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Also Known As: Died: August 7, 1992
Born: October 20, 1922 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Clayton, Illinois, USA Profession: actor

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

A prolific, versatile, light-haired character actor, Anderson amassed feature credits including "Psycho" (1960, as the smarmy car salesman), Ossie Davis' "Cotton Comes to Harlem" (1970) and John Sayles' "Eight Men Out" (1988). His TV credits include over 500 roles, most notably among them a recurring role on "Dallas"; the short lived spin-off "Baby Boom"; and, as the title character's father, "MacGyver."

A prolific, versatile, light-haired character actor, Anderson amassed feature credits including "Psycho" (1960, as the smarmy car salesman), Ossie Davis' "Cotton Comes to Harlem" (1970) and John Sayles' "Eight Men Out" (1988). His TV credits include over 500 roles, most notably among them a recurring role on "Dallas"; the short lived spin-off "Baby Boom"; and, as the title character's father, "MacGyver."

Filmographyclose complete filmography

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 In the Company of Spies (1999) Newscaster Ron Phelps
2.
 Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (1994) Virgil Earp
3.
 Bed of Lies (1992) Price Daniel Sr
4.
 Babe Ruth (1991) Judge Landis
5.
 In Broad Daylight (1991) Frank Westerman
6.
 Daddy (1991) George Watson
7.
 Follow Your Heart (1990) Josh
8.
 Deadly Innocents (1989)
10.
 Eight Men Out (1988) Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis
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Milestones close milestones

:
Began acting career on Mississippi River showboat
1950:
Made feature debut in "Fancy Pants"
1955:
Made TV debut in "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp"

Education

University of Iowa: Iowa City, Iowa -

Family close complete family listing

son:
Jeffrey Anderson. Survived him.
son:
Kelsey Anderson. Survived him.

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