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Noble Willingham (1931–2004)


Noble Willingham has appeared in more than 30 feature films, including Up Close & Personal (1996), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Chinatown (1974), Good Morning, Vietnam, City Slickers, City Slickers II, and The Distinguished Gentleman. He was born in the small town of Mineola, Texas, east of Dallas. After graduating from North Texas State... See full bio »

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 2003 Blind Horizon
Deputy Shirl Cash
 1999 The Corndog Man
Ace Barker
 1996 Up Close & Personal
Buford Sells
 1994 Guarding Tess
Sheriff Janson (uncredited)
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Zebulon Cardoza
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Mr. Petermeyer
- Oil's Well That Ends Well (1993) ... Mr. Petermeyer
 1993 Men Don't Tell (TV Movie)
Riley
 1992 The Distinguished Gentleman
Zeke Bridges
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Sheriff Pat McAllester
- Angel of Death (1992) ... Sheriff Pat McAllester
 1992 Article 99
Inspector General
 1992 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Gordon
- Lost and Found (1992) ... Gordon
 1992 Woman with a Past (TV Movie)
Chairman
 1991 The Last Boy Scout
Sheldon Marcone
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Gene
- Justice - May 11, 1965 (1991) ... Gene
 1991 Sweet Poison (TV Movie)
Sheriff
 1990 Pastime
Clyde Bigby
 1990 Matlock (TV Series)
Rev. Morley Phelps
- The Madam (1990) ... Rev. Morley Phelps
 1990 Sporting Chance (TV Movie)
Packy Dillon
 1990 Capital News (TV Movie)
 1990 The Young Riders (TV Series)
 1989-1990 Ann Jillian (TV Series)
Duke Howard
- Old Friends (1990) ... Duke Howard
- The Crush (1990) ... Duke Howard
- Love: 15 (1989) ... Duke Howard
 1989 The Heist (TV Movie)
Stuckey
 1989 The Road Raiders (TV Movie)
Crankcase
 1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Texas
- The Royale (1989) ... Texas
 1989 Unconquered (TV Movie)
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Robert Kenyon
- I'm in the Nude for Love (1989) ... Robert Kenyon
 1988 Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (TV Movie)
Ted Simonsen
 1988 A Stoning in Fulham County (TV Movie)
Judge Manning
 1988 Shooter (TV Movie)
Rizzo
 1988 Splash, Too (TV Movie)
Karl Hooten
 1988 Longarm (TV Movie)
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam
Gen. Taylor
 1987 Private Eye (TV Series)
Calvin
- Blue Hotel Pt.1 (1987) ... Calvin
 1987 Born in East L.A.
Border Patrol Sergeant
 1987 Summer Heat
Strother
 1987 La Bamba
Howard
 1987 Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (TV Mini-Series)
Tesch
 1987 Our House (TV Series)
Farmer Bob Brewer
- Giving 'em the Business (1987) ... Farmer Bob Brewer
 1987 The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (TV Movie)
Dr. Pollard
 1983-1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Zack / Pete Stockton
- The Little Town with an Accent (1986) ... Zack
- Till Death Do Us Part (1983) ... Pete Stockton
 1986 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series)
- Too Many Cooks (1986)
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
President James Polk
 1986 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Harrison Bumpers
- Suburban Steele (1986) ... Harrison Bumpers
 1985 Badge of the Assassin (TV Movie)
Airport Guard
 1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
MacGill
- Thoroughbreds: Part 2 (1985) ... MacGill
- Thoroughbreds: Part 1 (1985) ... MacGill
 1985 Hail to the Chief (TV Series)
Texab #2
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Texab #2
 1985 Airwolf (TV Series)
Chester Hansen
- Natural Born (1985) ... Chester Hansen
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Jerry Armstrong
 1984 W*A*L*T*E*R (TV Short)
Sergeant Sowell
 1984 After MASH (TV Series)
Harry
- By the Book (1984) ... Harry
- Another Saturday Night (1984) ... Harry
- It Had to Be You (1984) ... Harry
 1983 Tucker's Witch (TV Series)
Sheriff Trout
- Murder Is the Key (1983) ... Sheriff Trout
 1983 Gun Shy (TV Series)
Mr. Bender
 1983 Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Graham
