Sonny Shroyer

Birthday:
08/28/1935
Place of birth:
Valdosta, Georgia, USA:
Biography:
Sonny Shroyer was born in Valdosta, Georgia, a small city on the Georgia-Florida border. Shroyer, whose given name is Otis Burt Shroyer Jr., grew up steeped in the traditions of the deep South. He worked in the tobacco warehouses pushing tobacco buggies and helped his father in their fruit stand-ice cream parlor business. His prowess in high school football landed him a football scholarship at Florida State University (he later ended up playing football in the movie The Longest Yard (1974) with another FSU football player, Burt Reynolds). However, his football career was cut short by an injury, and Shroyer finished his education at the University of Georgia, where he earned his degree in business.

Credits

Dead End (2016)
as Officer Murray
Paradise Falls (2015)
as Bert Kyler
Unconditional (2012)
as Pauly
The Way Home (2010)
as Ed Walker
A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
as Earl
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
as James F. Blake
Diggity: A Home at Last (2002)
as Otis Cane
The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood (2000)
as Enos Strate
The Gingerbread Man (1998)
as Chatham County Sheriff
The Rainmaker (1997)
as Delbert Birdsong
The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion! (1997)
as Enos Strate
Forrest Gump (1994)
as College Football Coach
Scattered Dreams (1993)
as Sheriff Ashford
The Devil and Max Devlin (1981)
as Big Billy Hunniker
Freedom Road (1979)
as Jason Hugar
The Young Runaways (1978)
as C.L. Doyle
Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (1976)
as Noah

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