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Richard Farnsworth

Actor
Died October 6, 2000 (80 years)
Richard William Farnsworth (September 1, 1920 – October 6, 2000) was an American actor and stuntman. He is best known for his performances in Comes a Horseman (1978), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor; The Grey Fox (1982), for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama; Anne of Green Gables (1985); Misery (1990); and The Straight Story (1999), for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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  • The Getaway
  • Bonanza
  • Highway to Heaven
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  • The Legend of the Lone Ranger
  • This Is the Army
  • The Adventures of Marco Polo
  • The Rebel
  • Wild Horses
  • Best Friends for Life
Known For
  • The Straight Story
  • Misery
  • Anne of Green Gables (1985)
  • The Natural
  • The Grey Fox
  • Rhinestone
  • The Getaway
  • Tom Horn
  • The Two Jakes
  • Resurrection
  • Lassie
  • Havana
  • Comes a Horseman
  • Highway to Hell
  • The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
  • Sylvester
  • Space Rage
  • The Legend of the Lone Ranger
  • The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox
  • Ruckus
  • The River Pirates
  • Desperado: The Outlaw Wars
  • The Fire Next Time
  • Independence Day

Filmography

2000
Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (TV Series) · as Matthew Cuthbert
1999
The Straight Story · as Alvin
1998
1994
Lassie · as Len Collins
1994
1993
The Fire Next Time (TV Series) · as Frank Morgan
1992
The Boys of Twilight (TV Series) · as Cody Mcpherson
1991
Highway to Hell · as Sam
1990
Havana · as Professor
1990
Misery · as Buster
1990
The Two Jakes · as Earl Rawley
1989
Desperado: The Outlaw Wars · as Sheriff Campbell
1989
1988
The River Pirates · as Percy
1987
CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) · as Carl
1985
Anne of Green Gables · as Matthew Cuthbert
1985
Anne of Green Gables (1985) (TV Series) · as Matthew Cuthbert
1985
Chase · as Judge Grand Pettitt
1985
Wild Horses · as Chuck Reese
1985
Space Rage · as Colonel
1985
Sylvester · as John Foster
1985
Into the Night · as Jack Caper
1984
1984
Rhinestone · as Noah Ferris
1984
The Natural · as Red Blow
1983
Independence Day · as Evan
1983
Travis McGee · as Van Harder
1982
The Grey Fox · as Bill Miner
1982
Waltz Across Texas · as Frank Walker
1981
1980
Ruckus · as Sheriff Jethro Pough
1980
Resurrection · as Esco
1980
Tom Horn · as John Coble
1978
Comes a Horseman · as Dodger
1977
Another Man, Another Chance · as Stagecoach Driver
1977
Roots (TV Series) · as Trumbull
1976
Territorial Men · as Ranch Hand
1976
The Outlaw Josey Wales · as Comanchero
1976
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox · as Stagecoach Driver
1975
Strange New World · as Elder
1975
1974
Honky Tonk · as Driver
1974
1974
Blazing Saddles · as Sheriff (uncredited)
1973
1973
Papillon · as Manhunter (uncredited)
1972
1972
Ulzana's Raid · as Trooper
1972
Pocket Money · as Man (uncredited)
1972
The Cowboys · as Henry Williams
1971
Skin Game · as Man In Saloon Fight (uncredited)
1971
Nichols (TV Series) · as Trooper
1970
Monte Walsh · as Cowboy
1969
Paint Your Wagon · as Miner
1969
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys · as Workman (uncredited)
1969
Sam Whiskey · as Pete The Guard (uncredited)
1968
The Stalking Moon · as Man (uncredited)
1967
The High Chaparral (TV Series) · as Lloyd
1967
Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
1966
Texas Across the River · as Medicine Man
1966
Duel at Diablo · as Wagon Driver #1 (uncredited)
1965
The Big Valley (TV Series) · as Bolin
1960
Spartacus · as Salt Mine Slave / Gladiator / Slave General (uncredited)
1959
The Rebel (TV Series) · as Trooper
1959
Laramie (TV Series) · as Gault Ranch Hand
1959
Bonanza (TV Series) · as Tate
1958
Cimarron City (TV Series) · as Ira Youngman
1958
Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) · as Hal
1957
The Hard Man · as Posse Man (uncredited)
1957
The Tin Star · as Posse Member (uncredited)
1957
Maverick (TV Series) · as Clint (uncredited)
1956
The Ten Commandments · as Chariot Driver
1956
Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) · as Trooper
1956
State Trooper (TV Series)
1955
A Lawless Street · as Townsman (uncredited)
1955
The Violent Men · as Anchor Rider (uncredited)
1955
Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series) · as Gaucho
1954
Disneyland (TV Series) · as Farmer
1953
The Wild One · as Man (uncredited)
1953
Arrowhead · as Cavalryman
1953
Arena · as Cowboy
1951
1951
1950
The Flame and the Arrow · as Outlaw (uncredited)
1949
Mighty Joe Young · as Cowboy (uncredited)
1948
The Paleface · as Minor Role
1948
Red River · as Dunston Rider (uncredited)
1943
This Is the Army · as Soldier (uncredited)
1939
Gone with the Wind · as Soldier (uncredited)
1939
Gunga Din · as (uncredited)
1938
The Adventures of Marco Polo · as Mongol Warrior (uncredited)
1937
A Day at the Races · as Jockey

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