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Dennis Weaver (I) (1924–2006)

Dennis Weaver was born on June 4, 1924 in Joplin, Missouri, USA as William Dennis Weaver. He was an actor and director, known for Gunsmoke (1955), Duel (1971) and Gentle Ben (1967). He was married to Geraldine Stowell. He died on February 24, 2006 in Ridgway, Colorado, USA. See full bio »

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 2005 Wildfire (TV Series)
- Loyalty (2005) ... Henry (credit only)
- Impressions (2005) ... Henry (credit only)
- Tina Sharp (2005) ... Henry (credit only)
- Identity (2005) ... Henry
- The Party (2005) ... Henry (credit only)
 2004 Home on the Range
Abner (voice)
 2003 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Emmett Rivers
- The Good Earth (2003) ... Emmett Rivers
 2002 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Buck McCoy
- The Lastest Gun in the West (2002) ... Buck McCoy (voice)
 2001 The Beast (TV Series)
Walter McFadden
- Travinia: Part 2 (2001) ... Walter McFadden
- Travinia: Part 1 (2001) ... Walter McFadden
 2000 Submerged
Buck Stevens
 2000 High Noon (TV Movie)
Mart Howe
 2000 The Virginian (TV Movie)
Sam Balaam
 1998 Escape from Wildcat Canyon
Grandpa Flint
 1997 Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (TV Movie)
Captain Farnsworth
 1997 Seduction in a Small Town (TV Movie)
Sam Jenks
 1997 Telluride: Time Crosses Over
Cameo appearance
 1996 Wolf Pack (TV Movie)
 1996 Voyeur II (Video Game)
 1995 Two-Bits & Pepper
Sheriff Pratt
 1994 The Great Battles of the Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
R. E Lee (voice)
 1994 Greyhounds (TV Movie)
Chance Wayne
 1991-1994 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Dusty / Josh
- High Steaks (1994) ... Dusty (voice)
- Off Road Hog (1991) ... Josh (voice)
 1992 Mastergate (TV Movie)
Dale Burden
 1988 Disaster at Silo 7 (TV Movie)
Sheriff Ben Harlen
 1987 Bluffing It (TV Movie)
Jack Duggan
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
Mr. Wyshner
 1985 Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story (TV Movie)
Wally Johnson
 1985 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Lacy Fletcher - Present Day
- Let Me Hear the Music (1985) ... Lacy Fletcher - Present Day
 1983 Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (TV Movie)
Eddie Gant
 1982 Don't Go to Sleep (TV Movie)
 1981 The Day the Loving Stopped (TV Movie)
Aaron Danner
 1980 Amber Waves (TV Movie)
Elroy 'Bud' Burkhardt
 1979 Stone (TV Movie)
Daniel Ellis Stone
 1979 Police Story (TV Series)
Sgt. Ted Bentley
- A Cry for Justice (1979) ... Sgt. Ted Bentley
 1979 The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (TV Movie)
Charles Bates
 1978 Ishi: The Last of His Tribe (TV Movie)
Prof. Benjamin Fuller
 1978 The Islander (TV Movie)
Gable McQueen
 1977 Intimate Strangers (TV Movie)
Donald Halston
 1976 The John Denver Special (TV Movie)
 1973 Terror on the Beach (TV Movie)
Neil Glynn
 1973 Female Artillery (TV Movie)
Deke Chambers
 1972 Rolling Man (TV Movie)
Lonnie McAfee
 1971 Duel (TV Movie)
David Mann
 1971 The Forgotten Man (TV Movie)
Lt. Joe Hardy
 1971 What's the Matter with Helen?
Linc Palmer
 1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie)
Tom Lincoln
 1970 A Man Called Sledge
Erwin Ward
 1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Jed Haines
- Train of Darkness (1970) ... Jed Haines
 1970 That Girl (TV Series)
Lewis M. Franks
- That Metermaid (1970) ... Lewis M. Franks
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Walter Grayson
- Give Till It Hurts (1969) ... Walter Grayson
 1969 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Professor Robert Beardsley
- The View from the Ivy Tower (1969) ... Professor Robert Beardsley
 1968 Mission Batangas
Chip Corbett
 1966 Way... Way Out
 1966 Duel at Diablo
Willard Grange
 1965 Combat! (TV Series)
- The Farmer (1965) ... Noah
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Wayne Wandemeir
- A Reverence for Life (1965) ... Wayne Wandemeir
 1955-1964 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Bently (1964) ... Chester
- Once a Haggen (1964) ... Chester
- Prairie Wolfer (1964) ... Chester
 1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Adam Grant
- Shadow Play (1961) ... Adam Grant
 1960 The Gallant Hours
Lt. Cmdr. Andy Lowe
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Charles Cavender
- Insomnia (1960) ... Charles Cavender
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Karl Ohringer
- The Dungeon (1958) ... Karl Ohringer
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Steve Maclyn
- Burst of Fire (1958) ... Steve Maclyn
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
- The Two Davids and Goliath (1957) ... Claggett
 1956 Navy Wife
 1956 Big Town (TV Series)
 1955 Storm Fear
 1955 Chief Crazy Horse
Maj. Carlisle
 1955 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Jeb Sullivan
- The Tell-Tale Bullet (1955) ... Jeb Sullivan
 1955 Seven Angry Men
John Brown Jr.
 1955 Ten Wanted Men
Sheriff Clyde Gibbons
 1954-1955 Dragnet (TV Series)
Sergeant Jay Allen / Dave Rotbart / Lt. Dick Whitley / ...
- The Big Screen (1955) ... Dave Rotbart
- The Big Bible (1954) ... Sergeant Jay Allen
- The Big Present (1954) ... Lt. Dick Whitley
- The Big Bar (1954) ... Russ Camp
- The Big Plant (1954) ... Officer Boone
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Underground (1955) ... Ben
 1954 The Bridges at Toko-Ri
Air Intelligence Officer (uncredited)
 1954 Dangerous Mission
Ranger Clerk
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- G for Goldberger (1954)
 1953 War Arrow
 1953 The Nebraskan
Captain De Witt (uncredited)
 1953 The Golden Blade
Rabble Rouser (uncredited)
 1953 The Man from the Alamo
Reb (uncredited)
 1953 Column South
 1953 Law and Order
Frank Durling
 1953 It Happens Every Thursday
Al -\sChamber of Commerce President (uncredited)
 1953 The Mississippi Gambler
Julian Conant (uncredited)
 1953 The Lawless Breed
Jim Clements
 1952 The Raiders
Dick Logan (uncredited)
 1952 Horizons West
Dandy Taylor
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