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George Houston (1896–1944)

This movie cowboy was actually born in New Jersey just before the turn of the 20th century, the son of a Protestant minister. He sang in his father's church choir, and after graduating high school he attended the private Blair Academy and then continued his musical training at New York's famous Julliard School (then known as the Institute of ... See full bio »

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 1941 The Lone Rider Ambushed
Tom Cameron / Keno Harris
 1941 The Lone Rider in Frontier Fury
Tom Cameron aka The Lone Rider
 1941 The Lone Rider Crosses the Rio
Tom Cameron aka The Lone Rider
 1941 The Lone Rider Rides On
Tom Cameron aka The Lone Rider
 1940 Laughing at Danger
Dan Haggerty
 1938 The Great Waltz
 1938 Marie Antoinette
Marquis De St. Priest (uncredited)
 1938 Blockade
The Troubador (as George Byron)
 1938 What Price Safety! (Short)
Foreman Cooper
 1937 Wallaby Jim of the Islands
Wallaby Jim
 1937 Conquest
Grand Marshal George Duroc
 1936 Let's Sing Again
Leon Alba
 1936 Captain Calamity (Cap't) Bill Jones
 1935 The Melody Lingers On
Carlo Salvini
 1934 Masks and Memories (Short)
Uncle Andy
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Chevalier de Chastelneuf") in "The Venetian Glass Nephew" on Broadway. See more »

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1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

George Byron

Did You Know?


Starred in 11 films for PRC, all teamed with sidekick Al St. John, with Houston cast as "The Lone Rider." He was ultimately replaced by the more marketable ex-Republic cowboy star Robert Livingston. he quit Hollywood and died of a heart attack about two years later at age 47. See more »

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