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Willis Bouchey ACTOR


Willis Bouchey was born on May 24th, 1907 in Vernon, Michigan with the birth name Willis Ben Bouchey.  His parents divorced when he was young and his mother re-married and relocated to the state of Washington where he was raised by his mother and step father.

His career as an actor spanned over thirty years and over the course of his career he would add over 150 film roles to his credits.  Although he did not even make his first screen appearance until he was already 44 years old, he became a screen icon and was highly desired in the industry.
He never limited himself to portraying one specific type of character.  Some of his more well known roles included, "From Here to Eternity" (1953) starring Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Montgomery Clift, Donna Reed, Frank Sinatra, Ernest Borgnine and Jack Warden, "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962) starring John Wayne, James Stewart, Vera Miles, Edmond O'Brien, Lee Marvin, Woody Strode, John Carradine, Lee Van Cleef and Andy Devine, "The Horse Soldiers" (1959) starring John Wayne, William Holden, Althea Gibson, Constance Towers, Ken Curtis, Judson Pratt, Hank Worden, Strother Martin and Denver Pyle, "The Long Gray Line" (1955) starring Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Donald Crisp, Ward Bond, Philip Carey, Patrick Wayne, Peter Graves and Harry Carey Jr., "The Big Heat" (1953) starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Lee Marvin, Jeanette Nolan and Carolyn Jones, "No Name on the Bullet" (1959) starring with Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, Virginia Grey, Whit Bissell, Warren Stevens, R.G. Armstrong and Karl Swenson and "Suddenly" (1954) starring Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, Nancy Gates and James Gleason.
Many of his productions were done with the John Ford Stock Company under the direction of director, John Ford.  Along with film work he added such television series credits as, "Pistols 'n Petticoats", "Lassie", "The Beverly Hillbillies", "The Bob Cummings Show", "Sugarfoot", "The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin", "The Loretta Young Show", "Mr. and Mrs. North", "Perry Mason", "Sheriff of Cochise", "Ironside", "Saints and Sinners", "Bonanza", "Going My Way", "F Troop", "Green Acres", "Dragnet", "The Third Man", "Get Smart" and "The Andy Griffith Show" among many others.

On September 27th, 1977, Willis Bouchey passed away in Burbank, California.


