'Friends' and 'Seinfeld' actor Richard Roat passes away at 89
His career didn't cease after that, and he eventually earned over 100 credits for films and television.
In the experimental black-and-white political satire Babo 73 from 1964, directed by a young Robert Downey, Sr., Roat made his acting debut as Father Fear.
In The Fugitive, Hawaii Five-O, The F.B.I., Columbo, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Roat made appearances.
In Michael Crichton's 1973 film adaptation of the robot theme park Westworld, Roat portrayed a technician.
Additionally, he made an appearance in the classic 1978 movie Corvette Summer with Mark Hamill and Annie Potts.
In the 1980s, Roat made some of his most famous TV appearances.
Starring as Professor Henry Moore in 11 Days of Our Lives episodes between 1985 and 1991.
Roat made an appearance on Christmas episodes of both The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and ER in the 1990s.
Roat's lengthy career came to an end in the seasons of Cold Case and 24 in the 2000s.
Richard Roat, who was an ardent supporter of the Los Angeles Lakers and Angels, passed away last month at the age of 89, according to his obituary in the Los Angeles Times.