Paul Roebling (March 1, 1934 – July 27, 1994) was an American actor noted for Blue Thunder, Prince of the City and Carolina Skeletons. In the 1990 Ken Burns PBS documentary The Civil War,[1] Roebling was the voice of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and read the famous letter written by Sullivan Ballou.[2][3] He also directed his wife, Olga Bellin, in Zelda.[4]

Paul Roebling
Born(1934-03-01)March 1, 1934
DiedJuly 27, 1994(1994-07-27) (aged 60)
OccupationActor, Producer
Spouse(s)Olga Bellin

Roebling committed suicide on July 27, 1994, in Teec Nos Pos, Arizona.[5] His wife had died from cancer several years earlier.

Roebling was a direct descendant of John Roebling and Washington Roebling, the designers and engineers of the Brooklyn Bridge.[6]

AwardsEdit

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1981 Prince of the City Assistant U.S. Atty. Brooks Paige
1982 The End of August Leonce
1983 Blue Thunder Icelan

External ReferencesEdit

  • "New York Times Obituary of Paul Roebling". Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  • "Paul Roebling at the Internet Movie Database". Retrieved 2016-01-24.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Paul Roebling Obituary". Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  2. ^ "Civil War Episode 1 at IMDB". Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  3. ^ "Heartbreaking Farewell Civil War Letter". Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  4. ^ "Zelda". Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  5. ^ "Paul Roebling". Orlando Sentinel. August 4, 1994. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
  6. ^ "Roebling Family Reunion". Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  7. ^ "1962 Obie Awards". Retrieved 2016-01-24.

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