Dabbs Greer

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 76
Robert William "Dabbs" Greer was an American actor who performed many diverse supporting roles in film and television for over 50 years. With hundreds of guest appearances on episodes of numerous television series, Greer may be best remembered as a series regular as Coach Ossie Weiss in the sitcom Hank and as a series regular as the Reverend Robert... read more

Robert William "Dabbs" Greer was an American actor who performed many diverse supporting roles in film and television for over 50 years. With hundreds of guest appearances on episodes of numerous television series, Greer may be best remembered as a series regular as Coach Ossie Weiss in the sitcom Hank and as a series regular as the Reverend Robert Alden in Little House on the Prairie. Greer may be better known to later audiences as the 108-year-old version of the character played by Tom Hanks in 1999's The Green Mile.

Birth Name

Robert William Greer

Born

Monday, 02 April 1917

Died

Saturday, 28 April 2007

Actor Filmography

The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Sgt. Jim Shane 2007
Maybe It's Me Grandpa Fred Stage, Fred Stage 2001
Lizzie McGuire Moe 2001
The Green Mile Old Paul Edgecomb 1999
Family Law Frank Watson 1999
George & Leo Uncle Dick 1997
Ally McBeal Vincent Robbins 1997
Con Air Old Man Under Truck 1997
Spin City Dr. Marsh Laughlin, DDS 1996
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Sgt. Jim Shane 2007
Maybe It's Me Grandpa Fred Stage, Fred Stage 2001
Lizzie McGuire Moe 2001
The Green Mile Old Paul Edgecomb 1999
Family Law Frank Watson 1999
George & Leo Uncle Dick 1997
Ally McBeal Vincent Robbins 1997
Con Air Old Man Under Truck 1997
Spin City Dr. Marsh Laughlin, DDS 1996
Little Giants Wilbur 1994
Rebel Highway Gary 1994
Diagnosis Murder Danny McNamara 1993
Picket Fences Rev. Henry Novotny, Minister 1992
House IV Dad 1992
Pacific Heights Mr. Thayer 1990
The Bradys Minister 1990
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat Otto 1989
Something Is Out There Mr. Farber 1988
Roseanne Joe 1988
Empty Nest Mr. Sobel 1988
First Impressions Milt 1988
Two Moon Junction Kyle 1988
Bonanza: The Next Generation Sills 1988
In the Heat of the Night J. L. Lambry, J.L. Lambry 1988
Evil Town Lyle Phelps / Mr. Phelps 1987
Werewolf Russell 1987
Starman Ralph Wollery 1986
L.A. Law Chester Mead 1986
Charles in Charge 'Buzz' Powell 1984
Little House: The Last Farewell Rev. Robert Alden 1984
Little House: Look Back to Yesterday Rev. Robert Alden 1983
Matt Houston Henry 1982
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash Wally 1981
The Greatest American Hero Supervisor 1981
Little House Years Rev. Robert Alden 1979
The Winds of Kitty Hawk Ace Hutchin 1978
The Incredible Hulk Dr. Malone 1977
Charlie's Angels Bluford Catlin 1976
Saturday Night Live Man at Veterinary Clinic 1975
Shazam! Seldom Seen Slim 1974
Little House on the Prairie Reverend Robert Alden 1974
The Rockford Files Peter Preli 1974
The Manhunter Harry Bell 1974
Chopper One Motel Manager 1974
White Lightning Pa McKlusky 1973
Chase Parino 1973
Barnaby Jones Andy Spake 1973
Rage Dr. Thompson 1972
The Streets of San Francisco Watchman 1972
Circle of Fear Harry Bell 1972
The Rookies Billy Levinson, Studio Guard 1972
Emergency! Dr. Hubert Nippert 1972
Nichols Harrigan 1971
Cannon Walt Fox, Windom Salter 1971
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury Billy Jack 1971
The Interns Edgar Jarvis 1970
