Claude Akins

American actor (1926-1994)

Claude Marion Akins was an American actor (born May 25, 1926, in Nelson, Georgia - died January 27, 1994, in Altadena, California). With his big body and deep voice, Akins usually played the clever (or less than clever) tough guy, on the side of good or bad, in movies and television. He is famous as Sheriff Lobo in the 1970s TV series B.J. and the Bear, and later The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, a spinoff series.

Claude Akins
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Born
Claude Marion Akins

May 25, 1926
DiedJanuary 27, 1994
Years active1956-1994
Known forPlaying "Sheriff Lobo" in B.J. and the Bear

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