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Alex Sharp (I) (1921–2008)

Alex Sharp was born on September 16, 1921 in Nebraska, USA as Alexander Elwood Sharp. He is known for his work on The Goonies (1985), In the Line of Fire (1993) and Bedazzled (2000). He died on March 6, 2008 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Cowboy #2
 1984 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Phil
- A Divine Madness (1984) ... Phil
 1984 Little House: The Last Farewell (TV Movie)
Henchman
 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Cowboy #1
- Happiness Is... (1982) ... Cowboy #1
 1977-1982 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Andy / Rider #1 / Sloan / ...
- A Faraway Cry (1982) ... Andy
- The Third Miracle (1979) ... Rider #1
- The High Cost of Being Right (1977) ... Sloan
- Quarantine (1977) ... Burman
 1979 Sunburn
Kunz (as Alex Sharpe)
 1978 Zero to Sixty
 1977 Telefon
Martin Callender
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series)
 1975 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Minette Gangster
- Sleight of Hand (1975) ... Minette Gangster (uncredited)
 1957-1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Third Matt / 3rd Hidecutter / Reno / ...
- The Fourth Victim (1974) ... Third Matt
- The Child Between (1973) ... 3rd Hidecutter
- Shadler (1973) ... Reno
- Railroad (1968) ... Cowboy Going Through Window (uncredited)
- Deadman's Law (1968) ... Rustler
 1973 Search (TV Series)
Soldier
- The Packagers (1973) ... Soldier (uncredited)
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Justin
- The Gambling Game (1971) ... Justin
 1966-1971 The Virginian (TV Series)
Saloon Brawler / Muirhead / Buck / ...
- The Town Killer (1971) ... Saloon Brawler (uncredited)
- Holocaust (1970) ... Muirhead
- The Long Ride Home (1969) ... Buck
- The Captive (1966) ... Ranch Hand
 1961-1970 Bonanza (TV Series)
Truitt / Townsman / Blackmer
- El Jefe (1970) ... Truitt
- The Last Vote (1968) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Elizabeth, My Love (1961) ... Blackmer
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery
Slade Gang Member (uncredited)
 1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Big Man
- The Execution (1968) ... Big Man (uncredited)
 1965-1966 Branded (TV Series)
Sergeant / Cowboy / Matt Hawley / ...
- Cowards Die Many Times (1966) ... Sergeant
- Romany Roundup: Part 1 (1965) ... Cowboy (uncredited)
- I Killed Jason McCord (1965) ... Matt Hawley
- Leap Upon Mountains.... (1965) ... Lathe
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Henchman
- Better Luck Next Time (1966) ... Henchman
 1966 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Choctaw Brave
- Seminole Territory (1966) ... Choctaw Brave
 1965 The Great Race
Saloon Brawler (uncredited)
 1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
Brawler
- Damon's Road: Part I (1964) ... Brawler (uncredited)
 1964 Law of the Lawless
Rider
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
- Thunder Gap (1963)
 1962 Young Guns of Texas
Red
 1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Calvin
- The Durango Brothers (1962) ... Calvin
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
 1958-1962 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Barfly / First Guard
- Justice in Hell (1962) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- The O'Hare Story (1958) ... First Guard
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Sparring Partner / Sanders
- Death Is a Four Letter Word (1961) ... Sparring Partner (uncredited)
- I Know It's Murder (1961) ... Sanders
 1961 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
 1961 Dante (TV Series)
Cox
- Not as a Canary (1961) ... Cox
 1961 Klondike (TV Series)
Durain Henchman
- The Man Who Owned Skagway (1961) ... Durain Henchman
 1960 Spartacus
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Roulette Operator / Moose Morgan
- Masterson's Arcadia Club (1960) ... Roulette Operator (uncredited)
- Come Out Fighting (1960) ... Moose Morgan
 1959 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Joey Reni
- Bugsy (1959) ... Joey Reni
 1959 The Big Fisherman
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1959 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Sam Benson
- The Little Man (1959) ... Sam Benson
 1958-1959 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Questioned Townsman / Saloon Brawler
- One Murder - Fifty Suspects (1959) ... Questioned Townsman (uncredited)
- When Sherman Marched Through Kansas (1958) ... Saloon Brawler (uncredited)
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
False Yancy Derringer
- Two of a Kind (1959) ... False Yancy Derringer
 1958 Northwest Passage (TV Series)
Thomas
- The Assassin (1958) ... Thomas (uncredited)
 1958 Cool and Lam (TV Movie)
Plainclothes detective (as Alex Sharpe)
 1957 The Night Runner
Deputy
 1956 Tension at Table Rock
Trail Herder (uncredited)
 1956 Showdown at Abilene
Roughneck (uncredited)
 1956 Please Murder Me
Sgt. Hill
 1956 Red Sundown
Zellman Rider
 1956 Big Town (TV Series)
 1955 Wichita
Cowpuncher (uncredited)
 1953 Split Second
Sgt. Trooper (uncredited)
 1953 Seminole
Officer (uncredited)
 1953 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Brad
- The Census Taker (1953) ... Brad
 1953 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
- Revenge (1953)
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
Cab Driver
- The Magician (1953) ... Cab Driver
 1952 Androcles and the Lion
Officer (uncredited)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
- The Numbers Game (1952)
 1952 Horizons West
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 Yankee Buccaneer
Lookout (uncredited)
 1952 The Winning Team
First Baseman (uncredited)
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- The Seven Graces (1951)
 1951 The Golden Horde
Courier (uncredited)
 1951 Little Egypt
Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 Jim Thorpe -- All-American
Player (uncredited)
 1951 Apache Drums
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Up Front
Military Policeman with Major Lester (uncredited)
 1950 Rocky Mountain
Barnes (uncredited)
 1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Henchman Cal
- The Squire (1950) ... Henchman Cal (as Alex Sharpe)
 1949 Easy Living
Don
 1948 Harpoon
Whaler #2
Show Show Stunts (38 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)

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In addition to being a stuntman, he was a TV writer and actor.

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