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Claude Akins

Broad-shouldered and beefy Claude Akins had wavy black hair, a deep booming voice and was equally adept at playing sneering cowardly villains as he was at portraying hard-nosed cops. The son of a police officer, Akins never seemed short of work and appeared in nearly 100 films and 180+ TV episodes in a career spanning over 40 years. He originally ...

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May 25, 1926 In Nelson, Georgia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Bob Hope's All-Star Look at TV's Prime Time Wars
Latest Project:
Series I Love Lucy 2017-10-16
Known For
Poster of The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo
Poster of Movin' On
Poster of Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Poster of Rio Bravo
Movie Seasons of the Heart Unknown 2018
Movie Twisted Fear Detective Lucky Douglas 2018
Movie Johnny Moccasin BillAmes 2017-09-10
Movie Frontier Rangers Unknown 2017-09-19
Series City Detective Unknown 2017-10-01
Series I Love Lucy Unknown 2017-10-16
Movie Where Evil Lives Jack Devlin 2011-06-28
Movie The Search Unknown 1994
Series Hollywood Beat Unknown 1993-01-17
Movie Falling from Grace Speck Parks 1992-02-21
Movie Grass Roots Sheriff 1992-02-24
Movie Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls Theodore Roosevelt 1992-05-24
Movie The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw President Theodore Roosevelt 1991-11-03
Series Eerie, Indiana Unknown 1991-09-15
Movie Mothers, Daughters and Lovers Kibby 1989-09-10
Series In the Heat of the Night Unknown 1988-03-06
Movie Pushed Too Far Sheriff Jim Forrest 1988-09-30
Movie Monster in the Closet Sheriff Sam Ketchem 1987-01-30
Movie The Curse Nathan 1987-09-11
Movie If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium Mo Wyshocki 1987-09-21
Movie Manhunt for Claude Dallas Bill Pogue 1986-10-28
Series Dream West Tom Fitzpatrick 1986-04-13
Movie Academy of Country Music's 20th Anniversary Reunion Himself 1986-02-18
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Series Tall Tales & Legends Unknown 1985-09-25
Series The Master Unknown 1984-01-20
Series Legmen Unknown 1984-01-20
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Series Crazy Like a Fox Unknown 1984-12-30
Movie The Baron and the Kid Harley Medford 1984-11-21
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Celebrity Uncle Bun Luther 1984-02-12
Series The New Mike Hammer Unknown 1984-01-26
Movie Desperate Intruder Carl 1983-07-31
Series Masquerade Unknown 1983-12-15
Series Hotel Unknown 1983-09-21
Movie Bus Stop Sheriff Will 1982-08-22
Series Darkroom Unknown 1981-11-27
Movie All-Star Salute to Mother's Day Himself 1981-05-10
Movie The Way They Were None 1981-06-22
Movie The 6th People's Choice Awards Himself - Audience Member 1980-01-24
Movie Bob Hope's All-Star Look at TV's Prime Time Wars Unknown 1980
Movie The Country Western Murders Billy West 1979-01-16
Series Concrete Cowboys Unknown 1979-10-17
Series The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Sheriff Elroy P. Lobo 1979-09-18
Movie Ebony, Ivory and Jade Joe Blair 1979-08-03
Movie Little Mo Gus Berste 1978-09-05
Series B.J. and the Bear Unknown 1978-10-04
Movie Yesterday's Child Cliff Henley 1977-02-03
Series Fantasy Island Unknown 1977-01-14
Series Nashville 99 Det. Lt. Stonewall Huff / ... 1977-04-01
Movie Killer on Board Oscar Billingham 1977-10-10
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-05-05
Series The Rhinemann Exchange Walter Kendall 1977-09-08
Movie Tentacles Sheriff Robards 1977-06-15
Movie Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo Bert Springer 1977-12-28
Movie Kiss Me, Kill Me Harry Grant 1976-05-08
Series The Oregon Trail Unknown 1976-01-10
Movie Eric Stanley 'Stan' Swenson 1975-11-10
Movie Timber Tramps Matt 1975-12-31
Movie Medical Story Dr. Matthews 1975-09-04
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Series Movin' On Sonny Pruitt 1974-05-08
Movie The Death Squad Connie Brennan 1974-01-08
