Britt Leach

Britt Leach (born July 18, 1938 in Gadsden, Alabama) is an American character actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Fuzz (1972), Interval (1973), The California Kid (1974), Jackson County Jail (1976), Goin' South (1978), Loose Shoes (1978), Hardly Working (1980), High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980), Night Warning (1982), The Last Starfighter (1984), Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984), Weird Science (1985), Baby Boom (1987) and The Great Outdoors (1988). Leach has also made guest appearances in television shows such as The Brady Bunch, The Partridge Family, Bonanza, Tales from the Crypt, Newhart and many others.

Britt Leach
Born (1938-07-18) July 18, 1938
OccupationActor
Years active1971–1991

During the fall of 1976, he was cast in the role of Mickey "Wig" Wiggins, an airplane mechanic, in the six-episode CBS adventure series, Spencer's Pilots, starring Gene Evans, Christopher Stone, and Todd Susman.

His final film role to date is an uncredited appearance in the 1991 film Father of the Bride in which his character, a supermarket's assistant manager, confronts Steve Martin's character for making a scene in the supermarket he manages and has him imprisoned for it.

In 2007, Leach did not renew his membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and wrote of his frustration with DVD screeners in a satirical piece on his website.[1]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1972FuzzDetective #1
1973IntervalLeonard
1974The California KidJohnnyTV movie
1976Jackson County JailDan Oldum (Bartender)
1978Loose ShoesBilly-Joe
1978Goin' SouthParson Weems
1980Hardly WorkingGas Station Manager
1980High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will KaneVirgil
1980PSI FactorBiker
1981Night WarningSergeant Cook
1984The Last StarfighterMr. Potter
1984Silent Night, Deadly NightMr. Sims
1985Weird ScienceAl Wallace
1987Baby BoomVerne Boone
1988The Great OutdoorsReg
1991Father of the BrideAssistant Manager of SupermarketUncredited, (final film role)

References

  1. Leach, Britt (2007-11-30). "Screeners: For my consideration". Veritas: Any Day Now.
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