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Ted Mapes (1901–1984)

Ted Mapes was born on a Nebraska wheat ranch. His father, John H. Mapes, also had cattle, horses, and mules. When Ted was in his 20s, he traveled west to California, where he worked driving a truck in the Signal Hills oil fields near Long Beach, then a moving van for a Los Angeles company. While moving John Barrymore's baggage and equipment from ... See full bio »

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 1969 Hello, Dolly!
Policeman (uncredited)
 1967 Gunfight in Abilene
Townsman (uncredited)
 1967 Laredo (TV Series)
Townsman
- The Seventh Day (1967) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1966 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series)
Groom
- A Wagonload of Wives (1966) ... Groom (uncredited)
 1962-1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Barfly / Rustler / Cowboy With Anders / ...
- Jacob Was a Plain Man (1966) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- Stopover in a Western Town (1963) ... Rustler (uncredited)
- It Takes a Big Man (1963) ... Cowboy With Anders (uncredited)
- Echo of Another Day (1963) ... Deputy (uncredited)
- Vengeance Is the Spur (1963) ... Cowhand (uncredited)
 1966 The Rare Breed
Liveryman (uncredited)
 1965 Dear Brigitte
Mr. Rudy the Mailman (uncredited)
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Trooper (uncredited)
 1964 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Barfly / Stage Passenger / Boxing Spectator
- Trip West (1964) ... Barfly / Stage Passenger (uncredited)
- The Promoter (1964) ... Boxing Spectator (uncredited)
 1963 A New Kind of Love
Floorwalker (uncredited)
 1963 Cattle King
Brassfield Cowhand (uncredited)
 1963 Bonanza (TV Series)
Townsman
- The Boss (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1962 The Music Man
Townsman (uncredited)
 1957-1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Townsman / Deputy / Barfly / ...
- The Nancy Lee Davis Story (1962) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Levi Hale Story (1962) ... Deputy (uncredited)
- The Artie Matthewson Story (1961) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- The Beth Pearson Story (1961) ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
- The Tracy Sadler Story (1960) ... Henry Jamison
 1962 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Lynch Mob Member
- The Frame (1962) ... Lynch Mob Member (uncredited)
 1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Highpockets (uncredited)
 1957-1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Gunman / Townsman / Juror
- Who Lives by the Gun (1962) ... Gunman (uncredited)
- Death Raffle (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Kid (1957) ... Juror (uncredited)
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Deputy
- String of Circumstances (1961) ... Deputy (uncredited)
 1961 Two Rode Together
Settler (uncredited)
 1960 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Gang Member
- Miss Sadie (1960) ... Gang Member (uncredited)
 1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Townsman
- Man on a Wire (1960) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Agate Henchman
- Cattle and Cane (1960) ... Agate Henchman (uncredited)
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series)
Posse Member
- West of Boston (1960) ... Posse Member (uncredited)
 1959 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Salted Mine (1959) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
- The Holdout (1959)
 1959 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Salted Mine (1959) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Court Martial Officer
- The Gun That Murdered Lincoln (1959) ... Court Martial Officer (uncredited)
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Townsman
- Blind Is the Killer (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Bell Book and Candle
Gillian's Customer (uncredited)
 1958 Man from God's Country
Barfly (uncredited)
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Joe
- Love Came Late (1957) ... (unconfirmed)
- The Town with a Past (1957) ... Joe
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- Rebel Rookie (1957)
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Cowboy
- Revenge at Harness Creek (1957) ... Cowboy
 1957 Night Passage
Leary
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Hutchinson
- Trail of the Dead (1957) ... Hutchinson
 1955 The Second Greatest Sex
Osawkie Townsman (uncredited)
 1951-1954 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Henchman / Burke / Sheriff / ...
- Three Suspects (1954) ... Burke
- Mining Madness (1954) ... Sheriff
- Canyon City Kid (1952) ... Henchman
- The Puppeteer (1952) ... Sheriff Tom Enright
- Jewelry Holdup (1952) ... Henchman Marty
 1951-1954 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Drayson's Henchman / Tall Henchman / Cousin Mack
- Roaring Challenge (1952) ... Drayson's Henchman
- Powder Smoke Trail (1952) ... Tall Henchman (uncredited)
- The Outlaws of Manzantia (1951) ... Cousin Mack
 1954 Two Guns and a Badge
Hank Bartlett (uncredited)
 1954 The Far Country
Deputy (uncredited)
 1953-1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- Strange Valley (1954)
- The Dynamiter (1953)
 1954 The Boy from Oklahoma
Stage Guard (uncredited)
 1953 Vigilante Terror
Wells Fargo Stagecoach Guard (uncredited)
 1953 Calamity Jane
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Deputy Tom
- Cold Decked (1953) ... Deputy Tom
 1953 Topeka
Henchman Cully
 1953 The Great Jesse James Raid
Knife-Throwing Ambusher (uncredited)
 1953 Thunder Bay
Oil Man (uncredited)
