Dean Teaster

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Dean Teaster was born on August 31, 1957 in Waynesville, North Carolina, USA as Sherrill Dean Teaster. He is an actor and producer, known for Wild Faith (2018), Chasing the Star (2017) and 40 Nights (2016). He has been married to Dawn Marie since July 11, 2014. See full bio »

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Known For

Wild Faith Preacher Collins
Chasing the Star Producer
40 Nights The Poor Man
MBF: Man's Best Friend Quinn Sawyer


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  Holly, Jingles and Clyde 3D (announced)
Jim Goode (as Dean West)
  Soul Eater (announced)
Jack Hardy
 2022 Silent Night in Algona (pre-production)
Grandpa Joe
 2020 Lost Heart
Harrison Howard
 2019 MBF: Man's Best Friend
Quinn Sawyer
 2019 The Christ Slayer
 2018 Wild Faith
Preacher Collins
 2017 Division 19
 2016 40 Nights
The Poor Man
 2014 LeLe XO: Power (Video short)
Agent Cassio
 2014 Ashes of Eden
Pastor Roberts
 2014 Standing Post (Short)
Dying Man
 2014 Donors
Paul Mason
 2013 Approaching Midnight
Sheriff Thompson
 2013 Realizism (Short)
 2012 American Liar
Investigator Zod
 2010 Deadly Renovations
 2007 Ghost Town: The Movie
Digger (as Dean West)
 2005 Heaven's Neighbors
Reverend Matthews (as Dean West)
 2005 From Venus
Sir Kallio (as Dean West)
 2004 Dead End Road
News Anchorman (as Dean West)
 2003 An Ordinary Killer
Dan McGuire, Sr. (as Dean West)
 2002 Figure in the Forest
David James (as Dean West)
 2002 The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science (TV Series documentary)
- Murder for Hire (2002) ... Sheriff (as Dean West)
 2002 Standing in the Shadows of Motown (Documentary)
Motown Fan (uncredited)
 2002 Wicked Spring
Soldier (uncredited)
 2001 Novocaine
Sheriff (uncredited)
 2001 Daring Capers (TV Series documentary)
Art Thief
- 90 Second Bandits (2001) ... Art Thief
 2001 The F.B.I. Files (TV Series documentary)
FBI Agent
- Backstage Murder (2001) ... FBI Agent (as Dean West)
 2001 Driven
Motorola Race Car Driver (uncredited)
 2000 What Women Want
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 2000 Timequest
Dallas Policeman (uncredited)
 2000 ER (TV Series)
Airport Patron
- Such Sweet Sorrow (2000) ... Airport Patron (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Guest-star for the theme park Ghost Town in the Sky as "Digger the Undertaker", the role his father made famous in the early 60s. He appeared with James Hampton and Melody Patterson from the original TV series "F Troop" and with Jon Provost of "Lassie", and Darby Hinton of "Daniel Boone". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 56 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

Dean Teaster Website

Alternate Names:

Dean West


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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At 6 years old, Dean Teaster met Burt Reynolds who took an afternoon to talk with him while performing at Ghost Town in the Sky (1963). That genuine time and interest invested by Burt, was what later inspired him to get into acting. Other performers that Dean met at an early age were Dan Blocker, Paul Fix, Tony Dow, Frank McGrath, Clu Gulager, Jon Provost, Veronica Cartwright, Clint Walker, Peter... See more »



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