 1983 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Hanson
- Witness: Jesse Duke (1983) ... Hanson
 1983 Independence Day
Andy Parker
 1982 Missing Children: A Mother's Story (TV Movie)
Lander Hughes
 1982 The Blue and the Gray (TV Mini-Series)
Cavalry General on Balloon Field
- Part 2 (1982) ... Cavalry General on Balloon Field
 1981 The Children Nobody Wanted (TV Movie)
McNaulty
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Jake
- Finders Keepers (1981) ... Jake
 1981 Coward of the County (TV Movie)
Car-Wash
 1981 First Monday in October
Nebraska Attorney
 1981 Harry's War
Major Andrews
 1981 Dallas (TV Series)
Senator Pascomb
- Making of a President (1981) ... Senator Pascomb
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Smilin' Al
- A Mile in My Shoes (1980) ... Smilin' Al
 1980 The Georgia Peaches (TV Movie)
Jarvis Wheeler
 1980 When the Whistle Blows (TV Series)
Bulldog
- Beauty Pageant (1980) ... Bulldog
- Love Is a Four-Letter Word (1980) ... Bulldog
 1980 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (TV Movie)
Conductor
 1980 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Wilbur Pierson
- Color Jennifer Dead (1980) ... Wilbur Pierson
 1979 Young Maverick (TV Series)
 1979 Butch and Sundance: The Early Days
Captain Prewitt
 1979 Norma Rae
Leroy Mason
 1979 Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Judge Carter
- The Rustler (1979) ... Judge Carter
 1978 The Critical List (TV Movie)
Charlie
 1978 Just Me and You (TV Movie)
Gas Station Owner
 1978 Cindy (TV Movie)
Sergeant
 1976-1978 Alice (TV Series)
Floyd / Policeman / Morgan
- Mel's Big Five-O (1978) ... Policeman
- The Last Review (1976) ... Morgan
 1978 Thaddeus Rose and Eddie (TV Movie)
Judge
 1978 The Boys in Company C
Sergeant Curry
 1977 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
Artemus Washburn
- Shoot-Out at Land's End (1977) ... Artemus Washburn
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Hotel Manager
- Aftershock (1977) ... Hotel Manager
 1977 Greased Lightning
Billy Joe Byrnes
 1975-1976 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Claude Orzeck / B.J.
- Coulter City Wildcat (1976) ... Claude Orzeck
 1976 Fighting Mad
Senator Hingle
 1976 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Artie Jacobs
- The Falling Star (1976) ... Artie Jacobs
 1975 Three for the Road (TV Series)
- The Rip-off (1975)
 1975 Switch (TV Series)
Verly Terrace
- The Man Who Couldn't Lose (1975) ... Verly Terrace
 1973-1975 The Waltons (TV Series)
Mr. Denton / B.C. Graddy
- The Prophecy (1975) ... B.C. Graddy
- The Roots (1973) ... Mr. Denton
- The Theft (1973) ... Mr. Denton
 1975 Aloha Bobby and Rose
Uncle Charlie
 1975 Black Bart (TV Movie)
Fern Malaga
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Det - Sgt. Sonny Wills
- Coffin Corner (1975) ... Det - Sgt. Sonny Wills
 1974 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Hal
- What Are Friends For? (1974) ... Hal
 1974 Where Have All the People Gone (TV Movie)
Jim Clancy
 1974 The Texas Wheelers (TV Series)
Sheriff
- The Twister (1974) ... Sheriff
- The Accident (1974) ... Sheriff
 1974 Big Bad Mama
Uncle Barney
 1974 Chinatown
Councilman
 1974 Evel Knievel (TV Movie)
Jack Decataur
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Farmer
- The Miller (1974) ... Farmer
 1973 Sunshine (TV Movie)
Bartender
 1973 Hawkins (TV Series)
Carl Jackson
- Die Die, Darling (1973) ... Carl Jackson
 1973 Hit!
Warden Springer
 1973 Paper Moon
Mr. Robertson
 1973 The Thief Who Came to Dinner
Roy (uncredited)
 1973 The Girls of Huntington House (TV Movie)
Harry, Sara's Father
 1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Tuck
- Whelan's Men (1973) ... Tuck
 1972 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Terror Times Two (1972) ... Sheriff
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Mr. Kirby
- Riot (1972) ... Mr. Kirby
 1971 The Last Picture Show
Chester
 1970 My Sweet Charlie (TV Movie)
Grady

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Has one daughter, Stori Willingham, and two stepchildren, Meghan McGlohen and John Ross McGlohen. Has one grandson, Noble Willingham III. See more »

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