Andy Devine (I) (1905–1977)

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Rotund comic character actor of American films. Born Andrew Vabre Devine in Flagstaff, Arizona, he was raised in nearby Kingman, Arizona, the son of an Irish-American hotel operator Thomas Devine and his wife Amy. Devine was an able athlete as a student and actually played semi-pro football under a phony name (Jeremiah Schwartz, often erroneously ... See full bio »

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Known For

Robin Hood Friar Tuck - A Badger
Stagecoach Buck
How the West Was Won Cpl. Peterson


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 1949 Lum and Abner (TV Movie) (completed)
 1977 The Mouse and His Child
The Frog (voice)
 1976 A Whale of a Tale
Captain Andy
 1976 Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
Priest in Dog Pound
 1973 Robin Hood
Friar Tuck - A Badger (voice)
 1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Sheriff Bintell
- The Men That Corrupted Hadleyburg (1972) ... Sheriff Bintell
 1967-1971 The Virginian (TV Series)
Dr. Houseman / Amos Tyke
- The Animal (1971) ... Dr. Houseman
- Yesterday's Timepiece (1967) ... Amos Tyke
 1970 The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (TV Movie)
Amos Polk
 1970 Myra Breckinridge
Coyote Bill
 1970 The Phynx
Andy Devine
 1969-1970 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Mr. Stone / Jim Demmer
- Smoke: Part 2 (1970) ... Mr. Stone
- Smoke: Part 1 (1970) ... Mr. Stone
- Ride a Northbound Horse: Part 2 (1969) ... Jim Demmer
- Ride a Northbound Horse: Part 1 (1969) ... Jim Demmer
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Bill Hunnicutt
- Super-Star (1970) ... Bill Hunnicutt
 1970 Smoke (TV Movie)
Mr. Stone
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Sheriff Bob O'Connors (segment "Love and the Mountain Cabin")
- Love and the Mountain Cabin/Love and the Divorce Sale/Love and the Comedy Team (1969) ... Sheriff Bob O'Connors (segment "Love and the Mountain Cabin")
 1969 The Over-the-Hill Gang (TV Movie)
Judge Amos Polk
 1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Jed Whitlow
- Stryker (1969) ... Jed Whitlow
 1968 The Road Hustlers
Sheriff Estep
 1968 Bonanza (TV Series)
- A Girl Named George (1968) ... Roscoe
 1967 Shoestring Safari (TV Movie)
Colonel Hazeltine
 1967 The Ballad of Josie
Judge Tatum
 1967 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
- You're Only Young Twice (1967) ... Andy
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
- The Duo Is Slumming (1966) ... Santa (uncredited)
 1966 The Rounders (TV Series)
Honest John Denton
- Horse of a Different Cutter (1966) ... Honest John Denton
 1966 Tammy (TV Series)
Amos Potts
- The Law and Mr. Tarleton (1966) ... Amos Potts (uncredited)
 1965 Zebra in the Kitchen
Branch Hawksbill
 1965 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Colonel Parker
- The Sure Thing (1965) ... Colonel Parker
 1964-1965 Flipper (TV Series)
Hap Gorman / Hap Corman
- Flipper's Bank Account (1965) ... Hap Gorman
- Danger (1964) ... Hap Gorman
- Lady and the Dolphin: Part 2 (1964) ... Hap Gorman
- Lady and the Dolphin: Part 1 (1964) ... Hap Gorman
- Not Necessarily Gospel (1964) ... Hap Corman
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Charles Cortland
- Who Killed What's His Name? (1964) ... Charles Cortland
 1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Sheriff of Crockett County
 1962 How the West Was Won
Cpl. Peterson
 1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Link Appleyard
 1962 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Somerset Frisby
- Hocus-Pocus and Frisby (1962) ... Somerset Frisby
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Charley Dwyer
- Ten Days in the Sun (1962) ... Charley Dwyer
