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Chubby Johnson (1903–1974)

Chubby Johnson was born Charles Rutledge Johnson on August 13, 1903, in Terre Haute, Indiana. He made a living as a journalist and did not become a movie actor until he was in his 40s, making his debut in the Randolph Scott oater Abilene Town (1946) in support of Scott, Ann Dvorak and Edgar Buchanan. He continued to practice his craft as a member ... See full bio »

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 1962-1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Old Man / John Baines / Cash / ...
- Search in Limbo (1972) ... Old Man
- Terror at 2:00 (1971) ... John Baines
- The Gold Detector (1967) ... Cash
- Ponderosa Explosion (1967) ... Clyde
- Hound Dog (1965) ... Abner Ledbetter
 1968-1969 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Jake / Old Whiteman / Davis / ...
- The Tenderfoot (1969) ... Jake
- Ten Day Millionaires (1968) ... Old Whiteman
- The Other Side of the Mountain (1968) ... Davis
- The Thirty Calibre Town (1968) ... Jericho
 1969 Sam Whiskey
Blacksmith
 1968-1969 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Farmer / Clem - Old Timer / Stableman
- The Trial (1969) ... Farmer
- Reunion (1968) ... Clem - Old Timer
- What's in a Name (1968) ... Stableman
 1963-1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Oldtimer / Wohaw / Rogers / ...
- Gold Town (1969) ... Oldtimer
- Hammerhead (1964) ... Wohaw
- Chicken (1964) ... Rogers
- Easy Come (1963) ... Hank Barr
 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Sheriff Quayle / Prospector
- The Night Dr. Loveless Died (1967) ... Sheriff Quayle
- The Night of the Tartar (1967) ... Prospector
 1967 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series)
Stagecoach Driver
- Harold's Double (1967) ... Stagecoach Driver
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
First Haircut Man (uncredited)
 1966 Cyborg 2087
Uncle Pete
 1966 The Smothers Brothers Show (TV Series)
Obie
- Wash You Were Here (1966) ... Obie
 1966 Tammy (TV Series)
Parson
- Lavinia's Wedding Day (1966) ... Parson
 1964-1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Loomis / Trapper
- Perilous Journey (1965) ... Loomis
- The Choosing (1964) ... Trapper (uncredited)
 1965 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Dr. Borland
- Night of the Wolf (1965) ... Dr. Borland
 1965 Lassie (TV Series)
Prospector
- Look Homeward, Lassie: Part 2 (1965) ... Prospector
 1963-1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Concho
- Do Unto Others, Then Gallop (1964) ... Concho
- The Gun That Swept the West (1964) ... Concho
- The Case for William Gotch (1964) ... Concho
- The Law and Big Annie (1964) ... Concho
- Fracas at Kiowa Flats (1963) ... Concho
 1964 7 Faces of Dr. Lao
Fat Cowboy
 1963 Twilight of Honor
Gannon, Jailer (uncredited)
 1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
Sam Mayhew
- Incident of the Pale Rider (1963) ... Sam Mayhew
 1962 The Firebrand
Tampico
 1961-1962 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Buzz / Buzz the Salvage Man
- The Treasure Chest (1962) ... Buzz the Salvage Man
- Dennis and the Pee Wee League (1961) ... Buzz
- The School Play (1961) ... Buzz
 1960-1962 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Old Man / Walt Avery / Kansas Sawyer
- Guilty Conscience (1962) ... Old Man
- The Spoiler (1960) ... Walt Avery
 1959-1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Ernie / Pete
- Mr. Mute (1961) ... Ernie (as Chubby R. Johnson)
- Lola Montez (1959) ... Pete
 1961 Two Faces West (TV Series)
Riley
- The Assassin (1961) ... Riley
 1961 The Deputy (TV Series)
Stonewall Brown
- The Deathly Quiet (1961) ... Stonewall Brown
 1961 Lawman (TV Series)
Cactus Gates
- The Break-In (1961) ... Cactus Gates
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Stage Driver
- Bitter Glory (1961) ... Stage Driver
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Summers
- A Possibility of Oil (1961) ... Summers
 1957-1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Andy Gish / Oscar / Dutch Wilcox / ...
- The Cactus Switch (1961) ... Andy Gish
- Destination Devil's Flat (1960) ... Oscar
- The Maverick Line (1960) ... Dutch Wilcox
- The Misfortune Teller (1960) ... Jud the Jailer
- The Sheriff of Duck 'n' Shoot (1959) ... Billy Waker
 1960 Thriller (TV Series)
Charlie Pringle
- The Big Blackout (1960) ... Charlie Pringle
 1960 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Mr. Carter
- A Feud Is a Feud (1960) ... Mr. Carter
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Ed Childs
