Alan Vint

Alan Richard Vint (November 11, 1944 August 16, 2006)[1] was an American character actor.

Vint was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He appeared in a number of supporting roles during the 1970s in films such as The McMasters (1970), Two-Lane Blacktop (1971), The Panic in Needle Park (1971), Welcome Home, Soldier Boys (1971), Unholy Rollers (1972), Badlands (1973), Macon County Line (1974), Earthquake (1974), Breakout (1975), Checkered Flag or Crash (1977) and The Lady in Red (1979). He also made guest appearances on such television series as Centennial, Police Story, Emergency!, Hawaii Five-O, Adam-12, Lou Grant and Baretta.

Vint appeared in several films with his brother Jesse Vint. He was married to Susan Mullen and had three daughters — Kelly, Kate and Megan Vint, also actors. Vint and Mullen eventually divorced.

Alan Vint's long-running disease was diagnosed as rheumatoid arthritis many years before his death. Ultimately his major organs failed as a result of this disease, and he died in Sherman Oaks, California, in 2006.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1970The McMastersHank
1971The Panic in Needle ParkHotch
1971Two-Lane BlacktopMan in Roadhouse
1971Welcome Home, Soldier BoysKid
1972Unholy RollersGreg
1974Macon County LineChris Dixon
1977Checkered Flag or CrashDoc Pyle
1979The Lady in RedMelvin Purvis
1982The Ballad of Gregorio CortezMike Trimmell
1993Family PrayersDelivery Man
1999MalevolenceDeputy Warden(final film role)


  1. "Alan Vint". Los Angeles Times. 26 August 2006. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  2. "Alan Vint". Variety. 12 September 2006. Retrieved 20 April 2016.

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