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Sheb Wooley (1921–2003)

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KNOWN FOR 
Rawhide (1959-1965) | High Noon (1952) | Silverado (1985)
AWARDS 
3 wins More »
AKA 
Ben Colder | Shelby Wooley
BORN 
Apr 10, 1921 (died Sep 16, 2003)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (49 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The German DoctorThe German Doctor Writer ("Purple People Eater" ") (uncredited)  Less 2013 $2MM $415K / —
  • Primary photo for Monsters vs. AliensMonsters vs. Aliens Performer ("Purple People Eater"), Writer ("Purple People Eater")  Less 2009 $175MM $198MM / $382MM
  • Primary photo for Fetching CodyFetching Cody Performer ("Listening For Your Footsteps"), Writer ("Listening For Your Footsteps")  Less 2005 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for ContactContact Writer ("Purple People Eater")  Less 1997 $90MM $101MM / $171MM
  • Primary photo for Kidsongs: Very Silly SongsKidsongs: Very Silly Songs (Video) Writer ("The Purple People Eater")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary CollectionDr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (Video) Actor, Performer ("Purple People Eater"), Writer ("Purple People Eater") (as Wooley)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for ParentsParents Performer ("Purple People Eater"), Writer ("Purple People Eater")  Less 1989 $3MM $871K / —
  • Primary photo for Purple People EaterPurple People Eater Harvey Skitters, Performer ("The Purple People Eater"), Writer ("The Purple People Eater")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Aloha SummerAloha Summer Performer ("Purple People Eater"), Writer ("Purple People Eater")  Less 1988 $418K / —
  • Primary photo for HoosiersHoosiers Cletus  Less 1986 $6MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for Uphill All the WayUphill All the Way Anson Sudro  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for SilveradoSilverado Cavalry Sergeant  Less 1985 $26MM $33MM / —
  • Primary photo for DTV: Pop & RockDTV: Pop & Rock (Video) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("The Purple People Eater"), Writer ("The Purple People Eater")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Outlaw Josey WalesThe Outlaw Josey Wales Travis Cobb, Performer ("Rose of Alabamy (Reprise)", "Cripple Creek", "The Irish Washerwoman") (uncredited)  Less 1976 $3.7MM $32MM / $38MM
  • Primary photo for Wild RoversWild Rovers Performer ("Wild Rover")  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The SplitThe Split Lyrics ("A Good Woman's Love"), Music ("A Good Woman's Love"), Performer ("A Good Woman's Love")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The War WagonThe War Wagon Snyder  Less 1967 $6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Country BoyCountry Boy Sheb Wooley, Performer ("Draggin' the River'), Writer ("Draggin' the River')  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Hootenanny HootHootenanny Hoot Himself, Performer ("Hootenanny Hoot", "Building a Railroad"), Writer ("Hootenanny Hoot")  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Rio BravoRio Bravo Cowboy (scenes deleted)  Less 1959 $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Terror in a Texas TownTerror in a Texas Town Baxter (uncredited)  Less 1958 $80K
  • Primary photo for Ride a Violent MileRide a Violent Mile Jonathan Long  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Trooper HookTrooper Hook Cooter Brown  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The OklahomanThe Oklahoman Cowboy / Henchman (uncredited)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Black WhipThe Black Whip Bill Lassater  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for GiantGiant Gabe Target  Less 1956 $5.4MM $35MM / —
  • Primary photo for TrialTrial Butteridge (uncredited)  Less 1955 $1.3MM $2.3MM / $3.3MM
  • Primary photo for The Second Greatest SexThe Second Greatest Sex Silas - Jones City Leader  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Man Without a StarMan Without a Star Latigo  Less 1955 $2.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Many Rivers to CrossMany Rivers to Cross Performer ("Higher Up The Berry Tree")  Less 1955 $1.7MM $2.1MM / $3.8MM
  • Primary photo for Johnny GuitarJohnny Guitar Posseman (uncredited)  Less 1954 $2.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Seven Brides for Seven BrothersSeven Brides for Seven Brothers Undetermined Role (uncredited)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Arrow in the DustArrow in the Dust Trooper (uncredited)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Rose MarieRose Marie Corporal (uncredited)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Boy from OklahomaThe Boy from Oklahoma Pete Martin  Less 1954 $1.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Texas Bad ManTexas Bad Man Mack  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Sky Full of MoonSky Full of Moon Balladeer (voice)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for The Lusty MenThe Lusty Men Gambler with Buster (uncredited)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Toughest Man in ArizonaToughest Man in Arizona Army Officer (uncredited)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Cattle TownCattle Town Miller  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for HellgateHellgate Neill Price  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for High NoonHigh Noon Ben Miller  Less 1952 $730K $9.4MM / $18MM
  • Primary photo for Bugles in the AfternoonBugles in the Afternoon Gen. George Armstrong Custer (uncredited)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Distant DrumsDistant Drums Pvt. Jessup (uncredited)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Fort WorthFort Worth Outrider (uncredited)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Little Big HornLittle Big Horn Quince  Less 1951 $184K $521K / —
  • Primary photo for Inside the Walls of Folsom PrisonInside the Walls of Folsom Prison Chick Fullis (uncredited)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Apache DrumsApache Drums Townsman (uncredited)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Rocky MountainRocky Mountain Kay Rawlins  Less 1950
