81 (passed away Feb. 24th, 2006)
Jun. 4th, 1924
Joplin, Missouri, USA
Dennis Weaver's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2004 - Home on the Range
1971 - What's the Matter with Helen?
1966 - Duel at Diablo
1958 - Touch of Evil
1954 - Dragnet
1954 - The Bridges at Toko-Ri
Guest TV Roles
Sergeant Jay Allen
the Sundown Kid
Sgt. Ted Bentley
Lt. Cmdr. Bladen D. Claggett
William Dennis Weaver was an American actor, best known for his work in television, including his role as Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the long-running western series Gunsmoke.
- Built an Earthship environmental home in Ridgway, Colorado.
- Had three grandchildren, Jennifer, Travis and Jess.
- Born at 8:00am-CDT.
- In 1958, he formed a singing trio with 'Milburn Stone' (qv) and 'Amanda Blake (I)' (qv). In 1960, the trio broke the house record for the Albuquerque Arena during the New Mexico State Fair.
- Was a track and field athlete from the University of Oklahoma.
- Died on the same day and at the same age as 'Don Knotts' (qv).
- (1973-1975) President of Screen Actors Guild (SAG).