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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 »

Died:

(age 69) in Reno, Nevada, USA

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Known For

Battling Marshal
Battling Marshal Marshal Sunset Carson
(1950)
Sunset Carson Rides Again
(1948)
The El Paso Kid
The El Paso Kid Sunset Carson aka El Paso Kid
(1946)
Rough Riders of Cheyenne
Rough Riders of Cheyenne Sunset Carson
(1945)

Filmography

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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

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Roy Barcroft] One of the greatest you'd ever want to meet. He enjoyed a good laugh and was always telling jokes and pulling tricks on somebody. He enjoyed parties, hanging out with the guys and riding his motorcycle. See more »

Trivia:

Featured as the hero of "Cowboy Western Comics" and "Sunset Carson" comic books published by Charlton in 1950-1951. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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