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Also Known As: Died: April 3, 1982
Born: July 5, 1928 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Depoy, Kentucky, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Tough Enough (1983)
Art Long wanted to be a country singer, but has been supporting his family by working as tree-trimmer. Tired of this, Art turns to entering Tough Man boxing contests, in which the fighters beat each other brutally. As Art sinks into this violent world, he drifts further away from his dream of a mus
Stripes (1981)
Two perpetual foul-ups join the Army and re-make the military in their own image.
Border, The (1981)
United States border patrol guard Charlie agrees to his wife Marcie''s wishes to move to El Paso where they will have a higher standard of living. They move into a duplex that they share with his wife''s friend Savannah and her husband, Cat, another border patrol guard. Charlie is horrified when he sees how much corruption there is by the guards in El Paso, which Cat is involved in, and decides to stay out of it. But when Marcie runs up a large amount of debt decorating their new home, he realizes that he will have to sell out and go on the take himself. However, when an illegal immigrant''s baby is kidnapped and sold to Cat so that he can resell the child to adoptive parents for a profit, Charlie takes a stand and acts to help the woman.
Baby Comes Home (1980)
This sequel to "And Baby Makes Six" (1979) reunites Colleen Dewhurst and Warren Oates as the middle-aged couple who, having raised three children, become parents again and are forced to restructure their lives.
1941 (1979)
In the days after Pearl Harbor, Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion.
My Old Man (1979)
The relationship between a spunky teenage girl and her hapless horse-trainer father is explored in this Hemingway short story that previously was filmed in 1950 as the John Garfield movie, "Under My Skin."
And Baby Makes Six (1979)
A middle-aged couple with three grown children discover they soon will be parents once more and face a variety of emotional responses from family and friends. Timothy Hutton, on the brink of major screen stardom, is their teenaged son in this one, a sequel to which, "Baby Comes Home," turned up a year later.
China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)
Railroaders hire a condemned man to kill a rancher who''''s in the way.
Brink's Job, The (1978)
After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds out that their security standard is low beyond belief. Now a really big coup is prepared...
True Grit (1978)
After hired hand Tom Chaney murders the father of 14-year-old Mattie Ross, she seeks vengeance and hires U.S. Marshal "Rooster" Cogburn, a man of true grit, to track Chaney into Indian territory. As the two begin their pursuit, a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf, joins the manhunt in hopes of capturing Chaney for the murder of a Texas senator and collecting a substantial reward. The three clash on their quest of bringing to justice the same man.
Sleeping Dogs (1977)
Recluse Smith (Sam Neill) is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between guerillas and right-wingers in New Zealand. Implicated in a murder and framed as a revolutionary conspirator, Smith tries to maintain an attitude of non-violence while caught between warring factions.
Drum (1976)
Hammond Maxwell is the son of a slave owner who buys Drum and Blaise from Drum's mother who is the hostess of a bordello. Drum's girlfriend Regine is also purchased to be a mistress for Maxwell, but Augusta Chauvet, who has designs on him is opposed to that plan. After stoically enduring all the ind
Dixie Dynamite (1976)
Mack is a moonshiner who has enjoyed the protection of his local sheriff for some time. But after the sheriff is bribed by the town's dishonest banker, he arrests Mack. Mack is shot by a deputy while escaping and his car goes off the road, killing him. After Mack's death, his grown daugthers try to
92 In The Shade (1975)
A young drifter returns home to Key West and opens a fishing charter business. But this action starts a feud with a rival sea captain that proves to be a dangerous one.
Race With The Devil (1975)
Two vacationing couples who witness a satanic sacrifice suddenly find their lives threatened.
White Dawn, The (1974)
In 1896, three whalers are stranded in the Arctic North Canada and seek refuge with an Eskimo tribe. Gradually they gain control with the Eskimo village and introduce gambling, booze, theft and their special variation of sex. In the beginning, the Eskimos accept it but slowly the cultural tension starts growing.
Cockfighter (1974)
