Roger Perry was an American film and television actor.
Perry compiled dozens of feature, television, and stage credits during a long career that began when he was discovered by Lucille Ball, who put the actor under contract to Desilu Studios. He co-starred with Pat O’Brien in the 1960 ABC series Harrigan and Son, and co-starred with Chuck Connors and Ben Gazzara in the 90-minute drama Arrest & Trial (1963-64).
Perry was a guest star on the Star Trek TV series in a memorable first-season episode in 1967, “Tomorrow Is Yesterday,” playing Captain John Christopher.
A ubiquitous television actor, Perry appeared on episodes of The Munsters, The Andy Griffith Show, Adam-12, Love, American Style, Ironside, Room 222, The F.B.I., The Bob Newhart Show, Mannix, Emergency!, Hawaii Five-0, The Six Million Dollar Man, Police Woman, Quincy, M.E., CHiPs, Barnaby Jones, The Facts of Life, and Falcon Crest.
Perry died July 12, 2018, in Indian Wells, California. He was 85.