Knowledge Identifier: +Walter_Brennan
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1894.
Countries: United States (82%), California (4%), West Virginia (4%)
Linked to: Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Republican Party, American Independent Party
Willie Best - Walter Brennan, for example, made 125 movies between 1930 and 1939, but was credited on only 57 of them
Hy Averback - He directed "The Real McCoys", the Walter Brennan sitcom which was created and produced by Irving Pincus and aired on ABC and CBS from 1957 to 1963
Everett Sloane - In 1958, he played Walter Brennan's role in a remake of "To Have and Have Not" called "The Gun Runners"
John Russell (actor) - Russell appeared in other motion pictures for Warner Brothers, notably as the villain in "Yellowstone Kelly" with other Warner Brothers Television contract stars as well as the Howard Hawks 1959 western, "Rio Bravo", which starred John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, and Walter Brennan
Chubby Johnson - In the 1960s, Johnson appeared four times on CBS's "Gunsmoke" and three times on ABC's "The Guns of Will Sonnett" with Walter Brennan
Brennan starred as wealthy executive Walter Andrews in the short-lived 1964-1965 series "The Tycoon", with Van Williams
Jerome Cowan - In 1964 and 1965, Cowan appeared as the demanding Herbert Wilson alongside Walter Brennan in the 32-episode ABC series "The Tycoon"
He supported Ronald W. Reagan for governor of California in 1966
In 1967, he starred in another series, "The Guns of Will Sonnett", in which he played a man in search of his gunfighter son, James, with his grandson, Jeff, played by Dack Rambo
Jason Evers - From 1967 to 1969, he appeared sporadically as James Sonnett, the missing son sought by the Walter Brennan character, Will Sonnett, in ABC's "The Guns of Will Sonnett"
Brennan thereafter supported American Independent Party candidate George C. Wallace, Jr., over GOP nominee and former Vice President Richard M. Nixon in the 1968 presidential campaign because he felt Nixon was too liberal