Royce D. Applegate
Royce Dwayne Applegate
December 25, 1939
Midwest City, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Died||January 1, 2003 (aged 63)|
|Resting place||Woodland Memorial Park Cemetery in Sand Springs, Oklahoma|
|Other names||Roy Applegate|
|Occupation||Actor, screenwriter, author|
|Years active||1969 – 2003|
(m. 1958; div. 1969)
Royce Dwayne Applegate (December 25, 1939 – January 1, 2003) was an American actor and screenwriter who was first billed as Roy Applegate.
Born in Midwest City, Oklahoma, his most visible role was that of Chief Petty Officer Manilow Crocker on the first season of the television series seaQuest DSV.
Applegate portrayed Deputy Crawford in Stir Crazy (1985).: 1021 In that year, he also appeared in two episodes of Diff'rent Strokes, playing family man-turned-kidnapper Donald Brown, a father who kidnaps character Sam McKinney in order to replace his own dead son.
Applegate portrayed Confederate General James L. Kemper in two films, Gettysburg (1993) and Gods and Generals (2003).
On New Year's Day 2003, Applegate died in his Hollywood Hills home in a fire just one week after his 63rd birthday.