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Wilford Brimley

Actor / Comedian | * 09/27/1934 († 85, 08/01/2020) | Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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Anthony Wilford Brimley (September 27, 1934 – August 1, 2020) was an American actor and singer. After serving in the United States Marine Corps and taking on a variety of odd jobs, he became an extra for western films, and in little more than a decade he had established himself as a character actor in films such as The China Syndrome (1979), The Thing (1982), Tender Mercies (1983), The Natural (1984), and Cocoon (1985). He was the longtime face of television advertisements for the Quaker Oats Company. He also promoted diabetes education and appeared in related commercials for Liberty Medical. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Western | TV Movies

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Movies with Wilford Brimley as Actor(57)

as Pastor2017 I Believe
as Hawk Jones2016 Timber the Treasure Dog
as Coach Weaver2003 Pitcher and the Pin-Up
as Governor2002 The Round and Round
as Joe Gill2001 Crossfire Trail
as Deputy Sheriff Ambrose Scraggs2001 The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
as Stu2001 Brigham City
as Sam Ferrans1998 Summer of the Monkeys
as Jake1998 A Place to Grow
as Dr. David Wetherly1998 Progeny
as Frank Brackett1997 In & Out
as Joe Hollis1996 My Fellow Americans
as Narrator (uncredited)1995 Last of the Dogmen
as Devro1995 Mutant Species
as Adm. Troy Davis1995 OP Center
as C.C. Tarpley1995 The Good Old Boys
as William Devasher1993 The Firm
as Security Guard1993 Heaven Sent
as Uncle Douvee1993 Hard Target
as U.S. Marshal Winston Patrick Culler1991 Blood River
as King / Eric1990 Eternity
as Gov. Lew Wallace1989 Gore Vidal's Billy the Kid
as Benjamin 'Ben' Luckett1988 Cocoon: The Return
as Will Haney1987 End of the Line
as Red Haines1986 Thompson's Last Run
as Tony Boyle1986 Act of Vengeance
as Sheriff Mitchell1986 Jackals
as Dr. Andrew McCallister1985 Murder in Space
as Benjamin Luckett1985 Cocoon
as Iowa Bob1984 The Hotel New Hampshire
as Tom Keach1984 Harry & Son
as George Jansen1984 The Stone Boy
as Otis1984 Country
as Pop Fisher1984 The Natural
as Bill Long1983 Tough Enough
as Bradley Tozer1983 High Road to China
as Harry1983 Tender Mercies
as Captain Clem Malone1983 10 to Midnight
as The Sheriff (as A. Wilford Brimley)1982 Death Valley
as Dr. Blair1982 The Thing
as James J. Wells1981 Absence of Malice
as Scooter Jackson1980 Borderline
as Bingo Gibbs1980 Rodeo Girl
as Rogers - Prison Board1980 Brubaker
as Pete Alberts1980 Amber Waves
as President Grover Cleveland1979 The Wild Wild West Revisited
as Farmer1979 The Electric Horseman
as Ted Spindler1979 The China Syndrome
as Marc Corman (uncredited)1971 Lawman
as Minor Role (uncredited)1969 True Grit

TV Shows/Series with Wilford Brimley as Actor(8)


Full Name: Wilford Brimley
Born: Thursday, 09/27 1934 (September) in Salt Lake City
Died: Saturday, 08/01 2020 (August) in St. George (aged: 85)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Juilliard School
Other names for Wilford Brimley (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"A. Wilford Brimley"
"Allen Wilford Brimley"
"Anthony Wilford Brimley"
Wilford Brimley frequently works together with these people:
Robert Duvall (5x, Actor)
Paul Newman (5x, Actor)
Sydney Pollack (5x, Crew)
Drew Johnson (5x, Crew)
John Carpenter (4x, Crew)
Bruce McGill (4x, Actor)
Glenn Close (4x, Actress)
Larry David (4x, Actor)
David Huddleston (4x, Actor)
Jerrold Freedman (4x, Crew)
Richard Dutcher (4x, Actor)
Robert Redford (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:12203, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 03/21/2021