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Denver Pyle

Mostly Credited As: Denver Pyle
Sometimes Credited As: Denver D. Pyle

Birth Name: Denver Dell Pyle
Date Of Birth: May 11, 1920 (Age 77)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Bethune, Colorado
Date Of Death: December 25, 1997
Cause Of Death: Lung Cancer
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Denver Pyle



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TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Dukes (1983)As: Uncle Jesse Duke -- [Voice]
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979)As: Uncle Jesse Duke
The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1977)As: Mad Jack
Karen (1975) (1975)As: Dale Busch
The Doris Day Show (1968)As: Buck Webb (S01-S02)
Tammy (1965)As: Grandpa Tarleton
Episode Cast Credits 

Cybill (1995) 
  Bringing Home the Bacon 03x01: (Sep/16/1996) As Himself 

L.A. Law (1986) 
  Three on a Patch 08x15: (Mar/17/1994) As Harold Nordoff 

Dallas (1978) (1978) 
  After Midnight 13x17: (Feb/09/1990) As Blackie Callahan 
  I Dream of Jeannie 13x16: (Feb/02/1990) As Blackie Callahan 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Coal Miner's Slaughter 05x05: (Nov/20/1988) As Eben Connors 

The Wonderful World of Disney (1961) (1961) 
  Escape to Witch Mountain [1975] 19x09: (Feb/17/1980) Voiced  Uncle Bene 
  Hogwild (1) 13x13: (Jan/20/1974) Voiced  Dr. Larson 

How the West Was Won (1978) 
  The Enemy 02x03: (Feb/05/1979) As Sgt. Tripp 

Barnaby Jones (1973) 
  The Stalking Horse 04x24: (Mar/18/1976) As Stayley Kircher 

Petrocelli (1974) 
  Blood Money 02x16: (Feb/11/1976) As Andrew Warburton 

The Manhunter (1974) 
  The Baby-Faced Killers (aka The Guns Of Wednesday) 01x03: (Sep/25/1974) As Sam Dickerson 

Kung Fu (1972) 
  Crossties 02x18: (Feb/21/1974) As Dr. Colton 
  The Ancient Warrior 01x15: (May/03/1973) As Mayor Simms 

The New Perry Mason (1973) 
  The Case of the Violent Valley 01x15: (Jan/20/1974) As Grady Cobb 

Cannon (1971) 
  Duel in the Desert 03x17: (Jan/16/1974) As Unknown 

The Streets of San Francisco (1972) 
  Winterkill 02x13: (Dec/13/1973) As Carl Armstrong 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  Shadler 18x17: (Jan/15/1973) As Cyrus Himes 
  Baker's Dozen 13x15: (Dec/25/1967) As Judge Blent 
  Mad Dog 12x17: (Jan/14/1967) As Doctor Henry S. Rand 
  The Goldtakers 12x02: (Sep/24/1966) As Caleb Nash 

The Waltons (1972) 
  The Reunion 01x13: (Dec/14/1972) As Cousin Homer Lee Baldwin 

Bonanza (1959) 
  Riot 14x05: (Oct/03/1972) As Warden 
  The Wagon 12x04: (Oct/04/1970) As Price Buchanan 
  The Passing of a King 10x05: (Oct/13/1968) As Claude Roman 
  Bullet for a Bride 05x20: (Feb/16/1964) As Marcus Caldwell 

The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967) 
  The Warriors 01x25: (Mar/01/1968) As Sam Cochrane 

Cimarron Strip (1967) 
  The Last Wolf 01x13: (Dec/14/1967) As Charley Austin 

Hondo (1967) 
  Hondo and the Hanging Town 01x14: (Dec/08/1967) As Judge Amos Blunt 

The High Chaparral (1967) 
  A Hanging Offense 01x11: (Nov/12/1967) As General Warren 

The Andy Griffith Show (1960) 
  The Darling Fortune 07x06: (Oct/17/1966) As Briscoe Darling 
  The Darling Baby 05x12: (Dec/07/1964) As Briscoe Darling 
  Divorce, Mountain Style 04x25: (Mar/30/1964) As Briscoe Darling 
  Briscoe Declares for Aunt Bee 04x05: (Oct/28/1963) As Briscoe Darling 

