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Rayford Barnes

  • Highest Rated: 100% Shenandoah (1965)
  • Lowest Rated: 0% The Hunting Party (1971)
  • Birthday: Oct 23, 1920
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • A staple of Western-themed films and television series, veteran character actor Rayford Barnes began his onscreen career with John Wayne in Hondo, and in recent years appeared on television in Walker, Texas Ranger and ER. After beginning his career in New York training with Stella Adler and the Neighborhood Playhouse, Barnes moved to San Francisco to open his own theater, and later relocated to San Francisco, where he landed his role in Hondo. A veteran of WWII, Barnes made regular appearances on such TV series as Gunsmoke, The Virginian, and Little House on the Prairie while concurrently appearing in Westerns like The Wild Bunch and The Hunting Party. Rayford Barnes died on November 11, 2000, at St. Andrews Medical Center in Santa Monica, CA. He was 80.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

17% Death Hunt Trapper 1981
60% Breakheart Pass Bellew 1975
No Score Yet Mitchell Detective Tyzack 1975
No Score Yet Cahill U.S. Marshal Pee Wee Simser 1973
0% The Hunting Party Crimp 1971
93% The Wild Bunch Buck 1969
100% Shenandoah Horace 1965
No Score Yet Guns of Diablo Dan Macklin 1964
No Score Yet The Three Stooges in Orbit Zogg 1962
50% North to Alaska Gold Buyer 1960
No Score Yet Young Jesse James Pitts 1960
No Score Yet Fort Massacre Moss 1958
No Score Yet Gun Glory Blondie 1957
No Score Yet The Burning Hills Veach 1956
100% Wichita Hal Clements 1955
86% Hondo Pete 1953
No Score Yet The Stranger Wore a Gun Raider Todd/Townsman 1953

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Touched by an Angel
1994-2003
Older Carl
  • 2000
76% Roseanne
1988-2018
Old Man
  • 1997
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
Jim
  • 1996
91% The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.
1993-1994
Paulson
  • 1993
No Score Yet Dukes of Hazzard
1979-1985
Marshal
  • 1982
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
Bert Henderson Taylor
  • 1982
  • 1980
  • 1976
No Score Yet Kung Fu
1972-1975
Sheriff
  • 1974
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
Austin Shaw
  • 1973
  • 1962
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
Jellicoe Litton Harry Grebbs Carl Dahlman Rado Lee Flack
  • 1972
  • 1969
  • 1965
  • 1964
  • 1963
  • 1962
  • 1961
  • 1960
No Score Yet Rawhide
1959-1965
Shelby
  • 1965
No Score Yet The Fugitive
1963-1967
Deputy Bo Jenkins
  • 1965
80% The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
Watkins
  • 1961
No Score Yet Maverick
1957-1962
Cpl. Scan Cassidy Dave Lyme Frank
  • 1961
  • 1959
  • 1958

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