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Wilford Brimley

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anthony Wilford Brimley (September 27, 1934 – August 1, 2020) was an American actor and singer. After serving in the Marines 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), and The Natural (1984). Brimley 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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Sep 27, 1934 In Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie True Grit 1969-06-11
Latest Project:
Movie I Believe 2017-11-07
Known For
Poster of I Believe
Poster of The Boys of Twilight
Poster of Cocoon
Poster of The Thing
Movie I Believe Pastor 2017-11-07
Movie Timber the Treasure Dog Hawk Jones 2016-02-05
Movie Did You Hear About the Morgans? Earl Granger 2009-12-17
Movie Pitcher and the Pin-Up Coach Weaver 2003-06-14
Movie The Round and Round Governor 2002-06-01
Movie The Ballad of Lucy Whipple Deputy Sheriff Ambrose Scraggs 2001-01-20
Movie Brigham City Stu 2001-03-30
Movie Crossfire Trail Joe Gill 2001-01-21
Movie Comanche Unknown 2000-01-10
Movie Summer of the Monkeys Sam Ferrans 1998-10-30
Movie A Place to Grow Jake 1998-01-01
Movie All My Friends Are Cowboys Charlie 1998-01-01
Movie Progeny Dr. David Wetherly 1998-03-30
Movie In & Out Frank Brackett 1997-09-10
Movie My Fellow Americans Joe Hollis 1996-12-20
Movie Mutant Species Devro 1995-01-19
Movie OP Center Adm. Troy Davis 1995-02-26
Movie The Good Old Boys C.C. Tarpley 1995-03-05
Movie Last of the Dogmen Narrator (uncredited) 1995-09-08
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Hard Target Uncle Douvee 1993-08-20
Movie Heaven Sent Security Guard 1993-12-31
Movie The Firm William Devasher 1993-06-30
Movie Where The Red Fern Grows Part 2 Grandpa Will 1992-01-01
Series The Boys of Twilight Bill Huntoon 1992-02-29
Movie Blood River U.S. Marshal Winston Patrick Culler 1991-03-17
Movie Eternity King / Eric 1990-11-15
Movie Gore Vidal's Billy the Kid Gov. Lew Wallace 1989-05-10
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Cocoon: The Return Benjamin 'Ben' Luckett 1988-09-13
Movie End of the Line Will Haney 1987-08-28
Movie Jackals Sheriff Mitchell 1986-01-01
Movie Shadows on the Wall Floyd Buckman 1986-01-01
Movie Act of Vengeance Tony Boyle 1986-09-04
Movie Thompson's Last Run Red Haines 1986-02-16
Series Our House Unknown 1986-09-11
Movie Murder in Space Dr. Andrew McCallister 1985-01-01
Movie Cocoon Benjamin Luckett 1985-06-21
Movie Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins Harold Smith 1985-10-11
Movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor Noa 1985-11-24
Movie Harry & Son Tom Keach 1984-03-02
Movie The Hotel New Hampshire Iowa Bob 1984-03-09
Movie The Natural Pop Fisher 1984-05-11
Movie The Stone Boy George Jansen 1984-04-04
Movie Country Otis 1984-09-29
Movie High Road to China Bradley Tozer 1983-03-18
Movie 10 to Midnight Clem Malone 1983-03-11
Movie Tender Mercies Harry 1983-04-02
Movie Tough Enough Bill Long 1983-05-20
Movie Death Valley The Sheriff 1982-05-07
Movie The Thing Dr. Blair 1982-06-25
Movie Absence of Malice James J. Wells 1981-11-19
Movie Joe Dancer I: The Big Black Pill Wally Haskell 1981-01-29
Movie Brubaker Rogers - Prison Board 1980-06-20
Movie Amber Waves Pete Alberts 1980-03-09
Movie Rodeo Girl Bingo Gibbs 1980-09-17
Movie Borderline Scooter Jackson 1980-10-31
Movie The China Syndrome Ted Spindler 1979-03-16
Movie The Wild Wild West Revisited President Grover Cleveland 1979-05-09
Movie The Electric Horseman Farmer 1979-12-21
Series How the West Was Won Unknown 1977-02-06
Series The Oregon Trail Unknown 1977-09-21
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Movie Lawman Marc Corman (uncredited) 1971-03-11
Movie True Grit Minor Role (uncredited) 1969-06-11