Perry Mason (1957) 
  The Case of the Final Fadeout 09x30: (May/22/1966) As Jackson Sidemark 
  The Case of the Shifty Shoebox 07x02: (Oct/03/1963) As Frank Honer 
  The Case of the Renegade Refugee 05x13: (Dec/09/1961) As Emory Fillmore 
  The Case of the Jealous Journalist 05x01: (Sep/02/1961) As Tilden Stuart 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Silver Lady 08x25: (Apr/25/1965) As Newnan Haynes "Old Man" Clanton 
  The Zeke Thomas Story 01x11: (Nov/27/1957) As Bragg 

Slattery's People (1964) 
  Question: What Did You Do All Day, Mr. Slattery? 01x15: (Jan/15/1965) As George Ward 

Mr. Novak (1963) 
  Johnny Ride the Pony 02x11: (Dec/15/1964) As Brill 

The Lieutenant (1963) 
  The War Called Peace 01x28: (Apr/11/1964) As Major Matthew Morrissey 

The Great Adventure (1963) 
  The Special Courage of Captain Pratt 01x17: (Feb/14/1964) As General Mills 

Temple Houston (1963) 
  The Case for William Gotch 01x20: (Feb/06/1964) As Phineas Fallon 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  Black Leather Jackets 05x18: (Jan/31/1964) As Stu Tillman 

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  Willing Suspension of Disbelief 03x15: (Jan/09/1964) As R. E. Lenger 

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  Graydon's Charge 12x11: (Jan/05/1964) As Ortho Williams 
  With Honesty and Integrity 11x26: (Apr/18/1963) As Lucius Barkley 
  The Resurrection of Deadwood Dick 15x05: (Unknown) As Deadwood Dick 
  The Lucky Cow 13x06: (Unknown) As Zeke 

Rawhide (1959) 
  Incident of the Rawhiders 06x08: (Nov/14/1963) As Daddy Quade 

The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) 
  Uncle George 03x08: (Nov/13/1963) As Uncle George 

Ripcord (1961) 
  Where Do Elephants Go To Die 02x37: (Sep/17/1963) As Aaron Sparks 

The Virginian (1962) 
  Vengeance is the Spur 01x22: (Feb/27/1963) As Pico Brown 

Cheyenne (1955) (1955) 
  Vengeance Is Mine 07x10: (Nov/26/1962) As Hanson 
  Sweet Sam 07x03: (Oct/08/1962) As Barton 
  Winchester Quarantine 06x01: (Sep/25/1961) As Weyland 

Lassie (US) (1954) 
  Gentle Savage 09x07: (Nov/11/1962) As Mr. Madden 

Empire (1962) (1962) 
  The Day the Empire Stood Still 01x01: (Sep/25/1962) As Tom Rawlings 

Lawman (1958) 
  Explosion 04x38: (Jun/03/1962) As Sam Brackett 
  The Conclave 01x37: (Jun/14/1959) As Glen Folsom 

Ben Casey (1961) 
  Among Others a Girl Named Abilene 01x26: (Apr/02/1962) As Dallas Hopewell 

Cain's Hundred (1961) 
  Savage in Darkness 01x24: (Mar/27/1962) As Captain Amos Trask 

Thriller (US) (1960) 
  The Hollow Watcher 02x20: (Feb/12/1962) As Ortho Wheeler 

Route 66 (1960) (1960) 
  A Long Piece of Mischief 02x15: (Jan/19/1962) As Wylie 
  The Newborn 01x25: (May/05/1961) As Father Prior 

The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor (1959) 
  Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 03x07: (Nov/17/1961) As Bill Darien 

The Rifleman (1958) 
  The Decision 04x06: (Nov/06/1961) As Frank Hazlitt 
  The Clarence Bibs Story 03x28: (Apr/04/1961) As George Tanner 
  The Hangman 02x36: (May/31/1960) As Harold Tenner 
  The Legacy 02x11: (Dec/08/1959) As Seth Mitchell 

Bronco (1958) 
  Prince of Darkness 04x02: (Nov/06/1961) As Mason 
  Guns of the Lawless 03x10: (May/08/1961) As Petrie Munger 
  Buckbrier Trail 03x06: (Feb/20/1961) As Norton Gillespie 

