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Johnny Carpenter (1914–2003)

Johnny Carpenter was born on June 25, 1914 in Dardanelle, Arkansas, USA as Jasper Carpenter. He is known for his work on The Lawless Rider (1954), Son of the Renegade (1953) and I Killed Wild Bill Hickok (1956). He died on February 27, 2003 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Lawless Rider
The Lawless Rider Johnny Carpenter / Rod Tatum
Son of the Renegade
Son of the Renegade Red River Johnny
I Killed Wild Bill Hickok
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Outlaw Treasure Dan Parker / Dan Parker Jr.


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 1961 The 7th Commandment
Mike, tent-show assistant (as John Carpenter)
 1961 Tomboy and the Champ
Fred Anderson (as John Carpenter)
 1959 Night of the Ghouls
Captain Robbins (as John Carpenter)
 1958 No Place to Land
Lepley (as John Carpenter)
 1958 Wild Heritage
Trail Drive Cowhand (uncredited)
 1956 I Killed Wild Bill Hickok
Johnny Rebel (as John Forbes)
 1956 Backlash
Rider (uncredited)
 1956 Red Sundown
Zellman Rider (uncredited)
 1955 Outlaw Treasure
Dan Parker / Dan Parker Jr. (as John Forbes)
 1954 The Lawless Rider
Johnny Carpenter / Rod Tatum
 1954 Adventures of the Texas Kid: Border Ambush
Henchman Brock (as John Carpenter)
 1953 Law and Order
Lynch Mob Man Johnson Shoots in Leg (uncredited)
 1953 The Lone Hand
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1953 Son of the Renegade
Red River Johnny (as John Carpenter)
 1952 The Duel at Silver Creek
Henchman (uncredited)
 1951 Cattle Queen
The Tucson Kid (as John Carpenter)
 1951 Cave of Outlaws
Whitey (uncredited)
 1951 Iron Man
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
 1951 Up Front
Military Policeman (uncredited)
 1951 Target Unknown
A.A.F. Flyer (uncredited)
 1950 Border Outlaws
Henchman Keller (as John Carpenter)
 1950 Undercover Girl
Police Inspector (uncredited)
 1950 I Killed Geronimo
Cavalryman (uncredited)
 1950 Curtain Call at Cactus Creek
Posse Man (uncredited)
 1950 Comanche Territory
Indian (uncredited)
 1950 The Fighting Stallion
Chuck (as John Carpenter)
 1950 The Kid from Texas
Henchman (uncredited)
 1949 Red Canyon
Townsman (uncredited)
 1948 The Sheriff of Medicine Bow
Henchman (uncredited)
 1948 Larceny
Bidder (uncredited)
 1948 Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'
Townsman (uncredited)
 1948 Relentless
Deputy Johnny - Posse Member (uncredited)
 1947 Roses Are Red
Reporter (uncredited)
 1947 The Stranger from Ponca City
Henchman Duke (uncredited)
 1947 Song of the Wasteland
Turner (uncredited)
 1946 Colorado Serenade
Henchman (uncredited)
 1946 The El Paso Kid
Express Guard (as John Carpenter)
 1946 The Undercover Woman
Mounted Deputy Bush (uncredited)
 1946 Romance of the West
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 Northwest Trail
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 Song of Old Wyoming
Cowhand Buck (as John Carpenter)
 1945 Trail of Kit Carson
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1945 Santa Fe Saddlemates
Henchman Mills (as Josh Carpenter)
 1945 The Navajo Trail
Henchman Steve (as Josh Carpenter)
 1943 Thundering Trails
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Concessionaire (uncredited)
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Was set to train with the Chicago White Sox in 1936 but was run over by a car in a hit and run accident. He fractured his left leg in seven places, breaking his back and causing internal injuries. After being in a body cast for 119 days, he had lost his chance at a baseball career. See more »

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