Appeared in a sitcom pilot for ABC called "Big Man, Little Man" playing a trapper during the gold-rush days of the mid-1800s who promised his best friend that he'd guide the man's daughter to California upon his death.
Claude Akin | Claude A. Akins
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I was very fortunate that I get paid for what I love to do. I know a lot of good actors who simply can't find work. Every time I get a job, I say to myself, 'You've beaten the odds.'
A lifelong golfer, he played in a lot of pro-am golf tournaments for various charities right up until his death, including the Vantage Championship Pro-Am at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, North Carolina, in the early 1990s. He was a close friend and golfing partner of another golf fanatic and veteran movie heavy, Robert J. Wilke