David Huddleston (1930-2016) was an American actor, best known for his roles in Blazing Saddles, Santa Claus: The Movie and The Big Lebowski.

David Huddleston (1930-2016) was an American actor, best known for his roles in Blazing Saddles, Santa Claus: The Movie and The Big Lebowski.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 95

Birthday 1930-09-17

Day of Death 2016-08-02

Place of Birth Vinton, Virginia, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 Locker 13 as Floyd Marley
2007 Postal as Peter
2006 Jericho (2 episodes)
2005 The Producers as Judge
2005 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (1 episode) as Eugene Hamilton
2000 Gilmore Girls (2 episodes)
1999 The West Wing (2 episodes)
1999 Judging Amy (1 episode)
1998 The Big Lebowski as Jeffrey "The Big" Lebowski
1997 The Practice (1 episode)
1997 The Man Next Door as Sheriff Dawkins
1996 Joe's Apartment as P.I. Smith
1993 Life with Mikey as Herr Corcoran
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (2 episodes)
1992 James Cagney: Top of the World as Himself
1991 In a Child's Name (2 episodes) as Zach Taylor
1989 Margaret Bourke-White as Remis
1988 The Tracker as Lane Crawford
1988 Frantic as Peter
1988 The Wonder Years (4 episodes) as Grandpa Arnold
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (1 episode) as The Conductor
1987 J.J. Starbuck (1 episode)
1986 Blacke's Magic (1 episode)
1985 Santa Claus: The Making of the Movie as Himself
1985 Santa Claus: The Movie as Santa Claus
1985 Finnegan Begin Again as Jack Archer
1984 The Act as Corky
1983 M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers as Steve Blankenship
1983 Go for It as Tiger, Chef des C. I. A.
1981 Family Reunion as Sen. Chester Winfield
1981 The Oklahoma City Dolls as J.D. Hines
1980 Magnum, P.I. (1 episode)
1980 Smokey and the Bandit II as John Conn
1980 Gorp as Walrus Wallman
1979 Benson (1 episode)
1979 Hizzonner (6 episodes)
1978 Vega$ (1 episode)
1978 Kaz (1 episode)
1978 Zero to Sixty as Harold Finch
1978 Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid as Sheriff
1977 The World's Greatest Lover as Bakery Owner
1977 Capricorn One as Hollis Peaker
1977 The Kallikaks (5 episodes)
1977 The Greatest as Cruikshank
1977 Crime Busters as Captain McBride
1976 Sherlock Holmes in New York as Inspector Lafferty NYPD
1976 Charlie's Angels (1 episode)
1976 Spencer's Pilots (1 episode)
1976 Shark Kill as Bearde
1976 Good Heavens (1 episode)
1976 The Practice (1 episode)
1976 How the West Was Won (3 episodes)
1975 Breakheart Pass as Dr. Molyneux
1975 Bronk (1 episode)
1974 The Klansman as Mayor Hardy Riddle
1974 Nightmare Honeymoon as Pete Carroll aka Barnett
1974 The Rockford Files (1 episode) as Sherm
1974 Police Woman (1 episode)
1974 Paper Moon (1 episode)
1974 The Gun And The Pulpit as Mr. Ross
1974 Petrocelli (46 episodes) as Lieutenant Ponce
1974 Billy Two Hats as Copeland
1974 Blazing Saddles as Olson Johnson
1974 Heatwave! as Arnold Brady
1974 McQ as Edward M. 'Pinky' Farrow
1973 Tenafly (5 episodes) as Lieutenant Sam Church
1973 Brock's Last Case as Jack Dawson
1973 Country Blue as Angus Wages
1972 Kung Fu (2 episodes)
1972 Bad Company as Big Joe
1972 The Waltons (2 episodes)
1972 Temperatures Rising (1 episode) as Charlie Brings
1972 The Rookies (2 episodes)
1972 Emergency! (1 episode)
1972 The Sixth Sense (1 episode)
1972 Sanford and Son (3 episodes)
1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story as Sheriff Ep Bridges
1971 Brian's Song as Ed McCaskey
1971 Something Big as Malachi Morton
1971 Suddenly Single as Bennie
1971 The Partners (1 episode)
1971 McMillan & Wife (1 episode)
1971 Cannon (1 episode)
1971 Fools' Parade as Homer Grindstaff
1970 Norwood as Uncle Lonnie
1970 Rio Lobo as Dr. Ivor Jones
1969 Then Came Bronson (1 episode)
1969 Room 222 (1 episode)
1969 Slaves as Holland
1968 Hawaii Five-O (1 episode)
1967 Ironside (1 episode)
1964 Bewitched (3 episodes)
1964 Black Like Me
1955 Gunsmoke (4 episodes)


1986 Our House (1 episode)Director


1979 Hizzonner (6 episodes)Producer

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