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Chuck Connors (I) (1921–1992)


Chuck Connors was born Kevin Joseph Connors in Brooklyn, New York, to Marcella (Londrigan) and Alban Francis "Allan" Connors. His parents were immigrants from the Dominion of Newfoundland (now part of Canada), and were of Irish descent. Chuck and his two-years-younger sister, Gloria, grew up in a working-class section of the west side of Brooklyn,... See full bio »

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Known For

Soylent Green
Soylent Green Tab Fielding
(1973)
Move Over, Darling
Move Over, Darling Stephen 'Adam' Burkett
(1963)
Tourist Trap
Tourist Trap Mr. Slausen
(1979)
Old Yeller
Old Yeller Burn Sanderson
(1957)

Filmography

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 2017 The Forsaken Westerns (TV Series)
Art Shirley / Thorpe Henderson
- The Brush Roper (2017) ... Art Shirley
- The Assassin (2017) ... Thorpe Henderson
 2001 Fast Backwards (Short)
The Star
 2001 A Man Who Fell from the Sky
Narrator and host
 1992 Three Days to a Kill
Capt. Damian Wright
 1991 The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (TV Movie)
Lucas McCain
 1991 Salmonberries
Bingo Chuck
 1990 Face the Edge
Buddy
 1989-1990 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Gideon McKay
- Crossfire (1990) ... Gideon McKay
- Honor Bound (1989) ... Gideon McKay
- A Matter of Honor (1989) ... Gideon McKay
 1990 Last Flight to Hell
Red Farley
 1989 High Desert Kill (TV Movie)
Stan Brown
 1989 Wolf (TV Series)
- Wolf (1989)
 1989 Skinheads
Mr. Huston
 1989 Trained to Kill
Ed Cooper
 1988 Taxi Killer
 1985-1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Tyler Morgan / FBI Agt. Fred Keller
- Coal Miner's Slaughter (1988) ... Tyler Morgan
- Joshua Peabody Died Here... Possibly (1985) ... FBI Agt. Fred Keller
 1988 Terror Squad
Chief Rawlings
 1988 Once Upon a Texas Train (TV Movie)
Nash Crawford
 1987 Maniac Killer
Professor Roger Osborne
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
Janos Skorzeny / Captain Janos Skorzeny
- Let Us Prey (1987) ... Janos Skorzeny
- Friendly Haven (1987) ... Janos Skorzeny
- The Black Ship (1987) ... Janos Skorzeny
- Nightwatch (1987) ... Janos Skorzeny
- Pilot (1987) ... Captain Janos Skorzeny
 1987 Summer Camp Nightmare
Mr. Warren
 1987 Sakura Killers
The Colonel (as Chuck Conners)
 1987 Eroi dell'inferno
Senator Morris
 1985 The All American Cowboy (TV Movie)
 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
King Powers
- Children of a Tempest Storm (1985) ... King Powers
- Promised Land/Pilot (1985) ... King Powers
 1985 The Steel Collar Man (TV Movie)
J.G. Willis
 1983-1984 The Yellow Rose (TV Series)
Jeb Hollister
- Villa's Gold (1984) ... Jeb Hollister
- Beyond Vengeance (1984) ... Jeb Hollister
- Chains of Fear (1984) ... Jeb Hollister
- Debt of Honor (1984) ... Jeb Hollister
- Sacred Ground (1984) ... Jeb Hollister
 1983 Afghanistan pourquoi?
Soviet colonel
 1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Roy
 1983 Kelsey's Son (TV Movie)
Boone Kelsey
 1983 Balboa
Alabama Dern
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Castanos
- Get Houston (1983) ... Castanos
 1983 Lone Star (TV Movie)
Jake Farrell
 1983 The Vals
Trish's Father - 'Boom-Boom Girls' Producer
 1982 Airplane II: The Sequel
The Sarge
 1982 Hit Man
Sam Fisher
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Frank Barton
- Sitting Duck/Sweet Suzi Swann (1982) ... Frank Barton
 1982 The Capture of Grizzly Adams (TV Movie)
Frank Briggs
 1982 Best of the West (TV Series)
Amos Skinner
- Frog's First Gunfight (1982) ... Amos Skinner
 1981 Bordello
Jonathan
 1981 Walking Tall (TV Series)
Theo Brewster
- Kidnapped (1981) ... Theo Brewster (as Chuck Conners)
 1980 Day of Resurrection
Capt. McCloud - HMS Nereid
 1980 Stone (TV Series)
Tom Lettleman
- Case Number HM-89428, Homicide (1980) ... Tom Lettleman
 1979 Day of the Assassin
Fleming
 1979 Tourist Trap
Mr. Slausen
 1978 Standing Tall (TV Movie)
Major Roland Hartline
 1977 The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (TV Movie)
Mike O'Toole
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Moore
- Part VIII (1977) ... Tom Moore
- Part VII (1977) ... Tom Moore
- Part V (1977) ... Tom Moore
