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Burton Gilliam

Burton Gilliam was born on August 9, 1938 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Blazing Saddles (1974), Back to the Future Part III (1990) and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974). He is married to Susan. They have two children. He was previously married to Sheila K. Brown and Carolyn M. Reed. See full bio »
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 2016 The Lucky Man (post-production)
Pawn Broker's Dad
 2013-2014 Bail Out (TV Series)
Bubba Jack Jones / Bubba Jack jones
- Heist or Hit (2014) ... Bubba Jack Jones
- You Shootin' at Me? (2013) ... Bubba Jack jones
 2013 Off Her Meds (TV Series)
Dr. Duke
 2012 The Painted Woman (Short)
 2012 Return to Vengeance
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
- Dan on the Run (2010) ... Locksmith
 2009 Fire from Below
 2007 Retribution Road (Video)
 2007 Cake: A Wedding Story
 2006 Inspector Mom (TV Movie)
Ralph Zender
 2006 Killing Down
 2005 City of Justice (TV Series)
- Family Values (2005)
 2005 Drop Dead Sexy
Big Tex
 2004 The Fanglys (Video)
Sheriff Pete
 2003 Shtickmen
Ray Sellers
 2003 88 Hits
Victor Bordeaux
 2003 Sweet Hideaway
Det. Dick Johnson
 2002 An Eye for Detail
Professor William Seymore
 2002 Mi amigo
Older Pal Grisham
 2001 The Journeyman
Silas Bishop
 1999 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
- The Lynn Sisters (1999) ... Frank
 1999 Sliders (TV Series)
Stage Driver
- Way Out West (1999) ... Stage Driver
 1999 Soccer Dog: The Movie
The Mail Man
 1998 Redneck Rampage Rides Again (Video Game)
Leonard (voice)
 1997 The Love Bug (TV Movie)
Mecanic Race Announcer
 1997 Redneck Rampage (Video Game)
Leonard (voice)
 1995 Wild Bill
 1995 Weird Science (TV Series)
- The Legend of Red Brick Wallace (1995) ... Snake
 1995 Born to Be Wild
 1995 Victim of Desire
 1994 The Getaway
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
Roy Bacon, Elvis Impersonator
 1992 Quake (Video)
 1991 The Terror Within II
 1988 Red River (TV Movie)
 1987 Mama's Family (TV Series)
- Workman's Holiday (1987) ... Bud
 1987 Houston Knights (TV Series)
- Single in Heaven (1987)
 1986 Convicted (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Nance
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
Cpl. Strock
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Cpl. Strock (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Cpl. Strock
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Cpl. Strock
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Cpl. Strock (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Cpl. Strock (credit only)
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
 1986 Uphill All the Way
 1985 Fletch
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
Deputy Landen
- Juggernaut (1984) ... Deputy Landen
 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- Baker's Dozen (1983) ... Sheriff
 1983 The A-Team (TV Series)
Sheriff Jeff Lewis
- A Nice Place to Visit (1983) ... Sheriff Jeff Lewis
 1983 Gun Shy (TV Series)
Jeremiah Jones
- What Do You Mean 'We' Amigo? (1983) ... Jeremiah Jones
 1983 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Trucker Gene
- Knight Moves (1983) ... Trucker Gene
 1982 Foxfire Light
 1979-1982 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Heep / Tom Colt
- Double Sting (1979) ... Tom Colt
 1981 Best of the West (TV Series)
- The Calico Kid Returns (1981) ... Ringo
 1981 The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite (TV Movie)
Hoover Hess III
 1981 Thirsty Workers (TV Series) (voice)
 1980 Flo (TV Series)
J.J. Castleberry
- A Castleberry Thanksgiving: Part 2 (1980) ... J.J. Castleberry
- A Castleberry Thanksgiving: Part 1 (1980) ... J.J. Castleberry
 1980 The Georgia Peaches (TV Movie)
Delbert Huggins
 1980 The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything (TV Movie)
Hoover Hess
 1980 Where the Ladies Go (TV Movie)
 1980 The $5.20 an Hour Dream (TV Movie)
 1979 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
- Fly a Wild Horse (1979) ... Lacy
 1979 Young Maverick (TV Series)
Barbary Kid
- Clancy (1979) ... Barbary Kid
 1979 The Jericho Mile (TV Movie)
 1979 Soap (TV Series)
- Episode #2.17 (1979) ... Buck
- Episode #2.16 (1979) ... Buck
 1976-1979 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Woodley / Cory Nealson
- The Gunfighter (1979) ... Cory Nealson
- Interlude (1978) ... Woodley
- Mormon Story (1978) ... Woodley
- Buffalo Story (1978) ... Woodley
- Pilot (1976) ... Woodley
 1978 Lawman Without a Gun (TV Movie)
Rev. Farrell
 1978 Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus (TV Movie)
Half-Moon Muldoon
 1978 The Beasts Are on the Streets (TV Movie)
Al Loring
 1976-1978 Alice (TV Series)
Buford Baker / Jimmie Joe Castleberry
- Love Me, Love My Horse (1978) ... Jimmie Joe Castleberry
- Mel's Happy Burger (1977) ... Buford Baker
- Vera's Mortician (1976) ... Buford Baker
 1977 Bunco (TV Movie)
 1977 Telefon
Gas Station Attendant
 1977 Another Man, Another Chance
Sheriff Murphy
 1977 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
- Pretty Angels All in a Row (1977) ... Ulmer
 1976 Gator
 1975 The Waltons (TV Series)
J.D. Paulsen
- The Estrangement (1975) ... J.D. Paulsen
 1975 The Night That Panicked America (TV Movie)
 1975 Hearts of the West
 1975 Farewell, My Lovely
 1975 Home Cookin' (TV Movie)
 1975 At Long Last Love
Man at Racetrack
 1974 Remember When (TV Movie)
 1973 Cannon (TV Series)
- Perfect Alibi (1973) ... Deputy
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Jasper (segment "Love and the Hoodwinked Honey")
 1973 Paper Moon
Floyd (Desk Clerk)
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[on being typecast in cowboy roles] I got in the business to make money, so being typecast didn't bother me. I know I'm never gonna be asked to do Shakespeare. See more »


He was a Golden Gloves referee in Dallas, Texas, before he was an actor. See more »


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