54 (passed away Jun. 15th, 1989)
Dec. 4th, 1934
Santa Barbara, California, USA
Victor French's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1982 - An Officer and a Gentleman
1972 - Chato's Land
1972 - The Other
1971 - Wild Rovers
1970 - Rio Lobo
1970 - There Was a Crooked Man...
1960 - The Magnificent Seven
Guest TV Roles
Sheriff Bo Harker
Victor French was the son of a stuntman. His debut was a small role in "Lassie" (1954). He had his first experiences in western-films, where he always played the "bad guy." This changed with "Little House on the Prairie" (1974) (as Isaiah Edwards). In 1977, he left "Little House on the Prairie" (1974) to play in his own sitcom "Carter Country" (1977). He directed in LA Theaters and won the Crtics Circle Award for "12 Angry Men." In the 1980s, he declined to play "bad guys." Victor French died 1989 after finishing the last episode of "Highway to Heaven" (1984).
- Like his friend 'Michael Landon (I)' (qv), he was a chain smoker.
- Inducted (as a cast member of _"Little House on the Prairie" (1974)_ (qv)) into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1998.
- Son of actor 'Ted French' (qv), grandson of Charles A. French.
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