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Rayford Barnes



A staple of Western-themed films and television series, veteran character actor Rayford Barnes began his onscreen career with John Wayne in Hondo, and in recent years appeared on television in Walker, Texas Ranger and ER. After beginning his career in New York training with Stella Adler and the Neighborhood Playhouse, Barnes moved to San Francisco to open his own theater, and later relocated to San Francisco, where he landed his role in Hondo. A veteran of WWII, Barnes made regular appearances on such TV series as Gunsmoke, The Virginian, and Little House on the Prairie while concurrently appearing in Westerns like The Wild Bunch and The Hunting Party. Rayford Barnes died on November 11, 2000, at St. Andrews Medical Center in Santa Monica, CA. He was 80.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Stranger Wore a Gun
  • Raider Todd/Townsman
2003
17% Death Hunt
  • Trapper
1981
78% Breakheart Pass
  • Bellew
1975
No Score Yet Mitchell
  • Detective Tyzack
1975
No Score Yet Cahill U.S. Marshal
  • Pee Wee Simser
1973
No Score Yet The Hunting Party
  • Crimp
1971
98% The Wild Bunch
  • Buck
1969
No Score Yet Shenandoah
  • Horace
1965
No Score Yet Guns of Diablo
  • Dan Macklin
1964
No Score Yet The Three Stooges in Orbit
  • Zogg
1962
43% North to Alaska
  • Gold Buyer
1960
No Score Yet Young Jesse James
  • Pitts
1960
No Score Yet Fort Massacre
  • Moss
1958
No Score Yet Gun Glory
  • Blondie
1957
No Score Yet The Burning Hills
  • Veach
1956
No Score Yet Wichita
  • Hal Clements
1955
86% Hondo
  • Pete
1953

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Jim
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
  • Bert Henderson Taylor
The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
  • Watkins

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