John Carpenter's "The Thing" by Egantx7

Question 8

Allegedly, because the creature effect used real animal guts, the autopsy scene sickened all of the actors except for this guy. This guy earned his first screen credit for a role in The China Syndrome, and was only 50 when he played a senior citizen in the film Cocoon. Identify this former Quaker Oats and diabetus spokesman who is a major supporter of cockfighting and played Blair in The Thing.

Wilford Brimley