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Wilford Brimley

Wilford Brimley

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on 27th September 1934. Died in 2020 aged 85 years old.
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Wilford Brimley was an actor with a career spanning 48 years, from 1969 to 2017, starting at the age of 35. His first film was True Grit and his last film was I Believe. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Thriller genres.

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Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
I Believe poster I Believe 2017 1h 29m
UP Faith & Family Apple TV Channel
Timber the Treasure Dog poster Timber the Treasure Dog 2016 1h 29m
UP Faith & Family Apple TV Channel
Did You Hear About the Morgans? poster Did You Hear About the Morgans? 2009 1h 43m
Brigham City poster Brigham City 2001 1h 59m
Crossfire Trail poster Crossfire Trail 2001 1h 35m
Progeny poster Progeny 1998 1h 38m
In & Out poster In & Out 1997 1h 30m
Paramount+ with Showtime
My Fellow Americans poster My Fellow Americans 1996 1h 41m
The Good Old Boys poster The Good Old Boys 1995 1h 58m
OP Center poster OP Center 1995 1h 54m
Mutant Species poster Mutant Species 1995 1h 40m
The Firm poster The Firm 1993 2h 35m
Hard Target poster Hard Target 1993 1h 40m
Blood River poster Blood River 1991 1h 32m
Gore Vidal's Billy the Kid poster Gore Vidal's Billy the Kid 1989 1h 36m
Cocoon: The Return poster Cocoon: The Return 1988 1h 56m
End of the Line poster End of the Line 1987 1h 43m
Plex Channel
Act of Vengeance poster Act of Vengeance 1986 1h 35m
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins poster Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins 1985 2h 1m
Cocoon poster Cocoon 1985 1h 57m
Terror in the Aisles poster Terror in the Aisles 1984 1h 24m
Country poster Country 1984 1h 45m
The Natural poster The Natural 1984 2h 17m
The Stone Boy poster The Stone Boy 1984 1h 31m
The Hotel New Hampshire poster The Hotel New Hampshire 1984 1h 49m
Harry & Son poster Harry & Son 1984 2h
Tender Mercies poster Tender Mercies 1983 1h 32m
High Road to China poster High Road to China 1983 1h 45m
10 to Midnight poster 10 to Midnight 1983 1h 41m
ScreenPix Apple TV Channel
The Thing poster The Thing
as Dr. Blair
1982 1h 49m
Death Valley poster Death Valley 1982 1h 27m
Plex Channel
Absence of Malice poster Absence of Malice 1981 1h 56m
Brubaker poster Brubaker 1980 2h 5m
Amber Waves poster Amber Waves 1980 1h 38m
The Electric Horseman poster The Electric Horseman 1979 2h 2m
The China Syndrome poster The China Syndrome 1979 2h 2m
Lawman poster Lawman 1971 1h 39m
True Grit poster True Grit 1969 2h 8m

Regularly Credited With

Robert Duvall's profile
Robert Duvall
5 films together
Robert Redford's profile
Robert Redford
3 films together
Tom Selleck's profile
Tom Selleck
3 films together
Glenn Close's profile
Glenn Close
3 films together
Ellen Barkin's profile
Ellen Barkin
3 films together
Jessica Tandy's profile
Jessica Tandy
3 films together
Paul Newman's profile
Paul Newman
2 films together
Charles Bronson's profile
Charles Bronson
2 films together
Jane Fonda's profile
Jane Fonda
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
21% Drama
+ 102 more
His Top Years
16% 1984
+ 22 more
Top Character Types
50% Police Captain
+ 1 more
Role Type
100% Support

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Wilford Brimley FAQ

How old was Wilford Brimley when he died?

85 years old.

When was Wilford Brimley born?

27th September 1934

Where was Wilford Brimley born?

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Has Wilford Brimley won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Wilford Brimley won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Wilford Brimley?

He was Caucasian.