 1961 The Big Step
Service Station Owner
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Jake Sloan
- Big Jake (1961) ... Jake Sloan
 1961 Two Rode Together
Sgt. Darius P. Posey
 1960/I No Place Like Home (TV Movie)
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Jess MacAbee
- The Jess MacAbee Story (1959) ... Jess MacAbee
 1951-1958 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Deputy Marshal Jingles P. Jones / Deputy Marshal Jingles / Deputy Marshal Jingles Jones / ...
- Counterfeit Ghost (1958) ... Deputy Marshal Jingles P. Jones
- The Good Indian (1958) ... Deputy Marshal Jingles P. Jones
- The Angel of Cedar Mountain (1958) ... Deputy Marshal Jingles P. Jones
- The Daughter of Casey O'Grady (1958) ... Deputy Marshal Jingles P. Jones
- Jingles on the Jailroad (1958) ... Deputy Marshal Jingles P. Jones
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days
First Mate of the 'S. S. Henrietta'
 1955 Andy's Gang (TV Series)
Host (1955-60)
 1955 Pete Kelly's Blues
George Tenell
 1954 Thunder Pass
 1953 Island in the Sky
Willie Moon
 1952 Ellis in Freedomland
The Waterheater (voice)
 1952 Montana Belle
Pete Bivins
 1951 Slaughter Trail
Sgt. Macintosh
 1951 The Red Badge of Courage
The Cheery Soldier
 1951 New Mexico
Sgt. Garrity
 1950 Never a Dull Moment
 1949 The Last Bandit
Casey Brown
 1948 The Far Frontier
Judge Cookie Bullfincher
 1948 Grand Canyon Trail
Cookie Bullfincher
 1948 Nighttime in Nevada
Sergeant Cookie Bullfincher
 1948 Eyes of Texas
Doc Cookie Bullfincher
 1948 The Gallant Legion
'Windy' Hornblower
 1948 Under California Stars
Cookie Bullfincher / Alf Bullfincher
 1948 Old Los Angeles
Sam Bowie
 1948 The Gay Ranchero
Cookie Bullfincher
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Elihu Mills
 1947 On the Old Spanish Trail
Constable Cookie Bullfincher
 1947 Slave Girl
Ben - Fat Sailor
 1947 Springtime in the Sierras
Cookie Bullfincher
 1947 The Vigilantes Return
 1947 Bells of San Angelo
Sheriff Cookie Bullfincher
 1947 Michigan Kid
 1946 Canyon Passage
Ben Dance
 1945 Frontier Gal
Big Ben
 1945 That's the Spirit
Martin Wilde Sr.
 1945 Sudan
 1945 Frisco Sal
 1944 Bowery to Broadway
Father Kelley
 1944 Babes on Swing Street
Joe Costello
 1944 Ghost Catchers
 1944 Follow the Boys
Andy Devine (uncredited)
 1943 Crazy House
Andy Devive
 1943 Corvette K-225
 1943 Frontier Badmen
Slim - Cowhand
 1943 Rhythm of the Islands
Eddie Dolan
 1942 Keeping Fit (Short)
Andy - Factory Worker
 1942 Sin Town
'Judge' Eustace Vale
 1942 Between Us Girls
Mike Kilinsky
 1942 Timber!
 1942 Top Sergeant
Andy Jarrett
 1942 Danger in the Pacific
Andy Parker
 1942 Escape from Hong Kong
 1942 Unseen Enemy
Detective Sam Dillon
 1942 North to the Klondike
 1941 Road Agent
 1941 South of Tahiti
 1941 The Kid from Kansas
 1941 Badlands of Dakota
 1941 A Dangerous Game
Andy McAllister
 1941 Raiders of the Desert
Andy 'Hammer' McCoy
 1941 Men of the Timberland
Andy Jensen
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans
1st Sailor
 1941 Mutiny in the Arctic
Andy Adams
 1941 Lucky Devils
Andy Tompkins
 1940 Trail of the Vigilantes
 1940 The Devil's Pipeline
Andy Jennings
 1940 Margie
Cameo appearance
 1940 The Leather Pushers
Andy Adams
 1940 When the Daltons Rode
 1940 Black Diamonds
Tolliver Higgenbotham
 1940 Hot Steel
Matt Morrison
 1940 Torrid Zone
Wally Davis
 1940 Buck Benny Rides Again
Andy Devine
 1940 Little Old New York
 1940 Danger on Wheels
'Guppy' Wexel
 1939 Man from Montreal
Constable 'Bones' Blair
 1939 Geronimo
 1939 Legion of Lost Flyers
'Beef' Brumley
 1939 Tropic Fury
Tynan ('Tiny') Andrews
 1939 Mutiny on the Blackhawk
Slim Collins
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
 1939 Never Say Die
Henry Munch
 1939 Stagecoach
 1938 Strange Faces
