J. Don Ferguson (1933–2008)

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J. Don Ferguson was born on November 21, 1933 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as James Donald Ferguson. He was an actor, known for Maximum Overdrive (1986), My Cousin Vinny (1992) and I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997). He was married to Gwendolyn Agnes Hebert . He died on October 1, 2008 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

My Cousin Vinny Guard #1
Remember the Titans Executive Director


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 2006 The Second Chance
Jeremiah Jenkins
 2002 Juwanna Mann
UBA Referee
 2001 The Substitute: Failure Is Not an Option (Video)
Colonel Teague
 2000 Movievoyeur.com
Sheriff Ames
 2000 Remember the Titans
Executive Director
 1998 Major League: Back to the Minors
Mick the Umpire
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini Series)
Senator Stephen Young
- Apollo One (1998) ... Senator Stephen Young
 1997 Raney
Thurman Daddy Bell
 1997 Savannah (TV Series)
Doctor #1
- Code Blue (1997) ... Doctor #1
 1996 Fled
 1996 Eddie
Game Referree
 1995 Something to Talk About
 1995 Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story (TV Movie)
Wendy Blevins
 1994 The War
Mine Foreman
 1993-1994 Matlock (TV Series)
Reverend Wesley Masters / Mr. Walters / Mr. Bostwick
- The Tabloid (1994) ... Reverend Wesley Masters
- The Idol (1994) ... Mr. Walters
- The Divorce (1993) ... Mr. Bostwick
 1994 Radioland Murders
Johnny Ace, Hard Boiled Dick (as Don Ferguson)
 1993 A Kiss to Die for (TV Movie)
Harold Graham
 1993 Linda (TV Movie)
Davis Vernon
 1993 The Program
 1989-1993 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Rev. Winchell / Kevin Riley / Rev. Kenneth Haskell
- A Correct Settling (1993) ... Rev. Winchell
- By Means Most Foul (1992) ... Kevin Riley
- Tear Down the Walls (1989) ... Rev. Kenneth Haskell
 1993 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
Harry Saunders
- Realpolitik (1993) ... Harry Saunders
 1992 In the Line of Duty: Street War (TV Movie)
Gun Shop Owner
 1992 My Cousin Vinny
Guard #1
 1992 Freejack
 1991 Nightmare in Columbia County (TV Movie)
Bob Smith
 1991 In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (TV Movie)
James Blasingame
 1990 When Will I Be Loved? (TV Movie)
Man at Bar #1
 1990 Murder in Mississippi (TV Movie)
 1989 Traveling Man (TV Movie)
 1989 Fast Food
Dean Witler (as Don Ferguson)
 1989 Unconquered (TV Movie)
Mr. Woods
 1988 Final Cut
Sheriff Thompson
 1988 Windmills of the Gods (TV Mini Series)
Ian Villers
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Ian Villers
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Ian Villers
 1987 Date with an Angel
Harlan Rafferty
 1986 Maximum Overdrive
 1985 Running Mates
Robert Adams
 1984 Tank
Governor Sims
 1984 Kidco
TV Show Announcer
 1983 The American Snitch
Sonny Barton
 1983 Murder in Coweta County (TV Movie)
Jim Hillin
 1982 Tennessee Stallion
 1981 Sharky's Machine
Rally Emcee
 1981 The Loveless
Tarver / Telena's father
 1981 When the Circus Came to Town (TV Movie)
Andre Probashka
 1980 The Long Riders
 1980 Little Darlings
 1980 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Ross Chapman
- Death Is the Punchline (1980) ... Ross Chapman
 1979 The Prize Fighter
Referee #1 (as Don J. Ferguson)
 1979 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (TV Movie)
Mr. Donleavy
 1979 Norma Rae
Peter Gallat
 1978 Summer of My German Soldier (TV Movie)
Mr. Jackson
 1978 Our Winning Season
Coach Michael Murphy
 1977 The Lincoln Conspiracy
Lt. Luther Baker
 1976 Gator
Bartender (as Don Ferguson)
 1974 The Greatest Gift (TV Movie)
Jim Friedlin
 1974 The Longest Yard
Football Referee (uncredited)
 1974 F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'the Last of the Belles' (TV Movie)
Man in Speakeasy

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Alternate Names:

Don J. Ferguson | Don Ferguson


Gwendolyn Agnes Hebert  (divorced)  (2 children)

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