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  • Will Geer

    Born on March 9, 1902 in Frankfort, Indiana

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The Waltons (1972)

Will Geer as "Zeb "Grandpa" Walton"

The life of a Depression-era family in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains is the subject of this wholesome series. The show is seen from the point of view of eldest son John Boy, who eventually goes to college, serves in World War II and becomes a novelist.

Emmy (Primetime) (1977) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1975) Nominated Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Emmy (Primetime) (1974) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1974) Nominated Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

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Retro Cinema: Executive Action

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Peter Martin on Nov 27th 2007, 4:02PM

Nov 27th 2007, 4:02PM

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