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Will Geer (1902–1978)

Actor | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
The Waltons (1971–1981) | Jeremiah Johnson (1972) | Salt of the Earth (1954)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations More »
AKA 
High Ghere
BORN 
Mar 9, 1902 (died Apr 22, 1978)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (47 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (61 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The WaltonsThe Waltons (TV Series) The Grandfather / The Grandfather Zeb Walton (145 episodes, 1972–1979), Performer ("Jingle Bells", "We Wish You A Merry Christmas") (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("The Camptown Races") (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("I've Been Working On The Railroad") (1 episode, 1973), Performer ("When Johnny Comes Marching Home" (1863)) (1 episode, 1977), Performer ("Beulah Land", "In The Garden") (1 episode, 1975), Performer ("Good Night Ladies") (1 episode, 1972), Performer ("When The Saints Go Marching In", "When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder") (1 episode, 1972), Performer ("Old Shep") (1 episode, 1975), Dedicated To The Memory Of (1 episode, 1978), Performer (" (The Man On) The Flying Trapeze") (1 episode, 1977), Performer ("Get Along Mule") (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1972–1979 145
    • Founder's Day (Mar 22, 1979) The Grandfather (archive footage)  Less
    • The Empty Nest (Sep 21, 1978) The Grandfather (archive footage), Dedicated To The Memory Of  Less
    • Grandma Comes Home (Mar 30, 1978) The Grandfather  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Woman Called MosesA Woman Called Moses (TV Movie) Thomas Garrett  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Franklyn Bootherstone (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Eight Is EnoughEight Is Enough (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for BuncoBunco (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Starsky and HutchStarsky and Hutch (TV Series) Commodore Atwater (2 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 2
  • Primary photo for The Sad and Lonely SundaysThe Sad and Lonely Sundays (TV Movie) Lucas Wembley  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Law and OrderLaw and Order (TV Movie) Pat Crowley  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Night That Panicked AmericaThe Night That Panicked America (TV Movie) Reverend Davis  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for HurricaneHurricane (TV Movie) Dr. McCutcheon  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual Tony AwardsThe 28th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer, Performer ("The Cradle Will Rock Medley")  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Honky TonkHonky Tonk (TV Movie) Judge Cotton  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Medical CenterMedical Center (TV Series) Loriss / Coughlin / Jess Calhoun (3 episodes, 1970–1974)  Less 1970–1974 3
  • Primary photo for The Hanged ManThe Hanged Man (TV Movie) Nameless  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Doc ElliotDoc Elliot (TV Series) Paul Bartlett (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Isn't It Shocking?Isn't It Shocking? (TV Movie) Lemuel Lovell  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Kung FuKung Fu (TV Series) Judge Emmitt Marcus (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The ABC Afternoon PlaybreakThe ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series) Ben (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for SavageSavage (TV Movie) Joel Ryker  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Harry OHarry O (TV Series) Len McNeil (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Brock's Last CaseBrock's Last Case (TV Movie) J. Smiley Krenshaw  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Dr. Edmund Hidemann (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Night GalleryNight Gallery (TV Series) Walt Peckinpah (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Sixth SenseThe Sixth Sense (TV Series) Rev. Jordan (2 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972 2
  • Primary photo for BewitchedBewitched (TV Series) President George Washington (2 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972 2
  • Primary photo for The ScarecrowThe Scarecrow (TV Movie) Justice Gilead Merton  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The LawyersThe Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series) Elliot Leveridge / Judge Scanlon / Ralph Turner (3 episodes, 1970–1971)  Less 1970–1971 3
  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) Ferris Callahan / Zach Randolph / Calvin Butler (3 episodes, 1969–1971)  Less 1969–1971 3
  • Primary photo for O'Hara, U.S. TreasuryO'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) Tidwell (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Owen Marshall, Counselor at LawOwen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Jimmy Stewart ShowThe Jimmy Stewart Show (TV Series) Uncle Everett (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Seth (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Cade's CountyCade's County (TV Series) Hurley Gaines (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Desk Clerk (segment "Love and the Pulitzer Prize") (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (TV Movie) Simon Anderson  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Courtship of Eddie's FatherThe Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series) Harry I. Madison (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Young RebelsThe Young Rebels (TV Series) Mayor Larkin (3 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970 3
  • Primary photo for The Bill Cosby ShowThe Bill Cosby Show (TV Series) Mr. Kane (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The SenatorThe Bold Ones: The Senator (TV Series) Senator Homer Bryant Wydell (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Brotherhood of the BellThe Brotherhood of the Bell (TV Movie) Mike Patterson  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Mac (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Daniel BooneDaniel Boone (TV Series) Adam (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Then Came BronsonThen Came Bronson (TV Series) Oliver Hidemann (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Professor Harold Lochner (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for My Friend TonyMy Friend Tony (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Here Come the BridesHere Come the Brides (TV Series) Benjamin Pruitt (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Mayberry R.F.D.Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series) Captain Wolford (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969 2
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Slocum (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Certain Honorable MenCertain Honorable Men (TV Movie) Malcolm Stoddard  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The InvadersThe Invaders (TV Series) Hank Willis (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Mission: ImpossibleMission: Impossible (TV Series) Doc (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Run for Your LifeRun for Your Life (TV Series) Judge David P. Andrews (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Of Mice and MenOf Mice and Men (TV Movie) Candy  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Uncle Harry (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Garrison's GorillasGarrison's Gorillas (TV Series) Laski (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The CrucibleThe Crucible (TV Movie) Giles  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Trials of O'BrienThe Trials of O'Brien (TV Series) Judge Lindemann / Sheldon (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966 2
  • Primary photo for East Side/West SideEast Side/West Side (TV Series) Brian Lincoln (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Racket SquadRacket Squad (TV Series) Harry Robinson (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for The Chevrolet Tele-TheatreThe Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series) Sam Hobbs (1 episode, 1948)  Less 1948 1
  • Primary photo for The Lives of Benjamin FranklinThe Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-series) Actor (1 episode)  Less 1974–  1
Self (14 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Classified XClassified X (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998 $65
  • Primary photo for The Poetry Hall of FameThe Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Waltons: A Decade of the WaltonsThe Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons (TV Movie) Grandpa Zebulon 'Zeb' Walton (archive footage)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Grandpa (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Mobs, Inc.Mobs, Inc. Harry Robinson, banker (archive footage)  Less 1956

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