Dennis Weaver

Dennis Weaver

Born Jun 4, 1924
  • Actor, Pilot, Television Director
William Dennis Weaver was an American actor, best known for his work in television, including his role as Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the long-running western series Gunsmoke. He later played Marshal Sam McCloud on the NBC police drama McCloud, and appeared in the 1971 TV movie Duel...

Dennis Weaver Stats


: William Dennis Weaver, Billy Dennis Weaver, Dennis "Chester" Weaver, Chester Weaver


: Actor, Pilot, Television Director


: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jun 4, 1924 (91 years old)

Place of Birth

: Joplin

Date of Death

: Feb 24, 2006

Place of Death

: Ridgway

Cause of Death

: Cancer

Dennis Weaver Film Roles

  1. Duel
    David Mann
  2. A Man Called Sledge
    Erwin Ward
  3. A Winner Never Quits
    Mr. Wyshner
    A Winner Never Quits
  4. Two Bits and Pepper
    Sheriff Pratt
  5. Escape from Wildcat Canyon
    Grandpa Flint
    Escape from Wildcat Canyon
  6. The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd
    Dr. Samuel A. Mudd
  7. What's the Matter with Helen?
    Linc Palmer
  8. Horizons West
    Dandy Taylor
  9. The Bridges at Toko-Ri
    Air Intelligence Officer
  10. The Redhead from Wyoming
    Matt Jessup

Dennis Weaver Film Appearances

  1. History's Greatest Miracles
    History's Greatest Miracles

Dennis Weaver TV Starring Roles

  1. Gunsmoke
  2. McCloud
    Sam McCloud
  3. Kentucky Jones
    Kentucky Jones
  4. Amber Waves
    Elroy 'Bud' Burkhardt
    Amber Waves
  5. Emerald Point N.A.S.
    Rear Adm. Thomas Mallory
  6. Gentle Ben
    Tom Wedloe
  7. Stone
    Det. Sgt. Daniel Stone
  8. Centennial
    R.J. Poteet
  9. Lonesome Dove: The Series
    Buffalo Bill Cody

Dennis Weaver TV Guest Roles

  1. Shadow Play
  2. The Lastest Gun in the West
  3. John Denver
  4. Show 49
  5. The Mystery of the Hollywood Phantom (1)
  6. scheduled: Dennis Weaver; Roger Williams; Pat Henning
  7. The Farmer
    The Farmer
  8. A Cry for Justice
  9. Burst of Fire

Dennis Weaver Albums

  1. One More Road