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Also Known As: Died: October 25, 1986
Born: February 12, 1919 Cause of Death: throat cancer
Birth Place: Plainfield, Indiana, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Timestalkers (1987) as "Texas" John Cody
A twentieth-century college professor is sought out by a woman of the twenty-sixth century to help her locate a power-crazed scientist who has left the future to change a significant event in the past in order to alter the future. Their manhunt stretches from the year 2586 back to 1886.
Thunder Run (1986) as Charlie Morrison
Outtakes (1985)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The (1981) as Duke
This latest retelling of the escapades of Huck Finn, Tom Sawyer and the runaway slave, Jim, drifting down the Mississippi on a homemade raft, and their encounter with the Duke and his cohort, Dauphin, is given the "Classics Illustrated" touch and was filmed at least two years before its belated TV p
Rare Breed, A (1981) as Jess Cutler
Real American Hero (1978) as Carl Pusser
Law-and-order Selma, Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser, the resourceful, club-wielding real-life folk hero whose career inspired three ultra-violent movies, returns to wage a relentless battle against a dapper local moonshiner in this TV feature. Brian Dennehy assumed the role played originally by Joe
Final Chapter--Walking Tall (1977) as Pusser'S Father
To please his wife Pauline, Buford Pusser retires from wrestling and moves back to Tennessee to go into the logging business with his father. After his arrival, Buford g s to the Lucky Spot gambling club with a friend and is seriously wounded with a knife after he catches the management cheating at
Incredible Rocky Mountain Race, The (1977) as Mike Fink
A lighthearted western involving a madcap grudge race from Missouri to California between a young Mark Twain and his long-time rival, Mike Fink, with the aid of a slightly daft Indian.
Walking Tall: The Final Chapter (1977)
This is the story of Buford Pusser's final days, not only of his life but also as Sheriff. It seems that times are changing and the people of Pusser's town, who once adored him are now fearing him and feel like it's time to make a change. And there are also some officials who feel the same way and are using every means to get rid of Pusser.
McCullochs, The (1975) as J J Mcculloch
Patriarch J.J. McCulloch rules his family with an iron hand and his grown children's attempts to gain independence from him lead to tragedy. One son goes to fight in Korea and is killed, another is arrested for murder, and the only daughter is drawn into dysfunctional relationships. Only the younges
Jarrett (1973) as Reverend Vocal Simpson
An unrealized series project for Glenn Ford as an erudite investigator specializing in fine arts cases, here tangling with an urbane villain, a bogus preacher, and his nubile snake-dancer niece while tracking down some missing rare Biblical scrolls.
Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972) as Harry Mcmartin
A Vietnam prisoner-of-war tries to return to the small New England hometown he dreamed of in captivity, but strangely, he can find no trace of it.
Cancel My Reservation (1972) as Reese
After his doctor orders him to take a much needed vacation, talk show host Dan Bartlett heads out to a ranch in Arizona where he hopes to get a little rest and relaxation. However, Once he arrives, he stumbles upon the murder of an Native American girl and becomes the primary suspect. In order to cl
Footsteps (1972) as Bradford Emmons
A win-or-else coach, hired to whip a small college football team into shape, finds himself in trouble with professional gamblers who plan to set the odds of the squad's success.
Alias Smith and Jones (1971) as Deputy Harker
A lighthearted Western about a pair of notorious outlaws who take the governor's offer of amnesty, offered through a lawman friend, if they'll bring in a vicious desperado and his gang -- and then discover that their amnesty has other strings attached. A series of the same name with Deuel and Murphy
Barquero (1970) as Mountain Phil
A ferry captain fights off bandits who want him to transport stolen goods.
Chisum (1970) as Lawrence Murphy
A cattle baron enlists Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid to help him fight a land war.
The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968) as Trim Houlihan
An Amish girl in turn-of-the-century New York gets mixed up in burlesque and accidentally invents the strip tease.
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966) as
A Cook and a waitress decide to work at a bookstore filled with spies and bank robbers.
Counterplot (1959) as Brock Miller
While hiding in Puerto Rico, a man framed for murder dodges the police, his girlfriend and the real killer.
The Cosmic Monster (1958) as Gil Graham
At a small, rural British lab, monomaniac Dr. Laird and his staff create ultra-intense magnetic fields. Inexplicably, the apparatus seems to be affecting distant objects, and to be drawing "extra power" from...somewhere. One night, after a "freak" storm, strange and deadly things start happening in Bryerly Woods, and a strange man from "a long way off" appears in the district...concerned about Laird's pulling down disaster from the skies.
Fort Massacre (1958) as McGurney
A possibly mad cavalry commander leads his troops through dangerous Indian territory.
Gunsmoke in Tucson (1958) as John Brazos, also known as John Coburn
