Willis Bouchey

Willis Bouchey

Highest Rated: 100% The Long Gray Line (1955)

Lowest Rated: 40% The Wings of Eagles (1957)

Birthday: May 24, 1907

Birthplace: Not Available

Authoritative, sandy-haired character actor Willis Bouchey abandoned a busy Broadway career in 1951 to try his luck in films. Bouchey's striking resemblance to Dwight D. Eisenhower enabled him to play roles calling for quick decisiveness and unquestioned leadership; he even showed up as the President of the United States in 1952's Red Planet Mars, one year before the "real" Ike ascended to that office. The actor's many judge, executive, military, and town-marshal characterizations could also convey weakness and vacillation, but for the most part there was no question who was in charge when Bouchey was on the scene. A loyal and steadfast member of the John Ford stock company, Willis Bouchey was seen in such Ford productions as The Long Gray Line (1955), The Last Hurrah (1958), Sergeant Rutledge (1960), Two Rode Together (1961), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), and Cheyenne Autumn (1962).


Highest Rated Movies



62% Support Your Local Gunfighter McLaglen 1971
No Score Yet Dirty Dingus Magee Ira Teasdale 1970
No Score Yet Young Billy Young Doc Cushman 1969
No Score Yet The Love God? Judge Claypool 1969
75% Support Your Local Sheriff! Thomas Devery 1969
No Score Yet Follow Me, Boys! Judge 1966
No Score Yet McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force Adm. Doyle 1965
No Score Yet Where Love Has Gone Judge Murphy 1964
57% Cheyenne Autumn Colonel 1964
86% How the West Was Won Surgeon 1963
67% Panic in Year Zero! (End of the World) Dr. Strong 1962
94% The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Jason Tully 1962
No Score Yet Incident In An Alley Capt. Brady 1962
No Score Yet Saintly Sinners Harrihan 1962
56% Pocketful of Miracles Newspaper Editor 1961
80% Two Rode Together Mr. Harry J. Wrangle 1961
No Score Yet Five Guns To Tombstone George Landon 1961
88% Sergeant Rutledge Col. Otis Fosgate 1960
91% The Horse Soldiers Col. Phil Secord 1959
No Score Yet No Name on the Bullet Buck Hastings 1959
No Score Yet The Sheepman Mr. Payton 1958
No Score Yet Darby's Rangers Brig. Gen. Truscott 1958
86% The Last Hurrah Roger Sugrue 1958
No Score Yet Zero Hour! RCAF Doctor 1957
No Score Yet Beau James Arthur Julian 1957
No Score Yet The Garment Jungle Dave Bronson 1957
40% The Wings of Eagles Barton 1957
No Score Yet The Night Runner Loren Mayes 1957
No Score Yet Pillars of the Sky Col. Edson Stedlow 1956
No Score Yet Forever, Darling Mr. Clinton 1956
No Score Yet The Spoilers Jonathan Struve 1955
No Score Yet Drum Beat Gen. Gilliam 1955
No Score Yet Big House, U.S.A. Robertson Lambert 1955
No Score Yet Battle Cry Mr. Forrester 1955
No Score Yet The Violent Men Sheriff Martin Kenner 1955
100% The Long Gray Line Maj. Thomas 1955
No Score Yet Hell on Frisco Bay Lt. Neville 1955
No Score Yet The McConnell Story Newton Bass 1955
100% Suddenly Dan Carney 1954
98% A Star Is Born McBride - Director 1954
100% Them! Official 1954
100% Executive Suite Morgue Official 1954
No Score Yet Battle of Rogue River Maj. Wallich 1954
80% The Bridges at Toko-Ri Capt. Evans 1954
92% From Here to Eternity Lieutenant Colonel 1953
No Score Yet Dangerous Crossing Captain Peters 1953
No Score Yet Gun Belt Endicott 1953
91% Pickup on South Street Zara 1953
No Score Yet The President's Lady Judge McNairy 1953
100% The Big Heat Lt. Wilkes 1953
86% Million Dollar Mermaid Director 1952
100% Don't Bother to Knock Bartender 1952
No Score Yet Washington Story, (Target for Scandal) Senator 1952
No Score Yet Red Planet Mars President 1952
No Score Yet Carbine Williams Mitchell 1952
86% Deadline - U.S.A. Henry 1952
No Score Yet Assignment: Paris Biddle 1952
No Score Yet Just for You Hank Ross 1952


No Score Yet Ironside
Judge 1969
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
Jim Stark 1968
83% The Munsters
Judge Mr. Bradley 1966
No Score Yet Perry Mason
2nd Judge Judge Judge Seymour 1966
No Score Yet Get Smart
Air Force General 1965
No Score Yet Green Acres
Mr. Felton 1965
No Score Yet The Beverly Hillbillies
Doctor Mr. Willis 1965
82% The Twilight Zone
Doctor 1964
No Score Yet The Andy Griffith Show
Mr. Brady Charlie O'Malley Mr. Carter Fletcher Roberts 1964
No Score Yet Bonanza
Garvey Judge 1963
No Score Yet The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
Judge B. Neilson 1962
No Score Yet Father Knows Best
Ward 1956


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