Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Happy 75th Birthday Roy Thinnes

Roy Thinnes was born on April 6, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Los Angeles City College and then became a TV actor. He’s best remembered for his role as David Vincent on the series ‘The Invaders’ (1967-1968) and for the BBC series ‘Journey to the Far Side of the Sun’ and as Alfred Wentworth in the pilot episode of ‘Law and Order’. In the 1980s he appeared as Nick Hogan in thirty-five episodes of ‘Falcon Crest’ (1982-1983). He also popped-up in two episodes of the ‘The X-Files’ as Jeremiah Smith. At the same time as his TV career he’s appeared in over 77 films from 1957-2007. Roy was married to actress Lynn Loring from 1967-1984 and they had a son Christopher Dylan Thinnes. Roy appeared in only one Euro-western "Charley One-Eye" (1973) opposite Richard Roundtree. Today we celebrate Roy Thinnes’ 75th birthday.


  1. Happy birthday Roy! I would love to see a good copy of 'Charlie One Eye', I have it on VHS bootleg. It's a really interesting little movie.
    Who can we lobby to get a DVD release?

  2. I loved the invaders series, back home in France