Wilford Brimley, a long-time actor, died in popular movies such as “Cocoon”, “The Company”, “Nature” and “China Syndrome”, but his most famous is Quaker Oats Food salesman. He was 85 years old.
According to TMZ, Brimley died at his home in Utah.
The news website said that Brimley was undergoing dialysis in the intensive care unit after worsening in the last few days of his life.
TMZ reports that Wilford Brimley (released in New Jersey in 2017) died on Saturday after being seriously ill at his home in Utah
In the film “Cocoon” (a 1985 sci-fi comedy directed by Ron Howard), Wilford Brimley (far left), Hume Cronin (center) and Don A Mesh (right).
Brimley is also known for his publicly advocating diabetes education.
After being diagnosed with diabetes in 1979, he devoted himself to raising awareness of the disease.
Brimley’s wife Beverly and their three children survived.
Relatives of the family told TMZ that Brimley’s favorite quote was found on the blacksmith’s sign.
It read: “Nothing can be made, sold or completed cheaply.
“If price is your only concern, please do business with my competitors.”
Brimley appeared with Tom Cruise in the thriller “The Company” in 1993
In the 1984 classic baseball show “Nature”, Brimley went hand in hand with Richard Farnsworth (center) and Robert Redford (Robert Redford)
In 1986, Brimley played a grandfather who took care of the family of his late son in the NBC series “Our House.” The picture above is Brimley (Brimley) with Shannen Doherty (top left) with stars; Chad Allen (top right); Deidre Hall (second row right); and Keri Houlihan (bottom left)
Anthony Wilford Brimley was born in Salt Lake City on September 27, 1934. He dropped out of high school and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.
During his military service, Brimley spent three years in the Aleutian Islands.
After re-entering civilian life, Brimley began his acting career. He has appeared in many Western movies, including “How to Win the West”, “Kung Fu” and “Oregon Footprints”.
His major breakthrough occurred in the mid-1970s, when he repeatedly appeared in the popular TV series “The Waltons”.
In 1979, he starred in “China Syndrome”, which was his first film work.
Brimley played Ted Spindler, a friend of the factory head teacher Jack Godell, played by Jack Lemmon.
Brimley’s wife Beverly (seen with her husband in 2009) and three children survived
In 1981, Brimley played the role of Assistant U.S. Attorney James Wei in the thriller “The Absent Malice” directed by Sydney Pollack starring Paul Newman and Sally Field. Les.
Brimley (Brimley) will continue to appear in classic films of the 70s and 80s, such as “Cocoon”, “Nature”, “Things”, “Hard Target” and more than 70 other movies.
He has also served as a guest actor in popular TV series such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Seinfeld.
But Brimley is perhaps best known for appearing in Quaker Oatmeal ads in the 1980s and 1990s.
He also appeared in an advertisement for Liberty Medical, a company specializing in diabetes testing supplies.
Brimley was diagnosed with diabetes in 1979. Since then, he has been educating Americans about the disease.
Because of his efforts to raise awareness of diabetes, he won the Lifetime Service Award from the American Diabetes Association in 2008.