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Sunset Carson (1920–1990)

An American cowboy star of "B" westerns who had a brief career in the 1940s, Sunset Carson was born with the decidedly unheroic name of Winifred Maurice Harrison (although he was generally known to his family as Michael or Mick) in Gracemore, Oklahoma. He moved to Plainview, Texas, as a boy and became a successful rodeo rider. Supposedly spotted ... See full bio »


(age 69) in Reno, Nevada, USA

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Known For

Battling Marshal
Battling Marshal Marshal Sunset Carson
Sunset Carson Rides Again
The El Paso Kid
The El Paso Kid Sunset Carson aka El Paso Kid
Rough Riders of Cheyenne
Rough Riders of Cheyenne Sunset Carson


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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio: He had his own western radio series, "The Black Bandit".

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sonny "Sunset" Carson | Sunset 'Kit' Carson | Michael Harrison


6' 6" (1.98 m)

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[in 1982] [Roy Rogers] and [Gene Autry] had the TV deals locked up, so I went on the road to places where good folks still care about clean western ethics. See more »


In 1979 he was bitten by a black widow spider while he was asleep one night and almost died. See more »

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