Roat was well-known for his common position on the daytime cleaning soap opera “The Medical doctors,” taking part in Dr. Jerry Chandler. After that venture, he went on to constant work as a personality actor, with a physique of credit that spanned 5 many years of tv, from “Hawaii 5-O” and “Columbo” within the 70s to “Chilly Case” and “24” within the mid-aughts.
He additionally appeared in episodes of beloved sitcoms like “Pals” (as Ross’s colleague in “The One The place Ross Dates a Pupil”) and “Seinfeld” (as a physician in “The Package deal”).
Based on his obituary, Roat had “over 135 performing roles on tv, movie, and on Broadway.” He additionally had “a profitable observe as an leisure tax preparer for over 50 years,” the memorial stated.
Roat is survived by his spouse of greater than 40 years, Kathy.