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Also Known As: Richard Jordan Gerler, Adam Gerler Died: April 27, 1996
Born: August 8, 1937 Cause of Death: Heart attack
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: actor, acting teacher

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Adam Roarke was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Roarke landed roles in various films, including "Fluffy" (1965), "El Dorado" (1966) with John Wayne and "Hell's Angels on Wheels" (1967). He also appeared in "The Savage Seven" (1968), the Susan Strasberg drama "Psych-Out" (1968) and "A Bullet For Pretty Boy" (1970). He continued to act in productions like the William Smith action film "The Losers" (1970), the horror feature "Frogs" (1972) with Ray Milland and the drama "Play It As It Lays" (1972) with Tuesday Weld. He also appeared in "This Is a Hijack" (1973). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell" (1978), the drama "The Stunt Man" (1980) with Peter O'Toole and the Debra Blee comedy "The Beach Girls" (1982). He also appeared in "Trespasses" (1987) and "Slipping Into Darkness" (1988). Roarke last acted in "Sioux City" (1994) with Lou Diamond Phillips. Roarke was married to Carla Roarke and had two children. Roarke passed away in April 1996 at the age of 59.

Adam Roarke was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Roarke landed roles in various films, including "Fluffy" (1965), "El Dorado" (1966) with John Wayne and "Hell's Angels on Wheels" (1967). He also appeared in "The Savage Seven" (1968), the Susan Strasberg drama "Psych-Out" (1968) and "A Bullet For Pretty Boy" (1970). He continued to act in productions like the William Smith action film "The Losers" (1970), the horror feature "Frogs" (1972) with Ray Milland and the drama "Play It As It Lays" (1972) with Tuesday Weld. He also appeared in "This Is a Hijack" (1973). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell" (1978), the drama "The Stunt Man" (1980) with Peter O'Toole and the Debra Blee comedy "The Beach Girls" (1982). He also appeared in "Trespasses" (1987) and "Slipping Into Darkness" (1988). Roarke last acted in "Sioux City" (1994) with Lou Diamond Phillips. Roarke was married to Carla Roarke and had two children. Roarke passed away in April 1996 at the age of 59.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Trespasses (1987) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Dangerous Touch (1994)
2.
 Sioux City (1994) Blake Goldman
4.
 Trespasses (1987) Drifter
5.
 Beach Girls (1982) Uncle Carl
6.
 Stunt Man, The (1980) Raymond Bailey
8.
 Four Deuces, The (1976)
9.
 Keegans, The (1976) Larry Keegan
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wife:
Carla Roarke. Survived him.

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sister:
Jackie Spurlock. Survived him.
sister:
Gloria Koch. Survived him.
brother:
Don Gerler. Survived him.
daughter:
Abigail Roarke. Survived him.
son:
Jordan Roarke. Survived him.
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