- Part IV (1977) ... Tom Moore
 1973-1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Lt. Lew Randle / Sergeant Ed 'Bugs' Pebbles / Sgt. Barrett / ...
- Trash Detail, Front and Center (1976) ... Lt. Lew Randle
- The Cutting Edge (1975) ... Sergeant Ed 'Bugs' Pebbles
- Across the Line (1974) ... Sgt. Barrett
- Slow Boy (1973) ... Slow Boy
 1976 Nightmare in Badham County (TV Movie)
Sheriff Danen
 1976 Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free (TV Movie)
Sam Ivory
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Niles Lingstrom
- The Price of Liberty (1975) ... Niles Lingstrom
 1975 Il lupo dei mari
Wolf-Larsen
 1974 99 and 44/100% Dead
Claw Zuckerman
 1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Chuck Connors
 1973 Soylent Green
Tab Fielding
 1973 The Police Connection
William Dorn
 1973 The Horror at 37,000 Feet (TV Movie)
Captain Ernie Slade
 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
Buddy Bates
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Roderick Blanco
- The Ring with the Red Velvet Ropes (1972) ... Roderick Blanco
 1972 Pancho Villa
Col. Wilcox
 1972 Night of Terror (TV Movie)
Brian DiPaulo
 1972 The Proud and Damned
Will Hansen
 1972 Embassy
Kesten
 1971 The Birdmen (TV Movie)
Colonel Morgan Crawford
 1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter
'Swifty' Morgan (uncredited)
 1971 The Devil's Backbone
Reynolds
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Governor Brill
- The Broken Puzzle (1971) ... Governor Brill
 1971 The Virginian (TV Series)
Gustaveson
- The Animal (1971) ... Gustaveson
 1969 Captain Nemo and the Underwater City
Senator Robert Fraser
 1967-1968 Cowboy in Africa (TV Series)
Jim Sinclair
- The Kasubi Death (1968) ... Jim Sinclair
- The Lions (1968) ... Jim Sinclair
- John Henry's Eden (1968) ... Jim Sinclair
- Work of Art (1968) ... Jim Sinclair
- Search and Destroy (1968) ... Jim Sinclair
 1965-1966 Branded (TV Series)
Jason McCord
- Kellie (1966) ... Jason McCord
- Cowards Die Many Times (1966) ... Jason McCord
- Headed for Doomsday (1966) ... Jason McCord
- The Assassins: Part 2 (1966) ... Jason McCord
- The Assassins: Part 1 (1966) ... Jason McCord
 1966 Ride Beyond Vengeance
Jonas Trapp - the Tiger
 1965 Synanon
Ben
 1963-1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
John Egan
- Birds of a Feather (1964) ... John Egan
- Those Which Love Has Made (1964) ... John Egan
- He Ran for His Life (1964) ... John Egan
- The Revenge of the Worm (1964) ... John Egan
- Tigers Are for Jungles (1964) ... John Egan
 1963 Move Over, Darling
Stephen 'Adam' Burkett
 1963 Flipper
Porter Ricks
 1958-1963 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Lucas McCain / Earl Bantry
- Old Tony (1963) ... Lucas McCain
- Which Way'd They Go? (1963) ... Lucas McCain
- Old Man Running (1963) ... Lucas McCain
- The Guest (1963) ... Lucas McCain
- Requiem at Mission Springs (1963) ... Lucas McCain
 1962 Geronimo
Geronimo
 1957-1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Rocky Nelson / Sam Bass / Button Smith / ...
- Gunman's Revenge (1961) ... Rocky Nelson
- Sam Bass (1957) ... Sam Bass
- The Thin Rope (1957) ... Button Smith / Pete Johnson
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
George Ainsworth
- Trial by Fear (1960) ... George Ainsworth
 1958 The Big Country
Buck Hannassey
 1958 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Cephas K. Ham
- Jim Bowie, Apache (1958) ... Cephas K. Ham
- Horse Thief (1958) ... Cephas K. Ham
 1958 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Lucas McCain
- The Sharpshooter (1958) ... Lucas McCain
 1958 Love That Jill (TV Series)
Cliff
- They Went Thataway (1958) ... Cliff
 1958 The Lady Takes a Flyer
Phil Donahoe
 1958 Date with the Angels (TV Series)
Stacey L. Stacey
- Double Trouble (1958) ... Stacey L. Stacey
 1958 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series)
Buck Matthews
- The Bet (1958) ... Buck Matthews
 1957 Old Yeller
Burn Sanderson
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Toby Yeager
- Silver Threads (1957) ... Toby Yeager
 1957 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Private John Sumter
- The Charles Avery Story (1957) ... Private John Sumter
 1954-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Long Jack / Soldier
