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Joe Brooks (I) (1923–2007)


Born in Los Angeles, Joe Brooks became an actor after graduating high school. He did some work as an extra, and his first speaking part was in the John Wayne WW II actioner The Fighting Seabees (1944). His acting career was interrupted by wartime service in the South Pacific. Returning to California after the war, he got back into acting again. He... See full bio »

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Known For

Gremlins Dave Meyers (Santa)
(1984)
F Troop Trooper Vanderbilt
(1965-1967)
Love, American Style Santa (segment "Love and the Christmas Punch")
(1972)
Rawhide Clerk / Deputy / Heckler / Sentry
(1962)

Filmography

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 1986 Eye of the Tiger
Jake
 1986 Vendetta
Parking Attendant (as Joshua Brooks)
 1984 Gremlins
Dave Meyers (Santa)
 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- The Last Drive (1983) ... (as Joseph Brooks)
 1977 Exo-Man (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1975-1977 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Janitor / Doorman
- Danny's Inferno (1977) ... Janitor
- The Price of Liberty (1975) ... Doorman
 1976 The Big Bus
Bus Passenger
 1976 The Bad News Bears
Umpire
 1972 Pursuit (TV Movie)
Cop
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Santa (segment "Love and the Christmas Punch")
- Love and the Christmas Punch/Love and the Mystic/Love and the Tycoon (1972) ... Santa (segment "Love and the Christmas Punch")
 1970 The Brotherhood of the Bell (TV Movie)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1969 Paint Your Wagon
Miner (uncredited)
 1966-1967 Batman (TV Series)
Visor / Fat Man
- A Horse of Another Color (1967) ... Visor
- The Sport of Penguins (1967) ... Visor
- Holy Rat Race (1966) ... Fat Man
- True or False Face (1966) ... Fat Man
 1965-1967 F Troop (TV Series)
Trooper Vanderbilt
- Is This Fort Really Necessary? (1967) ... Trooper Vanderbilt
- The Majority of Wilton (1967) ... Trooper Vanderbilt
- Carpetbagging, Anyone? (1967) ... Trooper Vanderbilt
- Guns, Guns, Who's Got the Guns? (1967) ... Trooper Vanderbilt
 1967 Hotel
Photographer (uncredited)
 1966 The Rare Breed
Bartender (uncredited)
 1965 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Crane Driver
- The Moving Finger (1965) ... Crane Driver
 1965/I Harlow
Assistant Director (uncredited)
 1965 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Sam Fancher
- Question: When Do We Hang the Good Samaritan? (1965) ... Sam Fancher (uncredited)
 1964 Bewitched (TV Series)
Umpire
- Little Pitchers Have Big Fears (1964) ... Umpire
 1964 The Munsters (TV Series)
The 1st Workman
- Pike's Pique (1964) ... The 1st Workman
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Bartender (uncredited)
 1964 Kisses for My President
Photographer (uncredited)
 1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods
Gisborne's Hood (uncredited)
 1964 Grindl (TV Series)
Man
 1964 Advance to the Rear
Pvt. Luke Bannerman (uncredited)
 1963 4 for Texas
Red-Coated Waiter (uncredited)
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
- Toll the Bell Slowly (1963) ... (as Joseph Brooks)
 1963 Critic's Choice
Catcher (uncredited)
 1962 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Nitro Truck Worker
- Like Hi, Explosives (1962) ... Nitro Truck Worker (uncredited)
 1958-1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Courtroom Spectator / Armed Sentry
- The Quick and the Deadly (1962) ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
- Renegades (1958) ... Armed Sentry
 1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Deputy / Sentry / Heckler / ...
- Abilene (1962) ... Deputy
- Hostage Child (1962) ... Sentry
- The Pitchwagon (1962) ... Heckler
- The Boss's Daughters (1962) ... Clerk
 1962 Rome Adventure
Beatnik in Cafe Brawl (uncredited)
 1962 The Couch
Trucker (uncredited)
 1962 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Soldier
- The Income Tax Caper (1962) ... Soldier
 1961 Bachelor Flat
Driver (uncredited)
 1961 Man-Trap
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1961 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Guard
- Louy K: Part 1 (1961) ... Guard (uncredited)
 1960 Flaming Star
Man #5 at Crossing (uncredited)
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Roustabout / Guard
- Wagon Show (1960) ... Roustabout (uncredited)
- Deadly Persuasion (1960) ... Guard (uncredited)
 1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Barfly
- Thirty Minutes (1960) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1959 Blue Denim
Caterer's Man (uncredited)
 1959 The Young Philadelphians
Photographer (uncredited)
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Townsman
- The Louisiana Dude (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- A Game of Chance (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Townsman
- Secret Ballot (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Born Reckless
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1958 Rock-a-Bye Baby
Reporter (uncredited)
 1958 The Young Lions
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1957 The Enemy Below
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1957 Bombers B-52
Soldier (uncredited)
 1956 Santiago
Pike's Man (uncredited)
 1955 The McConnell Story
Store Patron (uncredited)
 1955 Wichita
Townsman (uncredited)
 1955 Tall Man Riding
Townsman (uncredited)
 1955 The Sea Chase
Seaman (uncredited)
 1955 East of Eden
Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)
 1953 So Big
Bidder (uncredited)
 1953 All American
Football Player (uncredited)
 1951 Rhubarb
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1951 On Moonlight Bay
Carnival Patron (uncredited)
 1951 Strangers on a Train
Carnival Patron (uncredited)
 1951 Call Me Mister
Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 The Fighting Seabees
Pilot (uncredited)
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Joseph Brooks | Joshua Brooks
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