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Paul Brinegar (1917–1995)


Paul Brinegar was born on December 19, 1917 in Tucumcari, New Mexico, USA as Paul Alden Brinegar. He was an actor, known for Rawhide (1959), Maverick (1994) and High Plains Drifter (1973). He was married to Shirley Talbott. He died on March 27, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1991 Life Stinks
Old Bellboy
 1990 They Came from Outer Space (TV Series)
John Peckham
- The Beauty Contest (1990) ... John Peckham
 1990 The Famous Teddy Z (TV Series)
- Engineer Bob (1990)
 1986 Annihilator (TV Movie)
Pops
 1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Chuck
- Many Happy Returns (1985) ... Chuck
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
 1984 Chattanooga Choo Choo
Pee Wee
 1982-1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Lamar Pettybone
- Whose Party Is It Anyway? (1983) ... Lamar Pettybone
- Joey's Here (1982) ... Lamar Pettybone
- The Kidnapping (1982) ... Lamar Pettybone
- Shark Bait (1982) ... Lamar Pettybone
- Recipe for Murder (1982) ... Lamar Pettybone
 1977-1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Keith Lawton / Old Surfer
- Overload (1982) ... Keith Lawton
- Undertow (1977) ... Old Surfer
 1982 Capitol (TV Series)
Caleb (1986)
 1981 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Bateman / Louie
- Future Imperfect (1981) ... Bateman
- Days of Wine and Leo (1981) ... Louie
 1979 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Dewey Stovall
- Route 7-11 (1979) ... Dewey Stovall
 1978 Lucan (TV Series)
Willie S'Marie
- Thunder God Gold (1978) ... Willie S'Marie
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series)
Arley McCoy
 1978 Crisis in Sun Valley (TV Movie)
Poole
 1977 The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (TV Series)
- The Search (1977)
 1977 Code R (TV Series)
Alvin Purdy
- The Great Boat Race (1977) ... Alvin Purdy
 1977 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Jock
- The Golden Dog (1977) ... Jock
 1976 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Glover
- The Hunters (1976) ... Glover
 1976 The Quest (TV Series)
Yoder
- Prairie Woman (1976) ... Yoder
 1974-1976 Emergency! (TV Series)
Max / Grady / Husband (Tom)
- The Unlikely Heirs (1976) ... Max
- Grateful (1976) ... Grady
- Quicker Than the Eye (1974) ... Husband (Tom)
 1975 I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now?
Looney Pickup Driver
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Jesse
- The Ballad of Redwing Jail (1975) ... Jesse
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Patch Dressler
- Four the Hard Way (1975) ... Patch Dressler
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Old Man
- Double Jeopardy (1975) ... Old Man
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Rafe Morris
- Taneha (1975) ... Rafe Morris
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Hnchoo
- No Way Home (1975) ... Hnchoo
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Charlie Tompkins
- Duel in the Desert (1974) ... Charlie Tompkins
 1973 Dusty's Trail (TV Series)
The Prospector
- Brookhaven U.S.A. (1973) ... The Prospector
 1972 Nichols (TV Series)
Gaffer
- About Jesse James (1972) ... Gaffer
 1966-1969 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Rupert Johnson
- The Lady and the Sourdough (1966) ... Rupert Johnson
 1968 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Charlie Moss
- A Fool and His Money (1968) ... Charlie Moss
 1967 Lassie (TV Series)
Ben Adams
- Trapped (1967) ... Ben Adams
 1967 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Gurney
- Take the Southbound Stage (1967) ... Gurney
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Waco Hobson
- The Execution (1967) ... Waco Hobson
 1967 Bonanza (TV Series)
Rev Buckalaw
- A Bride for Buford (1967) ... Rev Buckalaw
 1966 Country Boy
Mr. Byrd (as Paul 'Wishbone' Brinegar)
 1966 The Hero (TV Series)
Kid McCool
- The Kid's Revenge (1966) ... Kid McCool
 1958-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Jason Rohan / Tom Sackett
- The Case of the Unwelcome Well (1966) ... Jason Rohan
- The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary (1958) ... Tom Sackett
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Chigger
- Short a Motive (1961) ... Chigger
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Ludwig
- The Ringer (1959) ... Ludwig
 1959 Trackdown (TV Series)
Deputy Zack Armstead
- The Protector (1959) ... Deputy Zack Armstead
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Stage Line Clerk
- The Gunman (1959) ... Stage Line Clerk
 1958 How to Make a Monster
Rivero
 1955-1958 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Mayor Jim Kelley / Jim 'Dog' Kelley / Jim Begley
- My Husband (1958) ... Mayor Jim Kelley
- The Frame-Up (1958) ... Mayor Jim Kelley
- Dig a Grave for Ben Thompson (1958) ... Mayor Jim Kelley
- Doc Holliday Rewrites History (1958) ... Mayor Jim Kelley
- The Underdog (1958) ... Mayor Jim Kelley
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Van Kimmel
- Rip Van Winkle (1958) ... Van Kimmel
 1958 State Trooper (TV Series)
Storekeeper
- Firebug (1958) ... Storekeeper
 1958 Cattle Empire
Tom Jefferson Jeffrey
 1958 Mann of Action (TV Movie)
Willie Blaine
 1957 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Austin
- Quicksilver (1957) ... Austin (uncredited)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
George Eldridge
- Ashes Will Happen (1957) ... George Eldridge
 1957 Copper Sky
Charlie Martin
 1957 Hell on Devil's Island
Arneaux (uncredited)
