India  

Wilford Brimley

American actor and singer

Wilford Brimley    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Wilford Brimley: American actor and singer
Anthony Wilford Brimley was an American actor and singer. After serving in the United States Marine Corps and taking on a variety of odd jobs, he became an extra for Western films, and in little more than a decade he had established himself as a character actor in films such as The China Syndrome (1979), The Thing (1982), Tender Mercies (1983) and The Natural (1984). He was the long-time face of television advertisements for the Quaker Oats Company. He also promoted diabetes education and appeared in related commercials for Liberty Medical, which later became a meme due to his accent causing him to pronounce the name of the disease as "diabeetus".

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Actor Wilford Brimley Dies In Utah [Video]

Actor Wilford Brimley Dies In Utah

Actor Wilford Brimley has died. He was 85. According to CNN, Brimley died while hospitalized in St. George, Utah. He was on dialysis and was receiving treatment there for medical problems. Known for..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

You Might Like

No news matches found

Sorry, we were unable to find any results in our database for your query


Free news archive access


Did you know?
You are eligible to search our news archive with millions of news references free of charge.

To do this, please sign in first at the top of the screen.

Information about free access to our news archive


Search this site and the web:


Free news archive