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James Westerfield ACTOR

James Westerfield was born on March 22nd, 1913 in Nashville, Tennessee with the birth name James A. Westerfield.  Over the course of his career as an actor, he appeared in over fifty films.

Some of his more well known roles included, "The Magnificent Ambersons" (1942) Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter, Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead and Ray Collins with Orson Welles narrating, "On the Waterfront" (1954) starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Eva Marie Saint, Martin Balsam, Fred Gwynne and Pat Hingle, "Lucy Gallant" (1955) starring Jane Wyman, Charlton Heston, Claire Trevor, Thelma Ritter, William Demarest, Wallace Ford, Tom Helmore and Gloria Talbott, "Cowboy" (1958) starring Glenn Ford, Jack Lemmon, Dick York, Richard Jaeckel, King Donovan, Anna Kashfi, Brian Donlevy, Vaughn Taylor, VĂ­ctor Manuel Mendoza and Frank DeKova, Walt Disney's "The Shaggy Dog" (1959) Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk, Jean Hagen, Kevin Corcoran, Tim Considine, Roberta Shore, Annette Funicello, Strother Martin, Cecil Kellaway and Gordon Jones, "Son of Flubber" (1963) starring Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn, Nancy Olson, Ed Wynn, Paul Lynde and Tommy Kirk, "Birdman of Alcatraz" (1962) starring Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Telly Savalas, Betty Field, Whit Bissell, Edmond O'Brien and Neville Brand, "Man's Favorite Sport" (1964) starring Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy and Roscoe Karns, "The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965) starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, Earl Holliman, Michael Anderson Jr., Martha Hyer, James Gregory, John Doucette, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy, Paul Fix, Jeremy Slate, Rhys Williams, John Litel, Strother Martin, John Qualen and Karl Swenson, "Hang 'Em High" (1968) starring Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Ed Begley, Ben Johnson, Charles McGraw, Alan Hale Jr., Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern, James MacArthur, Bob Steele, L. Q. Jones and Pat Hingle and "True Grit" (1969) starring alongside John Wayne in his Academy Award performance with Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Robert Duvall, Strother Martin, Jeff Corey, Jeremy Slate, Donald Woods and Dennis Hopper.

In addition to his numerous successful film roles, Westerfield also made quite a name for himself as a television actor appearing in such series as, "Hazel", "The Rifleman", "The Lone Ranger", "Wagon Train", "Climax!", "The Andy Griffith Show", "Gunsmoke", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "The Adventures of Jim Bowie", "Zane Grey Theatre", "Space Circus", "Bonanza", "Lassie", "Rawhide", "Daniel Boone", "Bat Masterson", "The Wild, Wild West", "Man With a Camera" and "Bewitched".

James Westerfield married only once to Alice G. Fay in 1962 and they remained together until he passed away on September 20th, 1971 in Woodland Hills, California after suffering from a heart attack at the age of fifty eight. 


