Noah Beery Jr. Biography

Birthday: 1913-08-10
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
Wiki Biography: Familiar and well-liked character actor of very different persona than either his father, Noah Beery, or his uncle, Wallace Beery. He attended Harvard Military Academy but managed to make a number of appearances on film and on stage with his father before adulthood. At age 19, he began playing amiable second leads and occasional leading roles, primarily in westerns, before settling into what would be the pattern for much of his career: good-natured supporting roles, usually as a pal of the hero. He kept going in such parts into his late 70s, transforming slowly into warm (or, rarely, curmudgeonly) rustic sages. In later years, he achieved great renown as the father of the James Garner character on TV's "The Rockford Files" (1974). He married the daughter of cowboy star Buck Jones. Their son Bucklind Beery is an actor. They also had two daughters, Muffett and Melissa. Beery died in 1994 at the age of 81.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Circus Boy 1956 Adventure
Riverboat Bill Blake 1959 Adventure
Hondo Buffalo Baker 1967 - 1967
The Rockford Files Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford 1974 Crime
Gridlock Barney 1980 - 1980
The Quest (1982) Arthur Henley 1982 - 1982
The Yellow Rose Luther Dillard 1983 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Jungle Mystery 1932 Adventure, Action
Fighting with Kit Carson 1933
The Trail Beyond Wabi 1934 0, Fantasy
Tailspin Tommy 1934 Action, Drama, Crime
The Call of the Savage 1935
Tailspin Tommy in the Great Air Mystery 1935 Adventure, Action
Ace Drummond 1936 Adventure, Action
The Road Back 1937 Drama
Only Angels Have Wings 1939 Drama, Adventure, Romance
Tanks a Million Charlie 1941
Riders of Death Valley 1941 Action
Sergeant York 1941 Action, Drama
Hay Foot 1942 Comedy, Romance
Overland Mail 1942
The Cat Creeps 1946 Mystery
Red River 1948 Fantasy, 0
Rocketship X-M Maj. William Corrigan 1950 Sci Fi
The Fastest Gun Alive 1956 0
Inherit the Wind John Stebbins 1960
7 Faces of Dr. Lao 1964 0, Game Show, Fantasy, 0, 0
Little Fauss and Big Halsy 1970 Drama
Walking Tall 2 Carl Pusser 1975
Walking Tall Part II Carl Pusser 1975 Action, Crime
The Big Stuffed Dog 1981 Comedy, Family, Drama
Beyond Witch Mountain Uncle Ben 1982 Family, Fantasy, Sci Fi
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas 1982 Comedy, Musical
Bastard 2013 0