Andy Devine

A much-loved character actor from the silent era through the early 1970s, Andy Devine provided garrulous comic support to stars ranging from John Wayne to Roy Rogers in hundreds of films and television series, including ... Read more »
Born: 10/07/1905 in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA


Actor (91)

The Lakes 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)


My Son the Fanatic 1999 (Movie)

Comedian (Actor)

Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)


The Mouse and His Child 1976 (Movie)

of Frog (Voice)

A Whale of a Tale 1975 (Movie)

Captain Andy (Actor)

Robin Hood 1973 (Movie)

of Friar Tuck, a Badger (Voice)

Myra Breckinridge 1970 (Movie)

Coyote Bill (Actor)

Smoke 1969 (Movie)

Mr Stone (Actor)

The Phynx 1969 (Movie)

Andy Devine (Actor)

Flipper 1964 - 1967 (TV Show)


The Ballad of Josie 1967 (Movie)

Judge Tatum (Actor)

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 1963 (Movie)

Sheriff Mason (Actor)

How the West Was Won 1962 (Movie)

Corporal Peterson (Actor)

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1961 (Movie)

Link Appleyard (Actor)

Two Rode Together 1961 (Movie)

Sgt Darius P Posey (Actor)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1960 (Movie)

Mr Carmody (Actor)

Around the World in 80 Days 1956 (Movie)

First Mate (Actor)

Pete Kelly's Blues 1955 (Movie)

George Tenell (Actor)

Island in the Sky 1953 (Movie)

Moon (Actor)

The Red Badge of Courage 1951 (Movie)


Canyon Passage 1946 (Movie)

Ben Dance (Actor)

Stagecoach 1939 (Movie)

Buck (Actor)

Trail of the Vigilantes 1939 (Movie)

Meadows (Actor)

Geronimo 1938 (Movie)

Sneezer (Actor)

Never Say Die 1938 (Movie)

Henry Munch (Actor)

In Old Chicago 1937 (Movie)


A Star Is Born 1936 (Movie)

Danny McGuire (Actor)

Romeo and Juliet 1935 (Movie)

Peter (Actor)

The Farmer Takes a Wife 1934 (Movie)


Lonesome 1927 (Movie)


A Dangerous Game (Movie)

Andy (Actor)

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (Movie)

Abdullah (Actor)

Bells of San Angelo (Movie)

Cookie Bullfinder (Actor)

Between Us Girls (Movie)

Mike Kilinsky (Actor)

Chance at Heaven (Movie)

Al (Actor)

Corvette K-225 (Movie)

Walsh (Actor)

Crazy House (Movie)


Danger on Wheels (Movie)

"Guppy" Wexel (Actor)

Doctor Bull (Movie)

Larry Ward (Actor)

Doctor Rhythm (Movie)

Policeman Lawrence O'Roon (Actor)

Double or Nothing (Movie)

Half-Pint (Actor)

Eyes of Texas (Movie)

Cookie Bullfincher (Actor)

Fighting Youth (Movie)

Cy Kipp (Actor)

Ghost Catchers (Movie)

Horsehead (Actor)

Grand Canyon Trail (Movie)

Cookie Bullfincher (Actor)

Hell in the Heavens (Movie)

Sgt. "Ham" Davis (Actor)

Hold 'em Yale (Movie)

Liverlips (Actor)

Little Old New York (Movie)

Commodore (Actor)

Lucky Devils (Movie)

Andy (Actor)

Man Wanted (Movie)

Andy Doyle (Actor)

Men with Wings (Movie)

Joe Gibbs (Actor)

Midnight Mary (Movie)

Sam Travers (Actor)

Million Dollar Ransom (Movie)

Careful (Actor)

Montana Belle (Movie)

Pete Bivins (Actor)

Naughty Baby (Movie)

Jimmy Malone (Actor)

Never a Dull Moment (Movie)

Orvie (Actor)

New Mexico (Movie)

Sgt. Garrity (Actor)

Old Los Angeles (Movie)

Sam Bowie (Actor)

On the Old Spanish Trail (Movie)

Cookie Bullfincher (Actor)

Reckless -- the Sequel (TV Show)


Red Lips (Movie)

A Sophomore (Actor)

Ride a Northbound Horse (TV Show)


Song of the Eagle (Movie)

Mud (Actor)

Springtime in the Sierras (Movie)

Cookie Bullfincher (Actor)

Stingaree (Movie)

Howie (Actor)

Straight from the Heart (Movie)

Edwards (Actor)

Sudan (Movie)

Nebka (Actor)

The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble (Movie)

Andy Anderson (Actor)

The Far Frontier (Movie)

Judge Cookie Bullflacher (Actor)

The Flame of New Orleans (Movie)

First Sailor (Actor)

The Gay Ranchero (Movie)

Cookie Bullfincher (Actor)

The Man from Yesterday (Movie)

Steve Hand (Actor)

The Michigan Kid (Movie)

Buster (Actor)

The Moonstone (TV Show)


The Over-the-Hill Gang (TV Show)


The Road Back (Movie)

Willy (Actor)

The Spirit of Notre Dame (Movie)

Truck McCall (Actor)

The Storm (Movie)

Hansen (Actor)

Three Wise Girls (Movie)

Chauffeur (Actor)

Timber (Movie)

Arizona (Actor)

Tom Brown of Culver (Movie)

Mac the Call Boy (Actor)

Torrid Zone (Movie)

Wally Davis (Actor)

Under California Stars (Movie)

Cookie Bullfincher (Actor)

Wake up and Dream (Movie)

Egghead (Actor)

Way Down East (Movie)

Hi Holler (Actor)

Wild Bill Hickok (TV Show)


Yellow Jack (Movie)

Charlie Spell (Actor)

Yellowstone (Movie)

Pay Day (Actor)
Sound (1)

Release (Movie)

(Sound Mixer)


A much-loved character actor from the silent era through the early 1970s, Andy Devine provided garrulous comic support to stars ranging from John Wayne to Roy Rogers in hundreds of films and television series, including "Stagecoach" (1939), "Island in the Sky" (1953), "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962) and countless others. But it was his work on serial later TV Westerns that brought him his enduring fame, especially to younger viewers, who delighted in hearing Devine's creaky, broken-calliope voice warn Guy Madison's Wild Bill Hickok about impending danger. His currency among children was later doubled when he served as host of "Andy's Gang" (ABC, 1955-1960), a gentle if offbeat mix of storytelling, puppets and Devine's folksy axioms. As a result, he remained as popular in his sixties as he had as a young man playing comic hayseeds in the 1930s and 1940s, enjoying plum roles in "Valance" and "How the West Was Won" (1963), as well as on countless episodic television shows. Though he slowed his screen efforts in the 1960s, Devine was active on screen until the mid-1970s, lending his distinctive voice to animated features, including Disney's "Robin Hood" (1973) until his death in 1977. His status as a beloved comic player and rough-hewn but gentle father figure virtually canonized Devine for generations of movie and TV audiences.


University of Santa Clara

Santa Clara, California

St Mary and St Benedict College

Teachers College, Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona

Bonus Trivia


Elected honorary Mayor of Van Nuys, California