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Dennis Weaver

Actor / Aircraft Pilot / Politician / Screenwriter | * 06/04/1924 († 81, 02/24/2006) | Joplin, Missouri (United States of America (USA))
William Dennis Weaver (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor and former president of the Screen Actors Guild, best known for his work in television and films from the early 1950s until just before his death in 2006. Weaver's two most famous roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty partner Chester Goode/Proudfoot on the CBS western Gunsmoke and as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud on the NBC police drama McCloud. He starred in the 1971 television film Duel, the first film of director Steven Spielberg. He is also remembered for his role as the twitchy motel attendant in Orson Welles's film Touch of Evil (1958). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | TV Movies | Western

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Awards & Nominations for Dennis Weaver

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Movies with Dennis Weaver as Actor(51)

as Abner (voice)2004 Home on the Range
as Buck Stevens2000 Submerged
as Sam Balaam2000 The Virginian
as Grandpa Flint1998 Escape from Wildcat Canyon
as Sam Jenks1997 Seduction in a Small Town
as Captain Farnsworth1997 Stolen Women, Captured Hearts
as Sheriff Pratt1995 Two Bits & Pepper
as Chance Wayne1994 Greyhounds
as Vice President Dale Burden1992 Mastergate
as Sheriff Ben Harlen1988 Disaster at Silo 7
as Jack Duggan1987 Bluffing It
as Mr. Wyshner1986 A Winner Never Quits
as Phillip1982 Don't Go to Sleep
as Aaron Danner1981 The Day the Loving Stopped
as Elroy 'Bud' Burkhardt1980 Amber Waves
as Dr. Samuel A. Mudd1980 The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd
as Charles Bates1979 The Ordeal of Patty Hearst
as Professor Benjamin Fuller1978 Ishi: The Last of His Tribe
as Donald Halston1977 Intimate Strangers
as Deke Chambers1973 Female Artillery
as Neil Glynn1973 Terror on the Beach
as Abraham Lincoln1972 The Great Man's Whiskers
as Lonnie McAfee1972 Rolling Man
as David Mann1971 Duel
as Lt. Joe Hardy1971 The Forgotten Man
as Lincoln Palmer1971 What's the Matter with Helen?
as Erwin Ward1970 A Man Called Sledge
as Chip Corbett1968 Mission Batangas
as Hoffman1966 Way... Way Out
as George Tucker, the Sundown Kid1966 Gallegher Goes West
as Willard Grange1966 Duel at Diablo
as Andy Lowe1960 The Gallant Hours
as Mirador Motel Night Manager1958 Touch of Evil
as Maj. Carlisle1955 Chief Crazy Horse
as John Brown Jr.1955 Seven Angry Men
as Hank1955 Storm Fear
as Sheriff Clyde Gibbons1955 Ten Wanted Men
as Pino1954 War Arrow
as Police Captain R.A. Lohrman1954 Dragnet
as Ranger clerk1954 Dangerous Mission
as Julian Conant (uncredited)1953 The Mississippi Gambler
as Cpl. Biddle1953 Column South
as Matt Jessup1953 The Redhead from Wyoming
as Jim Clements1952 The Lawless Breed
as Dandy Taylor1952 Horizons West

TV Shows/Series with Dennis Weaver as Actor(31)

as Henry Ritter2005 Wildfire
as Buffalo Bill Cody1994 Lonesome Dove: The Series
as Dr. Buck James1987 Buck James
as Rear Adm. Thomas Mallory1983 Emerald Point N.A.S.
as R.J. Poteet1978 Centennial
as Col. Jason Forrest1978 Pearl
1975 Cher
as Sam McCloud1970 McCloud
as Tom Wedloe1967 Gentle Ben
as Kentucky Jones1964 Kentucky Jones
1962 Combat!
as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
as Adam Grant1959 The Twilight Zone
as Chester1955 Gunsmoke
1954 Climax!
1951 Dragnet
as himself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

TV Shows/Series with Dennis Weaver as Crew(3)

Directing/Director1970 McCloud
Directing/Director1967 Gentle Ben
Directing/Director1955 Gunsmoke

Full Name: Dennis Weaver
Born: Wednesday, 06/04 1924 (June) in Joplin, Missouri (United States of America (USA))
Died: Friday, 02/24 2006 (February) in Ridgway (aged: 81)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Oklahoma
Dennis Weaver frequently works together with these people:
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
William Schallert (12x, Actor)
James Gregory (12x, Actor)
Albert Salmi (11x, Actor)
Phil Hartman (10x, Actor)
Edward Binns (10x, Actor)
Cloris Leachman (9x, Actress)
Nehemiah Persoff (9x, Actor)
Ricardo Montalban (9x, Actor)
Malcolm Atterbury (9x, Actor)
Bud Westmore (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5879, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/20/2021