Cooper Huckabee

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Cooper Huckabee
Thomas Cooper Huckabee

(1951-05-08) May 8, 1951 (age 67)
Years active1976–present

Thomas Cooper Huckabee (born May 8, 1951)[1] is an American film and television actor who appeared in The Funhouse, Urban Cowboy, and as Harrison in the 1993 film Gettysburg, among other roles.


Huckabee played Buzz, one of the leading roles, in The Funhouse.[2] He was Marshall, John Travolta's buddy in Urban Cowboy.[3] He shared a starring role in the 1982 CBS made-for-TV movie Country Gold made in Nashville which also featured Loni Anderson, Linda Hamilton, and Earl Holliman.[4] He was Henry T. Harrison, the spy, in Gettysburg.[5]

He has also had several guest appearances on various TV series, including ER and The Shield. Huckabee turned in a memorable performance as Euple Byrd, the first husband of country music legend Tammy Wynette in the made-for-TV movie Stand By Your Man.[6] Recently Huckabee appeared in The Killers video for Dustland Fairytale.[7] Huckabee has a recurring role in the TV series True Blood and portrays Joe Lee Mickens.[8]

TV and filmography[edit]

Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1976 Little House on the Prairie Herman Stone Season 2 Episode #17 "Troublemaker"
1977 Dallas Payton CBS TV Mini-Series/Season 1 (Episode #4)
Murder at the World Series Frank Gresham
1978 Foul Play
1980 Joni Dick Filbert
Urban Cowboy Marshall
1981 The Funhouse Buzz
Stand By Your Man
The Pursuit of D. B. Cooper
1982 The Blue and the Gray[9] Matthew Geyser TV miniseries
Country Gold CBS TV movie
1983 Little House: Look Back to Yesterday
1985 Chase
MacGyver: Hellfire[10]
1986 Eye of the Tiger
1987 The Curse Dr. Allen Forbes
1989 Cohen and Tate Jeff Knight
1990 Night Eyes Ernie
1992 Love Field Deputy Swinson
1993 Gettysburg Henry Thomas Harrison
1994 Bad Girls
1997 Turbulence
1999 The General's Daughter
2000 Space Cowboys
2003 Gods and Generals Henry Thomas Harrison Reprised Role
2009 Staunton Hill
2010 True Blood
2012 Django Unchained Lil Raj Brittle
2013 Criminal Minds Raoul Whalen
2015 Band of Robbers Muff Potter
2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday Minister
If Loving You is Wrong Rusty


  1. ^ "Cooper Huckabee". Retrieved April 28, 2016.
  2. ^ Miller, Mark L. (June 23, 2014). "THE FUNHOUSE (1981)". Ain't It Cool News. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
  3. ^ Canby, Vincent (June 11, 1980). "TRAVOLTA, 'URBAN COWBOY'". The New York Times. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
  4. ^ Flander, Judy (November 23, 1982). "Today in Preview". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. 27.
  5. ^ Rubin, Stephen Jay (1981). Combat Films: American Realism, 1945-2010, 2d ed. McFarland & Company. p. 212. ISBN 9780786486137.
  6. ^ O'Connor, John J. (March 31, 1981). "TV: 'STAND BY YOUR MAN, ' TAMMY WYNETTE STORY". The New York Times.
  7. ^ Another Bit of True Blood Casting
  8. ^ New True Blood Promo Poster Continues the Show's Sexy Bloodsucking Ways
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