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Fred Covington (1928–1993)

Fred Covington was born on July 1, 1928 as Alfred Covington. He was an actor, known for Norma Rae (1979), They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way (1978) and The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976). He died on July 28, 1993 in Marietta, Georgia, USA. See full bio »

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(age 65) in Marietta, Georgia, USA

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Norma Rae
Norma Rae Alston Purvis
(1979)
Challenge
Challenge MacDonald Jennings
(1974)

Filmography

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 1989-1991 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Vern Tolliver / Red Cahill
- Shine on Sparta Moon (1991) ... Vern Tolliver
- Walkout (1989) ... Red Cahill
 1984 Door to Door
Mr. Donnelly
 1981 Coward of the County (TV Movie)
Brother Hofelter
 1980 The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (TV Movie)
Attorney Lake
 1979 Freedom Road (TV Movie)
Sheriff Bentley
 1979 Norma Rae
Alston Purvis
 1977 Nashville 99 (TV Series)
Ferris Hyder
- Jolene (1977) ... Ferris Hyder
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Auctioneer
- Part III (1977) ... Auctioneer
- Part II (1977) ... Auctioneer
 1975 The Brass Ring
MacDonald Jennings
 1974 Challenge
MacDonald Jennings
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 2007 The Battle of Chickamauga (Video documentary)
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In 1978, he recorded the time announcement for the U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock, which as of this 2008 posting can still be heard by dialing (202) 762-1401 or (719) 567-6742. His voice was originally recorded on mechanical machines, but transfered to digital media later. See more »

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