Past Television (31 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Forsaken WesternsThe Forsaken Westerns (TV Series) Lank Clee ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective AgencyDirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (TV Series) Writer ("The Purple People Eater") ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
    • Little Guy, Black Hair (Dec 2, 2017) Writer ("The Purple People Eater") (uncredited)  Less
    • The House Within a House (Nov 4, 2017) Writer ("The Purple People Eater") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) Writer ("The Purple People Eater") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Kimmy Rides a Bike! (Mar 6, 2015) Writer ("The Purple People Eater") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Atop the Fourth WallAtop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) Performer ("The Purple People Eater") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("The Purple People Eater") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Performer ("The Purple People Eater") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Writer ("The Purple People Eater") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Monster Mash (Oct 29, 2012) Performer ("The Purple People Eater"), Writer ("The Purple People Eater")  Less
  • Primary photo for Jack's Big Music ShowJack's Big Music Show (TV Series) Music ("Purple People Eater") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Lyrics ("Purple People Eater") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Laurie's Big Song (Feb 4, 2007) Lyrics ("Purple People Eater"), Music ("Purple People Eater")  Less
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Billy Ray Parker ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for The DollmakerThe Dollmaker (TV Movie) Mr. Kendrick  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Young RebelsThe Young Rebels (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Mod SquadThe Mod Squad (TV Series) Wild Bill Hannachek ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for RawhideRawhide (TV Series) Pete Nolan ( 110 episodes, 1959–1965 ) , Performer ("Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair") ( 1 episode, 1960 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1961 ) , Performer ("Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie") ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1959–1965 110
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  • Primary photo for Death Valley DaysDeath Valley Days (TV Series) Jeb Slade / Fred Nelson ( 2 episodes, 1965 )  Less 1965 2
  • Primary photo for The Life and Legend of Wyatt EarpThe Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series) Rex Jones / Luke McGuire ( 2 episodes, 1956–1957 )  Less 1956–1957 2
  • Primary photo for Tales of Wells FargoTales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) Lenny ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for MaverickMaverick (TV Series) Sheriff ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for TrackdownTrackdown (TV Series) Gunman on roof ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for SugarfootSugarfoot (TV Series) Pete Martin ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Rin Tin TinThe Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series) Gang Member / Monte / Morgan / Lanniagan ( 4 episodes, 1954–1957 )  Less 1954–1957 4
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  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Tag Bailey ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for CheyenneCheyenne (TV Series) Chev Jones ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Brock ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for My Friend FlickaMy Friend Flicka (TV Series) Harry Runyon ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Cavalry PatrolCavalry Patrol (TV Movie) Lank Clee  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Lone RangerThe Lone Ranger (TV Series) Tex / Hatton / Don Wyman / Longstreet Turner ( 4 episodes, 1953–1955 )  Less 1953–1955 4
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  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Kit CarsonThe Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series) Johnny / Walt Denton / Rand 'Doc' Hale / Carl ( 7 episodes, 1953–1955 )  Less 1953–1955 7
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  • Primary photo for Rocky Jones, Space RangerRocky Jones, Space Ranger (TV Series) Lawson ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Stories of the CenturyStories of the Century (TV Series) Jim Younger ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for The Range RiderThe Range Rider (TV Series) Baxter Vale / Mark Sanders / Ed Harrison / Saber Jack Tyrell ( 4 episodes, 1953 )  Less 1953 4
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  • Primary photo for The Cisco KidThe Cisco Kid (TV Series) Bill Bronson / Roy Stokes ( 2 episodes, 1952 )  Less 1952 2
  • Primary photo for Fireside TheatreFireside Theatre (TV Series) Actor ( 2 episodes, 1951–1952 )  Less 1951–1952 2
Self (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Hee HawHee Haw (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for ShivareeShivaree (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Jimmy Dean ShowThe Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for HootenannyHootenanny (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Performer ( 2 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Juke Box JuryThe Juke Box Jury (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1958–1959 )  Less 1958–1959
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Official DrummerOfficial Drummer (TV Special) The Yell (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 2016 CAD 220
  • Primary photo for ApartéAparté (TV Mini-series) Self ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for John Wayne Behind the ScenesJohn Wayne Behind the Scenes (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Ben Miller (clip from High Noon (1952)) ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
    • They Went That-a-way (Oct 18, 1963) Ben Miller (clip from High Noon (1952)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less

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