Alan Autry

Actor, Screenwriter, Professional football player
Sturdy, Broad-shouldered Alan Autry was a former Green Bay Packer who decided, after three years of Sunday tackles, to go into acting, and has since put together a career that has included eight seasons on "In the Heat ... Read more »
Born: 07/31/1952 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (28)

Sons of Thunder 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 34th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

Style & Substance 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Grace Under Fire 1987 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

In the Heat of the Night: A Matter of Justice 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

In the Heat of the Night 1987 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Intruders 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The 26th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Performer

The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

World Gone Wild 1988 (Movie)

Hank (Actor)

Amazing Grace and Chuck 1987 (Movie)

George (Actor)

Destination: America 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

O.C. & Stiggs 1987 (Movie)

Goon (Actor)

At Close Range 1986 (Movie)

Ernie (Actor)

House 1986 (Movie)

3rd Cop (Actor)

Brewster's Millions 1985 (Movie)

Biff Brown (Actor)

Lone Star 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Roadhouse 66 1983 (Movie)

Hoot (Actor)

Rage 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Southern Comfort 1981 (Movie)

(Actor)

North Dallas Forty 1979 (Movie)

Balford (Actor)

Remember My Name 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Blue de Ville (TV Show)

Actor

Proud Men (TV Show)

Actor

Street of Dreams (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Sturdy, Broad-shouldered Alan Autry was a former Green Bay Packer who decided, after three years of Sunday tackles, to go into acting, and has since put together a career that has included eight seasons on "In the Heat of the Night" (NBC, 1987-92; CBS, 1992-94) as Bubba Skinner, the police captain resistant to change. His character became more prominent as the series progressed and other actors fell by the wayside and he continued the portrayal into 1995 in the series of TV- movies NBC produced with the original cast.

Relationships

Kimberlee Autry

Wife
They have three children together

Carl Autry

Father
Divorced Autry's mother when he was one year old reunited with his son, while Autry was on location in Shreveport for the film "Southern Comfort" (1981)

Verna Brown

Mother
Divorced Autry's father when he was one year old worked with second husband Joe Duty in the fields of California's San Joaquin Valley, planting and harvesting cotton, grapes and other crops

EDUCATION

Riverdale High School

Riverdale , California

University of the Pacific

Stockton , California
Received an athletic scholarship

Milestones

2004

Re-elected for a second term for Mayor of Fresno, CA (March)

2002

Directed and starred in the film "The Legend of Jake Kincaid"; produced through his production company Dirt Road Productions

2000

Elected Mayor of Fresno, CA (November)

1995

Had a recurring role in the ABC sitcom "Grace Under Fire" as the title character's boyfriend

1988

Appeared as Bubba on the sereis "In the Heat of the Night" (NBC, 1988-92; CBS, 1992-95) and subsequent TV-movies

1987

Co-starred in feature "Amazing Grace and Chuck"

1986

Had small role in TV-movie "Blue de Ville"

1978

Made film debut in "Remember My Name" (credited as Carlos Brown)

Played professional football for the Green Bay Packers for three years

Moved to California with family as a child

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