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Clyde McLeod (1917–2004)

Clyde McLeod has been a movie extra since 1938. He's been directed by Charles Chaplin, Frank Capra, and Cecil B. DeMille. He's been a stand in for such actors as Anthony Quinn, Ronald Reagan, Rock Hudson, Tex Ritter, among others. Becoming a principal actor has never been his goal. "I got into the business because it was what my mother wanted me ... See full bio »


(age 87) in Costa Mesa, California, USA

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My Favorite Year
My Favorite Year Club Dancer
Blazing Saddles
Blazing Saddles Townsman
Westworld Departing Guest


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 1982 My Favorite Year
Club Dancer
 1979 The China Syndrome
Reporter (uncredited)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Agent (uncredited)
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
- An Unfriendly Radiance (1977) ... Protestor (uncredited)
 1973-1975 Columbo (TV Series)
Party Guest / Inspector
- A Case of Immunity (1975) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
- Double Shock (1973) ... Inspector (uncredited)
 1974-1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Observer at Scene / John / Pedestrian / ...
- The Goodluck Bomber (1975) ... Observer at Scene (uncredited)
- The Betrayal (1974) ... John (uncredited)
- A Killing in the Second House (1974) ... Pedestrian (uncredited)
- Slay Ride (1974) ... Convention Attendee (uncredited)
- The Chinatown Murders: Part 1 (1974) ... Gambler (uncredited)
 1974 Three the Hard Way
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1974 Blazing Saddles
Townsman (uncredited)
 1973 Westworld
Departing Guest (uncredited)
 1972-1973 Search (TV Series)
Party Guest / Tour Member / Surgeon / ...
- The Clayton Lewis Document (1973) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
- A Honeymoon to Kill (1973) ... Tour Member (uncredited)
- Let Us Prey (1973) ... Surgeon
- In Search of Midas (1972) ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
- Live Men Tell Tales (1972) ... Passerby (uncredited)
 1971-1973 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Restaurant Patron / Pub Patron
- The Hoax (1973) ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
- To England with Doris (1971) ... Pub Patron (uncredited)
 1972 What's Up, Doc?
Musicologist (uncredited)
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Restaurant Patron
- Never Give the Fuzz an Even Break (1969) ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1968-1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Club Patron / Museaum Patron
- A Matter of Grey Matter: Part 2 (1969) ... Club Patron (uncredited)
- A Matter of Grey Matter: Part 1 (1969) ... Club Patron (uncredited)
- When Boy Meets Girl (1968) ... Museaum Patron (uncredited)
 1966 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Party Guest
- The Short Tail Spy (1966) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
 1964 The Best Man
Reporter (uncredited)
 1961 Man-Trap
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1952 Back at the Front
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1947 Mr. District Attorney
Club Patron (uncredited)

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Personal Quote:

I got into the show business because it was what my mother wanted me to do.


In forty seven years of working as an extra, he was able to afford a yacht, two houses, and a brand new Mercedes Benz. See more »


Always an extra and never a supporting/leading actor

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