Richard Roat: Wiki, Biography, Death Details, Family

Richard Roat was a TV and film actor from California. He debuted in the film industry in 1961 and remained a prominent part of it till 2009. He has appeared in some of the best American movies and TV shows such as Golden Girls, Days Of Our Lives, Murphy ’S Law, and many more.

He worked in these remarkable American films and shows till 2009 after which the actor quit the entertainment industry.

Keep reading to find out more about the legendary actor, Richard Roat.

Profile Summary and Biography

Real Name Richard Roat
Nickname Richard
Date Of Birth 3rd July 1933
Age (As Of September 2022) 89 Years Old
Profession Actor
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Place Of Birth Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Net Worth Approximately 3.5 million US dollars

Who Was Richard Roat

Richard Roat was a veteran Hollywood actor. He is famous for his acting skills in movies, TV shows, and theatre. He rose to prominence online when his family announced the death news of Mr. Richard Roat through an International news agency after approximately one month after his actual death.

Reportedly he died on the 5th of August 2022 due to some (probably) old age illness complications.

Richard Roat’s Childhood and Academic Details


He was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the USA on the 3rd of July 1933. Growing up Richard loved playing and practicing Violin. He was a sports enthusiast and supporter of the Lakers and Angels football teams.

Richard had a school and best friend named Peter Gaulton, they grew up together, and had great fun till Richard Roat’s death. Peter paid his tribute to Richard via the Obituary page.


Richard acquired basic studies at Hall High School in West Hartford, CT. Then for higher studies, he went to a reputed university.

Institute she attended
  • Hall High School in West Hartford, CT
  • State university
Qualification Graduate

About Richard Roat’s Family

Richard has not shared any details about his family with the media. As per sources, it is found that Nancy J Arntzen is sister-in-law of Richard, as she is married to his biological brother David Roat Richard also has a nephew Alexander Arntzen.

Parents Not known
Sisters No updates yet
Brother name David Roat
Sister in law Nancy J Arntzen
Nephew Alexander Arntzen
Best friend Peter Gaulton

Richard Roat Career Details

Before he persuaded an acting career, Richard took up several odd jobs. He worked as a Stage Manager for New York Cort Theatre in 1961.  Then served as a Stage Manager again but for a different theatre called John Golden Theatre, NY in 1962. Along with serving as a stage manager, he tried acting and did a few stages.

As An Actor

After acquiring quite a knowledge about acting he debuted in the entertainment industry in 1962 with a character named Garfield in the TV series Car 54, Where Are You. This TV show opened his doors to the industry and he appeared in several TV shows.

 In 1964, Richard debuted in movies with a short role in the movie Babu 73. Then appeared again in the movie House Made Of Dawn playing the role of District Attorney in 1972. Throughout his entire acting career, Richard has appeared in a total of 134 movies of various genres including Comedy, Action, And Drama.

As A Business Man

Apart from being a talented actor, he ran a business as an Entertainment Tax Preparation for the last 50 years.

Richard Roat’s Relationship Details

Richard completed a total of 50 years of marriage with his wife Kathy Roat before his death.

Biological Children

Since Richard got married in his 50s therefore the couple decided on, not to have kids. His wife would handle the Business Of Entertainment Tax Preparation along with his husband.

Relationship And Marital Status Committed And Married
Wife Name Kathy Roat
Biological Children None
Past Relationships Not Known