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Pat Buttram ACTOR


Pat Buttram was born on June 19th, 1915 in Addison, Alabama with the birth name Maxwell Wmmett Buttram born to Mary Emmett Maxwell and Wilson McDaniel Buttram,  a preacher.  He had a total of six siblings and spent most of his childhood in Nauvoo, Alabama.  Upon completing High School in Jefferson County, he chose to follow in his fathers footsteps and study ministry at Birmingham-Southern College
While in college he became involved in entertaining first by working on a local radio station and then performed in a number of school plays.  When Pat traveled to attend the 1933 Chicago World Fair an announcer did an interview with him and he was so funny that the interviewer offered him a job with the station which soon lead to his association with the National Barn Dance Program. 
In 1940, Buttram traveled to Hollywood and worked briefly alongside, "Roy Rogers" but only for a short time until Roy Rogers dropped him, but Gene Autry stepped right in.  Gene Autry and Buttram would work together on more then 40 films and in over 100 episodes of "The Gene Autry Show" (1950-1956).  He is also very well known for portraying the character Mr. Haney in the television series "Green Acres".
Some of his other appearances throughout his successful career were on such shows as, "The Ed Sullivan Show" and "Alfred Hitchcock Hour".  He also did some voice over work on a number of Disney animated films.   
Pat Buttram is also known for being the founder of the Golden Boots Award which honored actors, directors, stunt people and others in the entertainment industry who made significant contributions to the Western Film genre.
Pat Buttram married twice throughout his lifetime.  His first marriage was to Dorothy McGadden whom he wed on August 3rd, 1936 and they had one adopted child together before finalizing their divorce in 1945.  His second marriage was to Sheila Ryan in 1951 and they too had one child together and remained married until she passed away on November 4th, 1975. 
Buttram did not remarry again and on January 8th, 1994 he passed away in Los Angeles, California from kidney failure.  He is interred at Maxwell Chapel in Haleyville, Alabama.


1997 Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch 
1995 A Goofy Movie 
1992 Rugrats 
1989-1991 Garfield and Friends
1990-1991 Who's the Boss? 
1991 Tiny Toon Adventures 
1990 Gravedale High
1990 Back to the Future Part III 
1990 Return to Green Acres 
1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit 
1988 The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound 
1986 Knight Rider
1983 The Love Boat
1982 Father Murphy
1982 Simon & Simon
1981 Darkroom
1981 Choices
1981 The Fox and the Hound
1979 The Dukes of Hazzard 
1979 The Sacketts 
1979 Angels' Brigade 
1979 The New Misadventures of Ichabod Crane 
1978 Sam 
1977 The Rescuers 
1977 Chico and the Man
1974 Emergency!
1970-1974 Love, American Style 
1973 Robin Hood 
1973 The Gatling Gun 
1973 Adam-12
1972 Alias Smith and Jones
1972 Evil Roy Slade
1971 The Jimmy Stewart Show
1965-1971 Green Acres 
1970 The AristoCats 
1970 Howdy
1968 The Sweet Ride 
1968 I Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl Crew 
1966-1967 Pistols 'n' Petticoats
1965 Vacation Playhouse
1965 Sergeant Dead Head 
1965 The Cara Williams Show
1965 The Munsters
1964 The Hanged Man 
1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 
1964 Roustabout 
1964 The Tycoon 
1963 Twilight of Hono
1963 The Danny Thomas Show 
1961-1963 The Real McCoys
1961 Wild in the Country
1961 The Jim Backus Show
1950-1955 The Gene Autry Show 
1952 Blue Canadian Rockies
1952 Wagon Team 
1952 Barbed Wire 
1952 Apache Country
1952 Night Stage to Galveston 
1952 The Old West 
1951 Valley of Fire
1951 The Hills of Utah 
1951 Silver Canyon 
1951 Texans Never Cry 
1951 Gene Autry and The Mounties
1950 The Blazing Sun 
1950 Indian Territory 
1950 Beyond the Purple Hills 
1950 Mule Train 
1949 Riders in the Sky
1948 The Strawberry Roan
1944 National Barn Dance 

Matinee Classics - Apache Country starring Gene Autry
Matinee Classics - Barbed Wire starring Gene Autry
Matinee Classics - Silver Canyon starring Gene Autry, Pat Buttram, Gail Davis, Jim Davis, Bob Steele, Edgar Dearing, Richard Alexander, Terry Frost, Peter Mamakos, Steve Clark, Stanley Andrews, Duke York, Eugene Borden and Champion
Matinee Classics - Indian Territory starring Gene Autry, Gail Davis, Kirby Grant, Pat Buttram, Philip Van Zandt  and James Griffith
Matinee Classics - Beyond The Purple Hills starring Gene Autry
Matinee Classics - Roustabout starring Elvis Presley, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Freeman, Leif Erickson, Sue Ane Langdon, Pat Buttram, Joan Staley, Dabbs Greer, Steve Brodie, Norman Grabowski and Jack Albertson
Matinee Classics - Down Dakota Way starring Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Pat Brady, Monte Montana
Matinee Classics - Night Stage to Galveston starring Gene Autry, Pat Buttram, Virginia Huston, Thurston Hall, Judy Nugent, Robert Livingston, Harry Cording, Robert Bice, Frank Sully, Clayton Moore and Champion
Matinee Classics - Mule Train starring Gene Autry, Pat Buttram, Sheila Ryan, Robert Livingston, Frank Jacquet, Vince Barnett, Syd Saylor, Sandy Sanders and Champion
Matinee Classics - Wagon Team starring Gene Autry, Gail Davis, Dickie Jones, Gordon Jones, Harry Harvey, Henry Rowland, George J. Lewis, John Cason, Pat Buttram, The Cass County Boys and Champion

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