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Claude Marion Akins (May 25, 1926 – January 27, 1994) was an American actor with a long career on stage, screen and television. Powerful in appearance and voice, Akins could be counted on to play the clever (or less than clever) tough guy, on the side of good or bad, in movies and television. He is best remembered as Sheriff Lobo in the 1970s TV series B. J. and the Bear, and later The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, a spin-off series, with Ben Cooper appearing as Waverly.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Claude Marion Akins (May 25, 1926 – January 27, 1994) was an American actor with a long career on stage, screen and television. Powerful in appearance and voice, Akins could be counted on to play the clever (or less than clever) tough guy, on the side of good or bad, in movies and television. He is best remembered as Sheriff Lobo in the 1970s TV series B. J. and the Bear, and later The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, a spin-off series, with Ben Cooper appearing as Waverly.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Claude Akins, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 158

Birthday 1926-05-25

Day of Death 1994-01-27

Place of Birth Nelson, Georgia, U.S.

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1994 Twisted Fear as Detective Lucky Douglas
1993 Seasons of the Heart as Pastor William Clay
1992 Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls as Theodore Roosevelt
1992 Falling from Grace as Speck Parks
1991 The Gambler Returns: The Luck Of The Draw as President Theodore Roosevelt
1991 Eerie, Indiana (1 episode) as Bank Robber / Grungy Bill
1991 Where Evil Lives as Jack Devlin
1988 Pushed Too Far as Sheriff
1987 The Curse as Nathan Crane
1986 Manhunt for Claude Dallas as Bill Pogue
1986 Monster in the Closet as Sheriff Sam Ketchem
1986 Matlock (1 episode)
1984 Crazy like a Fox (1 episode)
1984 Hunter (2 episodes)
1984 Celebrity (3 episodes) as Uncle Bun Luther
1984 Legmen (8 episodes) as Tom Bannon
1984 The Master (1 episode)
1983 Masquerade (1 episode)
1983 Hotel (2 episodes)
1983 Desperate Intruder as Carl
1979 Concrete Cowboys as Woody Stone
1979 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (37 episodes)
1979 Ebony, Ivory and Jade as Joe Blair
1979 B. J. and the Bear (46 episodes)
1979 Murder in Music City as Billy West
1978 Little Mo as Gus Berste
1977 Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo as Bert Springer
1977 Killer on Board as Oscar Billingham
1977 The Oregon Trail (1 episode)
1977 Nashville 99 (4 episodes)
1977 The Rhinemann Exchange (3 episodes) as Walter Kendall
1977 Tentacles as Sheriff Robards
1977 Yesterday's Child as Cliff Henley
1975 Timber Tramps as Matt
1974 Movin' On (45 episodes) as Sonny Pruitt
1974 The Death Squad as Connie Brennan
1973 Police Story (2 episodes)
1973 Battle for the Planet of the Apes as Aldo
1973 Toma (1 episode)
1973 The Norliss Tapes as Sheriff Tom Hartley
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (1 episode)
1972 The Rookies (1 episode)
1972 Skyjacked as Sgt. Ben Puzo
1972 The Night Stalker as Sheriff Warren A. Butcher
1971 Cannon (1 episode)
1970 A Man Called Sledge as Hooker
1970 Flap as Lobo Jackson
1970 McCloud (1 episode)
1969 Medical Center (1 episode)
1969 The Great Bank Robbery as Slade
1968 The Outsider (1 episode)
1968 The Devil's Brigade as Pvt. Rocky Rockman
1967 Waterhole #3 as MSgt. Henry J. Foggers
1967 Mannix (1 episode)
1967 Hondo (1 episode)
1967 Judd for the Defense (1 episode)
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (1 episode)
1967 Garrison's Gorillas (1 episode)
1967 First to Fight as Captain Mason
1966 Return of the Seven as Frank
1966 Mission: Impossible (1 episode)
1966 The Monroes (1 episode)
1966 Incident at Phantom Hill as Otto Krausman
1966 Ride Beyond Vengeance as Elwood Coates
1965 The F.B.I. (2 episodes)
1965 Laredo (5 episodes)
1965 The Big Valley (1 episode)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
1965 Branded (1 episode)
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1 episode) as El Supremo
1964 The Killers as Earl Sylvester
1964 A Distant Trumpet as Seely Jones
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)
1963 The Great Adventure (2 episodes)
1963 Mr. Novak (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode)
1963 The Dakotas (1 episode)
1962 Combat! (3 episodes)
1962 The Lucy Show (1 episode)
1962 The Virginian (2 episodes)
1962 Black Gold as Chick Carrington
1962 Merrill's Marauders as Sgt. Kolowicz
1961 Gunfight at Black Horses Canyon as Rake
1961 Bus Stop (1 episode)
1961 The Dick Powell Show (1 episode)
1961 Claudelle Inglish as S.T. Crawford
1960 The Roaring 20's (2 episodes)
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)
1960 Surfside 6 (2 episodes)
1960 Outlaws (1 episode)
1960 The Tall Man (1 episode)
1960 Inherit the Wind as Rev. Jeremiah Brown
1960 Comanche Station as Ben Lane
1959 Hound-Dog Man as Hog Peyson
1959 Yellowstone Kelly as Sergeant
1959 Adventures in Paradise (1 episode)
1959 The Rebel (1 episode)
1959 The Alaskans (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (2 episodes) as Steve Brand
1959 Law of the Plainsman (1 episode)
1959 Laramie (2 episodes)
1959 Riverboat (2 episodes)
1959 Don't Give Up the Ship as Lt. Cmdr. Farber
1959 Porgy and Bess as Detective
1959 Rio Bravo as Joe Burdette
1959 Rawhide (8 episodes)
1959 Frontier Rangers as Caleb Brandt
1958 Onionhead as Poznicki
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1958 Bat Masterson (1 episode)
1958 Yancy Derringer (2 episodes)
1958 The Rifleman (3 episodes)
1958 The Texan (2 episodes)
1958 Bronco (1 episode)
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (1 episode)
1958 The Defiant Ones as Mack
1957 Maverick (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (1 episode)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (1 episode)
1957 Joe Dakota as Aaron Grant
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1 episode)
1957 The Lonely Man as Blackburn
1957 The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm as Pete Logan
1957 Hot Summer Night as Truck Driver
1956 The Sharkfighters as Chief 'Gordy' Gordon
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (4 episodes)
1956 State Trooper (1 episode)
1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (2 episodes)
1956 The Burning Hills as Ben Hindeman
1956 Johnny Concho as Lem
1956 The Proud and Profane as Big soldier
1956 My Friend Flicka (3 episodes)
1956 Battle Stations as Marty Brennan
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (2 episodes)
1955 Frontier (1 episode)
1955 Cheyenne (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (10 episodes)
1955 The Sea Chase as Winkler
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1954 The Human Jungle as George Mandy (henchman)
1954 Down Three Dark Streets as Matty Pavelich
1954 Shield for Murder as Fat Michaels
1954 The Raid as Lt. Ramsey
1954 The Caine Mutiny as Horrible
1954 Witness to Murder as Police Officer (uncredited)
1954 Bitter Creek as Vance Morgan - Henchman
1953 The Man Behind the Badge (1 episode)
1953 Letter to Loretta (4 episodes)
1953 From Here to Eternity as Sgt. 'Baldy' Dhom (uncredited)
1953 General Electric Theater (3 episodes)
1953 City Detective (1 episode)
1952 Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 Dragnet (2 episodes)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1 episode)
1951 I Love Lucy (1 episode)

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