Walter Brennan

Genres: Action & Adventure Movies Classic Exploitation Movies Comedy Movies Country & Bluegrass Drama Movies Kids & Family Movies Musicals & The Arts Mystery & Thriller Movies Television War Shows & Movies Western Movies
Tags: american classic country country 60s oldies dead male vocalists 50s ballad western massachusetts golden oldies celeberity lynn balladier 1974-09-21 1894-07-25 geohash:drt996zf30t8 Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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25 July 1894, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA, d. 21 September 1974, Oxnard, California, USA. A character actor who specialized in playing the classic ol’ timer and ‘toothless old men’, especially in westerns, Brennan appeared in dozens of films from 1924 onwards. Notable among these were The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, To Have And Have Not and Rio Bravo. He went on to play Grandpa in The Real McCoys television series, which was a forerunner of The Beverly Hillbillies. He hit the pop charts with three spoken word singles - ‘Dutchman’s Gold’ (1960), ‘Old Rivers’ and ‘Mama Sang Me A Song’ (1962). He was still acting during his seventies in The Love Bug Rides Again, but died in 1974.

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