- Thousand Dollar Gun (1957) ... Long Jack
- The Road to Edinburgh (1954) ... Soldier
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Lt. Jim Liddell
- The Story of the U.S.S. Flier (1957) ... Lt. Jim Liddell
 1957 The Hired Gun
Judd Farrow
 1957 Death in Small Doses
Mink Reynolds
 1957 Designing Woman
Johnnie 'O'
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Hub Grimes
- The Hub Grimes Story (1957) ... Hub Grimes
 1957 Tomahawk Trail
Sgt. Wade McCoy
 1957 Big-Foot Wallace (TV Movie)
Big Foot Wallace
 1956 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Ooma
- The Witch Doctor (1956) ... Ooma
 1956 West Point (TV Series)
Maj. Neilson / Maj. Nielson
- His Highness and the Halfback (1956) ... Maj. Neilson
- The Operator and the Martinet (1956) ... Maj. Nielson
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Lou Brissie
- The Comeback (1956) ... Lou Brissie
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Andy
- The Nevada Nightingale (1956) ... Andy
 1956 Hold Back the Night
Sgt. Ekland
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
 1956 Hot Rod Girl
Det. Ben Merrill
 1956 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Sam Keeler
- The Preacher (1956) ... Sam Keeler
 1956 Walk the Dark Street
Frank Garrick
 1955-1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Attendant / Harry Frazier
- The Thin Line (1956) ... Attendant
- They (1956)
- The Man Who Was Dead (1955) ... Harry Frazier
 1956 Frontier (TV Series)
Thorpe Henderson
- The Assassin (1956) ... Thorpe Henderson
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Officer Handley
- The Thread (1956) ... Officer Handley
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Harry
- Barbed Wire Christmas (1955) ... Harry
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 Good Morning, Miss Dove
Bill Holloway
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Art Shirley
- The Brush Roper (1955) ... Art Shirley
 1955 Three Stripes in the Sun
Idaho Johnson
 1955 Target Zero
Pvt. Moose
 1955 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Sylvester J. Superman
- Flight to the North (1955) ... Sylvester J. Superman
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Stanley O'Connor
- O'Connor and the Blue-Eyed Felon (1955) ... Stanley O'Connor
 1955 Private Secretary (TV Series)
Mr. Neanderthal
- Mr. Neanderthal (1955) ... Mr. Neanderthal
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Charlie Masters
- The Manufactured Clue (1955) ... Charlie Masters
 1955 City Detective (TV Series)
Sam
- Trouble in Toyland (1955) ... Sam
 1954-1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Stan / Mervyn
- The Good Sister (1955) ... Stan
- Vote of Confidence (1954) ... Mervyn (as Chuck Conners)
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Jess Hayes
- The Girl Who Knew (1955) ... Jess Hayes
 1954 Big Town (TV Series)
- Semper Fi (1954)
 1954 Naked Alibi
Capt. Owen Kincaide
 1954 The Human Jungle
Earl Swados
 1954 Dear Phoebe (TV Series)
Rocky
- Bill Gets a Job (1954) ... Rocky
 1954 Dragonfly Squadron
Capt. Warnowski
 1953 South Sea Woman
Pvt. Davey White
 1953 Code Two
Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
 1953 Trouble Along the Way
Stan Schwegler
 1952 Pat and Mike
Police Captain
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(10/26/55) Radio: Appeared in the episode "You Remind Me of Me" on "Family Theater of the Air". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chuck Conners | Martin Herbert

Height:

6' 5½" (1.97 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Well, it isn't because I'm the fidgety guy, seriously, I have to sit there like a mummy you can't move. Regular makeup you can turn around and I sit there like that, and the worst part of it is, after working 14 hours, I can't just take it off, I have to sit for another hour because of the way they made these appliances, and they have to be taken out very slowly. See more »

Trivia:

Accepted the role of Mr. Slausen in Tourist Trap (1979) because he wanted to "become the Boris Karloff of the '80s". See more »

Trademark:

Strong jawline and bold blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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