Virgil Frye (1930–2012)


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Character actor Virgil Charles Frye was born on August 21, 1930 in Estherville, Iowa. A former Golden Gloves boxing champion, Frye worked in the cornfields in Iowa and was active in the civil rights movement in Alabama before he first began acting in films and TV shows in the mid-1960's. Virgil often played either tough guys or police officers. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Easy Rider Biker
(1969)
Colors Sheriff Foster
(1988)
(1976)
Graduation Day MacGregor
(1981)

Filmography

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 2004 Bob's Night Out
Waldo Z. Lizst
 1995 Wild Bill
Buffalo Hunter
 1995 Xtro 3: Watch the Skies
Survivor
 1995 The Nature of the Beast
Gas station attendant
 1994 S.F.W.
Earl
 1994 Children of the Dark (TV Movie)
Service Station Owner
 1992 Man Trouble
Sturge
 1990 The Hot Spot
Deputy Buck
 1990 Pacific Palisades
L'homme à la casquette
 1989 The Secret of the Ice Cave
Frank Hagen
 1989 Trust Me
Thug
 1988 Dance Academy
 1988 Colors
Sheriff Foster
 1988 Hunter (TV Series)
Deputy Cassell
- Girl on the Beach (1988) ... Deputy Cassell
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
Drunk
- A World of Difference: Part 1 (1987) ... Drunk
 1987 Destination America (TV Movie)
 1987 Winners Take All
Sam
 1984 The Burning Bed (TV Movie)
Virg
 1984 Hot Moves
The Porno Man
 1984 Running Hot
Ross
 1983 Revenge of the Ninja
Lieutenant Dime
 1982 Citizen Soldier (Video)
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Jesse James Jr.
- K-9-1 (1982) ... Jesse James Jr.
 1981 Bret Maverick (TV Series)
Luke
- Welcome to Sweetwater (1981) ... Luke
 1981 Graduation Day
MacGregor
 1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice
Crapshooter
 1980 Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype
Lt. Mack Druck - 'Il Topo'
 1980 Borderline
Bandit Leader
 1980 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Perry
- Deadlock in Parma (1980) ... Perry
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Otis
- Angels on Skates (1979) ... Otis
 1979 Up from the Depths
Earl Sullivan
 1978 Uncle Joe Shannon
Physical Therapist
 1977 The Great Gundown
John Bayers
 1977 Young Dan'l Boone (TV Series)
Leonard Harker
- The Game (1977) ... Leonard Harker
 1976 The Quest (TV Series)
Pritchard
- Shanklin (1976) ... Pritchard
 1976 The Missouri Breaks
Woody
 1976 Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw
Joe Grant
 1976 Cannon (TV Series)
Deputy Sheriff
- The Quasar Kill (1976) ... Deputy Sheriff
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Fred
- The Blue Flash (1975) ... Fred (as Virgil Charles Frye)
 1974 The Klansman
Johnson
 1973 The Cat Creature (TV Movie)
Donovan
 1973 Howzer
Joe Day
 1972 The All American Hustler
Yoga Guy (uncredited)
 1972 The Limit
Kenny
 1972 Garden of the Dead
Bradock
 1972 Deadhead Miles
Trouble Maker
 1971 Dead Aim
Poggin
 1971 The Jesus Trip
Folsom
 1970 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Motorcyclist
- The Gas Station (1970) ... Motorcyclist
 1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Andy
- Another Windmill to Go (1969) ... Andy
 1969 Nightmare in Wax
Ralph Tenier
 1969 Easy Rider
Biker (uncredited)
 1967 Ironside (TV Series)
Det. Andy Anderson
- The Taker (1967) ... Det. Andy Anderson
 1967 Hells Angels on Wheels
Biker (uncredited)
 1966 Queen of Blood
Control Panel
Show Show Makeup Department (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Virgil Charles Frye

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Elizabeth Brady  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Sean Frye | See more »
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