Wilford Brimley Net Worth

Wilford Brimley Net Worth is
$14.5 Million

Wilford Brimley Biography

$14.5 Million: Anthony Wilford Brimley (born September 27, 1934), credited either as A. Wilford Brimley or Wilford Brimley, can be an American actor. He provides appeared in such movies as The China Syndrome, Cocoon, FINISHED . and The Company. He previously a recurring function on the 1970s tv series The Waltons. Brimley in addition has done tv advertisements, including for the Quaker Oats Firm and Liberty Medical. Identified as having diabetes in 1979, he began attempting to raise recognition of the condition. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) honored Brimley in 2008 with an award to identify his lifetime of services. The ADA offered the award to him at the Slot St. Lucie headquarters of Liberty Medical on December 19, 2008. He offers visited Veterans Administration hospitals and communities to recommend patients on how best to manage their illnesses.Brimley can be an activist, paying from his own money for advertisements to have Utah allow horse-competition gambling. He spoke against the banning of cockfighting in New Mexico based on his support of specific privileges. Brimley also spoke at a 1998 Phoenix rally opposing an Arizona ballot proposition to ban cockfighting. Brimley argued a ban may lead to attempts to restrict usage of hunting canines, which opponents of cockfighting known as a distraction from the problem. Brimley stated he travels to Arizona to wait cockfights. Brimley likes playing poker and offers played in the Globe Series of Poker Primary Event. Brimley lent his support to John McCain in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. In the times before his selection for vice president, McCain jokingly mentioned that he would pick and choose Brimley: ‘He’s a previous Marine and great man and he’s more than I am, in order that might work. Wilford Brimley net well worth and income: Wilford Brimley can be an American actor tv pitchman who includes a net well worth of $6 million. When he was more youthful, Wilford Brimley worked well as a ranch hands, wrangler, blacksmith, and a bodyguard for Howard Hughes. Robert Redford used him on several events, first as a farmer in “The Electric powered Horseman” (1979) and later on in “Brubaker” (1980), before providing Brimley one of is own best functions as the crusty supervisor of a struggling baseball farm group in Barry Levinson’s “The Organic” (1984). A stout, frequently bespectacled, personality actor of film and Television with a walrus mustache and a flair for accents, he proved himself adept at playing endearing curmudgeons, giving maybe his most remarkable performance among the increasingly frisky older persons in Ron Howard’s “Cocoon” (1985) and its own sequel “Cocoon: The Come back” (1988). His first contact with display business was shoeing horses for stables that furnished pets for movie and Television Westerns. When he came back to LA after surviving in Idaho for a couple of years, he began operating as a riding extra for Westerns through the mid-1960s and created a enduring friendship with the up-and-arriving actor Robert Duvall who urged the cowboy to pursue performing as a profession. He has made an appearance on TV in films like CBS’s “Bloodstream River” (1991) and TNT’s “THE NICE Old Males” (1995), and his ongoing part as Quaker Oats’ spokesman offers held him solidly in the general public eyes. He was identified as having diabetes in 1979, and he began attempting to raise recognition of the condition. The American Diabetes Association honored him in 2008 with an award to identify his lifetime of program. He spoke against the banning of cockfighting in New Mexico based on his support of specific rights. Wilford Brimley called Allen Wilford Brimley was created on September 27, 1934 in Salt Lake Town, Utah. Wilford Brimley can be an American born actor who includes a net worth $14.5 Million. Wilford has gained his prosperity from his profession in acting. He provides through the years appeared in lots of movies like the China Syndrome, Cocoon, FINISHED . and The Company. He was continuously appearing in the tv screen series “The Waltons” through the 1970s. Wilford in addition has appeared in various tv commercials. He created commercials for Liberty Medical and Quaker Oats. It has considerably put into his wealth aswell. Wilford was created in 27th September 1934 in Salt Lake Town, Utah. Brimley’s dad was a genuine estate broker. Before debuting as an actor, he utilized to function in a ranch, as a wrangler, blacksmith, and a bodyguard of Howard Hughes. In the 1960s, he began riding horses as a supplementary in Westerns, and was also functioning as a stunt guy of Robert Duval. Afterwards in 1970, he was cast in the well-known tv series The Waltons – Brimley appeared in a number of episodes from 1974 to 1977. Ultimately he was cast in films, and became well-known for his functions in The Resort New Hampshire, FINISHED . and Cocoon. He was also starred in Crossfire Trail (2001), a Turner Network Television creation. Brimley’s functionality in the 1980s Television drama THE HOUSE was significant. He also made an appearance in Lack of Malice and The Organic. Brimley was cast in Tender Mercies (1983) on the suggestion of actor Robert Duvall. Unlike his previous great guy functions, he made an appearance in the 1993 Tom Cruise

