Roy Stuart (actor)

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For the actor of the silent-era, see Roy Stewart (silent film actor).

Roy Stuart (July 17, 1927 – December 25, 2005) was an American character actor. He is perhaps best known for playing Corporal Charles "Chuck" Boyle on television's Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. from 1965 to 1968.

Born in The Bronx, New York, Stuart launched his career performing in nightclubs and theatre. His stage credits include the Broadway musicals Beg, Borrow or Steal (1960) and Cafe Crown (1964).

Stuart's TV guest appearances include Mister Ed, Bewitched, The Mothers-In-Law, Room 222, The Governor & J.J., Love, American Style, Marcus Welby, M.D., Santa Barbara, Hotel, Gidget, One Day at a Time, Sanford and Son, CHiPs, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, The Golden Girls, General Hospital, Laverne and Shirley and Mama's Family. He also appeared in numerous television commercials.

A long-standing member of Theatre West, Stuart also performed in local Theatre Forty productions of Absurd Person Singular and The Sunshine Boys.

Roy Stuart died at age 78 of cancer at the Motion Picture Hospital, Woodland Hills, California.[1] He is survived by his companion, Claude Hubert.[2] He is interred in Eden Memorial Park Cemetery, Mission Hills.

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