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Wilford Brimley

He was a farmer and rodeo rider who, after gaining weight, became a blacksmith and then a film actor. See full bio »
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 2012 Masque (Short)
 2002 Resurrection Mary (Short)
 2001 Brigham City
 2001 Crossfire Trail (TV Movie)
Joe Gill
 2000 Comanche
 1995 Last of the Dogmen
Narrator (uncredited)
 1995 The Good Old Boys (TV Movie)
C.C. Tarpley
 1995 OP Center (TV Movie)
Adm. Troy Davis
 1995 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Burt Mueller
- War Zone (1995) ... Burt Mueller
 1994 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Harry 'The Admiral' Prentice
- See No Evil (1994) ... Harry 'The Admiral' Prentice
 1992 The Boys of Twilight (TV Series)
Bill Huntoon
 1991 Blood River (TV Movie)
U.S. Marshal Winston Patrick Culler
 1990/II Eternity
King / Eric
 1989 Billy the Kid (TV Movie)
Gov. Lew Wallace
 1986 Act of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Tony Boyle
 1986 Thompson's Last Run (TV Movie)
Red Haines
 1985 Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (TV Movie)
 1984 Country
 1982 The Thing
Dr. Blair (as A. Wilford Brimley)
 1982 Death Valley
Sheriff (as A. Wilford Brimley)
 1981 The Big Black Pill (TV Movie)
Wally Haskell
 1980 Borderline
Scooter Jackson (as A. Wilford Brimley)
 1980 Rodeo Girl (TV Movie)
Bingo Gibbs
 1980 Roughnecks (TV Movie)
Willie Clayton
 1980 Amber Waves (TV Movie)
Pete Alberts
 1979 The Wild Wild West Revisited (TV Movie)
President Grover Cleveland (as Wilford A. Brimley)
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Sheriff Daniels
- Hillary (1979) ... Sheriff Daniels
 1978 The Awakening Land (TV Mini-Series)
Jude McWhirter
- Part I: The Trees (1978) ... Jude McWhirter (as A. Wilford Brimley)
 1974-1977 The Waltons (TV Series)
Horace Brimley / Horace
- The Celebration (1977) ... Horace Brimley (as A. Wilford Brimley)
- The First Casualty (1977) ... Horace Brimley (as A. Wilford Brimley)
- The Hawk (1977) ... Horace Brimley (as A. Wilford Brimley)
- The Heartbreaker (1977) ... Horace Brimley (as A. Wilford Brimley)
- The Search (1976) ... Horace Brimley
 1976-1977 The Oregon Trail (TV Series)
Joseph Burke / Ludlow
- Hard Ride Home (1977) ... Joseph Burke (as A. Wilford Brimley)
- Pilot (1976) ... Ludlow
 1975 Kung Fu (TV Series)
- One Step to Darkness (1975) ... Blacksmith (as A. Wilford Brimley)
 1971 Lawman
Marc Corman (uncredited)
 1969 True Grit
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Other Works:

Many TV commercials for Liberty Medical Supply (1999 - present) See more »

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Alternate Names:

A. Wilford Brimley | Wilford A. Brimley


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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I thought The Thing stunk. The instant [John Carpenter] said, 'Action,' I knew I was in deep water. See more »


Known for his Quaker Oats commercials. See more »

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