Dabbs Greer

Biography: For over 5 decades-- appearing in almost 100 movies, and with almost 200 TV guest appearances-- you have seen Dabbs Greer everywhere, usually as a cast member, not starring in the lead role. A truly wonderful, diversified actor, Dabbs would play the Preacher, Deputy, Sheriff, Corporal, Lieutenant, Commander, Doctor, Reporter, Bartender, Clerk, Taxi Driver, Bus Driver, Detective, Sergeant, Captain, Fireman, etc., with equal expertise.

Dabbs first appeared on TV in the Golden Age of Television-- he was the worker, dangling from a dirigible, who was rescued in mid-air by Superman in the pilot episode of "The Adventures of Superman" September 1952. Dabbs Greer is best remembered for being in those wonderful, lovable 1950s sci-fi movies like "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956) -- "It ! The Terror from Beyond Space" (1958) -- "The Giant Claw" (1957) and "The Vampire" (1957). On television, Dabbs appeared in some of the classic TV shows-- he had 3 appearances on "The
For over 5 decades-- appearing in almost 100 movies, and with almost 200 TV guest appearances-- you have seen Dabbs Greer everywhere, usually as a cast member, not starring in the lead role. A truly wonderful, diversified actor, Dabbs would play the Preacher, Deputy, Sheriff, Corporal, Lieutenant, Commander, Doctor, Reporter, Bartender, Clerk, Taxi Driver, Bus Driver, Detective, Sergeant, Captain, Fireman, etc., with equal expertise.

Dabbs first appeared on TV in the Golden Age of Television-- he was the worker, dangling from a dirigible, who was rescued in mid-air by Superman in the pilot episode of "The Adventures of Superman" September 1952.

Dabbs Greer is best remembered for being in those wonderful, lovable 1950s sci-fi movies like "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956) -- "It ! The Terror from Beyond Space" (1958) -- "The Giant Claw" (1957) and "The Vampire" (1957).
On television, Dabbs appeared in some of the classic TV shows-- he had 3 appearances on "The Untouchables" and 2 on "The Twilight Zone." Dabbs was also a recurring character on both the "Gunsmoke" and "Little House on the Prairie" TV series.
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Dabbs Greer's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 61
Highest Metascore: 61 The Green Mile
Lowest Metascore: 61 The Green Mile
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 movie review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
61 The Green Mile Dec 10, 1999 Old Paul Edgecomb 8.3