Dabbs Greer. Actor: The Green Mile. Dabbs Greer was a very familiar face in films and especially on TV. He was a sort of "everyman" in his roles and played merchants, preachers, businessmen, and other "pillars of the community" types as well as assorted villains.
May 1, 2007 · Dabbs Greer, a veteran character actor who played the Rev. Robert Alden in the TV show "Little House on the Prairie," has died. He was 90. Greer, a Missouri native, died Saturday at Huntington...
Robert William "Dabbs" Greer (April 2, 1917 – April 28, 2007)  was an American movie, television, and stage actor. He was known for his role as Old Paul Edgecomb in the 1999 movie The Green Mile. He has also acted in Broadway plays. Greer was born on April 2, 1917 in Fairview, Missouri. He never married and had no children.
May 1, 2007 · ANDERSON, Mo. — Dabbs Greer, a veteran character actor who was known internationally for playing the Rev. Robert Alden on the television show “Little House on the Prairie,” has died.
Apr 28, 2007 · Biography. Robert William "Dabbs" Greer (April 2, 1917 – April 28, 2007) was an American actor who performed many diverse supporting roles in film and television for over 50 years. His distinctive voice and southern accent was a good fit for shows featuring rustic characters, especially westerns.
Robert William " Dabbs " Greer (April 2, 1917 – April 28, 2007) was an American character actor in film and television for over 60 years. With nearly 100 film roles and appearances in nearly 600 television episodes of various series, Greer may be best remembered as series regular Mr. Jonas in Gunsmoke, as Coach Ossie Weiss in the sitcom Hank ...
April 02, 1917 Biography Read More Dabbs Greer had a screen career that spanned seven decades and brought him into the homes of millions of Americans. Though he worked prolifically throughout his career, he may be best remembered for his role as Reverend Alden in the classic "Little House on the Prairie" in the 1970s and '80s.