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G.D. Spradlin Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 1926
  • Died: Jul 24, 2011

Before making his career switch to acting, G.D. Spradlin had been a prosperous Texas business tycoon and a highly respected history teacher. In films from 1968's [[Feature~V54649~Will Penny,~willpenny]] the actor is perhaps best remembered for his work as on-the-take Senator Pat Geary in [[Feature~V20076~The Godfather, Part 2~thegodfather]] (1974). His regal, assured bearing made him a natural for such forceful characterizations as LBJ in the 1990 TV movie [[Feature~V41647~Robert Kennedy and His Times.~robertkennedyandhistimes]] Spradlin has also played his share of high-ranking military officers, most memorably in [[Feature~V2675~Apocalypse Now~apocalypsenow]] (1979). A somewhat more avuncular G. D. Spradlin was seen in the role of Baptist minister (and erstwhile movie producer) Reverend Lemon in [[Feature~V132259~Ed Wood~edwood]] (1994). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi