|Known relatives:||Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (son)|
Roger Wyndam-Pryce is a minor character featured in the WB Network television series Angel. Played by actor Roy Dotrice, he was presented as robotic version of himself in the season five episode, "Lineage".
Roger Wyndam-Pryce is a member of the Watchers Council and the father of Wesley Wyndam-Pryce.
Years later, a man named Caleb - Servant of the First Evil, destroyed the Watchers headquarters in London. Roger was one of the few who survived.
In 2003, a cyborg robot was crafted to look like Roger Wyndam-Pryce and infiltrated the law offices of Wolfram & Hart. The cyborg was programmed with all of Roger's memories and was even able to fool his own son. After rendering Wesley unconscious the Roger cyborg stole a mystic staff and used it to sap the will of Angel. Wesley confronted the man and took the staff back, threatening to destroy it. When Roger pointed his gun at Winifred Burkle. Wesley shot him multiple times. Although the thing he destroyed was not the true Roger Wyndam-Pryce, Wesley did not know it at the time. His willingness to commit patricide haunted him greatly. After the incident was resolved, Wesley telephoned his real father in England just to see how he was doing.
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The character of Roger Wyndam-Pryce was created by director Jefferson Kibbee and writer Drew Goddard.
- The character that appeared in "Lineage" is not the real Roger Wyndam-Pryce. However the character does make a behind-the-scenes appearance on the other end of a telephone call at the end of the episode.
- The Roger robot was programmed with all of the real robot's memories, including his first encounter with Spike, which Spike clearly remembered.
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