Person Details

Birthday: 1934-09-27 07:04:35

Death: 2020-08-01 07:04:35

Aliases: Anthony Wilford Brimley , A. Wilford Brimley , Wilford A. Brimley

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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Movie Involvements: 47

TV Involvements: 1


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anthony Wilford Brimley (September 27, 1934 – August 1, 2020) was an American actor and singer. After serving in the Marines and taking on a variety of odd jobs, he became an extra for Western films, and in little more than a decade he had established himself as a character actor in films such as The China Syndrome (1979), The Thing (1982), and The Natural (1984). Brimley was the longtime face of television advertisements for the Quaker Oats Company. He also promoted diabetes education and appeared in related commercials for Liberty Medical.

Most Famous Work

The Thing
Average
8

The Thing

(1982) Dr. Blair
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
Average
5
Hard Target
Average
6

Hard Target

(1993) Uncle Douvee
The Firm
Average
7

The Firm

(1993) William Devasher
The Natural
Average
7

The Natural

(1984) Pop Fisher
Cocoon
Average
7

Cocoon

(1985) Benjamin Luckett
Absence of Malice
Average
7

Absence of Malice

(1981) James J. Wells
I believe
Average
7

I believe

(2017) Pastor

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2017 Pastor
2016 Hawk Jones
2009 Earl Granger
2002 Governor
2001 Stu
Joe Gill
Deputy Sheriff Ambrose Scraggs
2000 N/A
1998 Sam Ferrans
Dr. David Wetherly
Jake
1997 Frank Brackett
1996 Joe Hollis
1995 Narrator (uncredited)
C.C. Tarpley
Adm. Troy Davis
Devro
1993 Security Guard
Uncle Douvee
William Devasher
N/A
N/A
1992 Bill Huntoon
Grandpa Will
1991 U.S. Marshal Winston Patrick Culler
1990 King / Eric
1989 N/A
Gov. Lew Wallace
1988 Benjamin 'Ben' Luckett
1987 Will Haney
1986 N/A
Tony Boyle
Red Haines
Sheriff Mitchell
Floyd Buckman
1985 Noa
Harold Smith
Benjamin Luckett
Dr. Andrew McCallister
1984 Otis
Pop Fisher
George Jansen
Iowa Bob
Tom Keach
1983 Bill Long
Harry
Bradley Tozer
Clem Malone
1982 Dr. Blair
The Sheriff
1981 James J. Wells
Wally Haskell
1980 Scooter Jackson
Bingo Gibbs
Rogers - Prison Board
Pete Alberts
1979 Farmer
President Grover Cleveland
Ted Spindler
1977 N/A
N/A
1972 N/A
N/A
1971 Marc Corman (uncredited)
1969 Minor Role (uncredited)
Year Character Movie/Tv

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