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Rafer Johnson


Rafer Johnson was born on August 18, 1935 in Hillsboro, Texas, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Licence to Kill (1989), Wild in the Country (1961) and Tarzan and the Jungle Boy (1968). He has been married to Elizabeth "Betsy" Thorsen since December 18, 1971. They have two children. See full bio »

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 1989 Think Big
Johnson
 1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Ezra Glidden
- To Kill in Plain Sight (1981) ... Ezra Glidden
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
Nelson
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Nelson
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Thaddeus Jones
- Target in the Sky (1975) ... Thaddeus Jones
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Jack Tully
- Nerves (1971) ... Jack Tully
 1970 The Red, White, and Black
Pvt. Armstrong
 1970 The Games
Commentator
 1970 The Last Grenade
Joe Jackson
 1968 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Lt. Ed Henry
- Community Relations: DR-10 (1968) ... Lt. Ed Henry
 1968 Tarzan and the Jungle Boy
Nagambi
 1968 Star Spangled Salesman (Documentary short)
Telephone Repairman
 1967 Police Story (TV Movie)
Lt. Roy Haggerty
 1966 Tarzan (TV Series)
Spandrell
- The Prodigal Puma (1966) ... Spandrell
 1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Rawls
- My Name Is Rawls (1965) ... Rawls
 1965 None But the Brave
Pvt. Johnson
 1964 Channing (TV Series)
Don
- Ou sont les neiges? (1964) ... Don
 1964 A Global Affair
Nigerian Representative
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Ed Blair
- The Cadaver (1963) ... Ed Blair
 1962 Lassie (TV Series)
Pete
- Lassie's Ordeal (1962) ... Pete
 1961 Pirates of Tortuga
John Gammel
 1961 Wild in the Country
Davis
 1961 The Fiercest Heart
Nzobe
 1961 The Sins of Rachel Cade
Kosongo
 1960 Sergeant Rutledge
Cpl. Krump (uncredited)
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Leo

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