On This Day: Actor Noah Beery, Jr Was Born

Born Aug 10, 1913, Noah Beery, Jr was known for playing warmhearted supporting characters in film and television.  Beery’s love of acting was sparked by his father, Noah Beery, Sr, and uncle, the Oscar Award winning actor Wallace Beery.  Beery’s career flourished through the 1940s to the 1980s with his most iconic role being the father of James Garner’s character Jim Rockford in the detective television series The Rockford Files (1974-1980).  Beery passed away Nov 1, 1994.


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