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Quick Facts

Full NameWilford Brimley
Net Worth$14.5 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 27, 1934
Height1.73 m
ProfessionBodyguard, Wrangler, Actor, Singer, Farmer, Blacksmith
SpouseBeverly Berry (m. 2007), Lynne Brimley (m. 1956–2000)
ChildrenJohn Brimley, Bill Brimley, Lawrence Dean Brimley, Jim Brimley
MoviesThe Thing, Cocoon, The Firm, The Natural, The China Syndrome, Absence of Malice, Hard Target, Crossfire Trail, In & Out, Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, Tender Mercies, My Fellow Americans, Did You Hear About the Morgans?, Ewoks: The Battle for Endor, High Road to China, The Stone Boy, Brubaker, 10 to Midnight, The Electric Horseman, Where the Red Fern Grows 2, Harry & Son, The Hotel New Hampshire, Cocoon: The Return, Summer of the Monkeys, Brigham City, Last of the Dogmen, End of the Line, Tough Enough, Act of Vengeance, Mutant Species, Timber the Treasure Dog, The Ballad of Lucy Whipple, The Road Home, Joe Dancer: The Big Black Pill, Death Valley, Progeny, Rodeo Girl, Murder in Space, Billy the Kid, Country, Amber Waves, Bandolero!, Borderline, Eternity, Heaven Sent, A Place to Grow, Masque
TV ShowsOur House, The Boys of Twilight

Interesting Facts

1Is a talented jazz singer who has recorded several albums and played successful club engagements.
2Wilford's paternal grandfather was an English immigrant, born in Blackrod, Lancashire, while Wilford's paternal grandmother's parents were Scottish, from Glasgow. Wilford's mother was of half Danish descent, with her other roots being Welsh, English, German, and Swiss-German.
3Was often mistaken for the trolley conductor in the 1991 Hardee's (now Carl's Junior) TV commercials for the Frisco Burger.
4Father was a real estate broker.
5His first acting roles were in the 60s as a riding extra/stuntman in westerns. At that time he used the name Anthony (Tony) Brimley.
6A controversial activist, he paid from his own funds for ads to have Utah allow horse-race gambling, and he was actively opposed to the banning of cockfighting. He has campaigned in Arizona and New Mexico against laws banning cockfighting.
7Had a recurring role on The Waltons (1971). At the prodding of series star Ralph Waite, Brimley became a charter member of Waite's Los Angeles Actors Theater.
8Known for his Quaker Oats commercials.
9Known to loosen up cast mates, with small practical jokes, between takes. For example, while filming Cocoon: The Return (1988), Courteney Cox was caught off guard by whoopee cushion pranks.
10Has four sons with his wife, Lynne Brimley: Jim Brimley, John Brimley, Bill Brimley, and Lawrence Brimley (deseased).
11Enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict and spent three years in the Aleutian Islands.
12Has diabetes and has served as a spokesperson for the diabetes testing-supplies company Liberty Medical.
13Was a bodyguard to Howard Hughes.


1[on Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)]: It was somewhat of a substandard movie.
2I thought The Thing stunk. The instant [John Carpenter] said, 'Action,' I knew I was in deep water.
3I just try to be myself. (on his acting technique)
4Look, I like people very much. I'm not very good with people, but that doesn't mean I don't like them. I do like them. Because we actors are on that great big screen and so many people see us, we become familiar. People speak to us as if they've known us all our lives. That just tickles me to death.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Golden BootGolden Boot Awards

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Maverick Movie AwardMaverick Movie AwardsBest Supporting Actor: ShortMasque (2012)
1987ACECableACE AwardsActor in a Movie or MiniseriesAct of Vengeance (1986)



