|Born||Thomas Cooper Huckabee
May 8, 1951
Huckaby played Buzz, one of the leading roles, in The Funhouse. He was Marshall, John Travolta's buddy in Urban Cowboy. 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. He was Henry T. Harrison, the spy, in Gettysburg.
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. Recently Huckabee appeared in The Killers video for Dustland Fairytale. Huckabee has a recurring role in the TV series True Blood and portrays Joe Lee Mickens.
TV and filmography
- Little House on the Prairie Season 2 (Episode #17 "Troublemaker") (played Herman Stone) (February 25, 1976)
- Dallas CBS TV Mini-Series/Season 1 (Episode #4)(Payton)(1977)
- Murder at the World Series (1977)
- Foul Play (1978)
- Joni (1980)
- Urban Cowboy (1980) as Marshall
- The Funhouse (1981) as Buzz
- Stand By Your Man (1981)
- The Pursuit of D. B. Cooper (1981)
- The Blue and the Gray (TV miniseries) (played Matthew Geyser) (1982)
- Country Gold CBS TV movie (1982)
- Little House: Look Back to Yesterday (1983)
- Chase (1985)
- MacGyver: Hellfire (1985)
- Eye of the Tiger (1986)
- The Curse (1987)
- Cohen and Tate (1989)
- Night Eyes (1990)
- Love Field (1992)
- Gettysburg (1993)
- Bad Girls (1994)
- Turbulence (1997)
- The General's Daughter (1999)
- Space Cowboys (2000)
- Gods and Generals (2003)
- Staunton Hill (2009)
- True Blood (2010)
- Django Unchained (2012) - Lil Raj Brittle
- Criminal Minds (2013) - Raoul Whalen
- Band of Robbers (2015) - Muff Potter
- "Cooper Huckabee". Hollywood.com. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
- Miller, Mark L. (June 23, 2014). "THE FUNHOUSE (1981)". Ain't It Cool News. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
- Canby, Vincent (June 11, 1980). "TRAVOLTA, 'URBAN COWBOY'". The New York Times. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
- Flander, Judy (November 23, 1982). "Today in Preview". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. 27.
- Rubin, Stephen Jay (1981). Combat Films: American Realism, 1945-2010, 2d ed. McFarland & Company. p. 212. ISBN 9780786486137.
- O'Connor, John J. (March 31, 1981). "TV: 'STAND BY YOUR MAN, ' TAMMY WYNETTE STORY". The New York Times.
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