Mark Stevens, Forrest Tucker, Gale Robbins, Vaughn Taylor, John Ward. Two brothers on opposite sides of the law become embroiled in an Arizona range war between cattlemen and farmers.
Auntie Mame (1958) as Beauregard Jackson Pickett Burnside
An eccentric heiress raises her nephew to be a free spirit.
Girl in the Woods (1958) as Steve Corby
Trollenberg Terror, The (1958) as Alan Brooks
A remote mountain resort in Switzerland is invaded by horrible alien creatures that like to decapitate humans. The beings are also in telepathic communication with people and inhabit a mysterious, radioactive cloud at the base of the Trollenberg mountain.
Break in the Circle (1957) as [Skip] Morgan
Three Violent People (1957) as Cable
Two brothers and the wife of one, seething about the pillaging by a ruthless and greddy provisional government, become involved in conflict.
The Quiet Gun (1957) as Carl Brandon
The Abominable Snowman (1957) as Tom Friend
The Deerslayer (1957) as Harry Marsh
In the wilderness of early Colonial days, trapper Tom Hutter lives with his two daughters in an isolated floating fort. Tom's one-man vendetta against Indians has brought the wrath of the Hurons down on him...thereby garnering the reluctant aid of wilderness wanderer Deerslayer and his Mohican blood-brother, Chingachgook. Among adventures, violence and escapes, a batch of dirty secrets emerges...
Stagecoach to Fury (1956) as Frank Townsend
Finger Man (1955) as Dutch Becker
Treasury agents, desperate to get evidence on syndicate kingpin Dutch Becker, give ex-con hood Casey Martin a in prison or courting sudden death as a government 'finger man.' Finding that his sister is now a drug addict thanks to Becker, Martin agrees to go undercover. Becker's chief aide proves to be sadistic Lou Terpe, Martin's former cellmate whom he can't stand the sight of. And the danger hanging over Martin expands to threaten those around him...
Rage at Dawn (1955) as Frank Reno
Terrorizing 1866 Indiana, the Reno brothers gang uses the town of Seymour as a safe haven, paying off three crooked town officials. Sent in to clean up the gang is Peterson Detective Agency operative James Barlow, who poses as an outlaw to gain the confidence of the officials and the thick-headed brothers. Complicating matters are Barlow's feelings for the Reno sister, Laura, who reluctantly keeps house for the boys out of family loyalty. Events heat up and rage surfaces as Barlow sets up the gang in a dawn train robbery.
The Vanishing American (1955) as Morgan
Paris Follies of 1956 (1955) as Dan Bradley
Night Freight (1955) as Mike Peters
Trouble in the Glen (1954) as Maj. Jim "Lance" Lansing
Major Jim "Lance" Lansing (Forrest Tucker), an American ex-pilot of the U.S. Air Corps, returns to Scotland after the war and finds much trouble in the glen where he settles because of the high-handed activites of the local laird, Sanin Mengues (Orson Welles), a wealthy South American who, with his daughter Marilla (Margaret Lockwood), has returned to the land of his forefathers. Led by Lansing, the people eventually prevail upon Mengues to restore peace to the glen, but not before a brutish fight between Lansing and Parlan (Victor McLaglen), the Mengues foreman.
Flight Nurse (1954) as Capt. Bill Eaton
Jubilee Trail (1954) as John Ives
A pregnant widow ventures West in search of a new life.
Laughing Anne (1953) as Jem Farrell
Ride the Man Down (1953) as Sam Danfelser
San Antone (1953) as Lt. Brian Culver
Pony Express (1953) as Wild Bill Hickok
Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickcok fight to create a pony express route in California.
Hoodlum Empire (1952) as Charley Pignatalli
Montana Belle (1952) as Mac
The Daltons force Belle Starr to help them on a dangerous raid.
Hurricane Smith (1952) as Dan O'Hara
Hurricane Smith and his marooned sailors escape from a South Seas island by stealing the ship of Capt. Raikes who's come to the island in search of slaves. Smith sails the ship to Australia where he charters it to Harry Gorvahlsen and Dr. Whitmore who claim to be studying flora and fauna. To fill out his crew, Smith "shanghais" Capt. Raikes who, by this time, has also made his way to Australia. During the course of the voyage, it becomes clear that Gorvahlsen and Whitmore are actually in search of a cache of gold that's been hidden on a South Seas island. Smith also seeks this gold, which he considers his own, as does Capt. Raikes. Complicating this 3-way rivalry is a growing shipboard romance between Smith and Dr. Whitmore's beautiful daughter, Luana. Events reach a violent climax when the treasure-island is finally reached.
Flaming Feather (1952) as Lt. Tom Blaine
Sterling Hayden, Forrest Tucker, Barbara Rush, Arleen Whelan, Carol Thurston, Edgar Buchanan, Victor Jory, Richard Arlen, and Ian MacDonald as Tombstone Jack. An outlaw with a secret motive poses as a wealthy landowner and leads a band of renegade Indians against rancher Sterling Hayden and cavalry officer Forrest Tucker.
Bugles in the Afternoon (1952) as Pvt. Donovan
Old enemies stationed together at an Army post vie for the same woman.
Oh! Susanna (1951) as Lt. Col. Lloyd Unger
Fighting Coast Guard (1951) as Bill Rourk
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as Maj. Tom West
Crosswinds (1951) as Gerald "Jumbo" Johnson
Warpath (1951) as Sgt. O'Hara [previously known as Bly]
A man sets out on a mission of vengeance against three bank robbers responsible for the death of his fiancee and becomes involved in an Indian ambush.
The Nevadan (1950) as Tom Tanner
A U.S. Marshall tries to recover stolen gold.
