Bob Delegall

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Bob Delegall
Born (1945-07-24)July 24, 1945
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died March 21, 2006(2006-03-21) (aged 60)
Venice, California, U.S.
Other names Robert W. Delegall
Occupation Actor, television director, television producer
Years active 1972–2005
Spouse(s) Fran Saperstein (2 children)

Robert W. "Bob" Delegall (July 24, 1945 – March 21, 2006) was an American actor, television director and producer. He has guest starred in number of notable television series namely Adam-12, Good Times, The Six Million Dollar Man, Knots Landing and among other series.

Life and career[edit]

Delegall was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1] Along with acting on film and television he appeared in a number of Philadelphia and Broadway theater productions[1] namely The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel and The Sunshine Train among others.[2][3]

Delegall was also an acting coach teaching actors Gregory Hines, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Michael O'Keefe and Tyra Banks.[4]

After guest starring in number of notable television series, Delegall pursued a career in television directing and producing in 1997. He served as director and producer on the CBS sitcom The Gregory Hines Show followed by directing episodes of the Showtime drama Linc's in 1998. He went back to acting in 2003 after a seven-year hiatus.


Delegall died on March 21, 2006 in Venice, California[4] after fighting a ten-year battle with prostate cancer.[5] He is survived by his wife Fran Saperstein, a film and television producer and their two children, Jewel and Eric.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1974 Hangup Jennings Theatrical film
1976 Sparkle Mr. Daniels Theatrical film
1978 Dr. Strange Intern Made-for-TV film
1978 Betrayal Man in Bar Made-for-TV film
1979 Ordeal of Patty Hearst, TheThe Ordeal of Patty Hearst Jackson Made-for-TV film
1988 Honor Bound Bates Theatrical film
1988 Presidio, TheThe Presidio Squad Room Lieutenant Theatrical film
1991 Total Exposure Detective Collins Independent film
1991 Pizza Man Mayor Bradley Theatrical film
1994 Saints and Sinners Captain Reineke Independent film
1994 Secret Games 3 Louis Independent film
1996 Back to Back Sergeant Donahue Made-for-TV film
2004 Murder Without Conviction Det. Abe Lorenz Made-for-TV film
2006 Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part Warden Made-for-TV film
Year Title Role Notes
1972 Bonanza Willie Moon 1 episode
1973 Police Story June Bug 1 episode
1974/1975 Six Million Dollar Man, TheThe Six Million Dollar Man 1st Technician/Tom Dempster 2 episodes
1975 Marcus Welby, M.D. Dr. Tom Haddon 2 episodes
1975 McMillan & Wife Reporter 1 episode
1975 Caribe Chuck 1 episode
1975 Adam-12 Officer Marks 1 episode
1975 Starsky and Hutch Gregg Morton 1 episode
1976 Gemini Man Steward 1 episode
1977 Good Times Dr. Blake 1 episode
1978 Project UFO Captain Harlan 1 episode
1979 Time Express Doctor 1 episode
1979/1980 White Shadow, TheThe White Shadow Pinico Coach/Officer Robinson 2 episodes
1980 Benson Priest 1 episode
1980/1982 Quincy, M.E. Ray Stone/Coach Drake 2 episodes
1981 Jeffersons, TheThe Jeffersons Dr. Ed Foster 1 episode
1982 House Calls Flowers 1 episode
1983/1985 Hill Street Blues IAD Munson/Mr. Jethroe 2 episodes
1985 Knight Rider Lt. Rayford 1 episode
1986 Making a Living Pennington 1 episode
1986 Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight Zone Sales manager 1 episode
1986 On Wings of Eagles Ron Davis TV miniseries
1987 Hunter Lt. Weber 1 episode
1987 Matlock Dr. Lewis Weeks 1 episode
1989 Valerie's Family Dr. Murphy 1 episode
1991 Family Matters George Randolph 1 episode
1992 Knots Landing Hugh O'Neill 1 episode
1994 Good Life, TheThe Good Life Charles Stowe 1 episode
1995 Sister, Sister Officer Reed 1 episode
1995 Drew Carey Show, TheThe Drew Carey Show Dr. Singer 1 episode
1996 Sparks Mr. Crawford 1 episode
2003 Agency, TheThe Agency Sylvester Demby 1 episode


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