Edward Faulkner

Highest Rated: 100% Shenandoah (1965)
Lowest Rated: 0% Something Big (1971)
Birthday: Feb 29, 1932
Birthplace: Not Available
Edward Faulkner is a general-purpose actor most notable for his appearances in 1960s John Wayne films. Born in 1932 in Lexington, Kentucky, Faulkner had an early fascination with stage magic and did some acting as a teen and during his college years. In 1958, following a stint in the U.S. Air Force, Faulkner decided to try professional acting. He was fortunate enough to become friends with Andrew V. McLaglen, the director son of Victor McLaglen, who saw the 6-foot-3 Faulkner, a skilled horseman, as a natural for Westerns. Faulkner became a familiar presence in the genre with small supporting roles in Have Gun - Will Travel and other series during the early 1960s.Faulkner entered feature films with the John Wayne vehicle McLintock! (1963), directed by McLaglen, playing a prominent supporting role as the rival/antagonist to Patrick Wayne's young hero. His muscular build and intense eyes made him a good "friendly enemy" in that picture, and he would often play middle-level authority figures as well as opponents to the hero in subsequent screen work. Faulkner's other John Wayne-film credits include The Green Berets, Hellfighters, The Undefeated, Rio Lobo, and Chisum.In addition to his work in Westerns, Faulkner appeared in such films as How To Murder Your Wife and the Elvis Presley vehicles Tickle Me and Sergeant Deadhead (all 1965). His television work includes episodes of The Odd Couple and Adam-12. Faulkner left the movie and television industries in the late 1970s.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Hard Ground Warden 2003
No Score Yet Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI Tom Higgins 1986
No Score Yet Stowaway to the Moon Eli Mackernutt 1974
No Score Yet The Man Secret Service Agent 1972
68% Rio Lobo Lt. Harris 1971
83% The Barefoot Executive Reporter 1971
No Score Yet Scandalous John Hillary 1971
No Score Yet Triangle Actor 1971
0% Something Big Capt. Tyler 1971
83% Chisum Dolan 1970
No Score Yet Hang Your Hat on the Wind Pilot 1969
29% The Undefeated Anderson 1969
14% Hellfighters George Harris 1968
25% The Green Berets Capt. MacDaniels 1968
No Score Yet The Shakiest Gun in the West Huggins 1968
No Score Yet The Navy vs. the Night Monsters Bob Spaulding 1966
No Score Yet Sergeant Deadhead Radioman 1965
No Score Yet Tickle Me Brad Bentley 1965
100% Shenandoah Union Sergeant 1965
69% How to Murder Your Wife Actor 1965
67% McLintock! Young Ben Sage 1963


No Score Yet The Odd Couple
  • 1973
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
Drummer Sergeant Trask
  • 1972
  • 1971
  • 1963
No Score Yet Ironside
Frank Wickham
  • 1970
No Score Yet It Takes a Thief
  • 1969
90% Gilligan's Island
  • 1967
No Score Yet Bonanza
Casey Rollins Stevens
  • 1966
  • 1961
No Score Yet The Fugitive
Sheriff Jordan Roy
  • 1965
  • 1964
  • 1963
No Score Yet Rawhide
  • 1962


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