Will Geer

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Will Geer
Birth name William Augre Ghere
Born March 9, 1902 in Frankfort, Indiana, USA
Died April 22, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA from a respiratory ailment
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards
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Contents

Biography

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Waltons Zebulon Walton 1972–1978 1 2 3 4 5 6

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Run for Your Life Judge Andrews 3x19 - The Killing Scene February 1, 1968
Mission: Impossible Doc 2x21 - The Town February 18, 1968
Gunsmoke Ben C. Slocum 14x05 - Slocum October 21, 1968
Mayberry R.F.D. Captain Wolford 1x15 - Aunt Bee's Cruise (1) January 13, 1969
Mayberry R.F.D. Captain Wolford 1x16 - Aunt Bee's Cruise (2) January 20, 1969
Bonanza Calvin Butler 10x26 - The Running Man March 30, 1969
Hawaii Five-O Professor Harold Lochner 2x03 - Forty Feet High and It Kills! October 8, 1969
Daniel Boone Adam 6x08 - Target Boone November 20, 1969
Bonanza Zach Randolph 12x09 - The Love Child November 8, 1970
The Courtship of Eddie's Father Harry Madison 2x09 - Who Wants to Sail Down the Amazon, Anyway? November 18, 1970
Alias Smith and Jones Seth 2x04 - Smiler with a Gun October 7, 1971
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury Singlefoot 1x13 - Operation: Moonshine December 17, 1971
Bonanza Ferris Callahan 13x13 - A Home for Jamie December 19, 1971
Bewitched George Washington 8x21 - George Washington Zapped Here (1) February 19, 1972
Bewitched George Washington 8x22 - George Washington Zapped Here (2) February 26, 1972
Columbo Dr. Edmund Hidemann 2x06 - A Stitch in Crime February 11, 1973
Kung Fu Judge Marcus 1x15 - The Ancient Warrior May 3, 1973
Starsky and Hutch Commodore Atwater 2x03 & 04 - Murder at Sea October 2, 1976
Eight Is Enough Sam 2x13 & 14 - Yes Nicholas, There Is a Santa Claus December 14, 1977
The Love Boat Franklyn Bootherstone 1x12 - The Old Man and the Runaway / A Fine Romance / The Painters December 24, 1977

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Hollywood Squares (1966) December 20-24, 1976
The Hollywood Squares (1966) March 14-18, 1977

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

(1 Win in 8 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (1975)
The Waltons

Trivia