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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), The Black 6 (1973) and Tarzan and the Great River (1967). He has been married to Elizabeth "Betsy" Thorsen since December 18, 1971. They have two children. See full bio »
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Licence to Kill
Licence to Kill Mullens
The Black 6
The Black 6 Producer
Dragnet 1967
Dragnet 1967 Lt. Ed Henry


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 1989 Think Big
 1989 Licence to Kill
 1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Ezra Glidden
- To Kill in Plain Sight (1981) ... Ezra Glidden
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
- 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
 1971 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
imself - Olympic Champ
- Episode #11.13 (1971) ... imself - Olympic Champ
 1970 The Red, White, and Black
Pvt. Armstrong
 1970 The Games
 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
 1968 Star Spangled Salesman (Documentary)
Telephone Repairman
 1967 Police Story (TV Movie)
Lt. Roy Haggerty
 1966 Tarzan (TV Series)
- The Prodigal Puma (1966) ... Spandrell
 1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
- My Name Is Rawls (1965) ... Rawls
 1965 None But the Brave
Pvt. Johnson
 1964 Channing (TV Series)
- 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)
- Lassie's Ordeal (1962) ... Pete
 1961 Pirates of Tortuga
John Gammel
 1961 Wild in the Country
 1961 The Fiercest Heart
 1961 The Sins of Rachel Cade
 1960 Sergeant Rutledge
Cpl. Krump (uncredited)
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