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Tony Roberts –


Roberts in Play It Again, Sam.

About Tony Roberts (1939 – )
A versatile character actor, with sandy hair and a poker face, Tony Roberts has appeared on stage, screen and television for four decades, since his Broadway debut in the play "Something about a Soldier" in 1962. His father was radio and television announcer, Ken Roberts and his mother was animator Norma Finkelstein

He gave a memorable performance in The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3, the 1974 thriller, as the tough Deputy Mayor. He was also featured in Sidney Lumet's Serpico (1973) and Just Tell Me What You Want (1980)

Tony Roberts frequently appeared in Woody Allen films as the best friend of the filmmaker. He is a founding member of AFTRA, (The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) and a board member of both the Screen Actors Guild and Actor's Equity Association.

Currently he is the president of the Theatre Authority, which oversees benefit performances.

Tony Roberts's notable movie credits include...

million dollar duck (1971)
play it again sam (1972)
annie hall (1977)
stardust memories (1980)
18 again! (1988)
Fist Fighter (1989)
Popcorn (1991)
Switch (1991)
Dead Broke (1998)
My Best Friend's Wife (2001)
Twelve And Holding (2005)
A Get2Gether (2005)
Well Fed And Comfortable (2006)


Tony Roberts (with Woody Allen) in Annie Hall.


Roberts with Julie Hagerty in
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy



Tony Roberts in Play It Again, Sam.


Roberts in Hannah And Her Sisters.


Tony Roberts in The
Taking of Pelham 1-2-3