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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
Outlaw Treasure
Outlaw Treasure Dan Parker / Dan Parker Jr.


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 1967 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (TV Series)
Walter Travis (1972) (as John Carpenter)
 1961 The 7th Commandment
Mike, tent-show assistant (as John Carpenter)
 1961 Tomboy and the Champ
Fred Anderson (as John Carpenter)
 1960 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Stagecoach Driver
- Nora (1960) ... Stagecoach Driver (as John Carpenter)
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series)
- West of Boston (1960) ... Gus (uncredited)
 1959 Night of the Ghouls
Captain Robbins (as John Carpenter)
 1959 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Clown / Briggs / Soldier / ...
- Pioneer Circus (1959) ... Clown
- Stagecoach Spy (1959) ... Briggs
- Sailor on a Horse (1959) ... Soldier (as John Carpenter)
- A Bullet for the Captain (1959) ... Corporal Harrison
 1958 No Place to Land
Lepley (as John Carpenter)
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Second Outlaw
- The Gambler (1958) ... Second Outlaw (as John Forbes)
 1958 Wild Heritage
Trail Drive Cowhand (uncredited)
 1958 26 Men (TV Series)
- The Parrish Gang (1958)
 1956-1957 Judge Roy Bean (TV Series)
Reno / Garth Davis / Bentril / ...
- Desperate Journey (1957) ... Reno
- Vinegarone (1956) ... Garth Davis (as John Carpenter)
- The Runaway (1956) ... Bentril (as John Carpenter)
- The Horse Thief (1956) ... Clint (uncredited)
- Slightly Prodigal (1956) ... Sully (as John Carpenter)
 1956 I Killed Wild Bill Hickok
Johnny Rebel (as John Forbes)
 1956 Backlash
Rider (uncredited)
 1956 Red Sundown
Zellman Rider (uncredited)
 1956 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
- Totem Treasure (1956) ... Burrows (as John Carpenter)
 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
Brock - Henchman (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 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Clayburn / Guard / Henchman Dave
- Ex-Convict Story (1951) ... Clayburn
- Masked Riders (1951)
- Yellow Haired Kid (1951) ... Guard
- Lady Mayor (1951) ... Henchman Dave (as John Carpenter)
 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
Mills - Henchman (as Josh Carpenter)
 1945 The Navajo Trail
Steve - Henchman (as Josh Carpenter)
 1943 Thundering Trails
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Concessionaire (uncredited)
Show Show Stunts (24 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
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Actor in second feature westerns who began as a stunt man under the name Josh Carpenter. He had a reputation as an excellent rider. See more »

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