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Eric Fleming (I) (1925–1966)

At the age of eight, Fleming hopped on a freight train to Chicago to escape his abusive father. Following hospitalization for gang fight injuries, he returned to California where he lived with his mother and worked at Paramount as a laborer. Fleming joined the Merchant Marine, and then he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific in WW II, where he ... See full bio »

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Known For

Rawhide Gil Favor
Queen of Outer Space
Queen of Outer Space Capt. Neal Patterson
Curse of the Undead
Curse of the Undead Preacher Dan Young
Conquest of Space
Conquest of Space Capt. Barney Merritt


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 1967 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series)
 1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Heber Clauson / Wes Dunn
- The Pursued: Part 2 (1966) ... Heber Clauson
- The Pursued: Part 1 (1966) ... Heber Clauson
- Peace Officer (1966) ... Wes Dunn
 1959-1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Gil Favor
- El Hombre Bravo (1965) ... Gil Favor
- The Calf Women (1965) ... Gil Favor (credit only)
- Mrs. Harmon (1965) ... Gil Favor
 1959 Curse of the Undead
Preacher Dan Young
 1958 Flight (TV Series)
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Jace Farrow
- The Strong Man (1958) ... Jace Farrow
 1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
- The Triton's Christmas (1958) ... Kirkpatrick
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
- Heartbeat (1957)
 1956 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Private Mike McLusty / USN Recruiting Chief / Rory Mundane
- The Face on the Recruiting Poster (1956) ... Private Mike McLusty
- The Recruiting Sergeant (1956) ... USN Recruiting Chief (uncredited)
- Hollywood (1956) ... Rory Mundane (uncredited)
 1956 Fright
Dr. James Hamilton
 1955 Conquest of Space
Capt. Barney Merritt
 1955 Secret File, U.S.A. (TV Series)
German Sgt. - Car 775
- Mission Rhino (1955) ... German Sgt. - Car 775
 1953 To My Valentine (TV Movie)
 1953 The General's Bible (TV Movie)
 1952 Joan of Arc (TV Movie)
 1952 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- Dark of the Moon (1952)
 1951 Major Dell Conway of the Flying Tigers (TV Series)
Major Dell Conway (April and May, 1951)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (sang and danced) in "Plain and Fancy" on Broadway. Musical. See more »

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6' 4" (1.93 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Citizen-News/Los Angeles, March 1, 1962] Most cattle today are like one large fillet. They are too pampered to appear on Rawhide (1959).


During Fleming's enlistment in the Seabees in 1942, his face was shattered when a 200-pound block of steel slipped from a hoist. A long convalescence and four plastic surgical procedures created the face familiar to Rawhide (1959) viewers. See more »

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