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Claude Akins

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Birth name Claude Marion Akins
Nationality USA
Birth 25 may 1926 at Nelson (USA)
Death 27 january 1994 (at 67 years) at Altadena (USA)

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 remembered as Sheriff Lobo in the 1970s television series B. J. and the Bear, and later The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, a spin-off series.


Né à Nelson en Géorgie, Akins grandira à Bedford, dans l'Indiana.
Pendant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale, il servira en Birmanie et aux Philippines au sein de la United States Army Signal Corps.
Après la guerre, il est diplômé en 1949 à l'Université Northwestern où il est diplômé en théâtre.
Sa carrière comptera de nombreux rôle, aussi bien au cinéma qu'à la télévision. Il est connu pour le rôle du général Aldo dans le film La Bataille de la planète des singes.

Il meurt d'un cancer le 27 janvier 1994 à Pasadena.

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James Best
James Best
(5 films)
Emile Meyer
Emile Meyer
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Claude Akins (58 films)

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Seasons of the Heart, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion
Actors Sam Hennings, Claude Akins, Yvonne De Carlo
Roles Pastor William Clay
Rating66% 3.3345153.3345153.3345153.3345153.334515
Martha and Jed Richards live in Oregon in 1862. They and their two daughters moved there to make a new life, but the daughters died of cholera along the way. This has left Martha an emotional wreck, and she is unable to move on with her life. That is until an orphan named Danny comes to live with them. Jed immediately accepts Danny as his son, but Martha is still too upset to be able to love him. As time passes, however, she finds herself more and more able to accept him as part of the family.
Falling from Grace, 1h40
Directed by John Mellencamp
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Mariel Hemingway, John Mellencamp, Claude Akins, Dub Taylor, Kay Lenz, Brent Huff
Roles Speck Parks
Rating57% 2.856892.856892.856892.856892.85689
Music superstar Bud Parks, along with his statuesque wife, Alice, and their approximately eight-year-old daughter, Terri Jo, return to his small hometown, fictional Doak City, Indiana, for his paternal grandfather's 80th birthday. Initially, the visit is light-hearted and Bud receives a hero's welcome from many of his relatives and fans. But what is supposed to be a three-day visit of fun quickly turns into much more.
Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls, 3h
Directed by Bill Corcoran
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Adventure, Crime
Actors Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Jenny Seagrove, Joss Ackland, Richard Todd, Claude Akins
Roles Theodore Roosevelt
Rating62% 3.1471353.1471353.1471353.1471353.147135
King Edward demander Sherlock Holmes pour effectuer une tâche plus avant sa retraite: pour sauvegarder l'étoile de l'Afrique sur un voyage à Cape Town. Bientôt le joyau légendaire est volé et plusieurs personnes finissent par être assassiné.
The Curse
The Curse (1987)
, 1h32
Directed by David Keith
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft
Actors Wil Wheaton, Claude Akins, Cooper Huckabee, Malcolm Danare, John Schneider, Malcolm Danare
Roles Nathan Crane
Rating51% 2.555022.555022.555022.555022.55502
A meteorite lands on the farmland property of Nathan Crane (Claude Akins) in Tellico Plains, Tennessee. Local physician Alan Forbes (Cooper Huckabee) is unable to explain why the rock keeps shrinking. He is dissuaded from contacting the authorities by Charlie Davidson (Steve Carlisle), a realtor who does not want the new arrival to discourage the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) from establishing a new reservoir in the area. As the rock shrinks away to nothing, a glowing color seeps out and into the ground. Within a few weeks, the farm's crops bloom but are soon discovered to be inedible.
Monster in the Closet, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Paul Dooley, Claude Akins, Denise DuBarry, Stella Stevens, Howard Duff, Kevin Peter Hall
Roles Sheriff Sam Ketchem
Rating49% 2.456112.456112.456112.456112.45611
After a series of murders in San Francisco that all take place inside closets, a reporter and his scientist friend decide to uncover the mystery and save California. The film contains many comical and subtle references to homosexuality. The title references the state of being a closeted gay, the creature's sudden smitteness and affection for the handsome leading man even though there is no other indication that the creature is female, and the film ends with it collapsing and dying while "marching on San Francisco."
Concrete Cowboys, 1h40
Directed by Burt Kennedy
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Western
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Jerry Reed (Hubbard), Tom Selleck, Morgan Fairchild, Claude Akins, Roy Acuff, Barbara Mandrell
Roles Woody Stone
Rating55% 2.796132.796132.796132.796132.79613
Modèle:Empty section
Tentacles (1977)
, 1h32
Directed by Ovidio G. Assonitis
Origin Italie
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Natural horror films, Films about cephalopods
Actors John Huston, Shelley Winters, Bo Hopkins, Henry Fonda, Delia Boccardo, Cesare Danova
Roles Sheriff Robards
Rating36% 1.811951.811951.811951.811951.81195
Ocean Beach, a seaside tourist resort, has come under attack by a giant octopus, which captures and devours human swimmers and boaters, picking the skeletons clean of flesh and bone marrow. Marine expert Will Gleason (Bo Hopkins) and crusading newspaper reporter Ned Turner (John Huston) suspect the construction of an underwater tunnel by the Trojan company, owned by Mr. Whitehead (Henry Fonda). Trojan has been using radio signals that have been "above regulated levels", somehow maddening the octopus and causing it to attack human beings. In the end, the octopus is killed by Gleason's pair of killer whales.
Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo, 1h40
Directed by Stuart Hagmann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Transport films, Aviation films, Natural horror films, Films about spiders
Actors Claude Akins, Charles Frank, Deborah Winters, Matthew Laborteaux, Bert Remsen, Charles Siebert
Roles Bert Springer
Rating47% 2.371352.371352.371352.371352.37135
In Guatemala, two reckless fortune-hunting pilots bribe officials in order to fly a load of coffee beans from South America into the United States. To increase their profits, they take aboard three passengers whom they agree to smuggle into the U.S.
Yesterday's Child
Directed by Corey Allen
Genres Thriller
Actors Shirley Jones, Ross Martin, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Claude Akins, Stéphanie Zimbalist, Patrick Wayne
Roles Cliff Henley
Rating69% 3.4848053.4848053.4848053.4848053.484805
La fille de trois ans d'un couple est enlevée et on n'en trouve pas la moindre trace. 14 ans plus tard, une jeune femme se présente à la maison des parents en disant être cette fillette enlevée.
Shadow of Fear, 1h12
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Jason Evers, Anjanette Comer, Tom Selleck, Claude Akins, Philip Carey
Roles Styran

