Eight Truths And A Lie About Birthday Boy Wilford Brimley

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3. Wilford Brimley Served As Howard Hughes’ Bodyguard

Wilford took the job as a young man before he transitioned into acting, never leveraging his connection to the billionaire for any personal gain beyond employment.

2. Wilford Brimley Is Known For Whoopee Cushion Pranks On Set

This may come as something of a surprise, but he’s been known to lighten the mood

1. Wilford Brimley Was A Professional Rodeo Rider Until He Became Too Fat To Ride Horses


He had been working as a professional rodeo rider and farmer, but his weight gain forced him to transition to blacksmithing and horseshoeing, which eventually led to his acting career.

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