Trey Wilson

Donald Yearnsley "Trey" Wilson III (January 21, 1948 – January 16, 1989) was an American character actor known for playing rural, authoritarian type characters, most notably in comedies such as Raising Arizona and Bull Durham. Wilson was born in Houston, Texas to Donald Yearnsley Wilson and Irene Louise Wilson. He attended Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas. He majored in English and theater at the University of Houston. It was there that he met Judy Blye, a well-known New York soap opera casting agent, and they were married on August 25, 1975. Wilson was a cousin of former Texas Republican State Senator Kim Brimer. During his career, Wilson appeared in numerous stage productions and 30 films or television shows, including guest roles on Spenser: For Hire and The Equalizer. On stage, he appeared in The Front Page at Lincoln Center and on Broadway, he appeared with Sandy Duncan in Peter Pan. He also appeared in Pat Benatar's music video "Love Is a Battlefield" as the father who throws her out of the house.


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