Warren Oates

Actor | * 07/05/1928 († 53, 04/03/1982) | Depoy, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
Warren Mercer Oates (July 5, 1928 – April 3, 1982) was an American actor best known for his performances in several films directed by Sam Peckinpah, including The Wild Bunch (1969) and Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974). Another of his most acclaimed performances was as officer Sam Wood in In the Heat of the Night (1967). Oates starred in numerous films during the early 1970s that have since achieved cult status, such as The Hired Hand (1971), Two-Lane Blacktop (1971), and Race with the Devil (1975). Oates also portrayed John Dillinger in the biopic Dillinger (1973) and as the supporting character U.S. ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Western | Crime

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Movies with Warren Oates as Actor(59)

as Self (archive footage)2006 Ride with the Angels: Making 'Blue Thunder'
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)1993 Warren Oates: Across the Border
as James Neese1983 Tough Enough
as Braddock1983 Blue Thunder
as Red1982 The Border
as Sgt. Hulka1981 Stripes
as Michael Kramer1980 Baby Comes Home
as Col. 'Madman' Maddox1979 1941
as Frank Butler1979 My Old Man
as Michael Kramer1979 And Baby Makes Six
as Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn1978 True Grit: A Further Adventure
as Specs O'Keefe1978 The Brink's Job
as Matthew Sebanek1978 China 9, Liberty 37
as Celebrity Sportsman1977 American Raspberry
as Col. Willoughby1977 Sleeping Dogs
as Capt. Charlie Allnut1977 The African Queen
as Hammond Maxwell1976 Drum
as Mack1976 Dixie Dynamite
as Frank1975 Race with the Devil
as Harmonica Player (uncredited)1975 Rancho Deluxe
as Nichol Dance1975 92 in the Shade
as Frank Mansfield1974 Cockfighter
as Billy1974 The White Dawn
as Dave Reilly1973 The Thief Who Came to Dinner
as Holly's Father1973 Badlands
as Reese Ford1973 Kid Blue
as Muff Potter1973 Tom Sawyer
as John Dillinger1973 Dillinger
as Arch Harris1971 The Hired Hand
as Cpl. Leroy Sprague1971 The Reluctant Heroes
as Chandler1971 Chandler
as G.T.O.1971 Two-Lane Blacktop
as Alfred Fisher1970 The Movie Murderer
as Floyd Moon1970 There Was a Crooked Man...
as Jake Remy1970 Barquero
as Marty Miller1969 Crooks and Coronets
as Walter Charlie1969 Smith!
as Lyle Gorch1969 The Wild Bunch
as Gunman1969 Lanton Mills
as Angus Duren1968 Something for a Lonely Man
as Marty Gough1968 The Split
as Leo Jenks1967 Welcome to Hard Times
as Deputy Sam Wood1967 In the Heat of the Night
as Colbee1966 Return of the Seven
as Willett Gashade1966 The Shooting
as O.W. Hadley1965 Major Dundee
as Harley Williams (uncredited)1965 The Rounders
as Billy Packer1965 Shenandoah
as Jace1964 Mail Order Bride
as Wayte Giddens1962 Hero's Island
as Henry Hammond1962 Ride the High Country
as Boots1960 Private Property
as Corporal1959 Yellowstone Kelly
as Seaman Kovacs (uncredited)1959 Up Periscope

TV Shows/Series with Warren Oates as Actor(70)

as Major Welles1982 The Blue and the Gray
as Preacher / Maj. Welles1982 The Blue and the Gray
as Cyrus Trask1981 East of Eden
as Cyrus Trask (creditOnly)1981 East of Eden
as Jerry Barker1978 Black Beauty
1968 Lancer
as Kemp Spicer1966 Shane
as Jimmy Hapgood1965 Lost in Space
1965 Branded
as Korby Kyles1965 The Big Valley
as Duke1965 The Big Valley
as Richie Billings1965 The F.B.I.
as Sergeant Ryder1965 A Man Called Shenandoah
as Deputy LaVern Potter1965 Run for Your Life
as Lt. Col. Jerry Troper1964 12 O'Clock High
as Hanes McClure1963 The Fugitive
as Herbie Grant1963 The Fugitive
as Reese Fowler1963 The Outer Limits
as Pvt. James Stark1962 Combat!
as Corbie1962 The Virginian
as Roy Judd1962 The Virginian
as Bowers1962 The Virginian
as Buxton1962 The Virginian
as Hugo Wheeler1960 Thriller
as Benny1960 Thriller
1960 Tate
1960 Outlaws
as Drunk1960 The Westerner
as Troy Armbruster1959 The Rebel
as Burt Scanlon1959 Johnny Ringo
as Charlie 'Rabbit' Waters1959 Rawhide
as Weed1959 Rawhide
as Jesse Gufler1959 Rawhide
as Paul Magruder1959 Bonanza
as Artie Krebs1959 The Untouchables
as Jeep Driver1959 The Twilight Zone
as Simms1959 Black Saddle
as Jesse Cox1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive
as Billy Clegg1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive
as George Aswell1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive
as Clem Robinson1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive
as Sonny Parsons1958 Bat Masterson
as Cat Crail1958 Bat Masterson
1958 Bronco
as Private Silas Carpenter1957 Wagon Train
as Jed Hakes1955 Gunsmoke
as Seth1955 Gunsmoke
as Jep1955 Gunsmoke
as Sweet Billy1955 Gunsmoke
as Chris Kelly1955 Gunsmoke
as Deke1955 Gunsmoke
as Speeler1955 Gunsmoke
as Al Tresh1955 Gunsmoke
as Lafe1955 Gunsmoke
as Reb1955 Gunsmoke
as Card Player #21948 Studio One

Full Name: Warren Oates
Born: Thursday, 07/05 1928 (July) in Depoy, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 04/03 1982 (April) in Los Angeles (aged: 53)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Louisville, Louisville Male High School
Spouses (current/former): Vickery Turner
Other names for Warren Oates (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Warren M. Oates"
"Warren Oats"
Warren Oates frequently works together with these people:
Royal Dano (43x, Actor)
Bing Russell (43x, Actor)
John Anderson (43x, Actor)
John Dehner (41x, Actor)
Claude Akins (41x, Actor)
Dabbs Greer (39x, Actor)
Vaughn Taylor (38x, Actor)
Ken Mayer (37x, Actor)
J. Pat O'Malley (35x, Actor)
Gregg Palmer (35x, Actor)
Harry Townes (34x, Actor)
Sam Peckinpah (12x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2354, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/25/2023