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Chill Wills (1902–1978)

Actor | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
Giant (1956) | The Alamo (1960) | Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins More »
AKA 
The Avalon Boys | Chill Wills and His Avalon Boys
BORN 
Jul 18, 1902 (died Dec 15, 1978)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (108 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (24 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Stubby Pringle's ChristmasStubby Pringle's Christmas (TV Movie) Janitor  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Hec RamseyHec Ramsey (TV Series) Sam McDade (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Bixby (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Pat Reedy (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Marcus Welby, M.D.Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Night GalleryNight Gallery (TV Series) Heppelwhite (segment "The Little Black Bag") (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides AgainThe Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (TV Movie) Gentleman George Agnew, Performer ("Come All You Texas Rangers") (uncredited)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Porter Wagoner ShowThe Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 1970), Performer ("Water", "Mama") (1 episode, 1970), Performer ("Little Darlin'", "Will Rogers") (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 2
    • Chill Wills: Part 2 (Jan 14, 1970) Himself - Guest, Performer ("Little Darlin'", "Will Rogers")  Less
    • Chill Wills: Part 1 (1970) Himself, Performer ("Water", "Mama")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Over-the-Hill GangThe Over-the-Hill Gang (TV Movie) Gentleman George Agnew, Performer ("Texas Rangers") (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Elihu Gorman / Red Conniston / Abe Blocker (3 episodes, 1962–1968)  Less 1962–1968 3
  • Primary photo for TarzanTarzan (TV Series) Ronald Montrose (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Judd for the DefenseJudd for the Defense (TV Series) Simpson Youngert (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The RoundersThe Rounders (TV Series) Jim Ed Love (17 episodes, 1966–1967)  Less 1966–1967 17
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  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) General Hector Harder / Stanton Custer / Harry Riggs (3 episodes, 1963–1965)  Less 1963–1965 3
  • Primary photo for RawhideRawhide (TV Series) Sheriff Asa Tanner (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964 2
  • Primary photo for Route 66Route 66 (TV Series) Monty Musgrave (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964 2
  • Primary photo for Frontier CircusFrontier Circus (TV Series) Col. Casey Thompson / Colonel Casey Thompson (26 episodes, 1961–1962), Performer ("Sweet Betsy from Pike" (excerpt)) (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961–1962 26
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  • Primary photo for Assignment: UnderwaterAssignment: Underwater (TV Series) Boyd Crosby (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Ed Pruitt (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The TexanThe Texan (TV Series) Captain Wylie (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for TrackdownTrackdown (TV Series) Zebulon Hunt (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Bije Wilcox (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Mr. Kilmer (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Gene Autry ShowThe Gene Autry Show (TV Series) Sheriff Chill Wills (2 episodes, 1950)  Less 1950 2
Self (11 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Porter Wagoner ShowThe Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for That Regis Philbin ShowThat Regis Philbin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The 33rd Annual Academy AwardsThe 33rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Spirit of the AlamoSpirit of the Alamo (TV Movie) Self  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Disneyland '59Disneyland '59 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Fun in the SunScreen Snapshots: Fun in the Sun (Short) Himself - Golf Player  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Mr. MoviesScreen Snapshots: Hollywood's Mr. Movies (Short) Himself  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Goes WesternScreen Snapshots: Hollywood Goes Western (Short) Himself  Less 1951
Archive Footage (13 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for How the West Was LostHow the West Was Lost (TV Movie) Lemuel (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Actor 'Giant' (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood RenegadeSam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Uncle Bawley in 'Giant (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Drive-in Movie MemoriesDrive-in Movie Memories Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001 $225K
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment! IIIThat's Entertainment! III Performer in Clip from 'The Harvey Girls' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1994 $2.5MM $275K
  • Primary photo for John Wayne's 'The Alamo'John Wayne's 'The Alamo' (Video) Beekeeper (archive footage)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Laurel and Hardy ShowThe Laurel and Hardy Show (TV Series) Singer (1986)  Less 1986– 
  • Primary photo for It's ShowtimeIt's Showtime Francis the Talking Mule (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The American West of John FordThe American West of John Ford (TV Movie) Actor 'Rio Grande' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Gentleman George Agnew (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Great StarsHollywood: The Great Stars (TV Movie) Actor 'McClintock' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for It Can't Be DoneIt Can't Be Done (Short) Tom Davenport (clip from 'The Immortal Blacksmith') (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1948

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