Walter Brennan in SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SHERIFF with James Garner.
Although known primarily to "Boomers" from the classic TV series "The Real McCoys," Brennan's biggest career events happened between 1936 and 1940, when he won three Best Supporting Actor Oscars: "Come and Get It," "Kentucky," and "The Westerner." Brennan's second shot at TV success, "The Tycoon," didn't fly. 
Walter Brennan (1894 - 1974)

In many ways the most successful and best known character actor and the only actor to date to win three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor.

Brennan has played sophisticated businessmen, con artists, local yokels, cowhands, and military officers.

He supported John Wayne in Red River (1948) and Rio Bravo (1959), and in My Darling Clementine (1946).

Walter Brennan has appeared in more than 100 feature films including:

Sergeant York (1941, another Oscar nomination)

Meet John Doe (1941)

The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

To Have and Have Not (1944)

Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

Come Next Spring (1956)

How the West Was Won (1962)

Those Calloways (1965)

The GnomeMobile (1967)

Brennan's hit TV series was "The Real McCoys" which ran for 6 seasons.

Our favorite character is when he played Pa Danby in Support Your Local Sheriff.

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