Richard Roat, actor who appeared in ‘Friends’ and ‘Seinfeld,’ useless at 89

Roat was well-known for his common position on the daytime cleaning soap opera “The Doctors,” enjoying Dr. Jerry Chandler. After that challenge, he went on to constant work as a personality actor, with a physique of credit that spanned 5 a long time of tv, from “Hawaii Five-O” and “Columbo” within the 70s to “Cold Case” and “24” within the mid-aughts.

He additionally appeared in episodes of beloved sitcoms like “Friends” (as Ross’s colleague in “The One Where Ross Dates a Student”) and “Seinfeld” (as a physician in “The Package”).

In line with his obituary, Roat had “over 135 acting roles on television, film, and on Broadway.” He additionally had “a successful practice as an entertainment tax preparer for over 50 years,” the memorial stated.

Roat is survived by his spouse of greater than 40 years, Kathy.