1972         The Jimmy Stewart Show 
1971         Shoot Out
1971         Support Your Local Gunfighter
1970         Dirty Dingus Magee
1969-1970     Mayberry R.F.D. 
1969         Lancer 
1969         Ironside 
1969         Young Billy Young
1969         The Love God?
1969         The Mod Squad 
1969         Support Your Local Sheriff!
1969         The Doris Day Show
1969         Daniel Boone
1965-1968     Gunsmoke
1967         This Is the Life
1966-1967     Pistols 'n Petticoats 
1967         Return of the Gunfighter
1966         Follow Me, Boys!
1960-1966     Perry Mason 
1965-1966     The Munsters
1962-1966     Hazel 
1962-1965     McHale's Navy 
1965         The Patty Duke Show 
1965         Gomer Pyle: USMC 
1965         Get Smart 
1965         F Troop 
1965         Green Acres 
1965         The Third Man
1965         McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force
1964-1965     Petticoat Junction
1962-1965     The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 
1965         The Baileys of Balboa 
1963-1965     The Beverly Hillbillies
1964         Where Love Has Gone
1964         Broadside
1964         Cheyenne Autumn
1961-1964     The Andy Griffith Show
1964         Twilight Zone
1964         Lassie
1963         Dr. Kildare
1963         Stoney Burke
1962-1963     The Virginian
1963         The Dakotas
1959-1963     Bonanza
1962         Going My Way
1962         How the West Was Won
1962         The Wide Country
1959-1962     Laramie
1962         Alcoa Premiere
1962         Saints and Sinners
1962         Panic in Year Zero!
1962         Incident in an Alley
1962         The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
1962         87th Precinct
1962         Thriller
1962         Saintly Sinners
1958-1962     Bronco 
1961         Pocketful of Miracles
1958-1961     Tales of Wells Fargo 
1961         The Bob Cummings Show 
1961         Bachelor Father
1960-1961     Harrigan and Son
1961         You Have to Run Fast
1961         Two Rode Together
1961         Dennis the Menace
1961         The Case of the Dangerous Robin
1959-1961     The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis 
1961         The Brothers Brannagan
1960-1961     Pete and Gladys
1961         Ripcord
1960         Five Guns to Tombston
1960         The Untouchables
1960         Wagon Train 
1960         The Jim Backus Show
1960         Tombstone Territory
1960         Sergeant Rutledge
1960         Not for Hire
1959-1960     Johnny Ringo 
1960         Riverboat
1958-1960     Wanted: Dead or Alive
1960         The Gale Storm Show 
1960         Tightrope
1960         The Deputy
1960         Cheyenne
1959         Markham
1959         It Started with a Kiss
1959         Bat Masterson 
1959         The Horse Soldiers
1959         Colt .45
1959         Lawman
1959         Richard Diamond, Private Detective
1959         No Name on the Bullet
1959         U.S. Marshal
1959         Special Agent
1958         77 Sunset Strip
1958         The Silent Service 
1958         The Last Hurrah
1958         Buckskin
1958         The Sheepman
1958         Sugarfoot
1958         The Court of Last Resort
1958         Official Detective 
1958         Darby's Rangers
1958         The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
1958         Telephone Time 
1958         Sea Hunt
1954-1958     G.E. True Theater 
1958         The Adventures of McGraw 
1958         The Californians 
1958         The Gray Ghost 
1957         Goodyear Theatre
1956-1957     Zane Grey Theatre
1957         Date with the Angels 
1957         Zero Hour!
1957         Casey Jones 
1957         Have Gun - Will Travel 
1957         The Last Stagecoach West
1957         Beau James
1957         The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
1957         Sheriff of Cochise 
1957         The Garment Jungle
1957         Panic
1957         The Night Runner
1957         Broken Arrow 
1955-1957     The 20th Century-Fox Hour
1957         Mister Cory
1957         Last of the Badmen
1953-1957     The Ford Television Theatre
1957         The Wings of Eagles
1957         Men of Annapolis
1957         The New Adventures of Charlie Chan
1957         Dr. Christian
1956         Father Knows Best
1955-1956     Cavalcade of America
1956         Pillars of the Sky
1956         You Are There
1956         Johnny Concho
1956         Magnificent Roughnecks
1954-1956     Four Star Playhouse 
1956         Crossroads 
1956         Frontier 
1956         Navy Log 
1956         Forever, Darlin
1956         The Forest Ranger 
1955         The Great Gildersleeve 
1955         Hell on Frisco Bay
1955         The Spoilers
1955         Screen Directors Playhouse
1954-1955     Schlitz Playhouse
1955         The McConnell Story
1955         Celebrity Playhouse
1955         Damon Runyon Theater
1955         The Whistler 
1955         I Cover the Underworld
1955         TV Reader's Digest
1955         The Eternal Sea
1955         Big House, U.S.A.
1955         The Man Behind the Badge 
1955         Battle Cry
1952-1955     Dragnet
1955         The Violent Men
1955         The Long Gray Line
1954         The Adventures of Falcon 
1954         The Bridges at Toko-Ri
1954         Drum Beat
1954         The Loretta Young Show 
1954         Suddenly
1954         A Star Is Born
1954         The Lone Wolf 
1954         Them!
1954         Mr. and Mrs. North
1954         Fireman Save My Child
1954         Executive Suite
1954         Battle of Rogue River
1953-1954     The Pride of the Family
1953         The Big Heat
1953         Dangerous Crossin
1953         The Affairs of Dobie Gillis
1953         From Here to Eternity
1953         Gun Belt
1953         Pickup on South Street
1953         The President's Lady
1953         Destination Gobi
1953         The I Don't Care Girl
1952         Million Dollar Mermaid
1952         Just for You
1952         Assignment: Paris
1952         Don't Bother to Knock
1952         Washington Story
1952         Red Planet Mars
1952         Belles on Their Toes
1952         Carbine Williams
1952         Anything Can Happen
1952         Fireside Theatre
1952         Deadline - U.S.A.
1952         Return of the Texan
1951         Elopement

Matinee Classics - Don't Bother to Knock starring Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft, Donna Corcoran, Jeanne Cagney, Lurene Tuttle, Elisha Cook Jr., Jim Backus, Verna Felton, Willis Bouchey and Don Beddoe
Matinee Classics - Suddenly starring Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason, Nancy Gates, Kim Charney, Willis Bouchey, Paul Frees, Christopher Dark, James O'Hara, Ken Dibbs, Clark Howat, Charles Smith and Paul Wexler
Matinee Classics - Panic in the Year Zero! starring Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon, Mary Mitchel, Joan Freeman, Richard Garland and Willis Bouchey
Matinee Classics - Sergeant Rutledge starring Jeffrey Hunter, Woody Strode, Constance Towers, Billie Burke, Juano Hernandez, Willis Bouchey, Carleton Young and Judson Pratt
Matinee Classics - Sergeant Rutledge starring Jeffrey Hunter, Woody Strode, Constance Towers, Billie Burke, Juano Hernandez, Willis Bouchey, Carleton Young and Judson Pratt

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