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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)
Maskmaker
 2002 Resurrection Mary (Short)
Morty
 2001 Brigham City
Stu
 2000 Comanche
 1995 Last of the Dogmen
Narrator (uncredited)
 1990/II Eternity
King / Eric
 1984 Country
Otis
 1982 The Thing
Dr. Blair (as A. Wilford Brimley)
 1982 Death Valley
Sheriff (as A. Wilford Brimley)
 1980 Borderline
Scooter Jackson (as A. Wilford Brimley)
 1980 Brubaker
Rogers
 1971 Lawman
Marc Corman (uncredited)
 1969 True Grit
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Other Works:

Print ads for Liberty Medical Supply home testing equipment (2003-present) See more »

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Alternate Names:

A. Wilford Brimley | Wilford A. Brimley

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Look, I like people very much. I'm not very good with people, but that doesn't mean I don't like them. I do like them. Because we actors are on that great big screen and so many people see us, we become familiar. People speak to us as if they've known us all our lives. That just tickles me to death. See more »

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Had a recurring role on The Waltons (1971). At the prodding of series star Ralph Waite, Brimley became a charter member of Waite's Los Angeles Actors Theater. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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