Jeff York

Highest Rated: 100% Old Yeller (1957)
Lowest Rated: 50% Savage Sam (1963)
Birthday: Mar 23, 1912
Birthplace: Not Available
American actor Jeff York inaugurated his film career in the late '30s at Paramount, under the "nom de stage" of Granville Owen. York spent the postwar years as an MGM contractee, then freelanced into the 1950s. From 1954 to 1958, he was most often to be found in the film and TV projects of the Walt Disney Studios, playing major roles in Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956, as keelboatman Mike Fink), Westward Ho, the Wagons! (1956), and The Great Locomotive Chase (1956). His best-remembered assignment under the Disney banner was the role of shiftless Bud Searcy in Old Yeller (1957), a character he reprised in the 1963 sequel Savage Sam. In 1959, Jeff York co-starred with Ray Danton, Roger Moore, and Dorothy Provine in the Warner Bros. TVer The Alaskans.

Highest Rated Movies



50% Savage Sam Bud 1963
No Score Yet Zorro and the Mountain Man Actor 1958
100% Old Yeller Bud Searcy 1957
No Score Yet Johnny Tremain James Otis 1957
No Score Yet Westward Ho the Wagons! Actor 1956
No Score Yet Davy Crockett and the River Pirates Mike Fink 1956
No Score Yet The Great Locomotive Chase William Campbell 1956
No Score Yet Westward Ho the Wagons! Hank Breckenridge 1956
80% Demetrius and the Gladiators Albus 1954
No Score Yet The Lady Says No Goose 1952
No Score Yet The Unknown Man Guard 1951
No Score Yet Kill the Umpire Panhandle Jones 1950
93% Father of the Bride Policeman 1950
57% Samson and Delilah Spectator 1949
No Score Yet Special Agent Jake Rumpler 1949
70% Knock on Any Door Man 1949
100% The Paleface Joe 1948
No Score Yet Panhandle Jack 1948
No Score Yet Isn't It Romantic? Burly gent 1948
80% Unconquered Wide-Shouldered Youth 1947
No Score Yet Fear in the Night Torrence 1947
No Score Yet Blondie's Holiday Paul Madison 1947
100% The Yearling Oliver 1946
95% The Postman Always Rings Twice Blair 1946
No Score Yet Up Goes Maisie Elmer Saunders 1946
90% They Were Expendable Ens. `Lefty' Tony Aiken 1945


No Score Yet Zorro
Guest Joe Joe Crane Trapper
  • 1959
  • 1958


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