- Attack (1960) ... Ed Childs
 1960 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Jessie Turnbull
- The Last Days of Jessie Turnbull (1960) ... Jessie Turnbull
 1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Chalmly Cove
- Black Belt (1960) ... Chalmly Cove
 1957-1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Hank / J.D. Hall / Wally Higgins
- Return to Boothill (1960) ... Hank
- The Avengers (1959) ... J.D. Hall
- Brannigan's Boots (1957) ... Wally Higgins
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Robey
- Trial by Fear (1960) ... Robey
 1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Sheriff / Sheriff Ed Wilson
- Flaming Gold (1959) ... Sheriff (uncredited)
- The Twisted Road (1959) ... Sheriff Ed Wilson
 1959 Bronco (TV Series)
Puddinstone
- The Belles of Silver Flat (1959) ... Puddinstone
 1958 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Spinner
- Old Dixie (1958) ... Spinner
 1956-1958 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Jake Appleby / Jake Wallace
- The Best Policy (1958) ... Jake Appleby
- Rusty Meets Mr. Nobody (1956) ... Jake Wallace
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Judd
- The Millie Davis Story (1958) ... Judd
 1958 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Dakota, Old Bum
- The Steel Mountain (1958) ... Dakota, Old Bum
 1958 Buckskin (TV Series)
Leonardo
- Tell Me, Leonardo (1958) ... Leonardo
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Natchez (1958)
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Captain Bildag Creel
- Silk Purse (1957) ... Captain Bildag Creel
 1957 Gunfire at Indian Gap
Samuel
 1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Harry Garth
- The Pawnee Strip (1957) ... Harry Garth
 1957 The River's Edge
Whiskers
 1957 Big-Foot Wallace (TV Movie)
Farmer
 1957 Drango
Zeb
 1956 The Young Guns
Rongo Jones / Grandpa
 1956 The Fastest Gun Alive
Frank Stringer
 1955 The Rawhide Years
Gif Lessing
 1955 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
Uncle Toby
- He Knew All About Women (1955) ... Uncle Toby
 1955 Tennessee's Partner
Grubstake McNiven
 1955 Headline Hunters
Ned Powers
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Fogarty / Applejack
- The Creaking Gate (1955) ... Fogarty
- Penny Serenade (1955) ... Applejack
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Ed Harris
- The Woman at Fog Point (1955) ... Ed Harris
 1955 Rage at Dawn
Hyronemus (uncredited)
 1955 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Mr. Harper
- Kathy Goes to New York (1955) ... Mr. Harper
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
- The Mojave Kid (1955)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Rancher
 1954 Cattle Queen of Montana
Nat Collins
 1954 The Human Jungle
Greenie
 1954 The Far Country
Dusty
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Black Purse (1954)
 1954 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Joe Weaver
- Chief Crazy Horse (1954) ... Joe Weaver
 1954 Overland Pacific
Sheriff Blaney
 1953 Back to God's Country
Shorter
 1953 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Gunpowder Joe
- Gunpowder Joe (1953) ... Gunpowder Joe
 1953 Law and Order
Denver Cahoon
 1953 Gunsmoke
Doc Farrell
 1953 Last of the Comanches
Henry Ruppert
 1952 Sky Full of Moon
Powder Horn Stationmaster (uncredited)
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Jim Bell
- Destruction from the Sky (1952) ... Jim Bell
- Two-Gun Penny (1952) ... Jim Bell
- Desperate Character (1952) ... Jim Bell
- Jim Bell's Triumph (1952) ... Jim Bell
 1952 Apache War Smoke
Juke (uncredited)
 1952 The Treasure of Lost Canyon
Baltimore Dan
 1952 Here Come the Nelsons
Tex, Man at Fair
 1952 Bend of the River
Cap'n Mello
 1951 Westward the Women
Jim Stacey, Awaiting Groom (uncredited)
 1951 The Raging Tide
'General' Ball
 1951 Fort Dodge Stampede
'Skeeter' Davis
 1951 Lost Continent
Bunker 'Suit' (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1951 Fort Worth
Sheriff
 1951 Wells Fargo Gunmaster
Skeeter Davis
 1951 The Scarf
Feed Store Manager
 1951 Night Riders of Montana
Sheriff 'Skeeter' Davis
 1950 Frenchie
Miner (uncredited)
 1950 Rocky Mountain
Gil Craigie, Stagedriver
 1946 Abilene Town
Homesteader (uncredited)

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Chubby R. Johnson
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This gruff western comedy sidekick was a jack-of-all-trades in real life -- at different times of his life was a reporter, columnist, journalist, radio announcer and even a butcher.

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