The Cheyenne Social Club Willowby / Jedediah W. Willowby 1970
The Young Lawyers Jacobi 1969
The Brady Bunch Minister 1969
Bracken's World Man on Bus 1969
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Casey 1969
Mod Squad Store Owner 1968
Lancer Sheriff 1968
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir Norrie Coolidge 1968
Adam-12 Dave Carlson 1968
The Name of the Game Victor Bychek 1968
Mannix Dan Turpin, Mr. Coombs, Petey O'Grady 1967
Ironside Mr. Carew, Old Librarian, Thomas Gibbs 1967
Judd for the Defense Dr. Fred Zellmer, Mr. LeBow 1967
Cimarron Strip Judge Quayle 1967
The Second Hundred Years General Craven 1967
Rango Sheriff Simmons 1967
The Invaders The Minister 1967
The Road West Thomas Grimmer 1966
Hank Coach Ossie Weiss, (credit only) / Coach Ossie Weiss 1965
The Wild Wild West Captain Lyman Butler, Senator Seth Buckley 1965
Laredo Ira 1965
The F.B.I. Alvin Van Doyle, Arlie Sessions, Harry Porter, Howard Deal, Kelsey Waller, Orkin, Patrick Owens, Paul Leonard, Sal Cleary, Van Doyle 1965
The Big Valley Matt Carson 1965
Shenandoah Abernathy 1965
Roustabout Arthur Nielsen 1964
Profiles in Courage Dr. Fenner, Taylor 1964
Gomer Pyle: USMC Harper Caldwell, Policeman 1964
The Cara Williams Show Fuliner 1964
Wendy and Me Orville Beaumont 1964
The Rogues Madigan 1964
Destry Dr. Forbes 1964
Palm Springs Weekend Boys' Club Leader 1963
Kraft Suspense Theatre Newton Yort 1963
Petticoat Junction Mr. Peck 1963
The Bill Dana Show Mr. Clark 1963
Temple Houston Marshal Cloud 1963
The Fugitive Jensen, Sheriff Claypool, Charlie Fletcher, Thomas - Hotel Clerk, Mayor Duncan, Sgt. Fairfield 1963
The Greatest Show on Earth Charles 1963
The Outer Limits E.F. Larkin, Mr. Bishop 1963
Arrest and Trial J. H. Salomon 1963
Grindl Sladowski 1963
Wives and Lovers Bert - Sardi's Waiter 1963
Showdown Express Man 1963
The Eleventh Hour Ed Crain 1962
Stoney Burke Dr. John Banner 1962
I'm Dickens, He's Fenster Charlie Piedmont 1962
Empire Joseph Williams 1962
Don't Call Me Charlie Dr. Martin 1962
The Virginian Doc, Ed Harger 1962
Saints and Sinners Walter Hines 1962
Alcoa Premiere Herb Raymond 1961
The Dick Van Dyke Show Chaplain Berger, Chaplain, Mr. Berger, Mr. Brumley, Mr. Waring 1961
Bus Stop Jefty 1961
Dr. Kildare Mr. Willis 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre Gavin 1961
Ichabod and Me Mr. Halliday 1961
Cain's Hundred Willie Beal 1961
Follow the Sun Fulton 1961
The Asphalt Jungle Al Stehl 1961
Two Faces West Willie Medford 1960
Klondike Piano Delivery Man 1960
Stagecoach West Foster, Reider 1960
Surfside 6 Finney Tate 1960
The Andy Griffith Show Greendale Councilman Dobbs, Mr. Sims, Naylor, Sales Clerk 1960
Checkmate Henry Creasy, Hokey 1960
The Aquanauts Haber, Oscar 1960
Pony Express Sheriff Barrett 1960
Cash McCall Bronson 1960
Edge of Eternity Gas Station Attendant 1959
Shotgun Slade Ed Brandon 1959
The Detectives Helm Merriwether, Mr. Blane, The Man, Todd Adams 1959
Hawaiian Eye Harry Wilson 1959
Adventures in Paradise Reverend Forbes 1959
The Twilight Zone Evans, Scanlan 1959
Law of the Plainsman Wesley 1959
Johnny Ringo Sam 1959
Wichita Town John Matthews 1959
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Mr. Gilroy, Mr. Walter Gilroy 1959
The DuPont Show with June Allyson Dr. Meeker 1959
Laramie Elmo Regis, Mr. Colby, Samuel Clemens 1959
Bonanza Doc Tasker Dunkatt, Judge, Leon Henshaw, Mercantile Owner, Prosecuting Attorney Hub Dawes, Sam Dawson, Sam, Will Cass 1959
Troubleshooters Lepage 1959
Tightrope Skeet 1959
