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Britt Leach (born July 18, 1938 in Gadsden, Alabama) is an American character actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Fuzz (1972), Interval (1973), The California Kid (1974), Jackson County Jail (1976), Goin' South (1978), Loose Shoes (1978), Hardly Working (1980), High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980), Night Warning (1982), The Last Starfighter (1984), Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984), Weird Science (1985), Baby Boom (1987) and The Great Outdoors (1988). Leach has also made guest appearances in television shows such as The Brady Bunch, The Partridge Family, Bonanza, Tales from the Crypt, Newhart and many others.

Britt Leach
Born (1938-07-18) July 18, 1938 (age 81)
OccupationActor
Years active1971–1991

During the fall of 1976, he was cast in the role of Mickey "Wig" Wiggins, an airplane mechanic, in the six-episode CBS adventure series, Spencer's Pilots, starring Gene Evans, Christopher Stone, and Todd Susman.

His final film role to date is an uncredited appearance in the 1991 film Father of the Bride in which his character, a supermarket's assistant manager, confronts Steve Martin's character for making a scene in the supermarket he manages and has him imprisoned for it.

In 2007, Leach did not renew his membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and wrote of his frustration with DVD screeners in a satirical piece on his website.[1][clarification needed]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1972 Fuzz Detective #1
1973 Interval Leonard
1974 The California Kid Johnny TV movie
1976 Jackson County Jail Dan Oldum (Bartender)
1978 Loose Shoes Billy-Joe
1978 Goin' South Parson Weems
1980 Hardly Working Gas Station Manager
1980 High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane Virgil
1980 PSI Factor Biker
1981 Night Warning Sergeant Cook
1984 The Last Starfighter Mr. Potter
1984 Silent Night, Deadly Night Mr. Sims
1985 Weird Science Al Wallace
1987 Baby Boom Verne Boone
1988 The Great Outdoors Reg
1991 Father of the Bride Assistant Manager of Supermarket Uncredited, (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leach, Britt (2007-11-30). "Screeners: For my consideration". Veritas: Any Day Now.

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