Dennis Weaver

(William Dennis Weaver)

Dennis Weaver
Dennis Weaver
  • Born: June 4, 1924
  • Died: February 24, 2006
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor









William Dennis Weaver was an American actor best known for his work in television and films from the early 1950s until not long before his death in 2006. Weaver's two most notable roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty partner Chester Goode on the CBS western Gunsmoke and as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud on the NBC police drama McCloud. He appeared in the 1971 television film Duel, the first film of director Steven Spielberg. He is also remembered for his role as the twitchy motel attendant in Orson Welles' film Touch of Evil (1958).

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Business has to change the way it does business, or we will make no significant changes in the way we relate to the earth. Business, Commerce & Finance
Business must be the solution, not the problem. Business, Commerce & Finance
Changing mass consciousness is an individual responsibility.
Coming back to a television series puts you back in the limelight and gives you a platform for your ideas. If you're not acting on a series, you don't get the ability to communicate to people.
I feel responsible; I feel I've got to do something that will leave the kids a place where they can live healthy, safe, productive, creative and prosperous lives.
If we had a hydrogen economy worldwide, every nation on earth could create its own energy source to support its economy, and the threat of war over diminishing resources would just evaporate. War & Peace
If we were driving pure hydrogen automobiles, that automobile would actually help clean up the air because the air coming out of the exhaust would be cleaner than the air going into the engine intake.
If you don't generate tension in the film to begin with... you can't really make a purse out of a sow's ear, you know.
It's fun to be a little bit different in the world, to make a few new trails of your own.
It's not an if - we're going to have to change. Oil is simply going to be gone.
Practically every environmental problem we have can be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels, primarily oil.
The earth is a tremendous gift. There is nothing else like it in the known universe. I want to leave it the way I found it.
The people of the future will say, meat-eaters in disgust and regard us in the same way that we regard cannibals and cannibalism. Future
The premise is simple: One economy and one environment, and they're interdependent.
War is usually fought over diminishing resources, particulary those that we perceive to be extremely valuable. War & Peace
We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment. Environment & Environmentalism
We should be able to support our own economy within our own borders.
We're the only species that have crapped up the planet and the only species that can clean it up.
Whatever we'll be forced to do later, we should be doing now.
When I was a kid, we never heard of smog, ozone depletion, acid rain, green house gasses.
When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done! Environment & Environmentalism