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Also Known As: Died: March 18, 2010
Born: August 16, 1924 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Climb An Angry Mountain (1972) as Sheriff Elisha Cooper
A widowed rancher/sheriff clashes with a hard-nosed New York cop over the techniques for pursuing a fugitive Indian up the side of California's Mount Shasta.
Smoky (1966) as Clint
Hell Is for Heroes (1962) as Sergeant Pike
A small U.S. squadron holds off the Nazis in a desperate last stand.
Alias Jesse James (1959) as
An insurance agent lands in hot water when people mistake him for the infamous western outlaw.
The Hangman (1959) as Buck Weston
A marshal nicknamed "The Hangman" because of his track record in hunting down and capturing wanted criminals traces a robbery suspect to a small town. However, the man is known and liked in the town, and the citizens band together to try to help him avoid capture.
The Jayhawkers! (1959) as Cam Bleeker
In the maelstrom of Pre-Civil War Kansas, a government agent infiltrates the vigilante group called the Jayhawks.
The Light in the Forest (1958) as Del Hardy
A young white boy, raised by Native Americans, is forced to return to white society following the signing of a peace treaty.
Old Yeller (1958) as Jim Coates
A frontier boy develops close ties with a yellow dog.
Westward Ho the Wagons! (1956) as John "Doc" Grayson
The Great Locomotive Chase (1956) as James J. Andrews
A Union spy tries to destroy the Confederacy''''s rail system.
Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956) as Davy Crockett
After competing in a river boat race, Davy Crockett and Mike Fink join forces to fight pirates.
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955) as Davy Crockett
Legends and myths from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett.
Battle Cry (1955) as Speedy
A group of Marines eagerly await deployment during World War II.
Them! (1954) as Alan Crotty
Federal agents fight to destroy a colony of mutated giant ants.
The Bounty Hunter (1954) as Interloper
A bounty hunter attempts to track down three killers.
Dragonfly Squadron (1954) as Flight instructor
A Korean War film with a secondary plot of the training of South Korean pilots, to fly fighters in air defense, by American Air Force instructors,led by Major Brady, a famed and skilled-but-grounded pilot, assigned to the Kongku base. Once there he meets again Donna Cottrell (Barbara Britton), whom he was about to marry a year ago until she learned that she wasn't the widow she thought she was. Her husband (Bruce Bennett), had been a prisoner and wasn't dead, and showed up before the wedding and more or less put a damper on the whole proceedings. He is the base doctor and also keeps a wary eye on his wife and Brady. Not a bad idea considering the short period of grief she went through, after being informed he was dead, before heading for the altar with Brady. But Bruce Bennet, as was par for the course for characters Bennett usually played, does the right thing and gets himself blown up by an enemy bomb (and is certified real dead this time), thereby ensuring the two top-billed players will end up together.
Thunder Over the Plains (1953) as Kirby
An Army captain risks his own freedom to prove a rebel leader innocent.
The Kid from Left Field (1953) as McDougal
The son of an ex-ballplayer manages to assist a struggling major league baseball club.
Take Me to Town (1953) as Long John
Saloon entertainer Vermilion O'Toole and her former partner in crime Newt Cole escape from a train ride to prison and hide out in logging town Timberline. Meanwhile, the three 'cute' sons of widower Will Hall come to town in search of a wife for their dad, and pick our heroine. Vermilion needs to lay low to escape the marshal, so she accepts the boys' offer to visit pioneer community Pine Grove. Once there, she annoys local Mrs. Grundys but eventually starts to fit in. But what is that blackhearted villain Newt Cole up to?
No Room for the Groom (1952) as Cousin Ben
Alvah, a young GI who happens to own a vineyard, elopes to Las Vegas with Lee, his housekeeper's daughter. But Alvah's chicken pox postpone the wedding night. The rest revolves around more delays to the consummation, caused by Lee's manipulative Mama and the flock of mostly obnoxious relatives with whom she's filled the house.
Untamed Frontier (1952) as Ezra McCloud
The Denbow family hope to freeze out homesteaders by denying access across their land; but to evade a murder charge, Glenn Denbow marries the only witness, Jane, who's conveniently in love with him, but favors the settlers. When Glenn goes back to his blackmailing old flame Lottie, a warm regard develops between Jane and cousin Kirk Denbow. Things come to a head when an impending range war coincides with a rustling foray.
Springfield Rifle (1952) as Jim Randolph
A Union officer goes undercover to root out Confederate raiders.

Music (feature film)

Back To The Future (1985) as Song Performer ("The Ballad Of Davy Crockett")
A young man travels into the past and almost keeps his parents from getting married.
Westward Ho the Wagons! (1956) as Composer

Cast (special)

Great American History Quiz: Heroes and Villains, The (2000)
Chevy Chase tests viewers' knowledge of American heroes and villains in this new installment of the family quiz show.
Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic, The (1994)
Showcase of television programs produced by Walt Disney Studios in its first 40 years. Includes celebrity reminiscences and highlights from many shows.
Fess Parker Show, The (1974) as Fess Hamilton; The Father
The story of widower Fess Hamilton and his attempts to raise his three mischievous daughters. In the pilot episode, his youngest, Holly, brings an unexpected guest for dinner -- Judy Weston, a beautiful divorcee looking for a husband.
Code of Jonathan West, The (1960) as Jonathan West
The post-Civil War story of Jonathan West, a fighting man with principles, who is called "Preach" as he roams throughout the West. In the pilot episode, set in Arkansas in 1865, West attempts to help a man who is being falsely accused of murder.
Merman on Broadway (1959) as Guest
The program spotlights actress Ethel Merman's Broadway career.

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