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Andy Devine (I) (1905–1977)


Rotund comic character actor of American films. Born Andrew Vabre Devine in Flagstaff, Arizona, the later-to-be Rotund comic character actor was raised in nearby Kingman, Arizona, the son of Irish-American hotel operator Thomas Devine and his wife Amy. Devine was an able athlete as a student and actually played semi-pro football under a phony name... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1977 The Mouse and His Child
The Frog (voice)
 1976 Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
Priest in Dog Pound
 1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Sheriff Bintell
- The Men That Corrupted Hadleyburg (1972) ... Sheriff Bintell
 1967-1971 The Virginian (TV Series)
Dr. Houseman / Amos Tyke
- The Animal (1971) ... Dr. Houseman
- Yesterday's Timepiece (1967) ... Amos Tyke
 1970 Myra Breckinridge
Coyote Bill
 1970 The Phynx
Andy Devine
 1969-1970 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Mr. Stone
- Smoke: Part 2 (1970) ... Mr. Stone
- Smoke: Part 1 (1970) ... Mr. Stone
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Bill Hunnicutt
- Super-Star (1970) ... Bill Hunnicutt
 1970 Smoke (TV Movie)
Mr. Stone
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Sheriff Bob O'Connors (segment "Love and the Mountain Cabin")
- Love and the Comedy Team/Love and the Divorce Sale/Love and the Mountain Cabin (1969) ... Sheriff Bob O'Connors (segment "Love and the Mountain Cabin")
 1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Jed Whitlow
- Stryker (1969) ... Jed Whitlow
 1968 The Road Hustlers
Sheriff Estep
 1968 Bonanza (TV Series)
Roscoe
- A Girl Named George (1968) ... Roscoe
 1967 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Andy
- You're Only Young Twice (1967) ... Andy
 1967 The Ballad of Josie
Judge Tatum
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Santa
- The Duo Is Slumming (1966) ... Santa (uncredited)
 1966 The Rounders (TV Series)
Honest John Denton
- Horse of a Different Cutter (1966) ... Honest John Denton
 1966 Tammy (TV Series)
Amos Potts
- The Law and Mr. Tarleton (1966) ... Amos Potts (uncredited)
 1965 Zebra in the Kitchen
Branch Hawksbill
 1965 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Colonel Parker
- The Sure Thing (1965) ... Colonel Parker
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Charles Cortland
- Who Killed What's His Name? (1964) ... Charles Cortland
 1962 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Somerset Frisby
- Hocus-Pocus and Frisby (1962) ... Somerset Frisby
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Charley Dwyer
- Ten Days in the Sun (1962) ... Charley Dwyer
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Jake Sloan
- Big Jake (1961) ... Jake Sloan
 1961 Two Rode Together
Sgt. Darius P. Posey
 1960/I No Place Like Home (TV Movie)
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Jess MacAbee
- The Jess MacAbee Story (1959) ... Jess MacAbee
 1958 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
Andy
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
First Mate of the ' S. S. Henrietta'
 1955 Andy's Gang (TV Series)
Host (1955-60)
 1955 Pete Kelly's Blues
George Tenell
 1954 Thunder Pass
Injun
 1953 Island in the Sky
Willie Moon
 1952 Montana Belle
Pete Bivins
 1951 Slaughter Trail
Sgt. Macintosh
 1951 New Mexico
Sergeant Garrity
 1951 The Red Badge of Courage
The Cheery Soldier
 1950 Never a Dull Moment
Orvie
 1949 The Last Bandit
Casey Brown
 1948 Under California Stars
Cookie Bullfincher / Alf Bullfincher
 1948 Old Los Angeles
Sam Bowie
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Elihu Mills
 1947 Slave Girl
Ben, Fat Sailor
 1947 The Vigilantes Return
Andy
 1947 The Michigan Kid
Buster
 1945 Frontier Gal
Big Ben
 1945 That's the Spirit
Martin Wilde Sr.
 1945 Sudan
Nebka
 1945 Frisco Sal
Bunny
 1944 Bowery to Broadway
Father Kelley
 1944 Babes on Swing Street
Joe Costello
 1944 Follow the Boys
Andy Devine (uncredited)
 1943 Crazy House
Andy Devive
 1943 Corvette K-225
Walsh
 1943 Frontier Badmen
Slim - Cowhand
 1943 Rhythm of the Islands
Eddie Dolan
 1942 Keeping Fit (Short)
Andy - Factory Worker
 1942 Sin Town
'Judge' Eustace Vale
 1942 Between Us Girls
Mike Kilinsky
 1942 Timber!
Arizona
 1942 Top Sergeant
Andy Jarrett
 1942 Danger in the Pacific
Andy Parker
 1942 Escape from Hong Kong
Blimp
 1942 Unseen Enemy
Detective Sam Dillon
 1942 North to the Klondike
