Date of Birth:
29 June 1919
Slim Pickens played in 15 movies in the Comedy, Western, Music, Drama, Thriller, Romance, Action, Crime, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery genres.
Slim Pickens got succeed with average imdb rating 6.4.
Ever remembered as the Air Force major from Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), it is therefore ironic that Pickens' nephew, Jim "Slim" Pickens, became a career officer in the US Navy.
Before becoming an actor, Slim was riding on the rodeo circuit. Someone told him that he should take up another line of work because all he would ever get in the rodeo was "Slim Pickin's."
Brother of Easy Pickens.
Dedicatee of Howard Waldrop's story "Night of the Cooters," whose protagonist is Sheriff Bert Lindley.
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