In & Out1997Frank Brackett
Chapter Perfect1997Chief Hawkins
My Fellow Americans1996Joe Hollis
Last of the Dogmen1995Narrator (uncredited)
The Good Old Boys1995TV MovieC.C. Tarpley
OP Center1995TV MovieAdm. Troy Davis
Walker, Texas Ranger1995TV SeriesBurt Mueller
Mutant Species1994Devro
Homicide: Life on the Street1994TV SeriesHarry 'The Admiral' Prentice
Heaven Sent1994Al (Security Guard)
Hard Target1993Uncle Douvee
The Firm1993William Devasher
Where the Red Fern Grows: Part Two1992VideoGrandpa Will
The Boys of Twilight1992TV SeriesBill Huntoon
Blood River1991TV MovieU.S. Marshal Winston Patrick Culler
Eternity1990/IIKing Eric
Billy the Kid1989TV MovieGov. Lew Wallace
Cocoon: The Return1988Benjamin 'Ben' Luckett
Our House1986-1988TV SeriesGus Witherspoon
End of the Line1987Will Haney
Shadows on the Wall1986Floyd Buckman
Jackals1986Sheriff Mitchell
Act of Vengeance1986TV MovieTony Boyle
Thompson's Last Run1986TV MovieRed Haines
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor1985TV MovieNoa
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins1985Harold Smith
Murder in Space1985TV MovieDr. Andrew McCallister
Cocoon1985Ben Luckett
The Natural1984Pop Fisher
The Stone Boy1984George Jansen
The Hotel New Hampshire1984Iowa Bob
Harry & Son1984Tom Keach
The Firm1983TV SeriesMartin Berry
Tough Enough1983Bill Long
10 to Midnight1983Captain Malone
Tender Mercies1983Harry
High Road to China1983Bradley Tozer
The Thing1982Dr. Blair (as A. Wilford Brimley)
Death Valley1982Sheriff (as A. Wilford Brimley)
Absence of Malice1981Wells
The Big Black Pill1981TV MovieWally Haskell
Borderline1980Scooter Jackson (as A. Wilford Brimley)
Rodeo Girl1980TV MovieBingo Gibbs
Roughnecks1980TV MovieWillie Clayton
Brubaker1980Rogers - Prison Board
Amber Waves1980TV MoviePete Alberts
The Electric Horseman1979Farmer
The Wild Wild West Revisited1979TV MoviePresident Grover Cleveland (as Wilford A. Brimley)
The China Syndrome1979Ted Spindler
How the West Was Won1979TV SeriesSheriff Daniels
The Awakening Land1978TV Mini-SeriesJude McWhirter
The Waltons1974-1977TV SeriesHorace Brimley
The Oregon Trail1976-1977TV SeriesJoseph Burke / Ludlow
Kung Fu1975TV SeriesBlacksmith
Lawman1971Marc Corman (uncredited)
True Grit1969Minor Role (uncredited)
I Believe2017post-productionPastor
Timber the Treasure Dog2016Hawk Jones
Did You Hear About the Morgans?2009Earl Granger
The Path of the Wind2009Harry Caldwell
Pitcher and the Pin-Up2003Coach Weaver
Resurrection Mary2002ShortMorty
The Round and Round2002Governor
PC and the Web2001
Brigham City2001Stu
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple2001TV MovieDeputy Sheriff Ambrose Scraggs
Crossfire Trail2001TV MovieJoe Gill
All My Friends Are Cowboys1998Charlie
Summer of the Monkeys1998Grandpa Sam Ferrans
A Place to Grow1998Jake
Progeny1998Dr. David Wetherly
Lunker Lake1997The Storyteller
Seinfeld1997TV SeriesPostmaster General Henry Atkins


Bandolero!1968stunts - uncredited


The Natural: The Best There Ever Was2016Documentary special thanks


The Men of Outpost 312016Video documentary shortHimself
The Natural: The Best There Ever Was2016DocumentaryPop Fisher / Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Born to Ride: Cody Wright and the Quest for a World Title2009Video documentaryNarrator (voice)
Keeper of the Flame2005TV Movie documentaryStoryteller
The China Syndrome: Creating a Controversy2004Video documentary shortTed Spindler
Larry King Live2003TV SeriesHimself
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Ryan1990TV SeriesHimself
Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville1987TV Movie documentaryThe Constitution (voice)
The Making of 'Absence of Malice'1982TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Making of 'The China Syndrome'1979TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

The Frollo Show2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
Edición Especial Coleccionista2012TV SeriesDr. Blair
The China Syndrome: A Fusion of Talent2004Video documentary shortTed Spindler
Miracles & Mercies2002Video documentary shortHarry
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years2000TV Movie documentaryBenjamin Luckett
Biography1999TV Series documentaryBen Luckett in 'Cocoon'

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