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Doc Burrage (Fay Roope)

Doc Burrage (Fay Roope)

Fay Roope played Doc Burrage in two episodes, “The Panic” (episode 47) and “The Legacy” (episode 51). He also played Jeff Stacey in “The Brother-In-Law” (episode 5) and Baynes Barton in “The Spiked Rifle” (episode 49). He appeared in many westerns, including The Lone Ranger, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, The Adventures of Jim Bowie, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The Texan, Rawhide and Cheyenne. Other TV credits include Mr. & Mrs. North, Dragnet, Perry Mason, and Twilight Zone. He had uncredited roles in From Here to Eternity, You’re in the Navy Now and The Day The Earth Stood Still.