Eight Truths And A Lie About Birthday Boy Wilford Brimley

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6. Wilford Brimley Has Worked As A Blacksmith

His job as a blacksmith actually lead to his acting career. After shoeing horses for TV and film productions, he then progressed into roles as a riding extra in old westerns. The rest is history.

5. Wilford Brimley Was Scheduled To Speak In The Twin Towers on September 13th, 2001

Regarding the commitment and events of 9/11, Brimley said “The world changed more in those two days than it did the entire decade before.”

4. Wilford Brimley Has Been Described As “A Fine Singer With A Rich, Warm Voice”

This praise was lavished on him by Joel Leach, the director of the Cal State University Northridge jazz band, who probably knows a thing or two about voices.

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