Wilford Brimley

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Birthday
27, 1934
Birthplace
Salt Lake City, UT
Birth Sign
Libra

About

TV commercial actor who was also in the series, The Natural and had a recurring role on The Waltons.

Before Fame

He worked as a ranch hand, wrangler, blacksmith and as a bodyguard for Howard Hughes before becoming an actor.

Trivia

Although famous for his commercials, he also played roles in the films, The China Syndrome, Cocoon, The Thing and The Firm.

Family Life

He married Lynee Brimley in 1956, and the couple had three sons named Jim, John and Bill.

Associated With

He was friends with fellow actor, Robert Duvall.