Whitney Rydbeck - "Roy"

Contact Information:
Pasadena City College
Professor Whitney Rydbeck
1570 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106
E-mail: WWRYDBECK@paccd.cc.ca.us

Biography: Whitney Rydbeck is best known as 'Whitney' in the children’s show Whitney and the Robot which ran for a decade Saturday mornings on KNBC in the Los Angeles area. A gifted mime and impersonator, Rydbeck is known for his impersonation of comedian Jack Benny - an act which he has been developing ever since his teenage years when he ran home from church to watch The Jack Benny Show.

He has played on many Los Angeles stages in such productions as Drood, How the Other Half Loves, Candida, The Orphan's Revenge, Sugar, and Clothespins and Dreams. He has also been a member of the L.A. Mime Company and the Richmond Shepard Mime Theatre. He teaches theatre arts at Pasadena City College and is a part-time photographer."- ColonyTheatre.org

The Oates' Valor (2007)
Angels with Angles (2005)
What I Did for Love (1998)
Striking Resemblance (1997)
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
1941 (1979)
Rocky II (1979)
Love at First Bite (1979)
Grand Jury (1976)
Sleeper (1973)

On the Line (1998)
Apollo 11 (1996)
Murder of Innocence (1993)
I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)
Copacabana (1985)
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (1983)
The Cherokee Trail (1981)
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island(1981)
The Jayne Mansfield Story (1980)
Whitney and the Robot (1979)
The Sunday Show (1976)
Hold That Pose (1971)

Television Guest Appearances
Scrubs (2005)
City Guys (2000)
Party of Five (1999)
Living Single (1997)
7th Heaven (1996)
In the House (1996)
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Grace Under Fire (1995)
Sisters (1995)
Murder, She Wrote (1989, 1993, 1994)
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989)
Highway to Heaven (1987)
Simon & Simon (1982, 1984, 1985, 1988)
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
M*A*S*H (1979)
The Jimmy Stewart Show (1972)
The Brady Bunch (1971)
Nanny and the Professor (1970)

Where Is He Now?: Whitney Rydbeck is currently a performing arts professor at Pasadena City College, where he puts on musicals and plays every year. He recently appeared as 'Jack Benny' in the movie, Angels with Angles.

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