Slim thought this was his chance to make is big. Kevin has stated that Jim's name was a play on Slim Pickens, in his video about the history of Jim . He joined the rodeo, billed as Slim Pickens, and eventually became a well-known rodeo clown. Louis Burton Lindley Jr. (29 giugno 1919 - 8 dicembre 1983), meglio conosciuto con il suo nome d' arte Slim Pickens, era un rodeo americano e attore cinematografico e televisivo. [2] For much of his career Pickens played mainly cowboy roles;[2] he is perhaps best remembered today for his comic roles in Dr. Strangelove, Blazing Saddles and 1941, and his villainous turn in One-Eyed Jacks. (4 episodes, 1971-1972), Charlie Utter / Colley / Pony Beal / Bucko (5 episodes, 1979-1981), Charlie / Harry Mazurski (2 episodes, 1966), Grubstake Malloy / Rafe Jeffers Just a sloppy drunk,” combined with a little Slim Pickens and a voice his college buddy made up called "Charlie the sausage-lover." October 17 - Disney's Haunted Halloween(schools) 5. (2 episodes, 1957-1958), Garner / Ed Morgan / Slim / Sundown - Henchman Pickens appeared in numerous television guest shots, including a 1954 Stories of the Century episode in which he played the Sundance Kid to Joe Sawyer's Butch Cassidy, as well as four episodes of the syndicated Western series Annie Oakley (1956, with Gail Davis and Brad Johnson), and three episodes of NBC's The Wide Country (1962), a rodeo series starring Earl Holliman and Andrew Prine. Pickens was born Louis Burton Lindley, Jr. in Kingsburg, California, the son of Sally Mosher (née Turk) and Louis Bert Lindley, Sr. December 16 - Mickey's Christmas Carol 6. In a large number of films and TV shows, he wore his own hats and boots, and rode his own horses and mules. 531 likes. This was misread on a form as "radio", and he spent his entire enlistment at a radio station in the American Midwest.[4]. (voice, uncredited) 1941 (1979) Hollis P. Wood The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series 1979) Sgt. To prevent his father from discovering that he had competed, he entered his name as Slim Pickens, and won $400 that afternoon. in the 1979 Disney science-fiction thriller The Black Hole. Nobody in the movie sounds as if he comes from anywhere near Montana except for Slim Pickens, and he can only talk like Slim Pickens anyway. In an episode of CBS's Hawaii Five-O he portrayed the patriarch of a family of serial killers. After nearly 20 years of rodeo work, his wide eyes, moon face, strong physical presence, and distinctive country drawl gained him a role in the Western Rocky Mountain (1950), which starred Errol Flynn. Strangelove’ (1964) and ‘Taggart’ in ‘Blazing Saddles’ (1974). Three memorable scenes featuring Pickens were: Pickens credited Dr. Strangelove as a turning point in his career. Character History Slim Makes It Big Slim Pickens was just an everyday store clerk until his boss left him and another coworker in charge for the night. Slim Pickens Voice Needed. Wiley (2 episodes, 1979) Undercover with the KKK ... Deputy Slim Pickens Shadows of Tombstone (1953) Slim Pickens Down Laredo Way (1953) Slim Pickens Iron Mountain Trail (1953) Slim Pickens The Sun Shines Bright During World War II, he enlisted in the United States Army. For much of his career Pickens played mainly cowboy roles; he is perhaps best remembered today … 75 likes. The ride was in operation from 1978 to 1984. Pickens was cast in recurring roles in The Legend of Custer, Bonanza, Hee Haw (where he was a semiregular from 1981 until his death), B. J. and the Bear with Greg Evigan, and Filthy Rich. I.R.S. One of DMI's hottest local acts. We can't wait to get out on the Scene and Put on a Show. [3] His wife died in 2011 at the age of 89 or 90.