Hector Hobbs
 1938 The Storm
Swede Hanzen
 1938 Swing That Cheer
Doc Saunders
 1938 Personal Secretary
'Snoop' Lewis
 1938 Men with Wings
Joe Gibbs
 1938 Yellow Jack
Charlie Spill
 1938 Doctor Rhythm
Officer Lawrence O'Roon
 1938 In Old Chicago
Pickle Bixby
 1937 You're a Sweetheart
Daisy Day
 1937 Double or Nothing
Half Pint
 1937 The Road Back
 1937 A Star Is Born
Danny McGuire
 1936 Mysterious Crossing
 1936 Flying Hostess
Joe Williams
 1936 The Big Game
Pop Andrews
 1936 Yellowstone
 1936 Romeo and Juliet
Peter - Servant to Juliet's Nurse
 1936 Small Town Girl
George Brannan
 1935 Coronado
Pinky Falls
 1935 Fighting Youth
Cy Kipp
 1935 Way Down East
Hi Holler
 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Elmer Otway
 1935 Chinatown Squad
George Mason
 1935 Hold 'Em Yale
 1935 Straight from the Heart
 1934 Hell in the Heavens
Sgt. 'Ham' Davis
 1934 The President Vanishes
Valentine Orcott
 1934 Wake Up and Dream
Joe Egbert aka Egghead
 1934 Gift of Gab
John P. McDougal - the Waiter
 1934 Million Dollar Ransom
 1934 Let's Talk It Over
 1934 Stingaree
 1934 The Black Cat
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1934 Upperworld
 1934 The Poor Rich
 1933 Chance at Heaven
 1933 Saturday's Millions
Andy Jones
 1933 Doctor Bull
Larry Ward, Sodajerk
 1933 Midnight Mary
Sam Travers
 1933 Horse Play
 1933 The Big Cage
 1933 Song of the Eagle
 1933 The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble
Andy Anderson
 1932 The All-American
Andy Moran
 1932 Tom Brown of Culver
 1932 The Man from Yesterday
Steve Hand
 1932 Fast Companions
Information Kid
 1932 Radio Patrol
Pete Wiley
 1932 Man Wanted
Andy Doyle
 1932 Destry Rides Again
Stage Passenger (scene deleted) (uncredited)
 1932 The Impatient Maiden
Clarence Howe
 1932 Law and Order
Johnny Kinsman
 1932 Three Wise Girls
Jimmy Callahan - Chauffeur
 1932 The Unexpected Father
Oilman (uncredited)
 1931 The Spirit of Notre Dame
Truck McCall
 1931 Danger Island
 1931 Heroes of the Flames
 1930 The Criminal Code
Cluck - a Convict with knife (uncredited)
 1930 A Soldier's Plaything
Doughboy (uncredited)
 1930 Shooting Straight
Kibitzer (uncredited)
 1930 Dames Ahoy
Marine at Dance Contest (uncredited)
 1929 Flying High (Short)
Student Admirer (uncredited)
 1929 His Lucky Day
Road House Thug (uncredited)
 1929 Junior Luck (Short)
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1929 Hot Stuff
 1929 Why Be Good?
Young Man at The Boiler (uncredited)
 1928 The Divine Lady
Extra (uncredited)
 1928 Naughty Baby
Joe Cassidy
 1928 Red Lips
A Sophmore / Professor Fountain
 1928 Noah's Ark
Flood Extra (uncredited)
 1928 Lonesome
Jim's Friend
 1928 We Americans
Pat O'Dougal
 1928 Finders Keepers
Doughboy / Gate Guard (uncredited)
 1927 That's My Daddy
Sailor (uncredited)
 1927 Splashing Through (Short)
Student (uncredited)
 1927 The Relay (Short)
Sophomore (uncredited)
 1927 Around the Bases (Short)
Calford Baseball Player (uncredited)
 1926 The Collegians (Short)
Student, Various Episodes (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
Show Show Self (37 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (31 credits)

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Dorothy Devine  (his death)  (2 children)


Thomas Devine Jr. | Amy Ward

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According to an in-depth article by Joe Collura for "Classic Images", Andy was born in Flagstaff, Arizona, but moved with his family west to Kingman in Mohave County. While there his father, Thomas, served as the Mohave County treasurer and owned the Hotel Beale. His father later suffered from stomach cancer and traveled to Los Angeles for treatment, where he died during surgery. See more »


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