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Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward

Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward was born on August 21, 1938 in South Carolina, USA as Herbert Lee Coward. He is an actor and producer, known for Deliverance (1972), Ghost Town: The Movie (2007) and Hillbilly Blood (2013). He was previously married to Dorothy Eileen Ledford. See full bio »

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Deliverance Toothless Man
Ghost Town: The Movie Harmon Teaster


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 2013 Hillbilly Blood (TV Series)
- Hillbilly Prepper (2013) ... Cowboy
 2007 Ghost Town: The Movie
Harmon Teaster
 1972 Deliverance
Toothless Man
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 2007 Ghost Town: The Movie (associate producer)
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 2008 Behind the Scenes of 'Ghost Town: The Movie' (Video documentary)
 2007 History of Ghost Town (Video documentary short)
Grandpappy / Old Zeke
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 2007 Deliverance: Betraying the River (Video documentary short)
Toothless Man

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When director John Boorman was having trouble finding a talented actor who was also toothless for a key role in Deliverance (1972), co-star Burt Reynolds remembered Coward from having worked with him in a Wild West show in Maggie Valley, NC. Coward--who was not an actor and was toothless and illiterate--arrived for his audition looking so perfect for the part of a rural mountain man that Boorman ... See more »


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