Donnelly Rhodes

Canadian actor

Donnelly Rhodes (December 4, 1937 – January 8, 2018) was a Canadian actor. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Rhodes in 2012

Rhodes was best known to American audiences as the hapless escaped convict Dutch Leitner on the ABC soap opera spoof Soap.

Rhodes was well known to Canadian audiences as Sgt Nick Raitt in the CBC TV series Sidestreet (1975-1978) and as Grant "Doc" Roberts in another CBC TV series called Danger Bay (1985-1990). He also starred as Doctor Cottle ("Doc") on the Sci Fi Channel television program Battlestar Galactica (2004).

Rhodes died on January 8, 2018 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia of liver cancer at the age of 80.[1]


  1. "Canadian television actor Donnelly Rhodes dies at age 80". Archived from the original on 2018-01-09. Retrieved 2018-01-09.

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