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Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward

Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward was born in 1923 in South Carolina, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Deliverance (1972), Ghost Town: The Movie (2007) and Behind the Scenes of 'Ghost Town: The Movie' (2008). See full bio »

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Deliverance Toothless Man
Ghost Town: The Movie
Ghost Town: The Movie Harmon Teaster
History of Ghost Town
History of Ghost Town Grandpappy / Old Zeke


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 2013 Hillbilly Blood (TV Series)
- Hillbilly Prepper (2013) ... Cowboy
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 2007 Ghost Town: The Movie (associate producer)
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 2008 Behind the Scenes of 'Ghost Town: The Movie' (Video documentary)
 2007 History of Ghost Town (Video documentary short)
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When director John Boorman was having trouble finding a talented actor who was also toothless for a key role in Deliverance (1972), co-star Burt Reynolds remembered Coward from having worked with him in a Wild West show in Maggie Valley, NC. Coward -- who was not an actor and was toothless and illiterate -- arrived for his audition looking so perfect for the part of a rural mountain man that ... See more »


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