Warren Oates

The Wild Bunch (1969)
1928 - 1982

Warren Oates  American Actor

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Warren Oates passed away on 3rd Apr 1982 aged 53.


Warren Oates was previously married to Judy A. Jones (1977 - 1982), Vickery Turner (1969 - 1974), Teddy Farmer (1959 - 1966) and Roberta (bobbie) Ellis (1957 - 1959).

He was in a relationship with Lee Purcell (1971 - 1972).


American Actor Warren Oates was born Warren Mercer Oates on 5th July, 1928 in Depoy, Kentucky, USA and passed away on 3rd Apr 1982 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 53. He is most remembered for In the Heat of the Night. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Warren Oates was in an on-screen matchup with Nina Shipman in Bonanza (1959).

Warren Oates is a member of the following lists: Ranchers from Montana, Male actors from Louisville, Kentucky and Male Western (genre) film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 8 years 6 years, 8 months 3 years, 6 months
Dating1 1 year - -
Total5 8 years 5 years, 9 months 1 year


First Name Warren
Last Name Oates
Full Name at Birth Warren Mercer Oates
Age 53 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th July, 1928
Birthplace Depoy, Kentucky, USA
Died 3rd April, 1982
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 11¼" (181 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame In the Heat of the Night
Year(s) Active 1956–1982

Warren Mercer Oates (July 5, 1928 – April 3, 1982) was an American actor best known for his performances in several films directed by Sam Peckinpah including The Wild Bunch (1969) and Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974). He starred in numerous films during the early 1970s which have since achieved cult status including The Hired Hand (1971), Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) and Race with the Devil (1975). Oates also portrayed John Dillinger in the biopic Dillinger (1973) and Sgt. Hulka in the comedy Stripes (1981).

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Warren Oates53 CancerActor
Judy A. Jones-
Lee Purcell69 GeminiActress
Vickery Turner66 AriesDirector
Teddy Farmer-
Roberta (bobbie) Ellis-


JenniferFemale27th March, 196056 years old
TimothyMale9th August, 196155 years old


