The ABC-TV police series ran until 1978 and starred former child actor Robert Blake as police detective Tony Baretta.
Robert Blake with “Fred” the Cockatoo
Michael D. Roberts (above) played “Rooster”, a streetwise pimp and Tony’s favorite informant.
[…] word on the street. Who are you? Huggy Bear? BTW, of the 70s cop show pimps, I always preferred Rooster from Baretta. For me, he felt more real, you […]
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