Trivia The first season, filmed on the West Coast, featured a cab with a thirteen-speed transmission. Before you go – please sign up for our emails. When Hollywood came to town: In , Akins played Lt. Truck driving lessons were on the schedule ASAP.
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Retrieved September 28, Akins died of stomach cancer  in Pasadena, California.
Claude Akins – Wikipedia
This is our Christmas card. Trumbull – Max Ford among its fans. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Altadena. Jeremiah Brown Claudelle Inglish as S. Of course, first things first. Claude Akins, the rugged actor with a Dixie drawl who was best known for his television roles as a truck driver, a colorful rural sheriff and a pitchman for a chain of automobile transmission repair shops, died of cancer Thursday afternoon at his home in Altadena.
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Internet Movie Data Base. The Truck Warriors Truckers in Films. Although he appeared, mostly in supporting roles, in more than 50 movies and television shows, the burly, weather-beaten part-Cherokee from Nelson, Ga.
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June avoided her husband for his own protection when the outlaw brothers pursued them. Bill Blaine – Target in the Mirror A funeral Mass is scheduled Saturday at St. Proceeds from the event go to the Akins Scholarship and the Bedford Recreation Foundation Scholarship, given every year to a graduating senior at Bedford North Lawrence High School, as well claudr many projects involving recreation and improvements.
I tracked down the original film materials to a vault in Kansas and had them delivered to me aatkins Los Angeles. He also sang in cluade episode of Movin’ On.
Powerful in appearance and voice, Akins could be counted on to play the clever or less than clever tough guy, on the side of good or bad, in movies and television.
By the s, he was co-starring with Frank Converse in “Movin’ On,” a television series about a pair of gypsy truck drivers who plied the nation’s highways.
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The episode was later broadcast on the atkind series as “Rodeo Rough House”. A graduate of Northwestern University who was trained in Shakespeare, Akins moved to Broadway in the late s, where he had a part in the hit play “The Rose Tattoo.