Dennis Burkley

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Dennis Henry Burkley (born September 10, 1945) is an American character actor from Texas who has appeared in numerous films and television series since the 1970s. Burkley was born in Van Nuys, California, the son of Imogene (née Ware) and Henry Burkley. He grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas. In the 1980s and 1990s appearances, Burkley was most recognizable for his large frame (6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), 300 lb (140 kg)), scruffy beard and Southern accent, though in more recent appearances he has clearly lost a significant amount of weight and maintains a less slovenly appearance in terms of hair and attire. Though he has many film, television, and other professional acting credits, Burkley's most recognizable roles include Cal, the Texas born junkyard partner of Fred G. Sanford in the short-lived Sanford and Son sequel Sanford, as well as Dozer, a biker with a severe speech impediment who befriends Rocky Dennis and his mother in the movie Mask. Burkley provided the voice of several supporting characters on the animated television series King of the Hill (set in his native Texas). In 2005, he wrote and directed a film titled Repetition.
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