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James Wainwright
Born(1938-03-05)March 5, 1938
DiedDecember 20, 1999(1999-12-20) (aged 61)
Years active1967–1990

James Wainwright (March 5, 1938 – December 20, 1999) was an American actor best known for his roles in films such as Joe Kidd (1972),[1] The President's Plane Is Missing (1973), Killdozer (1974), Bridger (1976, as Jim Bridger), The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977), Mean Dog Blues (1978), Battletruck (1982) and The Survivors (1983).

His television appearances include Beyond Westworld and Jigsaw.


Year Title Role Notes
1972 Joe Kidd Olin Mingo
1973 The President's Plane Is Missing General Dunbar
1974 Killdozer Jules 'Dutch' Krasner
1974 Cannon Roy Episode: "Duel in the Desert"
1975 Cannon Old Coach Episode: "Search and Destroy"
1976 Bridger Jim Bridger
1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Young Hoover
1977 Hawaii Five-O Richard Royce Episode: "Shake Hands with the Man on the Moon"
1978 Mean Dog Blues Sergeant Hubbell Wacker
1979 M*A*S*H Lieutenant Colonel Lacy Episode: "Preventative Medicine"
1982 Battletruck Straker
1983 The Survivors Wes Huntley
1988 Hell Raiders 'Boom-Boom' Callahan
1990 Mission Manila Harrison (final film role)


  1. ^ Greenspun, Roger (July 20, 1972). "Film: Eastwood Western". The New York Times.