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Paul Fix

Paul Fix

  • Born on
    • March 13th, 1901
  • Died on
    • October 14th, 1983
Paul Fix (March 13, 1901, Dobbs Ferry, New York – October 14, 1983, Los Angeles, California) was an American film and television character actor, best known for his work in westerns. Fix appeared in more than a hundred movies and dozens of television shows over a 56-year career spanning from 1925 to 1981. In the 1950s, Fix was best known for portraying Marshal Micah Torrance alongside Chuck Connors in The Rifleman. Paul Fix died October 14, 1983, Los Angeles, California, of kidney failure. He was survived by his daughter Marilyn Carey and son-in-law Harry "Dobe" Carey, three grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Supposedly Fix taught John Wayne -- a lifelong friend -- his famous and distinctive "rolling walk" when Wayne was starting out in the business. He wanted something to set him apart, so Fix suggested the rolling gait that became his trademark.

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Filmography

Acting (75 Credits)

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1979Wanda Nevada as Texas Curly
1977Grayeagle as Running Wolf
1973Cahill U.S. Marshal as Old Man
1973Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid as Pete Maxwell
1972Night of the Lepus as Sheriff Cody
1971Shoot Out as Brakeman
1971Something Big as Chief Yellow Sun
1970Zabriskie Point as Cafe Owner
1970Dirty Dingus Magee as Crazy Blanket (Anna's father)
1969Young Billy Young as Charlie
1969The Undefeated as General Joe Masters
1968Day of the Evil Gun as Sheriff Kelso
1967The Ballad of Josie as Alpheus Minick
1967Welcome to Hard Times as Major Munn
1966El Dorado as Dr. Miller
1966Ride Beyond Vengeance as Hanley
1966Nevada Smith as Sheriff Bonnell
1965Baby the Rain Must Fall as Juge Ewing
1965The Sons of Katie Elder as Sheriff Billy Wilson
1965Shenandoah as Dr. Tom Witherspoon
1964Mail Order Bride as Sheriff Jess Linley
1964The Outrage as Indian
1962To Kill a Mockingbird as Judge Taylor
1959Guns Girls and Gangsters as Lou Largo
1958Lafayette Escadrille as U.S. General
1957Jet Pilot as Maj. Rexford
1957Man in the Shadow as Herb Parker
1957Night Passage as Mr. Feeney
1956Toward the Unknown as Lt. Gen. Bryan Shelby
1956The Bad Seed as Richard Bravo
1956Star in the Dust as Mike MacNamara
1956Giant as Dr. Horace Lynnton
1955Blood Alley as Mr. Tso
1955The Sea Chase as Max Heinz
1954Johnny Guitar as Eddie
1954The High and the Mighty as Frank Briscoe
1953Hondo as Major Sherry
1953Island in the Sky as Wally Miller
1949The Fighting Kentuckian as Beau Merritt
1949She Wore a Yellow Ribbon as Gunrunner (uncredited)
1948Force of Evil as Bill Ficco
1948Wake of the Red Witch as Antonio 'Ripper' Arrezo
1948Red River as Teeler Yacey
1947Tycoon as Joe
1947Angel and the Badman as Mouse Marr (uncredited)
1945Flame of Barbary Coast as Calico Jim
1945Dakota as Carp
1945Back to Bataan as Bindle Jackson
1944Tall in the Saddle as Bob Clews
1944The Fighting Seabees as Ding Jacobs
1943In Old Oklahoma as Cherokee Kid
1943Captive Wild Woman as Gruen, the handler
1943Bombardier as Big Guy
1942Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon as Mueller
1942Alias Boston Blackie as Steve Caveroni
1942Pittsburgh as Burnside (Mine Operator)
1942Kid Glove Killer as Allison Stacy (uncredited)
1941Down Mexico Way as Henchman Davis
1941Hold That Ghost as Lefty (uncredited)
1940Dr. Cyclops as Dr. Mendoza
1940Black Friday as William Kane
1940The Ghost Breakers as Frenchy Duval
1940Strange Cargo as Benet (uncredited)
1940Virginia City as Murrell's Henchman (uncredited)
1938The Saint in New York as Phil Farrell (Uncredited)
1937Mannequin as Smooch Hanrahan (Uncredited)
1937Souls at Sea as Violinist
1936After the Thin Man as Phil Byrnes / Ralph West
1936The Prisoner of Shark Island as David Herold
1936Charlie Chan at the Race Track as Lefty
1935The Desert Trail as Jim
1935Reckless as Man on Mechanical Horse (uncredited)
1932Scarface as Hood with Gaffney (uncredited)
1931Bad Girl as Nervous Expectant Father (uncredited)
1929Lucky Star as Joe

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