1975         Dead Aim
1973         Set This Town on Fire
1971         O'Hara, U.S. Treasury
1966-1971     Insight 
1971         Mayberry R.F.D. 
1970         Bewitched 
1970         The Bill Cosby Show 
1959-1970     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 
1970         The Boy Who Stole the Elephant 
1970         The Murdocks and the McClays
1960-1970     Bonanza
1969         Lassie
1955-1969     Gunsmoke
1969         The Virginian 
1969         Mannix 
1969         The Love God?
1969         True Grit
1969         Smith!
1969         The Wild Wild West
1968         The Big Valley 
1968         Now You See It, Now You Don't
1968         The Outcasts
1968         Hang 'Em High
1968         Blue
1968         A Man Called Gannon
1968         My Three Sons 
1964-1968     Daniel Boone 
1967         Judd for the Defense 
1967         The Beverly Hillbillies
1966         Green Acres
1966         Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
1966         Lost in Space 
1966         The Time Tunnel
1966         Scalplock
1963-1966     Hazel
1965         That Funny Feeling
1965         The Sons of Katie Elder
1965         Profiles in Courage
1964         The Andy Griffith Show
1964         Bikini Beach
1963-1964     The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters
1964         The Great Adventure
1964         Man's Favorite Sport?
1963         The Dakotas
1963         Going My Way
1963         Son of Flubber
1959-1962     Rawhide
1962         The Wide Country
1962         Birdman of Alcatraz
1962         Tales of Wells Fargo
1961         Straightaway 
1961         Lawman
1959-1961     Maverick
1961         King of Diamonds
1961         Homicidal
1961         Harrigan and Son 
1961         The Asphalt Jungle 
1961         The AbsentMinded Professor
1961         Twilight Zone 
1961         The Tall Man
1961         Shirley Temple Theatre
1961         Laramie 
1957-1961     Perry Mason 
1959-1961     The Untouchables 
1960-1961     The Law and Mr. Jones 
1960         The Plunderers
1960         Thriller
1960         New Comedy Showcase
1958-1960     Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1960         Wild River
1960         Law of the Plainsman
1959-1960     The Rifleman
1960         Tombstone Territory
1960         Alcatraz Express
1959         Johnny Ringo
1959         Tightrope 
1959         The Rebel
1959         The Alaskans
1959         Hotel de Paree
1959         The Deputy
1959         Wanted: Dead or Alive
1959         The Gunfight at Dodge City
1959         The Rough Riders
1958-1959     Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 
1959         The Shaggy Dog
1959         Richard Diamond, Private Detective 
1959         The Hangman
1958-1959     Playhouse 90
1958         Pursuit
1958         Man with a Camera
1958         Bat Masterson
1958         The Texan
1958         Mike Hammer
1958         G.E. True Theater
1951-1958     Studio One in Hollywood
1958         The Proud Rebel
1958         Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre
1958         State Trooper
1958         Trackdown
1958         The Adventures of Jim Bowie
1958         Cowboy
1958         The Californians
1958         The Walter Winchell File
1957         Matinee Theatre
1957         Telephone Time
1957         Wagon Train
1957         Kraft Theatre
1957         Decision at Sundown
1957         Jungle Heat
1957         Climax! 
1957         Crossroads 
1956         Three Brave Men
1956         Zane Grey Theatre
1956         Away All Boats
1955         Man with the Gun
1955         The 20th Century-Fox Hour 
1955         Lucy Gallant
1955         Science Fiction Theatre 
1955         Frontier 
1955         The Scarlet Coat
1955         The Cobweb
1955         Cell 2455 Death Row
1955         Chief Crazy Horse
1955         Goodyear Playhouse
1955         The Violent Men
1955         The United States Steel Hour
1955         The Adventures of Falcon
1954         The Lone Ranger 
1954         The Human Jungle
1954         Inner Sanctum
1954         Three Hours to Kill
1954         On the Waterfront
1951-1953     The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
1952-1953     The Gulf Playhouse 
1950-1953     Danger 
1952         The King's Author
1951         The Whistle at Eaton Falls
1951         Cry Danger
1950         Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town
1950         Side Street
1946         Undercurrent
1946         The Chase
1946         O.S.S.
1944         Since You Went Away
1943         Around the World
1942         The Spirit of Stanford
1942         Timber!
1942         The Pride of the Yankees
1942         The Magnificent Ambersons
1942         About Face
1942         The Bashful Bachelor
1941         Highway West
1940         The Howards of Virginia

Matinee Classics - True Grit starring John Wayne, Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Jeremy Slate, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper, Strother Martin, Jeff Corey, Donald Woods, James Westerfield and Wilford Brimley
Matinee Classics - Undercurrent starring Katharine Hepburn, Robert Taylor, Robert Mitchum, Edmund Gwenn, Marjorie Main, Jayne Meadows, Clinton Sundberg, Dan Tobin, Kathryn Card, Leigh Whipper, Charles Trowbridge, James Westerfield and Billy McClain
Matinee Classics - Man with the Gun starring Robert Mitchum, Jan Sterling, Karen Sharpe, Henry Hull, Emile Meyer, John Lupton, Barbara Lawrence, Ted de Corsia, Leo Gordon and James Westerfield
Matinee Classics - Man's Favorite Sport? starring Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy, John McGiver, Charlene Holt, Roscoe Karns, James Westerfield, Norman Alden, Forrest Lewis, Regis Toomey, Tyler McVey and Kathie Browne
Matinee Classics - On the Waterfront starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Pat Henning, Leif Erickson, James Westerfield, Tony Galento, Tami Mauriello, John Hamilton, John Heldabrand, Rudy Bond, Don Blackman, Arthur Keegan, Abe Simon and Eva Marie Saint
Matinee Classics - The Chase starring Robert Cummings, Michele Morgan, Steve Cochran, Lloyd Corrigan, Jack Holt, Peter Lorre, Don Wilson, Alex Minotis, Nina Koshetz, Yolanda Lacca, James Westerfield, Jimmy Ames and Shirley O'Hara

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