Series The Wide World of Mystery Unknown 1973-01-15
Movie Battle for the Planet of the Apes General Aldo 1973-06-15
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Series Barnaby Jones Unknown 1973-01-28
Series Toma Unknown 1973-03-21
Movie The Norliss Tapes Sheriff Tom Hartley 1973-02-21
Series Hec Ramsey Unknown 1972-10-08
Movie The Night Stalker Sheriff Butcher 1972-01-11
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Movie Skyjacked Sgt. Ben Puzo 1972-08-26
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-03-07
Series Longstreet Flecker 1971-02-23
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie Lock, Stock and Barrel Punck Logan 1971-09-24
Movie River of Mystery Ernie Dorata 1971-10-01
Series McMillan & Wife Unknown 1971-09-17
Movie A Man Called Sledge Hooker 1971-06-09
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Movie Flap Lobo Jackson 1970-11-01
Series Love, American Style Unknown 1969-09-29
Series Marcus Welby, M.D. Unknown 1969-03-26
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-04-17
Movie The Great Bank Robbery Slade 1969-11-25
Movie The Devil's Brigade Pvt. Rocky Rockman 1968-08-02
Series The Outsider Unknown 1968-09-18
Movie First to Fight Capt. Mason 1967-05-21
Series Hondo Unknown 1967-09-08
Movie Waterhole #3 Sgt. Henry Foggers 1967-11-17
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Judd for the Defense Unknown 1967-09-08
Series The Guns of Will Sonnett Unknown 1967-09-08
Series Garrison's Gorillas Unknown 1967-09-05
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series The Monroes Unknown 1966-09-07
Movie Return of the Magnificent Seven Frank 1966-10-19
Movie Incident at Phantom Hill Krausman 1966-07-01
Movie Ride Beyond Vengeance Elwood Coates 1966-01-01
Series The Trials of O'Brien Unknown 1965-09-18
Series Branded Unknown 1965-01-24
Series The Legend of Jesse James Unknown 1965-09-13
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-16
Series Laredo Unknown 1965-09-16
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series A Man Called Shenandoah Unknown 1965-09-13
Series Destry Unknown 1964-02-14
Movie A Distant Trumpet Seely Jones 1964-05-30
Series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1964-09-22
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie The Killers Earl Sylvester 1964-05-30
Series Slattery's People Unknown 1964-09-21
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Series Mr. Novak Unknown 1963-09-24
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963-09-27
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Series The Dakotas Unknown 1962-04-23
Movie Claudelle Inglish S.T. Crawford 1962-04-13
Movie Merrill's Marauders Sgt. Kolowicz 1962-06-14
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series Combat! Unknown 1962-10-02
Movie Black Gold Chick Carrington 1962-07-21
Series The Lucy Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Empire Unknown 1962-09-25
Series Wide Country Unknown 1962-09-20
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown 1962-09-20
Series Hazel Unknown 1961-09-28
Series The Dick Powell Theatre Unknown 1961-09-26
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Series Alcoa Premiere Unknown 1961-10-10
Movie Gunfight at Black Horse Canyon Rake 1961-10-07
Series Bus Stop Unknown 1961-10-01
Series Frontier Circus Unknown 1961-10-05
Movie The Gun of Zangara Unknown 1960-02-25
Series Overland Trail Unknown 1960-02-07
Series Pony Express Unknown 1960-03-09
Movie Comanche Station Unknown 1960
Series Outlaws Unknown 1960-09-29
Series The Tall Man Unknown 1960-09-10
Series The Roaring 20's Unknown 1960-10-15
Movie Inherit the Wind Rev. Jeremiah Brown 1960-11-01
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Klondike Unknown 1960-10-10
Series Surfside 6 Unknown 1960-10-03
Series Dan Raven Unknown 1960-09-23
Movie Don't Give Up the Ship Lt. Cmdr. Farber 1959-07-03
Movie Rio Bravo Joe Burdette 1959-04-04
Series The Untouchables Unknown 1959-01-22
Series The Deputy Unknown 1959-09-12
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Series Laramie Unknown 1959-09-15
