Rod Arrants

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Rod Arrants
Rodney Allen Arrants

(1944-09-05)September 5, 1944
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
DiedFebruary 21, 2021(2021-02-21) (aged 76)
Known forThe Young and the Restless, Another World, Search for Tomorrow, Days of Our Lives
Beverle Bava
(m. 1965; div. 1976)

Patricia Estrin
(m. 1979; div. 1992)

Rodney Allen Arrants (September 5, 1944 – February 21, 2021) was an American actor.[1]

Arrants was born in Los Angeles, California, on September 5, 1944.[2] He acted on the daytime programs The Young and the Restless, Another World, Days of Our Lives and Search for Tomorrow, on which he played the wealthy Travis Tourneur Sentell. He also co-starred with Joanna Kerns in the 1976 film A*P*E. He was married to actress Patricia Estrin (whom he met while playing brother and sister, Austin and Megan Cushing on the short-lived soap, Lovers and Friends).

Arrants was married to Beverle Bava from 1965 until they divorced in 1976 and to Patricia Estrin from 1979 until 1992, when they divorced.[2]

Arrants appeared on the cover of the August 11, 1979 issue of TV Guide.[3]

He died on February 21, 2021, at the age of 76.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1975 Linda Lovelace for President Boone
1976 Ape Tom Rose
1984 Vamping Raymond O'Brien
1997 Dark Planet Alpha Male 2
2001 Thank Heaven Dr. Goldstein
2005 Rent Mr. Hansen
2006 The Darwin Awards Pilot


Year Title Role Notes
1972 Mannix Ken Gordon Episode: "The Open Web"
1973 The Streets of San Francisco Rob Evanhauer Episode: "A Trout in the Milk"
1975 The Lives of Jenny Dolan Mr. Wheeling Television film
1976 Helter Skelter Bart Listen Episode: "Part II"
1977 Another World Austin Cushing 2 episodes
1980–1984 Search for Tomorrow Travis Sentell 189 episodes
1977–1978 Lovers and Friends Austin Cushing 4 episodes
1985 Dallas Andre Schumann 2 episodes
1985 Remington Steele Jack Prince Episode: "Steele of Approval"
1985 Days of Our Lives Richard Cates 52 episodes
1986 Hunter Harry Malone Episode: "62 Hrs. of Terror"
1986 Simon & Simon Paul Revere Episode: "The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree"
1986 Cagney & Lacey Brett Hansen Episode: "Extraction"
1986 Hotel Clark Episode: "Hornet's Nest"
1987 Falcon Crest Henderson Maxwell III Episode: "Topspin"
1987 Spies Sanford Episode: "The Game's Not Over, 'Til the Fat Lady Sings"
1987–1988 The Young and the Restless Dr. Steven Lassiter 5 episodes
1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth Kohler Episode: "Something to Bank On"
1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation Rex Episode: "Manhunt"
1989 Chameleons Dr. Joseph Strand Television film
1990 Booker Kellem Blake Episode: "Love Life"
1991 L.A. Law Richard Fliegel Episode: "Splatoon"
1991 Paradise John Wolcott Episode: "Shield of Gold"
1991 Top of the Heap Hal Clayton / Frank 2 episodes
1992 Baywatch Man on Yacht Episode: "Masquerade"
1994 One West Waikiki Charles Banks Episode: "Terminal Island"
1994 California Dreams Mr. Smith Episode: "Daddy's Girl"
1995 Charlie Grace Castelli Episode: "Designer Knock-Off"
1997 Spy Game The Businessman Episode: "What Family Doesn't Have Its Ups and Downs?"
1998 Star Trek: Voyager Vaskan Ambassador Daleth Episode: "Living Witness"
1998 Dharma & Greg Pilot Episode: "Yes, We Have No Bananas (or Anything Else for That Matter)"
1999 Profiler Lucas' Lawyer Episode: "Where or When"


  1. ^ Mary Ann Cooper. "Soap actor's 'wealth' is subject of fan mail". Merced Sun-Star. December 24, 1982. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Rod Arrants, 76". Classic Images (557): 34. January 2022.
  3. ^ Stephen F. Hofer. TV Guide: The Official Collectors Guide. Bangzoom Publishers, 1006. 106.
  4. ^ "SAG-AFTRA In Memoriam Summer 2021". Retrieved August 18, 2021.

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