 1957 The Vampire
Willy Warner
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Milkman
- Threat to a Happy Ending (1957) ... Milkman (uncredited)
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Shorty Tannin
- Renegade Raiders (1957) ... Shorty Tannin
 1955-1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Stern / Police Officer / Mason
- The Night the World Ended (1957) ... Mr. Stern
- Help Wanted (1956) ... Police Officer
- Premonition (1955) ... Mason
 1954-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Jamie / Hans
- Footnote on a Doll (1957) ... Jamie (uncredited)
- Try Me for Size (1956)
- Remember to Live (1954) ... Hans
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis
Okie (uncredited)
 1957 The Iron Sheriff
Gun Salesman (uncredited)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Baxter
- Invitation to a Gunfighter (1957) ... Baxter
 1952-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Joe / Brown / Link
- The Enchanted (1957) ... Joe
- Plague Ship (1956) ... Brown
- Christmas Guest (1955)
- No Compromise (1953) ... (uncredited)
 1957 Noah's Ark (TV Series)
Doug Connor
- The Guide (1957) ... Doug Connor
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Joe Slade
- The Big U (1957) ... Joe Slade
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Slim Mantell
- Lone Gun (1956) ... Slim Mantell
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
- She Also Ran (1956)
 1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Sandy
- Jim Bowie Comes Home (1956) ... Sandy
 1956 Flight to Hong Kong
Castairs (uncredited)
 1956 Fighting Trouble
Mailman (uncredited)
 1956 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Rush (1956)
 1956 World Without End
Vida (uncredited)
 1956 Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV Series)
Hobo
- The Hobo (1956) ... Hobo
 1956 Ransom!
Bank Clerk (uncredited)
 1954-1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Pete / Ivan Fenwick
- Inga III (1956) ... Pete
- Inga II (1955) ... Pete
- On Your Honor, Your Honor (1954) ... Ivan Fenwick
- Inga (1954) ... Pete
 1956 Inside Detroit
Irate Worker (uncredited)
 1955 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Blainey
- Retired Gangster (1955) ... Blainey (as Paul Brinegar Jr.)
 1955 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
Link
- Silver Saddle (1955) ... Link
 1955 I Died a Thousand Times
Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- The Swamp Fox (1955)
 1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Whitey - Card Player
- A Dream for Jimmy (1955) ... Whitey - Card Player
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Brant / Johnson / Don Kammer / ...
- The Case of the Capital Crime (1955) ... Brant
- The Case of the Invisible Mark (1955) ... Johnson
- The Case of the Tattooed Man (1955) ... Don Kammer
- The Case of the Troubled Circus (1955) ... Tom Lana
 1955 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series)
The Teller
- The Case of the Steady Hand (1955) ... The Teller
 1955 Cell 2455, Death Row
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1954-1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Vic Oliver / Bailbondsman
- Brutality (1955)
- The Hobo Story (1954) ... Vic Oliver
- Pauper's Gold (1954) ... Bailbondsman
 1954 The Silver Chalice
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1954 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Henchman Frankie
- Rendezvous at Whipsaw (1954) ... Henchman Frankie
 1954 The Lineup (TV Series)
Holdup Victim
- Tappan and Long (1954) ... Holdup Victim
 1954 Four Guns to the Border
Barber (uncredited)
 1954 The Whistler (TV Series)
 1954 A Star Is Born
Man at Funeral (uncredited)
 1954 Rogue Cop
Arcade Clerk (uncredited)
 1954 Dawn at Socorro
Desk Clerk
 1954 Human Desire
Brakeman (uncredited)
 1954 Rails Into Laramie
Bandleader (uncredited)
 1954 The Rocket Man
Dave Harris (uncredited)
 1954 Phantom of the Rue Morgue
Angry Accuser in Street (uncredited)
 1953 So Big
Farmer (uncredited)
 1953 Captain Scarface
Clegg
 1952-1953 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Janitor Dorset / Man
- The Family Tree (1952) ... Man (as Paul Brimegar)
 1953 Fast Company
Smokey - Poker Player (uncredited)
 1953 It Happens Every Thursday
Mr. Sweetzer, Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1952 We're Not Married!
Beauty Contest Spectator (uncredited)
 1952 Pat and Mike
Caddy (uncredited)
 1952 The Captive City
Police Sergeant
 1952 Here Come the Nelsons
Thin Cop (uncredited)
 1952 The Files of Jeffrey Jones (TV Series)
 1951 Journey Into Light
Bum
 1951 Insurance Investigator
Mr. Spangler, Hotel Orderly (uncredited)
 1951 Storm Warning
Cameraman #1 (uncredited)
 1950 A Ticket to Tomahawk
Henchman (uncredited)
 1950 Young Man with a Horn
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1949 Pinky
Western Union Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 The Gal Who Took the West
Tailor (uncredited)
 1949 Sword in the Desert
British Soldier (uncredited)
 1949 Take One False Step
Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 Larceny
Mechanic
 1946 Abilene Town
Gambler (uncredited)
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American character actor. Educated in Santa Fe, he attended Pasadena Junior College to study drama, literature and art. His screen career (1946-1994) began and ended in westerns. Often sporting whiskers, he essayed many a grizzled sidekick to the hero. His best known role was as the cranky cook Wishbone on TV's Rawhide (1959).

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