Rock Island Trail (1950) as Reed Loomis
Loumas, president of the Rock Island Trail company, tries to expand his rails into the Midwest but finds resistance of the steamship and stage-coach lines. The malicious Kirby Murrow tries everything to slow down Loumas' progress and doesn't even stop before sabotage. Only Constanze, daughter of banker Strong, believes in his success strong enough to support him financially.
California Passage (1950) as Mike Prescott
Hellfire (1949) as Bucky McLean
Zeb Smith is a gambler with a larcenous streak, but when an itinerant preacher takes a bullet meant for him, Zeb vows to fulfill the preacher's mission of building a church. Frustrated in his attempts to get donations, Zeb attempts to capture fugitive Doll Brown in order to obtain the reward. But he finds that there's more to Doll than meets the eye. When his old friend Bucky McLean shows up gunning for Doll, Zeb sees a chance to redeem them all... one way or another.
Brimstone (1949) as Sheriff Henry McIntyre
The Big Cat (1949) as Gil [Hawks]
1933. A city boy arrives in his late mother's birthplace to discover the locals have been pestered by drought, old fights and a cougar. He turns out to be pivotal in all of these.
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) as Corp. Al Thomas
During World War II, a marine sergeant must turn his recruits into fighting men.
The Last Bandit (1949) as Jim Plummer
About to marry Jim Plummer (Forrest Tucker), Kate Foley (Adrian Booth) runs off to Nevada when Ed Bagley (Grant Withers) convinces her a quick fortune can be made robbing gold shipments that are being transported by the railroad. In Bannock City she meets reformed-bandit Frank Plummer (William Elliott), posing as Frank Norris, brother of Jim Plummer, who has being going straight and working as an express shipment guard. Jim also shows up and plans a robbery by stealing a train and hiding it in an abandoned tunnel. The two brothers are on opposite sides of the law with the now-reformed Kate caught in the middle.
Coroner Creek (1948) as Ernie Combs
A gunman sets out to avenge his fiancee's murder.
Two Guys from Texas (1948) as "Tex" Bennett
Two vaudevillians on the run from crooks try to pass themselves off as cowboys.
The Plunderers (1948) as Whit Lacey
A cavalry officer must join forces with an outlaw he has been tracking to fight a Sioux war party.
Adventures in Silverado (1948) as Zeke Butler
Gunfighters (1947) as Hen Orcutt
A gunman trying to avoid killing gets caught in the middle of a vicious range war.
The Yearling (1947) as Lem Forrester
A Florida boy's pet deer threatens the family farm.
The Man Who Dared (1946) as Larry James
Never Say Goodbye (1946) as Fenwick Lonkowski
A husband tries to win back his wife before she can divorce him.
Dangerous Business (1946) as Clayton Russell
Two young lawyers (Forrest Tucker and Lynn Merrick) open an office together. They are hired to defend a utilities magnate (Thurston Hall) who claims he has been framed. He is kidnapped by a gangster (Gerald Mohr), and a battle royal ensues when the lawyers try to rescue him.
Talk About a Lady (1946) as Bart Manners
Renegades (1946) as Frank Dembrow
A prominent citizen''''s daughter marries an outlaw''''s son.
Keeper of the Flame (1942) as Geoffrey Midford
A reporter digs into the secret life of a recently deceased political hero.
Counter-Espionage (1942) as Anton Schugg
A reformed criminal hunts Nazi spies in London during the Blitz.
My Sister Eileen (1942) as Sand hog
Two sisters - one smart, one pretty - move to New York to build careers.
Submarine Raider (1942) as Pulaski
A submarine captain tries to warn the Navy about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
The Spirit of Stanford (1942) as Buzz Costello
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1942) as Blond Bomber
Shut My Big Mouth (1942) as Red
(Com ''42,BW). Joe E. Brown, Adele Mara, Victor Jory, Fritz Feld, Don Beddoe, Pedro de Cordoba, Lloyd Bridges, Forrest Tucker, Chief Thunder-Cloud. A meek easterner (Joe E. Brown) unwittingly becomes sheriff of a western town and resorts to dressing in drag in order to foil the plans of the villainous Victor Jory. One of Joe E. Brown''s most popular comedies.
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) as Whipper
When he's framed for robbery, a reformed thief takes off to find the real culprit.
Parachute Nurse (1942) as Lieutenant Tucker
Hospital nurses Glenda White (Marguerite Chapman) and Dottie Morrison (Kay Harris) join the newly-formed corps of parachute nurses to be dropped at sites where ordinary medical aide is inaccessible. They discover they have let themselves in for a life of rigorous training governed by strict military rules, with the only bright spots being their instructors, Lieutenant Jim Woods (William Wright) and Sergeant Peters (Frank Sully.) After weeks of arduous training, one of the earlier-entered classes is ready for practice jumps.Tragedy strikes when Gretchen Ernst (Evelyn Wahl), an American-born nurse who has been ostracized because she has a brother in the German army, commits suicide by failing to pull her rip cord during her jump. When it is time for Glenda's class to make their jumps, Glenda remembers Gretchen and cannot summon enough courage to make the leap. Jim and Peters are determined to force her to complete the course.
Canal Zone (1942) as Madigan
Emergency Landing (1941) as Jerry [Barton]
Honolulu Lu (1941) as Barney
New Wine (1941) as Moritz
The Westerner (1940) as Wade Harper
A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean.