National Velvet (1960) 
  The Tramp 02x06: (Oct/23/1961) As Jed Corrigan (aka The Tramp) 

Zane Grey Theatre (1956) 
  The Empty Shell 05x24: (Mar/30/1961) As Nat Sledge 
  A Small Town That Died 04x23: (Mar/10/1960) As Marshal Joe Sully 
  A Thread of Respect 03x19: (Feb/12/1959) As Seth Robson 
  The Stranger 02x20: (Feb/28/1958) As Sheriff Tom 

Bat Masterson (1958) 
  End of the Line 03x17: (Jan/26/1961) As Walsh, [Uncredited]
  Marked Deck 01x21: (Mar/11/1959) As Dan Morgan 

Maverick (1957) 
  Family Pride 04x17: (Jan/08/1961) As Jerry O'Brien 

Have Gun, Will Travel (1957) 
  The Mountebank 04x15: (Dec/24/1960) As Gen. George 'Pawnee' Croft 
  The Calf 04x06: (Oct/15/1960) As George Advent 
  Ransom 03x37: (Jun/04/1960) As Col. Celine 
  The Posse 03x04: (Oct/03/1959) As McKay 

Stagecoach West (1960) 
  Three Wise Men 01x11: (Dec/20/1960) As Hewitt 

The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955) 
  The Too Perfect Crime 06x10: (Dec/06/1960) As Hoss Mackey 
  A Murderer's Return 05x19: (Jan/05/1960) As Dobie Jenner 
  A Good Man 04x17: (Jan/06/1959) As Reverend Oliver Tittle 
  Dig a Grave for Ben Thompson 03x36: (May/20/1958) As Ben Thompson 

Riverboat (1959) 
  No Bridge on the River 02x05: (Oct/24/1960) As Jim Bledsoe 

The Aquanauts (1960) 
  The Collision (aka Divers to the Deep) 01x02: (Sep/21/1960) As Stohl 

The Tall Man (1960) 
  Garrett and the Kid 01x01: (Sep/10/1960) As Dave Leggert 

Wichita Town (1959) 
  The Legend of Tom Horn 01x25: (Mar/30/1960) As Aaron Faber 

The Texan (1958) 
  The Guilty and the Innocent 02x29: (Mar/28/1960) As Sheriff 
  The Sheriff of Boot Hill 01x35: (Jun/01/1959) As Joe Lufton 
  No Place to Stop 01x30: (Apr/27/1959) As Houston 

Law of the Plainsman (1959) 
  The Matriarch 01x21: (Feb/18/1960) As Burke Carew 

Men into Space (1959) 
  Moonquake 01x06: (Nov/11/1959) As Dr. Peter Riber 

Laramie (1959) 
  The Iron Captain 01x07: (Oct/27/1959) As Sheriff Hailey 

Bourbon Street Beat (1959) 
  Woman in the River 01x04: (Oct/26/1959) As Big Red 

Tales of Wells Fargo (1957) 
  Double Reverse 04x07: (Oct/19/1959) As Wilt 
  Renegade Raiders 01x08: (May/20/1957) As Jack Powers 

The Deputy (1959) 
  Shadow of the Noose 01x04: (Oct/03/1959) As Akins 

26 Men (1957) 
  Fighting Man 02x34: (May/26/1959) As guest star 
  Shadow of a Doubt 02x02: (Oct/14/1958) As Haskins 

Tales of the Texas Rangers (1955) 
  Texas Flyer 03x09: (Nov/28/1958) As Noah Reed 

Behind Closed Doors (1958) 
  Man in the Moon 01x06: (Nov/06/1958) As Woodson 

Mike Hammer (1958) (1958) 
  My Son and Heir 01x25: (Jul/05/1958) As Braddock 

Playhouse 90 (1956) 
  Bitter Heritage 02x31: (Apr/17/1958) As Sam Wheeler 

The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955) 
  Man of the Law 02x11: (Feb/20/1957) As Lester 
  Men Against Speed 02x06: (Dec/12/1956) As Charley 

The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956) 
  Master of Arms 01x21: (Jan/25/1957) As Sam Houston 
  A Horse for Old Hickory 01x18: (Jan/04/1957) As Sam Houston 

