Andrew Prine Biography

Birthday: 1936-02-14
Place of Birth: Jennings, Florida USA
Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Wiki Biography: Andrew Prine, a well-known stage actor also known for military/western dramas, was first seen in Kiss Her Goodbye (1959), then in The Miracle Worker (1962). Prine, who has a Texan sounding voice, was also well remembered in westerns like Texas Across the River (1966), Generation (1969) and Chisum (1970), which featured his close and well known friends Christopher George, John Wayne and Richard Jaeckel. Prine next starred in Simon, King of the Witches (1971), One Little Indian (1973), The Centerfold Girls (1974) and Grizzly (1976), which also featured Christopher George and Richard Jaeckel. Prine also wrote his own little dialogue story for Grizzly (1976). During this time through the 60s and 70s, Prine was married four times but kept his acting career up. Prine later was in The Evil (1978), Amityville II: The Possession (1982), Eliminators (1986), Chill Factor (1989) and Gettysburg (1993), which got Prine a big and great role. Prine is a great veteran actor in Hollywood who will always be remembered. He has also been in over 30 great films and made 79 guest appearances. IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous Mini Biography Appearing on Broadway, Andrew Prine soared to recognition in the leading role of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Look Homeward Angel, and in his film role in the Academy award winner, The Miracle Worker (1962). He has worked with Hollywood legends such as John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, William Holden, Glenn Ford, Dean Martin, Ben Johnson, Carl Reiner, Raquel Welch, and Anne Bancroft. When Westerns were king on television, he was the frequent guest star almost every week on the all the shows. His appearance in Western theatrical feature films include Chisum (1970), Bandolero! (1968), Texas Across the River (1966), and Gettysburg (1993). Not only appearing on television in war dramas, Prine had to learn to ski while filming The Devil's Brigade (1968), shot in Italy with an all star cast that included William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Richard Jaeckel and Claude Atkins. Andrew starred in several television series, beginning with Earl Holiman in the series,"The Wide Country" (1962), and joined forces with Barry Sullivan in, "The Road West" (1966), and in "W.E.B." (1978), he portrayed the network executive, Dan Costello. Adept at comedy, he co-starred in the series, Room For Two (1992), and was featured in the cast of, "Weird Science" (1994). A member of the prestigious Actor's Studio, Andrew's work in theatre includes Long Day's Journey Into Night with Charlton Heston and Deborah Kerr, The Caine Mutiny directed by Henry Fonda, and Sam Shepard's Buried Child where he received his second Dramalogue Critics Award for Best Actor the leading role. Displaying his acting range by portraying a variety of characters in his long career, Andrew Prine has delighted fans of many genres; Westerns, Military, Science Fictions and Horror, and is considered one of Hollywood's consummate actors.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Wide Country Andy Guthrie 1962 Drama
The Road West Timothy Pride 1966 - 1967
W.E.B. Dan Costello 1978 - 1978
The Avenging Angel 1995
Miracle Workers James Keller 2006 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Miracle Worker James Keller 1962
Advance to the Rear 1964
Texas Across the River 1966 Comedy
The Devil's Brigade Pvt. Theodore Ransom 1968
Bandolero! 1968 Action, Crime, Drama
Chisum Alex McSween 1970
One Little Indian 1973 0, 0, 0
The Town That Dreaded Sundown 1976 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Amityville II: The Possession Father Tom 1982 Drama, Horror, Thriller
Chill Factor Kioshe Jones 1988 Action
Gettysburg Brig. Gen. Richard B. Garnett 1993 0, 0, Romance
Deadly Exposure Richard Anthony 1993 Thriller
Without Evidence 1995 0
Possums 1998
The Shadow Men MIB #1 1998 Action, Thriller
Daltry Calhoun Sheriff Cabot 2005 0, 0
Glass Trap Sheriff Ed 2005 Action, Horror
The Boy with the X-Ray Eyes Malcolm Baker 2005 Adventure, Comedy, Family
Hell to Pay Matt Elden 2006
Wolfridge Jack Haig 2007
Sutures Dr. Hopkins 2009 Horror, Thriller
The Lords of Salem Reverend Jonathan Hawthorne 2013 Horror, Thriller
Beyond the Farthest Star Senator John Cutter 2013 Drama
Eliminators Harry Fontana 2016