Keenan Wynn
(Movies & TV)
Sterling Hayden
(Movies & TV)
Andrew Prine
(Movies & TV)
Steven Spielberg
(Movies & TV)
Cold War

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Slim Pickens

Knowledge Identifier: +Slim_Pickens


Slim Pickens

American rodeo performer and film and television actor who epitomized the profane, tough, sardonic cowboy, but who is best remembered for his comic roles, notably in Dr. Strangelove and Blazing Saddles add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1919.

Countries: United States (73%), Oklahoma (13%), United Kingdom (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Keenan Wynn, Sterling Hayden, California

Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, NBC, CBS, Soviet Union




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Slim Pickens was born in 1919 add something


He had a small role in Steven Spielberg's "1941" in scenes with Toshir? Mifune and Christopher_Lee; during one scene, he names the objects that he has with himself, and sounds like he does in "Dr add something


In 1960 he appeared in NBC's "Overland Trail" in the episode "Sour Annie" with fellow guest stars Mercedes McCambridge and Andrew Prine add something


This line had to be looped after the November 22, 1963 screening for critics was canceled due to JFK's assassination add something


Dr. Strangelove - Cold War - Strangelove"', is a 1964 black comedy film that satirizes the cold war fears of a nuclear conflict between the U.S. and the US. The film was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick, stars Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, and features Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, and Slim Pickens


In 1967 Pickens had a recurring role as the scout California Joe Milner on the ABC military western "Custer," starring Wayne Maunder in the title role add something


In the late 1970s, Pickens was offered the part of Dick Hallorann in Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's "The Shining", but Pickens stipulated that he would appear in the film only if Kubrick was required to shoot Pickens' scenes in fewer than 100 takes add something


Pickens lent his voice to the 1975 studio recording of Bobby Bridger's collection of Western ballads "A Ballad of the West", in which he narrated part 1, "Seekers of the Fleece", the story of Jim Bridger and the mountain man fur trade era add something


In 1978, Pickens lent his voice to theme park Silver Dollar City as a character named Rube Dugan, for a ride called "Rube Dugan's Diving Bell", The diving bell was a simulation ride that took passengers on a journey to the bottom of Lake Silver and back add something


The ride was in operation from 1978 to 1984 add something


He provided the voice of B.O.B. in the 1979 Disney science fiction thriller "The Black Hole" add something


In 1982, Pickens was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma add something

Slim Pickens died in 1983 add something


He died on December 8, 1983, after surgery for a brain tumor add something


In 1986, Pickens was inducted into the Rodeo Hall of Fame of the Rodeo Historical Society add something


In 2005, Pickens was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, CO for his work as a Rodeo Clown add something


In 2013 reports surfaced that Slim Picken's nephew had been relieved of duty for offensive remarks towards female members of the USS Gary add something