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David Ackles (1937–1999)

David Ackles was born on February 20, 1937 in Rock Island, Illinois, USA as David Thomas Ackles. He was an actor and writer, known for Yella (2007), Word of Honor (1981) and The Return of Rusty (1946). He died on March 2, 1999 in Pasadena, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Yella Soundtrack
Word of Honor Writer
Blood Bath Carousel Operator


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 1966 Blood Bath
Carousel Operator
 1949 Rusty's Birthday
Tuck Worden (uncredited)
 1949 Rusty Saves a Life
Tuck Worden (uncredited)
 1948 Rusty Leads the Way
Tuck Worden (uncredited)
 1948 My Dog Rusty
Tuck Worden (uncredited)
 1947 The Son of Rusty
Tuck Worden (uncredited)
 1946 The Return of Rusty
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 1981 Word of Honor (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
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 1970 Disco 2 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1970)
 1968 Idea (TV Movie)
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 1970 Disco 2 (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... (musician)
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 2007 Yella (writer: "Road to Cairo")
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 1972 The Old Grey Whistle Test (TV Series)
- Episode #1.16 (1972) ... Self
 1970 Disco 2 (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... Self
 1968 Colour Me Pop (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 September 1968 (1968) ... Performer
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 2008 Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... (TV Series)
- Sir Elton John (2008) ... Self

Personal Details

Other Works:

Albums: David Ackles (1968), Subway to the Country (1970), American Gothic (1972) and Five & Dime (1973).

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