Anthony Wilford Brimley (September 27, 1934 – August 1, 2020) was an American actor and singer. After serving in the Marines and taking on a variety of odd jobs, he became an extra for Western films, and in little more than a decade he had established himself as a character actor in films such as The China Syndrome (1979), The Thing (1982), and The Natural (1984). He was the long-time face of television advertisements for the Quaker Oats Company. He also promoted diabetes education and appeared in related commercials for Liberty Medical.
Wilford Brimley cause of death
On August 1, 2020, Brimley died at a hospital in St. George, Utah. He was 85 years old, and had been ill with a kidney condition for two months.
The Natural – Wilford Brimley in glasses
Seinfeld – Kramer Vs The U.S Post Office
1970’s – Wilford Brimley on “The Waltons”
Season 2 – Episode 24 – “The Five Foot Shelf”