Wednesday, October 2, 2013

RIP Jay Robinson


April 14, 1930 - September 27, 2013 Great American character actor Jay Robinson died at age 83, in Sherman Oaks, California, and is survived by wife, Gloria Robinson, and son Jay Paul.
 
Robinson was an American character actor from New York City, New York. In 1968, he appeared on Star Trek: The Original Series, playing Lord Petri, the Troyian ambassador, in the third season episode "Elaan of Troyius".
 
Robinson's most well-known role is that of Caligula in the 1953 biblical epic The Robe, which also marked his film debut. Star Trek: The Next Generation guest actress Jean Simmons also starred in this film, while Michael Ansara and Anthony Jochim had uncredited roles. Robinson would reprise the role of Caligula the following year in the sequel, Demetrius and the Gladiators, co-starring William Marshall and featuring Julie Newmar in an uncredited role.
 
 
ROBINSON, Jay
Born: 4/14/1930, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Died: 9/27/2013,
 
Jay Robinson’s westerns – actor:
The Wild Wild West (TV) – 1968
The Virginian (TV) - 1970

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