Bill McKinney

Bill McKinney

  • Born on
    • September 12th, 1931
  • Died on
    • December 1st, 2011
Bill McKinney was an American character actor whose most famous role was the sadistic mountain man who abused and then sodomized Bobby Trippe (Ned Beatty) in the movie Deliverance. McKinney is also recognizable for his performances in seven Clint Eastwood films, most notably as Union cavalry commander Captain "Redlegs" Terrill in The Outlaw Josey Wales. Most of Bill McKinney's colleagues perceived him as big, brutal and dangerous. At first glance. Still, he was only 5' 10" (1,78 m).


Acting (37 Credits)

2010How Do You Know as Maitre d'
2008Pride and Glory as Crime Scene Cop
2007Take as Benjamin Gregor
2007Lucky You as Satellite Cashier
2004Undertow as Grandfather
2003Looney Tunes: Back in Action as Acme VP, Nitpicking
1999The Green Mile as Jack Van Hay
1994City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold as Matt
1993Love, Cheat & Steal as Kolchak
1993La Classe américaine as Frédéric's Agressor #1 (archive footage) (uncredited)
1990The China Lake Murders as Capt. Finney N.H.P.
1990Back to the Future Part III as Engineer
1989Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects as Father Burke
1984Final Justice as Chief Wilson
1984Against All Odds as Head Coach
1983Heart Like a Wheel as "Big Daddy" Don Garlits
1982First Blood as State Police Capt. Dave Kern
1982Tex as Pop McCormick
1981St. Helens as Kilpatrick
1980Bronco Billy as Lefty LeBow
1980Carny as Marvin Dill
1978Every Which Way but Loose as Dallas, Treasurer Biker
1977The Gauntlet as Constable
1977Valentino as Jail Cop
1976Cannonball! as Cade Redman
1976The Outlaw Josey Wales as Terrill
1976The Shootist as Cobb
1975Breakheart Pass as Reverend Peabody
1974The Parallax View as The Parallax Assassin
1974Thunderbolt and Lightfoot as Crazy Driver
1974The Execution of Private Slovik as Sergeant
1973Cleopatra Jones as Purdy
1973The Outfit as Buck
1972The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean as Fermel Parlee
1972Deliverance as Mountain Man
1972Junior Bonner as Red Terwiliger
1967She Freak as Steve St. John


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