Will Geer Overview:

Actor, Will Geer, was born William Aughe Ghere on Mar 9, 1902 in Frankfort, IN. Geer died at the age of 76 on Apr 22, 1978 in Los Angeles, CA .

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Happy Birthday (1902-1978)

By monty on Mar 9, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Happy Birthday to talented actor , best remembered as Grandpa Walton on the TV series, The Waltons. He also starred in such films as Broken Arrow (1950), Winchester '73 (1950), Advise and Consent (1962), In Cold Blood (1967), The President's Analyst (1967), Bandolero (1968), The Reivers (19... Read full article


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Will Geer Quotes:

Sheriff Hampton: [to Uncle John] You're the lawyer. You're the talker.


Boss: Don't be rude to Callie, and don't be advised by Boon. He knows no obstacles, counts no costs, fears no dangers.


Sheriff Hampton: [Beginning to cook breakfast] Who can eat more'n two eggs?


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Will Geer Facts
Changed his last name from Ghere to Geer because it was simpler to spell.

Ex-father-in-law of Larry Linville.

Was briefly considered for the part of "Amos McCoy" for "The Real McCoys" (1957) when original choice, Walter Brennan, was unavailable. However, since show creator Irving Pincus created the part with Walter Brennan in mind, he decided to wait until Brennan was available.

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