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John McIntire

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Herrick McIntire (June 27, 1907 – January 30, 1991) was an American character actor who appeared in 65 theatrical films and many more television series. McIntire is well known for having replaced Ward Bond, upon Bond's sudden death in November 1960, as the star of NBC's Wagon Train. He played Christopher Hale, the leader of the wagon train (and successor to Bond's character, Seth Adams) from early 1961 to the series' end in 1965. He also replaced Charles Bickford, upon Bickford's death in 1967, as ranch owner Clay Grainger (brother of Bickford's character) on NBC's The Virginian for four seasons.

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Jun 27, 1907 In Spokane, Washington, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Hucksters 1947-07-17
Latest Project:
Movie Turner & Hooch 1989-07-28
Known For
Poster of Turner & Hooch
Poster of The Fox and the Hound
Poster of American Dream
Poster of The Rescuers
Movie Turner & Hooch Amos Reed 1989-07-28
Series Aaron's Way Unknown 1988-03-09
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie As Summers Die Judge Dudley McCormack 1986-05-18
Movie Cloak & Dagger George MacCready 1984-08-10
Series Night Court Unknown 1984-01-04
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Movie Honkytonk Man Grandpa 1982-12-15
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Series American Dream Unknown 1981-04-26
Movie The Fox and the Hound Badger (voice) 1981-07-10
Series Goliath Awaits Sen. Oliver Bartholomew 1981-11-11
Movie All the Way Home John Henry, Jay's Father 1981-12-21
Movie Mrs. R's Daughter Paul Underwood 1979-09-19
Series Shirley Unknown 1979-10-26
Movie The Jordan Chance Jasper Colton 1978-12-12
Series Diff'rent Strokes Unknown 1978-11-03
Movie The Rescuers Rufus (voice) 1977-06-22
Series The Incredible Hulk Unknown 1977-11-04
Series The Love Boat George Hancock 1977-09-24
Series Charlie's Angels Unknown 1976-09-22
Series Quincy, M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Movie Rooster Cogburn Judge Parker 1975-10-17
Movie Herbie Rides Again Mr. Judson 1974-02-14
Movie The Healers Dr. Ernest Wilson 1974-05-22
Movie Linda Marshall Journeyman 1973-11-03
Movie The Boy from Dead Man's Bayou Boudreau 1971-02-09
Movie Powderkeg Cyrus Davenport 1971-04-16
Movie Longstreet Dr. Dan Stockman 1971-02-23
Movie Gallegher: The Mystery of Edward Sims Whit White 1968-03-31
Movie Rough Night in Jericho Ben Hickman 1967-01-01
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series Arrest and Trial Unknown 1963-09-15
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Series The Virginian Clay Grainger 1962-09-19
Series The Americans Pa Canfield 1961-01-23
Movie Two Rode Together Major Frazer 1961-07-26
Movie Summer and Smoke Dr. Buchanan 1961-11-16
Movie Who Was That Lady? Bob Doyle 1960-04-08
Movie Psycho Sheriff Al Chambers 1960-06-22
Movie Elmer Gantry Rev. John Pengilly 1960-07-07
Movie Seven Ways from Sundown Sergent Henessey 1960-09-25
Movie The Gunfight at Dodge City Doc Sam Tremaine 1959-05-01
Series Laramie Unknown 1959-09-15
Series The Twilight Zone Prof. A. Daemon 1959-10-02
Series Wichita Town Unknown 1959-09-30
Movie Sing Boy Sing Rev. Farley Walker 1958-02-21
Movie The Light in the Forest John Elder 1958-07-08
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Series Peter Gunn Unknown 1958-09-22
Series Wagon Train Christopher Hale 1957-09-18
Movie The Mark of the Hawk Bruce Craig 1957-12-01
Movie The Tin Star Joseph "Doc" McCord 1957-10-23
Movie World in My Corner Dave Bernstein 1956-03-01
Movie Backlash Jim Bonniwell 1956-04-11
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie I've Lived Before Dr. Thomas Bryant 1956-09-01
Movie The Phenix City Story Albert L. Patterson 1955-07-19
Movie The Scarlet Coat Gen. Robert Howe 1955-07-29
Movie Stranger on Horseback Josiah Bannerman 1955-03-22
Movie The Kentuckian Zack Wakefield 1955-08-01
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie The Spoilers Dextry 1955-09-20
Movie War Arrow Col. Jackson Meade 1954-01-06
Movie Apache Al Siebe 1954-07-09
Movie The Far Country Judge Gannon 1954-02-12
Movie Four Guns to the Border Dutch 1954-11-03
Movie The Yellow Mountain Bannon (as John Mc.Intyre) 1954-11-16
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie The Mississippi Gambler Kansas John Polly 1953-01-13
Movie The President's Lady John Overton 1953-05-21
Movie A Lion Is in the Streets Jeb Brown 1953-09-23
Movie Sally and Saint Anne Alderman Percival Xavier 'Goldtooth' McCarthy 1952-07-01
Series Cavalcade of America Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Glory Alley Gabe Jordan / Narrator 1952-06-06
Movie The World in His Arms Deacon Greathouse 1952-10-09
Movie The Lawless Breed J.G. Hardin / John Clements 1952-12-28
Movie Horizons West Ira Hammond 1952-10-11
Movie Under the Gun Sheriff Bill Langley 1951-02-22
Movie You're in the Navy Now Cmdr. W. R. Reynolds 1951-02-23
Movie That's My Boy Dr. Benjamin Green 1951-05-31
Movie Westward the Women Roy E. Whitman 1951-12-16
Movie The Raging Tide Corky Mullins 1951-11-01
Movie No Sad Songs for Me Dr. Ralph Frene 1950-04-27
Movie Ambush Frank Holly 1950-01-13
Movie The Asphalt Jungle Police Commissioner Hardy 1950-06-01
Movie Francis General Stevens 1950-02-08
Movie Shadow on the Wall Pike Ludwell 1950-05-19
Movie Winchester '73 Joe Lamont 1950-07-12
Movie Walk Softly, Stranger Morgan 1950-10-14
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie Saddle Tramp Jess Higgins 1950-09-21
Movie Down to the Sea in Ships Thatch 1949-02-15
Movie Scene of the Crime Det. Fred Piper 1949-07-28
Movie Red Canyon Floyd Cordts 1949-05-05
Movie Top o' the Morning Inspector Fallon 1949-08-31
Movie Johnny Stool Pigeon Nick Avery 1949-09-22
Movie Black Bart Clark 1948-03-03
Movie Call Northside 777 Sam Faxon 1948-02-13
Movie The Street with No Name Cy Gordon 1948-07-14
Movie River Lady H.L. Morrison 1948-06-01
Movie An Act of Murder Judge Ogden 1948-12-05
Movie The Hucksters Radio Announcer (uncredited) 1947-07-17