John Quade, Actor Who Played Sheriff Biggs in 'Roots' Dead at 71
Alyzee | August 13, 2009 at 12:09 pmby
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Well-known films he was in include Every Which Way But Loose, its sequel, Any Which Way You Can and The Outlaw Josey Wales. Quade also played the role of Sheriff Biggs in the 1977 TV Miniseries Roots.
"He was one of the nicest men you'd ever want to know, but he looked mean and nasty," his wife said. "He looked like he could do murder and mayhem at any moment, but he was a big teddy bear -- the kind that he just loved little kids, but they were always afraid of him.