Series Bonanza Unknown 1959-09-12
Movie Porgy and Bess Detective 1959-10-14
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Series The Rebel Unknown 1959-10-04
Movie Yellowstone Kelly Sergeant 1959-12-11
Movie Hound-Dog Man Hog Peyson 1959-11-01
Series The Alaskans Unknown 1959-10-04
Series Law of the Plainsman Unknown 1959-10-01
Series Riverboat Unknown 1959-09-13
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1959-10-02
Series Steve Canyon Unknown 1958-09-13
Series Shirley Temple's Storybook Unknown 1958-01-12
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Series Northwest Passage Unknown 1958-09-14
Series Bat Masterson Unknown 1958-10-08
Series Bronco Unknown 1958-09-23
Movie Onionhead Poznicki 1958-10-25
Series Yancy Derringer Unknown 1958-10-02
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series The Rifleman Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie The Defiant Ones Mack 1958-09-27
Series The Texan Unknown 1958-09-29
Series The Silent Service Unknown 1957-04-05
Series Code 3 Unknown 1957-04-02
Series Whirlybirds Unknown 1957-01-03
Movie Hot Summer Night Truck Driver 1957-02-01
Series Tales of Wells Fargo Unknown 1957-03-18
Movie The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm Pete Logan 1957-05-10
Series The Adventures of McGraw Unknown 1957-06-17
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Boots and Saddles Unknown 1957-09-19
Series Wagon Train Unknown 1957-09-18
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Series The Restless Gun Unknown 1957-09-23
Movie The Lonely Man Blackburn 1957-06-21
Series Richard Diamond, Private Detective Unknown 1957-07-01
Movie Joe Dakota Aaron Grant 1957-09-01
Series Have Gun - Will Travel Unknown 1957-09-14
Movie The Burning Hills Unknown 1956
Movie Battle Stations Marty Brennan 1956-02-01
Series State Trooper Unknown 1956-02-03
Series Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie The Sharkfighters Chief 'Gordy' Gordon 1956-11-17
Series The Sheriff of Cochise Unknown 1956-09-21
Movie The Proud and Profane Unknown 1956-09-25
Series The Adventures of Jim Bowie Unknown 1956-09-07
Movie Johnny Concho Lem 1956-07-01
Series The Millionaire Unknown 1955-01-19
Series TV Reader's Digest Unknown 1955-01-17
Series Soldiers of Fortune Unknown 1955-01-10
Movie The Sea Chase Winkler 1955-06-04
Series My Friend Flicka Unknown 1955-09-30
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series The 20th Century-Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Series Crusader Unknown 1955-10-07
Movie Man with the Gun Unknown 1955-11-05
Series Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre Unknown 1955-08-30
Series Frontier Unknown 1955-09-25
Series Star Stage Unknown 1955-09-09
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Movie Witness to Murder Unknown 1954-04-15
Movie The Caine Mutiny Seaman Lugatch aka 'Horrible' 1954-06-24
Movie Bitter Creek Vance Morgan - Henchman 1954-02-21
Series The Lineup Unknown 1954-10-01
Movie The Human Jungle George Mandy 1954-10-03
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Movie Down Three Dark Streets Matty Pavelich 1954-09-02
Movie The Adventures of Hajji Baba Unknown 1954-10-01
Series Studio 57 Unknown 1954-09-21
Movie Shield for Murder Fat Michaels 1954-09-01
Series Medic Unknown 1954-09-13
Movie The Raid Unknown 1954-08-04
Series You Are There Unknown 1953-02-01
Series The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse Unknown 1953-10-02
Series The Man Behind the Badge Unknown 1953-10-11
Series The Loretta Young Show Unknown 1953-09-20
Movie From Here to Eternity Unknown 1953-08-28
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series Adventures of Superman Unknown 1952-09-19
Series Death Valley Days Unknown 1952-03-06
Series Dragnet Unknown 1951-12-16
Series Schlitz Playhouse Unknown 1951-10-05
Series Big Town Unknown 1950-10-05
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series Treasury Men in Action Unknown 1950-09-11
Series Fireside Theatre Unknown 1949-04-05