Dennis Weaver - McCloud Country download album
Listen to music from Dennis Weaver like Jesus Tree, Lucky One & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Dennis Weaver. hollywood movie star played in tv series mccloud and gunsmoke. i have a single 45'rpm record of his that is titled: make love to life. played in movie DUEL, by spielberg a thriller. i can't find the record right now for more details maybe later.
In McCloud, Weaver is a Deputy Marshall from Taos, New Mexico who comes to NYC to transport a prisoner and stays on as an expert consultant to help solve murders. The whole hook of the show is the culture clash between this western character and New York. One of the things that makes the show even more enjoyable now than it was then, was that New York was at its nadir during the 1970s: crime, poverty, a drug epidemic, corruption in law enforcement and politics, fiscal woes for the government overall. So everything is kind of enhanced and amplified. By contrast (and this was played for broad comedy not terribly different from The Beverly Hillbillies), McCloud was cheerful, seemingly naive and inclined to see the best in people. There were memorable scenes of him riding through the streets of New York on a horse. He carried a Colt pistol rather than a regulation NYPD firearm.
Dennis Weaver, the lanky actor with the gentle drawl who came to fame in the 1950s playing Marshal Matt Dillon's limping deputy, Chester, on "Gunsmoke" and later starred as a contemporary western. He was 81. Weaver, a longtime environmental activist and former president of the Screen Actors Guild, died of complications of cancer Friday at his home in Ridgway, Colo. his publicist, Julian Myers, said Monday. In a more than 50-year acting career that spanned stage, films and television, Weaver had supporting roles in films such as Orson Welles' 1958 film noir thriller "Touch of Evil. He also starred in dozens of TV movies, most notably Steven Spielberg's acclaimed 1971 psychological thriller "Duel," in which Weaver memorably played a motorist menaced by the.
William Dennis Weaver (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor best known for his work in television and films from the early 1950s until not long before his death in 2006. Weaver's two most notable roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty partner Chester Goode on the CBS western Gunsmoke and as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud on the NBC police drama McCloud. He appeared in the 1971 television film Duel, the first film of director Steven Spielberg
Dennis Weaver was familiar in his Stetson to television viewers worldwide - first as the limping deputy sheriff, Chester Goode, to James Arness's Matt Dillon in the classic western series Gunsmoke, then as the cowboy- lawman causing mayhem in the big city in McCloud. McCloud was the kind of role I left Gunsmoke to get," he said. I wanted to be a leading man instead of a second banana. But the second banana was part of one of the biggest success stories in television's so-called Golden Age.
William 'Billy' Dennis Weaver (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor. He was best known for his work in television. His TV roles included Chester Goode on the long-running western series Gunsmoke, Marshal Sam McCloud on the NBC police drama McCloud. He was in the 1971 TV movie Duel. He has won an Emmy Award in 1959. Weaver was born on June 4, 1924 in Joplin, Missouri. He studied at Joplin Junior College and at the University of Oklahoma.
|A2||Cowboys And Daddies|
|A3||Prairie Dog Blues|
|A4||Having Each Other Around|
|A5||Take Some And Give Some (And Leave Some Behind)|
|B3||I Love Them With You|
|B4||Save A Little Sunshine|
|A5||L. A. County Line|