Pat Cranshaw

Born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, character actor Patrick Cranshaw came of age during the Depression, and hit upon acting while entertaining the troops before World War II. However, it would take years of playing small ... Read more »
Born: 06/17/1919 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA

Filmography

Actor (48)

Herbie: Fully Loaded 2005 (Movie)

Jimmy D (Actor)

One More Round 2005 (Movie)

Larry (Actor)

Breakin' All the Rules 2004 (Movie)

Mr Lynch (Actor)

Air Bud: Spikes Back 2003 (Movie)

Sheriff Bob (Actor)

ER 2003 (Tv Show)

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My Boss's Daughter 2003 (Movie)

Old Man (Actor)

Old School 2003 (Movie)

Blue (Actor)

Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch 2001 (Movie)

Sheriff Bob (Actor)

Dead Last 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1988 - 1989, 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Married... With Children 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1988 - 1989, 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Norm 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1988 - 1989, 1994 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Suddenly Susan 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1988 - 1989, 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The Bubble Boy 2001 (Movie)

Pappy (Actor)

Best in Show 2000 (Movie)

Leslie Ward Cabot (Actor)

Boy Meets World 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1994 - 1995, 1998 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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Ellen 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1988 - 1989, 1994 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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Ladies Man 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1994 - 1995, 1998 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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Quantum Leap 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1988 - 1989, 1994 - 1995, 1998 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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The Cracker Man 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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The Drew Carey Show 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1988 - 1989, 1994 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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Broken Vessels 1999 (Movie)

Gramps (Actor)

Veronica's Closet 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1994 - 1995, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

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Moloney 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Nothing to Lose 1997 (Movie)

Henry (Actor)

Everyone Says I Love You 1996 (Movie)

Granpa (Actor)

All-American Girl 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Coach 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982, 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

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Pig Sty 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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The Hudsucker Proxy 1994 (Movie)

Ancient Sorter (Actor)

The Beverly Hillbillies 1993 (Movie)

Reverend Mason (Actor)

The Highwayman 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Runaway to Glory 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Alice 1976 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Pee-Wee's Big Adventure 1985 (Movie)

Hobo (Actor)

AfterMASH 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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Mork and Mindy 1972 - 1973, 1978 - 1982 (Tv Show)

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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 1978 (Movie)

Western Union Messenger (Actor)

Thunder and Lightning 1978 (Movie)

Taylor (Actor)

Riding High 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

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On the Rocks 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

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Slumber Party '57 1976 (Movie)

Store Owner (Actor)

Thicker Than Water 1972 - 1973 (Tv Show)

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Nightmare Honeymoon 1971 (Movie)

Old Bell Boy (Actor)

Alien Avengers II (TV Show)

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Great Day (TV Show)

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My Town (TV Show)

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Return of the Rebels (TV Show)

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Biography

Born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, character actor Patrick Cranshaw came of age during the Depression, and hit upon acting while entertaining the troops before World War II. However, it would take years of playing small, often uncredited roles in B-picture bunkum like "The Amazing Transparent Man" and "Hip, Hot and 21" before he landed a part as a bank teller in his first major motion picture, Arthur Penn's classic "Bonnie and Clyde". The Okie with the unmistakably down-home manner followed up with recurring roles on the hit '70s sitcom "Alice" and as a resident patient on the not-hit sitcom "After MASH". Distinguished by his grandfatherly mien and dry delivery, Cranshaw became a steadily working supporting player, usually delivering laughs as a befuddled old-timer. In director Christopher Guest's acclaimed mockumentary "Best in Show", the actor managed to comically steal scenes with little more than a dazed expression, playing the vegetative millionaire owner of a prize-winning poodle. Cranshaw attained cult status with his role in the hit Will Ferrell-Luke Wilson comedy "Old School", in which his oldest-fratboy-ever Blue is memorialized by frat brother Frank the Tank (played by Ferrell) with the movie's oft-quoted line, "You're my boy, Blue!" Cranshaw reached an even younger generation with his appearances in several kiddie features, including two of Disney's direct-to-video "Air Bud" sequels, as bumbling Sheriff Bob. A fan favorite as the crusty lawman, Cranshaw reprised the role for the direct-to-video spinoff, "Air Buddies", shot just before he died at age 86.

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