- To within three inches, how tall
is Dennis Weaver
Answer: 6' 2 1/2"
Weaver with Jimmy Cagney in "The Gallant Hours".
- (T/F) Weaver is a vegetarian.
Dennis Weaver built a house out of 3000 old
tires and 200,000 aluminum cans filled with dirt.
- Dennis Weaver played the title role in King
Like Ronald Reagan, Dennis Weaver is a past
President of the Screen Actor's Guild.
To within three, what year was Dennis Weaver
The first three letters of the name of the
state where Dennis Weaver was born are Miss. In what state
was he born?
Dennis Weaver starred in what famous director's
first television film?
The name of this thriller about a man being
pursued by a rusted psychotic eighteen wheeler was titled
- Convoy Blues.
- A Can of Worms.
Dennis Weaver appeared in Indiana Jones
and the Last Crusade.
Weaver played what type
of drug addict in a 1983 made-for-TV movie.
Weaver played the title role in the 1980 movie The
Ordeal of Doctor Mudd. The movie concerned one of the
ancestor of CBS television newsman and commentator, Roger
- To accept the role of Chester in Gunsmoke,
Dennis Weaver dropped a lucritive contract with MGM.
- Weaver has compared himself to a bag
True. Of the bear lead in Gentle Ben,
Weaver is quoted in Guide as saying ``I liked him, but
it was a cold relationship. Bears aren't like dogs and
horses. Ben didn't know me from a bag of doughnuts".
On Gentle Ben, Weaver played a character
similar to that he played on Gunsmoke: the assistant of
a game warden in the everglades.
Gentle Ben was (a) a game warden. (b) a
lovable old man. (c) a gorilla. (d) a bear. (e) an animal
trainer. (f) a humane private investigator.
In order to capitalize on the popularity
of Gunsmoke, the character Dennis Weaver played on Gentle
Ben also had the first name of Chester.
Dennis Weaver left Gunsmoke to play a veterinarian
in what television series?
When Weaver left Gunsmoke, his character
was never mentioned again.
In the series for which he left Gunsmoke,
Dennis Weaver played a widower with a son named Dwight
In order to woe Gunsmoke fans, this series
ran opposite of Gunsmoke on Saturday nights.
After he left Gunsmoke, Weaver's agent contacted
the series and asked if he could come back as a guest star.
In what series did Dennis Weaver star as
a detective with his real life son, Bobby?
On what short lived prime time soap did
Dennis Weaver play a Rear Admiral named Thomas Mallery?
Dennis Weaver has played the guitar and
sang on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
True ... in the fall of
For what product did Dennis Weaver host
an infomercial in the early 1990's?
Thirty one years from the premier of Gunsmoke,
to the day, Dennis Weaver was awarded a star on Hollywood's
walk of fame.
- Dennis Weaver shunned his Chester character.
Indeed, since he has left the series, Weaver has refused
to recreate the character in public.
False ... During the ceremony for his star
on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, for example, after a prolonged
kiss from Amanda Blake, Weaver broke into his Chester
character and blurted ``Now I know what you mean Mr.
In the movie The Great Man's Whiskers,
Weaver played what famous nineteenth century American politician.
Weaver played the lead in the television
seris McCloud. What was McCloud's
Dennis Weaver's character in Buck James was
modeled after the real life Texas surgeon
- Archie ``Doc" LaPudd.
- James ``Red" Duke.
- Bert ``the Burp" Lumberger.
- John ``Flusher" Bottoms.
- Hector ``Gulp" Gleason.
Since Weaver chose to leave Gunsmoke, he
not exchanged a single word with James Arness.
Mike Farrell, who played B.J. Honeycutt
in M*A*S*H, has had a feud with Weaver since they worked
on the 1986 made-for-TV movie Pearls Before Swine.
With Rhoda's Valarie Harper, Dennis
Weaver founded the charitable organization Love is Feeding
Dennis Weaver was one of the hosts at a
Willie Nelson organized event to aid farmers. What was
What did Dennis Weaver build out of 3500
tires and 40,000 aluminun cans?
In 1987, Weaver made a television film Bluffing
It where he played a factory foreman. In the role,
what was Weaver bluffing ?
What role did Dennis Weaver take upon the
death of John Wayne?
- Rooster Cogburn.
- Big Jim McClain
- the spokesman for the Great Western Bank.
To within 5 years, how old was Weaver when
he claims he first wanted to be an actor?
Weaver was sickly when he was a young man.
Weaver was poor as a boy.
Match the following name to their relationship
to Dennis Weaver:
Weaver was a jitterbug champion in junior
(T/F) Dennis Weaver owns
The Big Barn Eating & Entertainment
- Dennis Weaver's favorite food is shrimp
Weaver said ``Television
game shows are mind candy. Not
only do I refuse to appear on them, I refuse
to watch them".
Dennis Weaver is a member of what church?
- Southern Baptist.
- Assembly of God.
- The Self-Realization Fellowship.
Answer: the Self Realization Fellowship;
who claim to take their teachings from Krishna, Christ,
Abraham, Mohammed and Zoroaster. (Click HERE for
an e-mail message from a member.)
After his premier on Gunsmoke in 1955, Weaver
never again worked on radio.
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