Cast (special)

Pottsville (1980) as Bulldog O'Halloran
The story of Bulldog O'Halloran, a harassed labor leader and the president of Local 605 of the National Factory Workers Union in Pottsville, a small manufacturing town. The pilot episode depicts Bulldog's efforts to contend with a feminist rebellion within his own ranks and avert a strike against hi
Bobby Jo and the Big Apple Goodtime Band (1972) as Cousin Jack; Manager
The misadventures of a country and western group called Bobby Jo and the Big Apple Goodtime Band. In the pilot, Bobby Jo, the band's pretty but gullible singer, writes a hit song that embroils the group in an unexpected legal hassle.
Mickie Finn Special, The (1971)
An hour of music set against a "Gay Nineties" motif.
Cat Ballou (1971) as Kid Sheleen
The comical exploits of Cat Ballou, a rather unorthodox heroine of the Old West. The second of two pilot episodes relates how Cat comes west to take over a ranch she has inherited and how she befriends Kid Sheleen, the frequently soused ex-gunfighter, whom she hires to protect her from a greedy deve
Doc (1969) as Dr Jason Fillmore
The story, set in the sleepy little town of Stubbville, relates the misadventures of Jason Fillmore, the town's elderly doctor, and his young assistant, Orville Truebody, a bumbler.

Cast (special)

Blood Feud (1983) as Lyndon B Johnson
Rebels, The (1979) as Angus Fletcher

Cast (short)

Week End in Hollywood (1947)
This short film promoting Hollywood tourism offers brief looks at several of the town''''s landmarks.

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