La riche épouse d'un homme d'affaires retrouve son appartement vandalisé ainsi que des messages de menace peints sur les murs. Après avoir prévenu la police, le mari demande au directeur de la sécurité de son entreprise de servir de garde du corps à sa femme. L'homme qui était un ancien policier décline l'offre mais se ravise par la suite.
Battle for the Planet of the Apes, 1h33
Directed by J. Lee Thompson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about computing, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about apes, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Disaster films
Actors Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy, Severn Darden, Lew Ayres, Paul Williams
Roles Aldo
Rating55% 2.751622.751622.751622.751622.75162
Told as a flashback to the early 21st century with a wraparound sequence narrated by the orangutan Lawgiver (John Huston) in "North America - 2670 A.D.", this sequel follows the ape leader, Caesar (Roddy McDowall), years after a global nuclear war has destroyed civilization. In this post-nuclear society, Caesar tries to cultivate peace between the apes and the surviving humans. A gorilla general named Aldo (Claude Akins), however, opposes this and plots Caesar's downfall. Caesar is married to Lisa (Natalie Trundy), the female ape of the previous film, and they have a son, named Cornelius (Bobby Porter) in honor of Caesar's father.
The Norliss Tapes, 1h12
Directed by Dan Curtis
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film
Actors Roy Thinnes, Don Porter, Angie Dickinson, Claude Akins, Michele Carey, Vonetta McGee
Roles Sheriff Tom Hartley
Rating64% 3.246793.246793.246793.246793.24679
David Norliss envoie des enregistrements sur bande du roman fantastique qu'il écrit à son éditeur Sanford Evans. Ce dernier ne parvienant pas à joindre son ami se décide à écouter les enregistrements. Intrigué par l'histoire d'une femme, Ellen Sterns Cort, persuadée d'avoir rencontrer son défunt mari James Raymond Cort, sculpteur réputé, revenir des morts, David se rend dans la ville côtière de Carmel. Il va découvrir que le mari, devenu vampire s'atèle à la création d'une statue en glaise représentant le démon Sargoth afin de lui donner l'immortalité.