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About Wilford Brimley
Wilford Brimley was an American actor, famous for appearing in films such as 1979's The China Syndrome, 1985's The Cocoon and 1993's The Firm. On television, he is known for portraying Horace Brimley on the family drama series The Waltons. He is also known for appearing in several television advertisements, most notably the commercials for the Quaker Oats Company.
He was married to Lynne Brimley from 1956 until her death in 2000. He and Lynne had four children together. In 2007, he got married to his second wife Beverly Berry.
Several top personalities, including Stephen Colbert, paid tribute to the iconic actor after he passed away in August of 2020. He was battling kidney disease, two months prior to his death.
He picked up the Golden Boots Award in 2005.
He struggled with type 2 diabetes.
Before becoming famous, he did a number of jobs, including that of a farmer, a rodeo rider and a blacksmith. At some point in his life, he also served as a bodyguard of the billionaire entrepreneur and film tycoon Howard Hughes.
He was an accomplished jazz singer, who over the years recorded numerous albums.
Wilford Brimley Rank
Famous quotes by Wilford Brimley
What I know about poker, you can fit into a thimble with room left over, but I'm learning.Wilford Brimley
Wilford Brimley's Popularity
Wilford Brimley was a famous American actor, who was born on September 27, 1934. As a person born on this date, Wilford Brimley is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (September 27) and the 28th most popular for the year (1934).
People born on September 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Wilford Brimley is the 571st most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Wilford Brimley's birthday, Wilford Brimley is the 4866th most famous American and ranks 13th in famous people born in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
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