The Lone Ranger (1949) (1949) 
  Quicksand 05x08: (Nov/01/1956) As Vance Kiley 
  The Cross of Santo Domingo 05x05: (Oct/11/1956) As Arley McQueen 
  The Woman in the White Mask 04x36: (May/12/1955) As Colby 
  The Fugitive 04x01: (Sep/09/1954) As Slack 

The Loretta Young Show (1953) 
  His Inheritance 03x27: (Mar/18/1956) As Henry 

Frontier (US) (1955) 
  The Voyage Of Captain Castle 01x17: (Feb/19/1956) As Frank 
  Mother Of The Brave 01x13: (Jan/15/1956) As Eben 

The Millionaire (1955) 
  Millionaire Arthur Darner 02x19: (Feb/15/1956) As Arthur Darner 

My Friend Flicka (1956) 
  The Wild Horse 01x08: (Nov/18/1955) As Alec 

Buffalo Bill Jr. (1955) 
  Hooded Vengeance 01x11: (Apr/22/1955) As Unknown 
  The Black Ghost 01x05: (Mar/12/1955) As Landers 

The Gene Autry Show (1950) 
  Outlaw of Blue Mesa 04x10: (Sep/07/1954) As Edward Hadley 
  The Carnival Comes West 04x08: (Aug/24/1954) As Sheriff 
  The Sharpshooter 04x05: (Aug/03/1954) As Thug 
  Johnny Jackaroo 04x02: (Jul/13/1954) As Sheriff 

The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951) 
  Bullets of Mystery 04x03: (Aug/14/1954) As guest star 
  Stampede Fury 04x02: (Aug/07/1954) As guest star 
  Counterfeit Country 03x26: (Jan/23/1954) As guest star 
  Renegades Wires 03x21: (Dec/19/1953) As guest star 

Annie Oakley (1954) 
  Annie's Desert Adventure 01x16: (Apr/24/1954) As Tom Malloy 
  Valley of the Shadows 01x11: (Mar/20/1954) As Dr. Barnes 

Adventures of Superman (1952) 
  Beware the Wrecker 02x20: (Jan/30/1954) As Emil Hatch 

Hopalong Cassidy (1952) 
  The Outlaw's Reward 02x17: (Jan/29/1954) As Vic James 
  Blind Encounter 01x10: (Dec/01/1952) As Poynter 

The Roy Rogers Show (1951) 
  Loaded Guns 02x11: (Apr/12/1953) As Tom Larrabee 
  Flying Bullets 01x23: (Jun/15/1952) As Zeke Miller 
  The Doublecrosser 01x21: (Jun/01/1952) As Bad Boy Wiley 
  The Treasure of Howling Dog Canyon 01x04: (Jan/27/1952) As Nash 

The Cisco Kid (1950) 
  Ghost Town Story 02x23: (Feb/12/1952) As Outlaw 
  Hypnotist Murder 02x17: (Dec/25/1951) As Jerry Roark 

Looney Tunes (2003) 
  How Bugs Bunny Won The West 48x262: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958) 
  Cry Ruin 02x20: (Unaired) As Lister 

The Lone Wolf (1954) 
  The Carlsbad Big Lie Story 01x30: (Unknown) As Kargar 

I'm the Law (1952) 
  The Button Story 01x25: (Unknown) As guest star 

State Trooper (1956) 
  Trail of the Dead 01x14: (Unknown) As Mark Schmedler 
Crew Credits

Show Crew



Episode Crew


The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) (Credited in 11 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Great Insurance Fraud 05x10 Nov/26/1982 As: Director
Lawman of the Year 05x03 Oct/08/1982 As: Director
Share and Share Alike 04x25 Mar/19/1982 As: Director
New Deputy in Town 04x21 Feb/19/1982 As: Director
Dukescam Scam 04x14 Jan/01/1982 As: Director
Dirty Sally (1974) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
My Fair Laddie 01x12 Mar/29/1974 As: Writer
The Doris Day Show (1968) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
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How Can I Ignore the Man Next Door? 03x03 Sep/28/1970 As: Director
The Feminist 03x02 Sep/21/1970 As: Director
Doris Finds an Apartment 03x01 Sep/14/1970 As: Director
The Duke Returns 02x24 Mar/23/1970 As: Director
A Woman's Intuition 02x22 Mar/09/1970 As: Director
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