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Will Geer

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Will Geer (March 9, 1902 – April 22, 1978) was an American actor and social activist. His original name was William Aughe Ghere. He is remembered for his portrayal of Grandpa Zebulon Tyler Walton in the 1970s TV series, The Waltons.   Description above from the Wikipedia article Will Geer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 9, 1902 In Frankfort, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Misleading Lady 1932-04-15
Latest Project:
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life 1988-11-22
Known For
Poster of Hurricane
Poster of Isn't It Shocking?
Poster of Dear Dead Delilah
Poster of Bandolero!
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie Rip Van Winkle Narrator (voice) 1978-01-01
Movie The Mafu Cage Zom 1978-01-01
Movie Bunco 1977-01-01
Series Eight Is Enough Unknown 1977-03-15
Movie The Billion Dollar Hobo Choo-Choo Trayne 1977-11-01
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-09-24
Movie The Blue Bird Grandfather 1976-04-05
Movie Moving Violation Rockfield 1976-07-16
Series Starsky & Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Series The Lives of Benjamin Franklin 1974-01-01
Movie The Hanged Man Nameless 1974-03-13
Movie Hurricane Dr. McCutcheon 1974-09-10
Series Tony Orlando and Dawn Unknown 1974-12-04
Movie Savage Joel Ryker 1973-03-31
Movie Isn't It Shocking? Lemuel Lovell 1973-10-02
Series Doc Elliot Unknown 1973-10-10
Movie Executive Action Ferguson 1973-11-07
Series The Sixth Sense Unknown 1972-01-15
Movie Dear Dead Delilah Roy Jurroe 1972-01-01
Movie The Rowdyman 1972-05-18
Movie The Scarecrow Justice Gilead Merton 1972-01-10
Movie Napoleon and Samantha Grandpa 1972-07-05
Series The Waltons Zebulon Tyler Walton (grandfather) 1972-09-14
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Movie Jeremiah Johnson Bear Claw 1972-09-10
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Movie Brother John Doc Thomas 1971-08-15
Movie The Moonshine War Mr. Baylor 1970-06-30
Movie The Brotherhood of the Bell Mike Patterson 1970-09-17
Movie Pieces of Dreams The Bishop 1970-09-23
Series Then Came Bronson Unknown 1969-09-17
Series The Bill Cosby Show Unknown 1969-09-14
Movie The Reivers Boss 1969-12-25
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Movie Bandolero! Pop Chaney 1968-06-01
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie The Crucible Giles 1967-05-04
Movie In Cold Blood Prosecutor 1967-12-14
Series Garrison's Gorillas Unknown 1967-09-06
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Movie Seconds Old Man 1966-10-05
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Series Bewitched Unknown 1964-09-17
Movie Black Like Me Truckdriver 1964-01-01
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie Advise & Consent Senate Minority Leader 1962-06-06
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Movie Salt of the Earth Sheriff 1954-03-14
Series Racket Squad Unknown 1951-06-07
Movie Double Crossbones Tom Botts 1951-04-26
Movie Bright Victory Mr. Lawrence Nevins 1951-07-31
Movie The Barefoot Mailman Dan Paget - Miami Mayor / Postmaster 1951-12-03
Movie The Tall Target Homer Crowley 1951-08-17
Movie It's a Small World William Musk - Father 1950-06-24
Movie Comanche Territory Dan'l Seeger 1950-05-01
Movie Winchester '73 Wyatt Earp 1950-07-12
Movie The Kid from Texas O'Fallon 1950-03-01
Movie To Please a Lady Jack Mackay 1950-10-13
Movie Convicted Convict Mapes 1950-08-01
Movie Broken Arrow Rancher 1950-08-01
Movie Johnny Allegro Schultzy 1949-05-26
Movie Lust for Gold Deputy Ray Covin 1949-06-10
Movie Anna Lucasta Noah 1949-07-11
Movie Intruder in the Dust Sheriff Hampton 1949-11-22
Movie Deep Waters Nick Driver 1948-07-22
Movie The Fight for Life Ballou 1940-03-07
Movie Union Pacific Foreman (uncredited) 1939-05-05
Movie Spitfire West Fry 1934-03-08
Movie The Misleading Lady McMahon - Asylum Guard 1932-04-15