Blue Thunder1983Capt. Jack BraddockMovie
Tough Enough1983James NeeseMovie
The Border1982RedMovie
The Blue and the Gray1982Maj. WellesTV Show
Stripes1981Sgt. HulkaMovie
East of Eden1981Cyrus TraskTV Show
Baby Comes Home1980Michael KramerTV Movie
19411979Col. 'Madman' MaddoxMovie
Tales of the Unexpected1979HarryTV Show
And Baby Makes Six1979Michael KramerTV Movie
My Old Man1979Frank ButlerTV Movie
China 9, Liberty 371978Matthew SebanekMovie
The Brink's Job1978Specs O'KeefeMovie
Black Beauty1978Jerry BarkerTV Show
True Grit1978Reuben J. 'Rooster' CogburnTV Movie
American Raspberry1977Celebrity SportsmanMovie
Sleeping Dogs1977Col. WilloughbyMovie
The African Queen1977Capt. Charlie AllnutTV Movie
Dixie Dynamite1976MackMovie
Drum1976Hammond MaxwellMovie
92 in the Shade1975Nichol DanceMovie
Race with the Devil1975FrankMovie
Rancho Deluxe1975Harmonica Player in Bar (uncredited)Movie
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia1974BennieMovie
Cockfighter1974Frank MansfieldMovie
The White Dawn1974BillyMovie
Dillinger1973John DillingerMovie
Kid Blue1973Reese FordMovie
The Thief Who Came to Dinner1973Dave ReillyMovie
Tom Sawyer1973Muff PotterMovie
Police Story1973Richey NeptuneTV Show
The Hired Hand1971Arch HarrisMovie
Two-Lane Blacktop1971G.T.OMovie
The Reluctant Heroes1971Cpl. Leroy SpragueTV Movie
There Was a Crooked Man...1970Floyd MoonMovie
The Movie Murderer1970Alfred FisherTV Movie
Smith!1969Walter CharlieMovie
The Wild Bunch1969Lyle GorchMovie
Lanton Mills1969GunmanShort Film
Sophie's Place1969Marty MillerMovie
The Split1968Marty GoughMovie
Something for a Lonely Man1968Angus DurenTV Movie
Lancer1968Drago, Sheriff Val CrawfordTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Lew Weatherford, John WeatherfordTV Show
In the Heat of the Night1967Sam WoodMovie
Welcome to Hard Times1967Leo JenksMovie
Cimarron Strip1967MobeetieTV Show
Dundee and the Culhane1967Lafe DoolinTV Show
Return of the Magnificent Seven1966ColbeeMovie
The Shooting1966Willett GashadeMovie
Shane1966Kemp SpicerTV Show
Iron Horse1966Hode AveryTV Show
The Monroes1966Nick BeresfordTV Show
Major Dundee1965O. W. HadleyMovie
The Rounders1965Harley Williams (uncredited)Movie
A Man Called Shenandoah1965Sergeant RyderTV Show
Branded1965Pierce, FrankTV Show
Lost in Space1965Jimmy HapgoodTV Show
Run for Your Life1965Deputy PotterTV Show
The Big Valley1965Duke, Korby KylesTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Richie BillingsTV Show
Mail Order Bride1964JaceMovie
12 O'Clock High1964Lt. Col. Jerry TroperTV Show
Slattery's People1964Stu Burns, Eugene HensonTV Show
The Reporter1964MickroeTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Joe GroverTV Show
The Fugitive1963Hanes McClure, Herbie GrantTV Show
The Outer Limits1963Reese FowlerTV Show
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters1963Eldon BishopTV Show
Hero's Island1962Wayte GiddensMovie
Ride the High Country1962Henry HammondMovie
Combat!1962Pvt. James StarkTV Show
Stoney Burke1962Ves PainterTV Show
The Virginian1962Buxton, Bowers, Roy JuddTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961BrunoTV Show
Target: The Corruptors1961Billy JoeTV Show
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond1960Eddie DiamondMovie
Insight1960DanTV Show
Michael Shayne1960Frank HobbesTV Show
Outlaws1960Bill HootonTV Show
Stagecoach West1960Tom Lochlin, Trooper Haig, Billy JoeTV Show
Tate1960CowpokeTV Show
The Westerner1960DrunkTV Show
Thriller1960Hugo Wheeler, BennyTV Show
Private Property1960BootsMovie
The Case of the Dangerous Robin1960TV Show
Wrangler1960Shep MartinTV Show
Up Periscope1959Seaman Kovacs (uncredited)Movie
Yellowstone Kelly1959CorporalMovie
Black Saddle1959Deputy SimmsTV Show
Bonanza1959Paul MagruderTV Show
Hawaiian Eye1959AlTV Show
Johnny Ringo1959Burt ScanlonTV Show
Laramie1959Pete DixsonTV Show
Rawhide1959Jesse Gufler, Weed, Charlie 'Rabbit' WatersTV Show
The Lawless Years1959Charlie BrownTV Show
The Rebel1959Troy ArmbrusterTV Show
The Untouchables1959Artie KrebsTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959CPL Richard Langsford, Jeep DriverTV Show
Hotel de Paree1959Charlie AikenTV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958Orville, Dink StrahmanTV Show
Bat Masterson1958Cat Crail, Sonny ParsonsTV Show
Bronco1958Pvt. Hurd MapleTV Show
Lawman1958Al MayTV Show
Rescue 81958PeteTV Show
The Rifleman1958Willie Breen, Marty Ryan, SantosTV Show
The Rough Riders1958Frank DayTV Show
Wanted: Dead or Alive1958Clem Robinson, George Aswell, Billy CleggTV Show
Buckskin1958CharlieTV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Harrison, John BosworthTV Show
Tombstone Territory1957Vic Reel, Bob Pickett, Joe ClintonTV Show
Trackdown1957Deputy Norvil, Kelly Hooker, Lute BordenTV Show
Wagon Train1957Private Silas CarpenterTV Show
Playhouse 901956Ted RyanTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Tate Crocker, Lafe, Al TreshTV Show
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin1954DekeTV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954John BlytheTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Private LearTV Show
The Big Story1949Danny, as an AdultTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Second Card PlayerTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947MilkmanTV Show
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