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Other names  Don Ferguson
Years active  1974–2006

Name  J. Ferguson
Role  Character actor
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Born  1933Knoxville, Tennessee
Occupation  Actor, Television actor
Died  October 1, 2008, Savannah, Georgia, United States
Spouse  Sheila Ferguson (m. ?–2008)
Movies  I Know What You Did Last, The Second Chance, The Loveless, Remember the Titans, The Substitute 4: Failure
Similar People  Jim Gillespie, Tom McLoughlin, Steve Taylor, Boaz Yakin, Kathryn Bigelow

J. Don Ferguson (1933 – October 1, 2008), sometimes credited as "Don Ferguson", was an American character actor who appeared in feature films and television programs. He was a prominent stage actor in Savannah, Georgia, regional stage theater productions. Ferguson also was an NCAA Basketball Tournament referee for ten years, and this experience led to his being cast in several related acting roles.


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  • The Longest Yard as Football Referee (uncredited) (1974)
  • The Lincoln Conspiracy as Lt. Luther Baker (1977)
  • Our Winning Season as Coach Michael Murphy (1978)
  • Norma Rae as Peter Gallat (1979)
  • The Prize Fighter as Referee #1 (1979)
  • Little Darlings as Husband (1980)
  • The Long Riders as Preacher (1980)
  • The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia as Hawkins (1981)
  • Sharky's Machine as Rally Emcee (1981)
  • Tennessee Stallion as Fred (1982)
  • The Loveless as Tarver (1982)
  • Tank as Gov. Harold R. Sims, Tennessee (1984)
  • Running Mates (1985)
  • Maximum Overdrive as Andy (1986)
  • Date with an Angel as Harlan Rafferty (1987)
  • Final Cut as Sheriff Thompson (1988)
  • Fast Food as Dean Witler (1989)
  • The Return of Swamp Thing as Bob (1989)
  • Freejack as Promoter (1992)
  • My Cousin Vinny as Guard #1 (1992)
  • Linda as Davis Vernon (1993)
  • The Program as Referee (1993)
  • Radioland Murders as Johnny Ace, Hard Boiled Dick (as Don Ferguson) (1994)
  • The War as Mine Foreman (1994)
  • Something to Talk About as Announcer (1995)
  • Eddie as Game Referee (1996)
  • Fled as Chairman (1996)
  • Raney as Thurman Daddy Bell (1997)
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer as Emcee (1997)
  • Major League: Back to the Minors as Mick the Umpire (1998)
  • as Sheriff Ames (2000)
  • Remember the Titans as Executive Director (2000)
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance as Citizen (2000)
  • The Substitute: Failure Is Not an Option as Colonel Teague (2001)
  • Juwanna Mann as UBA Referee (2002)
  • The Second Chance as Jeremiah Jenkins (2006)
  • Television

  • From the Earth to the Moon (1 episode, 1998) -Senator Stephen Young
  • Apollo One (1998) TV episode -Senator Stephen Young
  • Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story (1995)(TV) -Wendy Blevins
  • Matlock (3 episodes, 1993–1994) .... Mr. Bostwick / ...
  • The Tabloid (1994) TV episode -Reverend Wesley Masters
  • The Idol (1994) TV episode -Mr. Walters
  • The Divorce (1993) TV episode -Mr. Bostwick
  • In the Heat of the Night (3 episodes, 1989–1993) -Kevin Riley / ...
  • A Correct Settling (1993) TV episode -Rev. Winchell
  • By Means Most Foul (1992) TV episode -Kevin Riley
  • Tear Down the Walls (1989) TV episode -Rev. Kenneth Haskell
  • I'll Fly Away (1 episode, 1993) -Harry Saunders
  • Realpolitik (1993) TV episode -Harry Saunders
  • In the Line of Duty: Street War (1992)(TV) -Gun Shop Owner
  • A Kiss to Die For (1993)(TV) -Harold Graham
  • Nightmare in Columbia County (1991)(TV) -Bob Smith
  • In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (1991)(TV) -James Blasingame
  • When Will I Be Loved? (1990)(TV) -Man at Bar #1
  • Murder in Mississippi (1990)(TV) -
  • Traveling Man (1989)(TV) -Riker
  • Unconquered (1989) (TV) -Mr. Woods
  • Windmills of the Gods (1988)(TV) -Ian Villers
  • Murder in Coweta County (1983)(TV) -Jim Hillin
  • Kidco (1984) -TV Show Announcer
  • Murder in Coweta County (1983)(TV) -Jim Hillin
  • When the Circus Came to Town (1981)(TV) -Andre Probashka
  • Barnaby Jones (1 episode, 1980) -Ross Chapman
  • Death Is the Punchline (1980) TV episode -Ross Chapman
  • Linda (1993)(TV) -Davis Vernon
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979)(TV) -Mr. Donleavy
  • Summer of My German Soldier (1978)(TV) -Mr. Jackson
  • The Greatest Gift (1974)(TV) -Jim Friedlin
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' (1974)(TV) -Man in Speakeasy
  • References

    J. Don Ferguson Wikipedia

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