Claude Akins

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Birthday
25, 1926
Birthplace
Nelson, GA
Death Date
Jan 27, 1994 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1926
Birthplace
Nelson, GA
Death Date
Jan 27, 1994 (67)

About

Portrayed the role of Sheriff Elroy S. Lobo in two TV series: BJ and the Bear and its spin-off The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo. He earned over 200 acting credits including movies and TV over the course of his career.

Before Fame

He pledged into the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Northwestern University.

Trivia

From Here to Eternity was his first film in 1953, and in 1954, he played a seaman in The Caine Mutiny.

Family Life

He married Therese Fairfield in 1952, and the couple had three children.

Associated With

He worked with the great John Wayne on the film Rio Bravo.

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