Klondike
 1941 Road Agent
Andy
 1941 South of Tahiti
Moose
 1941 The Kid from Kansas
Andy
 1941 Badlands of Dakota
Spearfish
 1941 A Dangerous Game
Andy McAllister
 1941 Raiders of the Desert
Andy 'Hammer' McCoy
 1941 Men of the Timberland
Andy Jensen
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans
Andrew, The First Sailor
 1941 Mutiny in the Arctic
Andy Adams
 1941 Lucky Devils
Andy Tompkins
 1940 Trail of the Vigilantes
Meadows
 1940 The Leather Pushers
Andy Adams
 1940 Margie
Cameo appearance
 1940 When the Daltons Rode
Ozark
 1940 Black Diamonds
Tolliver Higgenbotham
 1940 Hot Steel
Matt Morrison
 1940 Torrid Zone
Wally Davis
 1940 Little Old New York
'Commodore'
 1940 Danger on Wheels
'Guppy' Wexel
 1939 The Man from Montreal
Constable 'Bones' Blair
 1939 Geronimo
Sneezer
 1939 Legion of Lost Flyers
'Beef' Brumley
 1939 Tropic Fury
Tynan ('Tiny') Andrews
 1939 Mutiny on the Blackhawk
Slim Collins
 1939 Never Say Die
Henry Munch
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
Tubby
 1939 Stagecoach
Buck
 1938 Strange Faces
Hector Hobbes
 1938 The Storm
Swede Hanzen
 1938 Swing That Cheer
Doc Saunders
 1938 Personal Secretary
'Snoop' Lewis
 1938 Men with Wings
Joe Gibbs
 1938 Yellow Jack
Charlie Spill
 1938 Dr. Rhythm
Officer Lawrence O'Roon
 1937 In Old Chicago
Pickle Bixby
 1937 You're a Sweetheart
Daisy Day
 1937 Double or Nothing
Half Pint
 1937 The Road Back
Willy
 1936 Mysterious Crossing
Carolina
 1936 Flying Hostess
Joe Williams
 1936 The Big Game
Pop Andrews
 1936 Yellowstone
Pay-Day
 1936 Romeo and Juliet
Peter - Servant to Juliet's Nurse
 1936 Small Town Girl
George Brannan
 1935 Coronado
Pinky Falls
 1935 Fighting Youth
Cy Kipp
 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Elmer Otway
 1935 Chinatown Squad
George Mason
 1935 Straight from the Heart
Edwards
 1934 Hell in the Heavens
Sgt. 'Ham' Davis
 1934 The President Vanishes
Val Orcott
 1934 Wake Up and Dream
Joe Egbert aka Egghead
 1934 Gift of Gab
John P. McDougal - the Waiter
 1934 Million Dollar Ransom
Careful
 1934 Let's Talk It Over
Gravel
 1934 Stingaree
Howie
 1934 Upperworld
Oscar
 1934 The Poor Rich
Andy
 1933 Chance at Heaven
Al
 1933 Saturday's Millions
Andy Jones
 1933 Doctor Bull
Larry Ward, Sodajerk
 1933 Midnight Mary
Sam
 1933 Horse Play
Andy
 1933 Song of the Eagle
Mud
 1933 The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble
Andy Anderson
 1932 The All-American
Andy Moran
 1932 Tom Brown of Culver
Mac
 1932 The Man from Yesterday
Steve Hand
 1932 Fast Companions
Information Kid
 1932 Radio Patrol
Pete Wiley
 1932 Man Wanted
Andy Doyle
 1932 Destry Rides Again
Stage Passenger (scene deleted) (uncredited)
 1932 The Impatient Maiden
Clarence Howe
 1932 Law and Order
Johnny Kinsman
 1932 Three Wise Girls
Jimmy Callahan - Chauffeur
 1931 The Spirit of Notre Dame
Truck McCall
 1931 Danger Island
Briney
 1931 Heroes of the Flames
Fireman
 1931 The Criminal Code
Cluck - a Convict (uncredited)
 1930 A Soldier's Plaything
Doughboy (uncredited)
 1930 Shooting Straight
Kibitzer (uncredited)
 1930 Dames Ahoy
Marine at Dance Contest (uncredited)
 1929 Flying High (Short)
Student Admirer (uncredited)
 1929 Junior Luck (Short)
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1929 Hot Stuff
Bob
 1929 The Divine Lady
Extra (uncredited)
 1928 Naughty Baby
Joe Cassidy
 1928 Red Lips
A sophmore / Professor Fountain
 1928 Noah's Ark
Flood Extra (uncredited)
 1928 Lonesome
Jim's Friend
 1928 We Americans
Pat O'Dougal
 1928 Finders Keepers
Doughboy / Gate Guard (uncredited)
 1928 That's My Daddy
Sailor (uncredited)
 1927 The Relay (Short)
Sophomore (uncredited)
 1927 Around the Bases (Short)
Calford Baseball Player (uncredited)
 1926 The Collegians (Short)
Student, Various Episodes (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (9 credits)
Show Show Self (22 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (26 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Deputy U.S. Marshal Jingles Jones on the radio version of "Wild Bill Hickok" while simultaneously appearing as the same character on the television version of the program. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Portrayals | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Was an avid pilot and owned a flying school that trained flyers for the government during World War II. See more »

Trademark:

High-pitched raspy voice

Star Sign:

Libra

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