Boyce, Rodger

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Boyce, Rodger

(Roger Boyce, Roger Boycea)


Born in TX; married Juddi (a professional counselor); children: Brandon, Leila, Lauren. Education: Texas Tech University, undergraduate degree in English and journalism.

Addresses: Office—c/o North Central Texas College, Office of Marketing & Public Relations, Room 351, 1525 W. California St., Gainesville, TX 76240-4699. Agent—The Mary Collins Agency, 2909 Cole Ave., Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75204.

Career: Actor. Worked as a newspaper reporter in Lamesa, TX; Moore Business Forms, Midland, TX, then Denton, TX, public relations department; Cooke County College (later known as North Central Texas College), public information director, 1976–, and journalism instructor, university webmaster, and desktop publishing instructor. Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Gainesville, TX, former president and cofounder of Annual Rodeo; Butterfield Stage Playhouse, Gainesville, TX, cofounder and stage director.


Film Appearances:

Mr. Granger, Papa Was a Preacher, 1985.

Sheriff, Dakota, Miramax, 1988.

Sheriff Woods, Necessary Roughness, Paramount, 1991.

Police chief, Ruby, Triumph Releasing, 1992.

Mr. Willits, A Perfect World, Warner Bros., 1993.

Agua Dulce bank manager, Bad Girls, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994.

P. G. Pratt (oilman), The Stars Fell on Henrietta, Warner Bros., 1995.

Chief Williams, Night Vision, 1997.

Harry the policeman, Where the Heart Is, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000.

Sheriff Andy, Lone Star State of Mind (also known as Coyboys and Idiots and Road to Hell), TriStar Pictures, 2002.

Salesman, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, EuropaCorp., 2005.

Also appeared in Problem Child.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Horace Skinner, Texas (also known as James A. Michener's "Texas"), ABC, 1994.

Eleanor's doctor, A Woman of Independent Means, NBC, 1995.

Clara's father, Dead Man's Walk (also known as Larry McMurtry's "Dead Man's Walk"), ABC, 1996.

General Shafter, Rough Riders, TNT, 1997.

County coroner, To Serve and Protect (also known as To Serve and Protect: Family Shield), NBC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

U.S. Car Rental clerk, Miss All-American Beauty, CBS, 1982.

Lone Star Kid, The Disney Channel, 1988.

(As Roger Boycea) Challenger, ABC, 1990.

Rex Staples, A Killing in a Small Town (also known as Evidence of Love), CBS, 1990.

Jason Patrick, Wild Texas Wind, 1991.

Dr. Goldstein, Fugitive among Us, CBS, 1992.

Frank Crowley, An American Story (also known as After the Glory), CBS, 1992.

Second agent, Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (also known as Marina's Story), NBC, 1993.

Car owner, The Good Old Boys, TNT, 1995.

Motel manager, In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy (also known as After Laurette), Fox, 1995.

Restroom cowboy, Don't Look Back, HBO, 1996.

Judge Patterson, Hope, TNT, 1997.

Burly man, Holiday in Your Heart, ABC, 1997.

(As Roger Boyce) Ned the cook, Two for Texas, TNT, 1998.

Leon Halsey, Still Holding On: The Legend of Cadillac Jack (also known as Cadillac Jack), CBS, 1998.

Judge Joseph Landers, Logan's War: Bound by Honor, CBS, 1998.

Bill McDonald, King of the World (also known as Muhammad Ali: King of the World), ABC, 2000.

(As Roger Boyce) The mayor, Picnic, CBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Fringe Benefits," Dallas, CBS, 1982.

"Last Tango in Dallas," Dallas, CBS, 1987.

Medical examiner, "Let Us Prey," Dangerous Curves, CBS, 1993.

Dan Edwards, "Rainbow Warrior," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1994.

Hank "Crawdaddy" Lacava, "Crawdaddy," The Big Easy, USA Network, 1996.

Commander Williams, "In God's Hands," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1998.

Warden, "Winds of Change: Part 1," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 2000.

(As Roger Boyce) Albert Ross, "Episode 621," Prisoner: Cell Block H, 2000.

(As Roger Boyce) Dr. Klein, "Episode 674," Prisoner: Cell Block H, 2000.

Also appeared in "Chair-iots of Fur," Wishbone, PBS; "Last Tango," Wishbone, PBS; "Death by Chocolate," Dangerous Curves, USA Network.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Pseudolus, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Daddy Warbucks, Annie, and Moses, Two by Two, Butterfield Stage Playhouse/North Central Texas College, Gainsville, TX.

Stage Director:

Directed The 1940s Radio Hour, Butterfield Stage Playhouse/North Central Texas College, Gainsville, TX.