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Gene Rutherford (1939–2006)

Gene Rutherford was born on March 4, 1939 in DeSoto, Mississippi, USA as Robert Eugene Rutherford. He was an actor, known for Will Penny (1967), The High Chaparral (1967) and Mannix (1967). He died on September 24, 2006 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Will Penny
Will Penny Rufus Quint
The High Chaparral
The High Chaparral Bart Kellogg
Mannix Owney
The Candy Tangerine Man
The Candy Tangerine Man Foulmouthed Thug


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 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- One Hundred Miles a Gallon (1983) ... Clem
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
- Get Houston (1983) ... Felix
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
- Doctors and Other Strangers (1982) ... Spike
 1982 Love & Money
Hotel Waiter
 1982 Strike Force (TV Series)
- Fallen Angel (1982) ... Kurt
 1980 Beulah Land (TV Mini-Series)
- Part III (1980) ... Hockinson
 1979 Fyre
1st Boy's Father
 1978 Cops and Robin (TV Movie)
Carl Tyler
 1976 The Witch Who Came from the Sea
Sam Walters
 1975 The Candy Tangerine Man
Foulmouthed Thug
 1970 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
- The She-Bear (1970) ... Deckhand
 1969 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Eddie Troy
- Log 83: A Different Thing (1969) ... Eddie Troy
 1968 The Big Valley (TV Series)
- A Stranger Everywhere (1968) ... Lafe
 1967-1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Bart Kellogg
- For What We Are About to Receive (1968) ... Bart Kellogg
- Champion of the Western World (1968) ... Bart Kellogg
- A Quiet Day in Tucson (1967) ... Bart Kellogg
 1967 Will Penny
Rufus Quint
 1967 A Bell for Adano (TV Movie)
Duty officer
 1967 Bonanza (TV Series)
Sergeant Ankers
- Sense of Duty (1967) ... Sergeant Ankers
 1967 Mannix (TV Series)
- Skid Marks on a Dry Run (1967) ... Owney
 1967 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- The Wreckers (1967) ... Jud
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
Strong Man
- Monkees at the Circus (1967) ... Strong Man
 1967 Hurry Sundown
Hunt Club Member
 1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Leroy Parker
- A Visit to Barney Fife (1967) ... Leroy Parker

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Character actor best known for his role in the western Will Penny (1967). He retired in the early 1970s and settled in Memphis, making several appearances at the Memphis Film Festival in the ongoing years.

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