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Warren Oates was popular for featuring in The Wild Bunch (1969).

Relationship Facts of Warren Oates

Warren Oates is married to Judy A. Jones.
Warren Oates married on August 24, 1977.
💑 Anniversary in 84 days 💑
He is father of Three.
Warren Oates is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Warren Oates?

Warren Oates was married to his fourth wife at the time when he kicked the bucket. He exchanged vows with Judy A. Jones on 24 August 1977.

Previously, he was married to Vickery Turner from 21 June 1969 to 16 November 1974 but their wedding plus divorce details are hidden.

Warren for the second time git married Teddy Louise Farmer on 22 August 1959 with whom he has three children. Two of them are, daughter Jennifer Oates and son Tim Oates.

This former couple separated via divorce on 7 November 1966. His first wife Roberta (Bobbie) Ellis whom he walked isle on 27 July 1957, divorcing her on 24 July 1959.

Who was Warren Oates?

Warren Oates was an actor of American nationality. Warren Oates was popular for featuring in The Wild Bunch (1969), Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974), In the Heat of the Night (1967), etc.

He was often seen playing violent-tempered plus prideful characters. In his honor, a documentary film titled Warren Oates: Across the Border was released in 1993.

For his acting in Two-Lane Blacktop, he received nominations for the National Society of Film Critics Award and New York Film Critics Circle Award.

Warren Oates- Age, Death

This amazing actor took his last breath at the age of 53 on 03 April 1982. He died after a heart attack in his own home which is situated in Los Angeles. A funeral of his was held and his ashes were scattered at his ranch in Montana which was his wish.

Warren Oates- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

His birthdate was 05 July 1928 and he was born in Depoy, Kentucky, the USA as Warren Mercer Oates. The name of his mother was Sarah Alice Mercer and his father’s identity was Bayless Earl Oates.

Further, Warren Oates’s ancestry was a mix of English-Scottish-Welsh, and had a brother Gordon. As per his academics, he went to Louisville Male High School in Louisville but never completed his studies. Later he got a high-school equivalency diploma.

After this, he wanted to finish his studies so he joined the University of Louisville.

Warren Oates- Profession, Career

Warren Oates had many TV shows as well as films in his bag. His first screen presence was in 1959 and since then, this actor has shown his acting skills in several projects.

The list of his TV films is,

  • The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (“The Epidemic”) as Deke
  • Bronco (“Every Man a Hero”) as Private Hurd Maple
  • Bat Masterson (“Members of Mimbres”) as ‘Cat’ Craig, JB Villain
  • Branded (“Judge Not”) as Pierce / Frank
  • The F.B.I. as Richie Billings
  • East of Eden as Cyrus Trask
  • Tales of the Unexpected as Harry

Similarly, the movies he was featured in are,

  • Ride the High Country as Henry Hammond in 1962
  • Return of the Seven as Colbee in 1966
  • There Was a Crooked Man… as Floyd Moon in 1970
  • The Thief Who Came to Dinner as Dave Reilly in 1973
  • Dixie Dynamite as Mack in 1976
  • Stripes as Sergeant Hulka in 1981
  • Blue Thunder as Captain Jack Braddock in 1983
  • Tough Enough as James Neese in 1983

Warren Oates- Net Worth, Salary

By the sources of 2022, his net worth was estimated at $2 million. The yearly salary that Rutger charges are under the rug.

Rumors, Controversy

This actor who played the lead role in the movie in Two-Lane Blacktop as G.T.O., Warren was keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Warren Oates had a height of 5 ft 11 inches and his body weight was average. Adding some more, he had light brown eyes with dark brown-colored hair.

Social Media

Warren Oates was not available on many social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter


  • His zodiac sign was Cancer.
  • His mom and dad were general store owners.
  • He was in United States Marine Corps for two years.


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