972)
The Rookies (1973)
Faraday and Company (1973)
The Starlost (1973)
Shaft (1973)
Toma (1974)
Apples’ Way (1974)
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Good Times (1975)
Sanford and Son (1975)
Most Wanted (1976)
Gemini Man (1976)
Executive Suite (1976, 1977)
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977)
The Jeffersons (1977)
What`s Happening!! (1977)
James at 15 (1978)
The Duke (1979)

The Fall Guy (1981)
Dynasty (1982)
Benson (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985)
T.J. Hooker (1983)
Cutter to Houston (1983)

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, movie poster