Frank Mansfield has wanted to win the Cockfighter of the Year medal for ages. Frank never speaks. After shooting his mouth off one too many times then losing a champion rooster in a casual hotel room cockfight, he swore never to speak again until he's won that award... He makes a bet with old crony Jack to be settled at the upcoming meet. Frank puts his car and his trailer on the line; he loses. Jack gets the trailer, and Frank's part-time girlfriend who goes with it. Frank's long-time girlfriend Mary Elizabeth wants him to get serious and settle down. But Frank has to raise some money for a new cock - $500 - then he can form a partnership with fellow cocksman Omar Baradansky and make another try for that medal...
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
Southwestern lawbreakers vie for the bounty on a rapist''''s head.
Badlands (1973)
A young tough guy and his teen-aged girlfriend take off on a killing spree.
The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)
A jewel thief worms his way into Texas society.
Tom Sawyer (1973)
The classic American bad boy sails the Mississippi with his friend Huck Finn after their supposed deaths.
Kid Blue (1972)
A western satire in which the counterculture visits 1902 Dime Box, Texas.
The Shooting (1972) as Willett Gashade/[Coin Gashade]
A mysterious woman engages two bounty hunters to help her seek revenge.
Chandler (1971) as Chandler
A former private eye lands in hot water when he agrees to protect a government witness.
The Hired Hand (1971) as Arch Harris
Harry Collings returns home to his farm after drifting with his friend, Arch. His wife, who had given up on him, reluctantly allows him to stay, and soon believes that all will be well again. But then Harry has to make a difficult decision regarding his loyalties and priorities.
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) as G.T.O.
Two drifters race against a middle-aged man across America.
Reluctant Heroes, The (1971)
An army tale about an egghead ninety-day-wonder who relies on ancient tactics he remembers from the history books to save his beleaguered squad on an important mission in Korea.
There Was a Crooked Man ... (1970) as Floyd Moon
A Western crook tries to break out of prison.
Barquero (1970) as Remy
A ferry captain fights off bandits who want him to transport stolen goods.
The Wild Bunch (1969) as Lyle Gorch
A group of aging cowboys look for one last score in a corrupt border town.
Smith! (1969) as Walter Charlie
When the Indian Jimmyboy is accused of murder of a white man, he flees onto the ranch of Smith, who's well known for his tolerance for Indians, since he was raised by the old Indian Antoine. Smith helps Jimmyboy against the mean Sheriff and promises to speak for him in court, thus persuading him to surrender himself to the police.
The Split (1968) as Marty Gough
A gang of thieves plots to rob the Los Angeles Coliseum box office during a Rams game.
Welcome to Hard Times (1967) as Jenks
A broken-down sheriff tries to help his town stand against a mysterious outlaw.
In the Heat of the Night (1967) as Sam Wood
A black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation.
Return of the Seven (1966) as Colbee
A notorious gunman organizes a team of specialists to save Mexican villagers from an insane rancher.
Major Dundee (1965) as O. W. Hadley
Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost.
Mail Order Bride (1964) as Jace
An aging cowhand tries to help a young rancher settle down by buying him a wife.
Hero's Island (1962) as Wayte
Indentured servants colonizing a Carolina island fight off rival settlers with the help of a notorious pirate.
Ride the High Country (1962) as Henry Hammond
Two aging gunslingers sign on to transport gold from a remote mining town.
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960) as Eddie Diamond
A small-time thief kills his way to the top of the New York rackets.
Private Property (1960) as Boots
Two young criminals set out to seduce an unhappy married woman.
Yellowstone Kelly (1959) as Corporal
A trapper gets caught between his young assistant and a beautiful Arapaho woman.
Up Periscope (1959) as Kovac
A U.S. frogman infiltrates a Japanese-held island during World War II.

Cast (special)

African Queen, The (1977)
The story, set in Africa during World War I, follows the adventures of Charlie Allnot, the scruffy, unpolished owner and captain of the African Queen, a decrepit but serviceable boat that traverses the Ulanga River between Limbasi and Mbora. In the pilot episode, Allnot attempts to thwart German at

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

John Steinbeck's "East of Eden" (1981)
This three-part, eight-hour exploration of the John Steinbeck novel about the Trask family and the women who haunted their lives for two generations covered far more ground than did the 1955 feature film that starred James Dean, Julie Harris and Raymond Massey. Timothy Bottoms and Bruce Boxleitner a

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Blue and the Gray, The (1982)
This sweeping Civil War saga that took eight hours to unfold (over three nights), adapted from historian Bruce Catton's book, has an all-star cast winding its way through fact and fiction, covering the period from 1859 to the Lincoln assassination. The two leads are Stacy Keach as the fictional Jona

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