[15]. Every job has a story. His funeral was held at Presbyterian Church of the Forty Niners in Columbia, California, where he was a member. Born on 29 June, 1919, Louis Burton Lindley Jr, better known as Slim Pickens, was a star of films, television shows and rodeos. Menu. In 1982, Pickens was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Sgt. Tom Horn (1980); 5. Louis Burton Lindley Jr. (June 29, 1919 – December 8, 1983), better known by his stage name Slim Pickens, was an American rodeo performer and film and television actor. Previously he had been "Hey you" on sets, and afterward he was addressed as "Mr. Pickens". (4 episodes, 1963-1970), California Joe Milner His father found out and forbade this activity, but Lindley took no notice, went to compete in a rodeo, and was told by the doubtful rodeo manager that there would be "slim pickin's" (i.e. Hell, a fella could have a pretty good time in Vegas with encouragement like that. In 1978, Pickens lent his voice to theme park Silver Dollar City as a character named Rube Dugan, for a ride called "Rube Dugan's Diving Bell". [12], In 2006, Pickens was inducted into the Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame. His brother Samuel (1921–2001) was also an actor, using the stage name Easy Pickens. In 1961, he had a recurring role as Johnson in the 17-episode NBC series The Americans, the story of how the American Civil War divided families. He had earned a net worth of $2 million during his time. Select from premium Slim Pickens of the highest quality. Lindley graduated from Hanford High School, Hanford, California, and was a member of the Future Farmers of America. He did not need a stand-in for horseback scenes, and he was able to gallop his own Appaloosa horses across the desert, or drive a stagecoach pulled by a six-horse team. [11], In 2005, Pickens was posthumously inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs for his work as a rodeo clown. Pickens said he was amazed at the difference a single movie could make. The diving bell was a simulation ride that took passengers on a journey to the bottom of Lake Silver and back. Info su Slim Pickens biografia filmografia discografia video foto citazioni curiosità frasi celebri news carriera Guest star: Dean Williams (Phil), Jan Arvan (Doc), Dan Duryea (Willie Xeno), Charles Robinson (Chris Xeno), Carole Wells (Holly), Steve Brodie (Artie Devan), Ray Teal (Frank Higgins), Slim Pickens (Slim Walker) The Bravest Man in the World. Slim Pickens' Net Worth, Salary and Earnings. Any way keep up. We are a group of Guys that have Rock-n-Roll Roots that are Deep. The Cowboys (1972); 11. little chance of any prize money) for him. Slim Pickens. Prima televisiva: 6 dicembre 1962; Trama Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973); 2. Naked Prey [6] However, he also said that working with Stanley Kubrick proved too difficult due to Kubrick's perfectionist style of directing with multiple takes for nearly every shot, especially with the climactic H-bomb riding scene, which was done in just over 100 takes. Most of his screen work was in westerns. He was told that working in the rodeo would be "slim pickings" (very little money), giving him his name, but he did well and eventually became a well-known rodeo clown. Slim Pickens & Don Collier Louis Burton Lindley, Jr. (June 29, 1919 – December 8, 1983), better known by the stage name Slim Pickens, was an American rodeo performer and film and television actor who epitomized the profane, tough, sardonic cowboy, but who is best remembered for his comic roles, notably in Dr. Strangelove, 1941 and Blazing Saddles. He appeared in episodes of Mannix, Cheyenne, Sugarfoot, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Lone Ranger, Frontier Doctor, Gunsmoke, Route 66, The Tall Man, Maverick (in several episodes playing different characters), The Westerner, Riverboat, The Fugitive, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, The Legend of Jesse James, Alias Smith and Jones, Daniel Boone, The Virginian, That Girl,[9] Baretta, Vega$, How the West Was Won, Cimarron Strip (TV series), The Love Boat, and Kung Fu. Posted by Oppo on 22 May 2020, 9:00 pm. "Dr. Strangelove (1964)"Movie MonologuesIMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057012/ Louis Burton (Bert) Lindley, Jr., better known by his stage name, Slim Pickens, was an American Rodeo performer and film and TV actor who was famous for Dr. Strangelove as Major T. J. (19 episodes, 1957-1974), Sheriff Sam / Sheriff Whittaker / Sheriff Benton / Mike Rancho Deluxe (1975); 6. Pickens appeared five times in NBC's Outlaws (1960–62) Western series as the character Slim. 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