Way Way Out

Dennis Weaver

b.6/4/1924 Joplin, Missouri

Graduate in Theatre and Drama at University of Oklahoma World War II: United States Navy Naval Aviator of the Grumman F-4F Wildcat fighter plane in the Pacific Theatre of the war After the war, accepts major leading roles on and off Broadway including “Come Back Little Sheba” Moves to Hollywood in early 1950s for career in television and motion pictures TV serials and movies: “Dragnet” (with Harry Morgan and Jack Webb) 1954-55 “Gunsmoke” 1955-64, “Kentucky Jones” 1964-1965 “Gentle Ben” 1967-69 “McCloud” 1970-1977 “Pearl” 1976, “Centennial” 1978-1979 “Emerald Point NAS” 1983-84 First cinematic movie: “Horizon’s West” 1952


Horizon’s West, The Nebraskan, Dragnet, The Bridges at Toko Ri, Navy Wife, Way Way Out, The Gallant Hours, The Great Man’s Whiskers (as Abraham Lincoln), Submerged, Home on the Range, Escape from Wildcat Canyon