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G.D. Spradlin

Highest Rated:   98% Apocalypse Now (1979)
Lowest Rated:   10% Clifford (1994)
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Before making his career switch to acting, G.D. Spradlin had been a prosperous Texas business tycoon and a highly respected history teacher. In films from 1968's Will Penny, the actor is perhaps best remembered for his work as on-the-take Senator Pat Geary in The Godfather, Part 2 (1974). His regal, assured bearing made him a natural for such forceful characterizations as LBJ in the 1990 TV movie Robert Kennedy and His Times. Spradlin has also played his share of high-ranking military officers, most memorably in Apocalypse Now (1979). A somewhat more avuncular G. D. Spradlin was seen in the role of Baptist minister (and erstwhile movie producer) Reverend Lemon in Ed Wood (1994).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
93% Apocalypse Now Redux
  • Corman
$2M 2001
69% The Long Kiss Goodnight
  • President
1996
No Score Yet Riders of the Purple Sage
  • Pastor Dyer
1996
32% Nick of Time
  • Mystery Man
1995
14% Canadian Bacon
  • R.J. Hacker
1995
92% Ed Wood
  • Rev. Lemon
1994
10% Clifford
  • Parker
1994
No Score Yet Carolina Skeletons
  • Hiram Stoker
1991
85% The War of the Roses
  • Harry Thurmont
1989
No Score Yet Gone to Texas
  • Andrew Jackson
1986
No Score Yet Resting Place
  • Sam Jennings
1986
No Score Yet Tank
  • Sheriff Buelton
1984
38% The Lords of Discipline
  • Gen. Bentley Durrell
1983
30% Wrong Is Right
  • Philindros
1982
30% The Formula
  • Clements
1980
83% North Dallas Forty
  • B.A. Strothers
1979
98% Apocalypse Now
  • Corman
1979
No Score Yet Maneaters Are Loose
  • Actor
1978
No Score Yet And I Alone Survived
  • Bob Elder
1978
88% One on One
  • Coach Moreland Smith
1977
50% MacArthur
  • Gen. Eichelberger
1977
98% The Godfather, Part II
  • Sen. Pat Geary
1974
11% The Hunting Party
  • Sam Bayard
1971
88% Monte Walsh
  • Hat Henderson
1970
55% Tora! Tora! Tora!
  • Cmdr. Maurice E. Curts
1970
64% Zabriskie Point
  • Lee's Associate
1970
No Score Yet Hell's Angels '69
  • Detective
1969
85% Will Penny
  • Anse Howard
1968

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Columbo
1968-2003
  • Martin
  • 1977
No Score Yet It Takes a Thief
1968-1970
  • Collins
  • 1970
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
  • Jenks Chip
  • 1970
  • 1968
No Score Yet War and Remembrance
1988-1989
  • Rear Adm. Raymond Spruance

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