Andrew Lewis Prine (born February 14, 1936) is an American film, stage, and television actor.
Prine was born in Jennings, Florida. After graduation from Andrew Jackson High School in Miami, Prine made his acting debut three years later in an episode of CBS U.S. Steel Hour. His next role was in the 1959 Broadway production of Thomas Wolfe’s Look Homeward, Angel.1 In 1962, Prine was cast in Academy Award-nominated film,The Miracle Worker as Helen Keller’s older brother, James.
In 1962, Prine landed a lead role with Earl Holliman in the 28-episode NBC series, The Wide Country, a drama about two brothers who are rodeo performers.
After Wide Country, Prine continued to work throughout the 1960s and 1970s, appearing in movies with John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, William Holden, and Dean Martin and on television series such as Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The Virginian, Wagon Train, Dr. Kildare, Baretta, Hawaii Five-O, and The Bionic Woman. During the 1980s… read more