Wilford Brimley, actor and Quaker Oats pitchman, dies at 85

Brimley died Saturday while hospitalized in St. George, Utah, his manager Lynda Bensky told CNN. He’d been at the ICU, where he was getting treatment for medical problems and was on dialysis. “Wilford Brimley was a man you could trust. He said what he meant and he meant what he said,” Bensky said. “He had … Read more

Actor Wilford Brimley, star of ‘Cocoon’, dies

The American actor Wilford Brimley, star of films such as “The China Syndrome” and “Cocoon”, has died at the age of 85, reports the local press. American actor Wilford Brimley, who starred in films such as ‘The China Syndrome’ and ‘Cocoon’, died this Saturday morning at his home in the state of Utah, he claimed … Read more

Wilford Brimley, Face of Quaker Oats & Diabetes Campaigns, Dead at 85

Exclusive Wilford Brimley — an iconic actor who was the face of Quaker Oats for years, as well as a spokesperson for diabetes education — has died … a rep tells TMZ. We’re told Brimley passed away Saturday morning at his home in Utah. Sources with direct knowledge of Wilford’s health tell us he was … Read more