Last Train from Gun Hill Deputy Andy 1959
Day of the Outlaw Doc Langer / Doc Langer, Veterinarian 1959
Lone Texan Doc Jansen 1959
The Untouchables Agent Ned Ferber, Brower, Thomas B. Randall 1959
Black Saddle Denver Pollock, Owen Edwards 1959
Rawhide Jebidiah Haddlebird, Sheriff, Townsman 1959
I Want to Live! San Quentin Capt. 1958
Bat Masterson Will 1958
Lawman Joe Brockway, Les Courtney 1958
The Rough Riders Sheriff Jenkins 1958
The Rifleman Finny, Jack Scully, Marcus Trimble, Sam Elder, Bert Taylor, Brett Conway, Farley Weaver 1958
Rescue 8 Harvey 1958
Steve Canyon Ben Moore 1958
Wanted: Dead or Alive Bartender, Elder Luke Boone, Tom Wade 1958
It! The Terror from Beyond Space Eric Royce 1958
Shirley Temple's Storybook Samuel 1958
Target Kirby 1958
Baby Face Nelson FBI Agent Charles Bonner 1957
All Mine to Give Clendenning 1957
Man Without a Gun Ben McLaren 1957
Young and Dangerous Mr. John Clinton 1957
Tombstone Territory Jim Edwards, Sr. 1957
My Man Godfrey Lt. O'Connor / Lieutenant O'Connor 1957
How to Marry a Millionaire Mr. Blandish 1957
Trackdown Ethan Phelps, Mike Kilroy, Sheriff Chet Farrow, Ward Barrett 1957
The Court of Last Resort Sheriff Cass Baker 1957
The Gray Ghost Cooper 1957
Goodyear Theatre Matty Burton, Policeman 1957
The Restless Gun Roy Stanton 1957
Perry Mason Bill Cotton, Buzz Farrell, Charles Knudsen, Dave Kirby, Dodson, Hal Kirkwood, Jack Tabor, Larsen Halstead 1957
The Thin Man Amboy - Hotel Clerk 1957
Wagon Train Hiram Snow, Mr. Finley, Tanner 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel Doc Halop 1957
Pawnee John Brewster 1957
The New Adventures of Charlie Chan Zac West 1957
Richard Diamond, Private Detective Scooter Jaffee 1957
Johnny Tremain Nat Lorne 1957
The Giant Claw Fighter Pilot, in clips from 'Mission Over Korea' 1957
The Vampire Dr. Will Beaumont 1957
The Spirit of St. Louis Goldsborough 1957
Code 3 Bill Rockwell, Louis Johnson 1957
Tales of Wells Fargo Ben Wilson 1957
Chain of Evidence Dr. Ainsley - Psychiatrist / Dr. Ainsley 1957
Whirlybirds Dan Malloy, Jim Burdette 1957
Official Detective James 1957
West Point Dr. English, Tom Nolan 1956
Zane Grey Theatre Ed McColl, John - Ex-Confederate, Sam, Sheriff Jim Roarke, Sheriff Will, Simon Marsh 1956
Playhouse 90 Clayton Beard 1956
Tension at Table Rock Doctor 1956
Broken Arrow Joe Randolph 1956
The Sheriff of Cochise Charlie Jackson 1956
The Young Guns Fred 1956
Away All Boats Lt. Cmdr. Harrison 1956
Hot Rod Girl Henry Frye 1956
The First Texan Delegate Potter 1956
D-Day the Sixth of June Cpl. Atkinson / Driver 1956
Meet Me in Las Vegas Mr. Smith-Johnson 1956
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Mac Lomax / Mack Lomax 1956
State Trooper Ed Grimes 1956
The Man Called X Josef 1956
Hot Cars Det. Davenport 1956
At Gunpoint Preacher at Funeral / Funeral Minister 1955
Fury Sanders 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Sheriff, Theodore the Milkman 1955
The McConnell Story Pilot Instructor 1955
Frontier Marshal, Ray 1955
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial Mr. Erwin 1955
Navy Log Mr. Sayres 1955
Gunsmoke Jonas, Mr. Jonas, Joe Bean, Uncle Wesley 1955
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Marshal Crawford 1955
Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theatre Boggs, Germie, Henry Blaine, Jeremy 1955
Luke and the Tenderfoot Sam 1955
The Scarlet Coat Capt. Brewster 1955
Foxfire Tour Bus Driver / Bus Driver 1955
The Seven Little Foys Tutor 1955
An Annapolis Story Halleck / Cmdr. Halleck 1955
