Cult Fave: Detroit 9000

Alex Rocco is one of those guys. His career stretches all the way back to the late 1960s and a bit part on “Batman,” and he’s appeared in a clutch of classic shows since then, from “Kojak” and “The Rockford Files” in the 1970s to “Matt Houston,” “Simon & Simon,”

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Alex Rocco is one of those guys. His career stretches all the way back to the late 1960s and a bit part on “Batman,” and he’s appeared in a clutch of classic shows since then, from “Kojak” and “The Rockford Files” in the 1970s to “Matt Houston,” “Simon & Simon,” and the “Facts of Life” in the 80s, and the bearded justice of “Walker, Texas Ranger” in the 90s. Rocco’s weary eyes, enormous brows, and expressive, craggy face has allowed him to play a succession of cops, villains, and wise men in pool halls, and in 1973’s Detroit 9000, he puts every Continue reading “Cult Fave: Detroit 9000”