Warren Oates, character actor, was born in Muhlenberg County, KY. Direct descendant of Captain Jessie Oats of Depoy, Muhlenburg County, KY. My father was a GGson of Jessie, thus we are collateral cousins w/ Warren.
Warren Oates, Peter Fonda and Federico Fellini on the set of 'Roma' in Cinecittà, Rome
Actor, Cpl Warren Oates US Marine Corps (Served 1946-1950) Short Bio: Warren Oates was an American character actor of the 1960s and 1970s and early 1980s whose distinctive style and intensity brought him to offbeat leading roles. Oates was born in a very small Kentucky town and attended high school in Louisville, continuing on to the University of Louisville and military service with the U.S. Marines.