Science Fiction Theatre Arthur Kern, MacNamara, Prof. Horst Reimers 1955
Seven Angry Men Doctor 1955
Stranger on Horseback Hotel Clerk 1955
Hit the Deck Eddie 1955
The Millionaire Stoolie 1955
TV Reader's Digest Captain Larsen, Dr. Petrie, Dr. Rayborn, Paul Diamond, Tad Duncan Sr. 1955
The Star and the Story Dr. Carlson 1955
The Magical World of Disney Stilts, Will, Fort Supplier 1954
Climax! Adams 1954
Father Knows Best Mr. Collins 1954
Studio 57 Sheriff Barton 1954
Lassie Casey Howell, Joe Baker 1954
Private Hell 36 Sam Marvin 1954
Living It Up Head Boy Ranger 1954
The Desperado U.S. Marshal Jim Langley 1954
The Lone Wolf Sheriff Ketton 1954
Lucky Me Eddie Szczepanski 1954
Rose Marie Charity Dance Cashier 1954
Bitter Creek Sheriff 1954
Riot in Cell Block 11 Schuyler 1954
Waterfront Phil Harvey 1954
Take the High Ground! Shorty 1953
The Man Behind the Badge Detective Merrick 1953
Topper Jack 1953
Colonel Humphrey Flack Bryson 1953
The Danny Thomas Show Impatient Postal Customer 1953
The Loretta Young Show Attendant, Chester Ives, Dentist, Dewey Mason, Dr. Baker, Dr. Merrill, Fred Blanchard, Les Shaw, Walter Harrison 1953
China Venture Galuppo 1953
Half a Hero George Payson 1953
Mister Scoutmaster Fireman 1953
Mission Over Korea Pilot 1953
She Couldn't Say No Dick Jordan 1953
Affair with a Stranger Happy Murray 1953
A Slight Case of Larceny Eddie / Eddie - 1st Gas Man 1953
Julius Caesar Citizen of Rome 1953
Dream Wife Night Elevator Operator 1953
Remains to Be Seen Julius 1953
House of Wax Sgt. Jim Shane / Shane 1953
Trouble Along the Way Father Peterson 1953
General Electric Theater Tom 1953
You Are There Colonel Venable, Dave, Gen. Charles S. Venable 1953
The Bad and the Beautiful Reporter / Studio Lighting Technician 1953
Above and Beyond Steve Haddock 1953
Because of You Mexican Shop Owner 1952
Million Dollar Mermaid Movie Set Engineer 1952
Cavalcade of America Johann, John Adams, Mark Wilson 1952
Because You're Mine Sergeant 1952
Adventures of Superman Joe Winters, Man Saved from Dirigible Fall, Mr. Pebbles / Dan Dobey 1952
My Man and I Court Clerk 1952
Monkey Business Cabbie 1952
The Doctor Pierson 1952
We're Not Married! Beauty Contest Spectator 1952
Sally and Saint Anne Mr. Parker 1952
Scarlet Angel Robbery Victim / Man Robbed by Roxy 1952
Diplomatic Courier Intelligence Clerk 1952
Young Man with Ideas Telephone Man 1952
Deadline - U.S.A. Day Reporter 1952
Death Valley Days Leo Harris, Slim Newell 1952
Room for One More Scoutmaster 1952
Week-End with Father Minor Role 1951
The Unknown Man Ambulance Interne Driver 1951
Two Tickets to Broadway Soldier in Nightclub 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Charlie 1951
The Lady from Texas Bailiff 1951
Father's Little Dividend Green Taxicab's Driver 1951
Storm Warning Courtroom Cop 1951
Call Me Mister Corporal Aide to Colonel 1951
Under the Gun Stoner 1951
California Passage Dealer 1950
The Jack Benny Program 1st Desk Clerk 1950
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Bert Keith, Dr. J.L. Hendricks 1950
Big Town Sgt. Jim Ward 1950
Lux Video Theatre Shammy 1950
Dick Tracy Shaky 1950
Devil's Doorway Spud Keith 1950
Trial Without Jury Jack--Police Radio Room Dispatcher 1950
The Damned Don't Cry Reporter 1950
Space Patrol Paul Marin 1950
Reign of Terror Bridge Guard 1949
The Lone Ranger Toby Durbin 1949
Fireside Theatre Detective, Doc Halliday, Jerome McVey, Johnny Stoop, Saul Marcus 1949
Studio One Lewis 1948
Jesse James Young man 1939
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