 1952 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series)
Henchman Biggs / Henchman Gil
- Black Sheep (1952) ... Henchman Biggs
- Ghost Trails (1952) ... Henchman Gil
 1952 Waco
Stage Guard Jake (uncredited)
 1951 Fort Worth
Outrider (uncredited)
 1951 Raton Pass
Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
 1951 Silver City Bonanza
Sniper (uncredited)
 1950 Raiders of Tomahawk Creek
Henchman (uncredited)
 1950 Broken Arrow
Mail Rider (uncredited)
 1950 The Old Frontier
Henchman (uncredited)
 1950 Winchester '73
Bartender (uncredited)
 1950 Cow Town
Henchman Ed Loomis (uncredited)
 1950 Barricade
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Blondie's Hero
Fruit Salesman (uncredited)
 1950 Punchy Cowpunchers (Short)
Red (uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Captain Killed with Jawbone (uncredited)
 1949 Bandits of El Dorado
Rider Knocked from Horse in El Dorado (uncredited)
 1949 Brimstone
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining
Express Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1949 Outcasts of the Trail
Fred Smith
 1949 Desert Vigilante
Henchman (uncredited)
 1949 Riders of the Whistling Pines
Logger (uncredited)
 1949 Gun Law Justice
Henchman (uncredited)
 1949 Bad Men of Tombstone
Foreman (uncredited)
 1948 Sundown Riders
Henry Wilson
 1948 The Paleface
Horseman (uncredited)
 1948 Blood on the Moon
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1948 El Dorado Pass
Dodd
 1948 Black Eagle
Sam
 1948 Desperadoes of Dodge City
Henchman Jake
 1948 Good Sam
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1948 Trail to Laredo
Henchman Chuck (uncredited)
 1948 The Strawberry Roan
Smitty (uncredited)
 1948 Fury at Furnace Creek
Townsman (uncredited)
 1948 Dangers of the Canadian Mounted
Mack (uncredited)
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Guard (uncredited)
 1947 The Black Widow
Slade (uncredited)
 1947 The Wild Frontier
Henchman
 1947 Riders of the Lone Star
Henchman Slade (uncredited)
 1947 Jesse James Rides Again
1st Ambusher / Brush-Fire Henchman (uncredited)
 1947 The Stranger from Ponca City
Henchman Fargo (uncredited)
 1947 The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West
Tex Collier (uncredited)
 1947 Son of Zorro
Ranchhouse Henchman (uncredited)
 1946 Terror Trail
Henchman Waco (uncredited)
 1946 Conquest of Cheyenne
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Daughter of Don Q
Ned Gray (Thug) [Ch. 4]
 1946 My Pal Trigger
Riley (uncredited)
 1946 Two-Fisted Stranger
Benson (uncredited)
 1946 The Well-Groomed Bride
Ship Guard #1 (uncredited)
 1946 The Gay Cavalier
Money Coach Driver (uncredited)
 1946 Roaring Rangers
Slade - Fake Durango (uncredited)
 1946 Drifting Along
Henchman Ted
 1946 The Phantom Rider
Riot Leader (uncredited)
 1945 Texas Panhandle
Henchman Trig (uncredited)
 1945 Frontier Feud
Slade Burnett
 1945 Blazing the Western Trail
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 Outlaws of the Rockies
Deputy (uncredited)
 1945 Rustlers of the Badlands
Packard
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Waco Smith (uncredited)
 1945 Flame of the West
Toby Grissum (uncredited)
 1945 The Monster and the Ape
Joe Butler- Henchman
 1945 The Return of the Durango Kid
Tall Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 Rough Ridin' Justice
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Cyclone Prairie Rangers (uncredited)
 1944 Dead or Alive
Luke Brown (Yackey henchman)
 1944 Black Arrow
Bill (uncredited)
 1944 The Desert Hawk (uncredited)
 1944 The Last Horseman
Duke Cudlow (uncredited)
 1944 Riding West
Henchman Keller (uncredited)
 1944 Law Men
Curly Balou, Stage Driver
 1944 Jam Session
Joe - Stagecoach Guard (uncredited)
 1944 Partners of the Trail
Henchman Slinky
 1944 Sundown Valley
Defense Plant Worker (uncredited)
 1944 The Racket Man
Sgt. Mowbray (uncredited)
 1943 Hail to the Rangers
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Robin Hood of the Range
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Frontier Fury
Jim (uncredited)
 1943 King of the Cowboys
Parade Rider / Show Spectator (uncredited)
 1943 Land of Hunted Men
Henchman Piebald
 1943 The Outlaw
Deputy (uncredited)
 1942 The Valley of Vanishing Men
Jeff (uncredited)
 1942 A Tornado in the Saddle
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Pardon My Gun
Lead Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Outlaws of Pine Ridge
Saloon Patron (uncredited)
 1942 The Secret Code
Nazi Agent (uncredited)
 1942 Vengeance of the West
Henchman Mason
 1942 Texas Trouble Shooters
Henchman Slim
 1942 Home in Wyomin'
Rodeo Hand (uncredited)
 1942 Sunset on the Desert
Henchman Deputy (uncredited)
 1942 Captain Midnight
Slim- Henchman #10 (uncredited)
 1942 Man from Cheyenne
Tall Cowhand at Dance (uncredited)
 1942 Thunder River Feud
Buck, thug in white vest
 1942 The Lone Star Vigilantes
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Riders of the Badlands
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Red River Valley
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 The Royal Mounted Patrol
Canadian Mountie (uncredited)
 1941 Gauchos of El Dorado
Deputy (uncredited)
 1941 Tonto Basin Outlaws
Henchman Ricks
 1941 The Iron Claw
Henchman Slim (uncredited)
 1941 Sergeant York
Soldier in Trench (uncredited)
 1941 Lady from Louisiana (uncredited)
 1941 In Old Cheyenne
Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 Adventures of Captain Marvel
First 'Carfax' Seaman [Ch. 10] (uncredited)
 1941 Robin Hood of the Pecos
Army Sentry (uncredited)
 1940 The Border Legion
Miner (uncredited)
 1940 North West Mounted Police
Constable Palmer (uncredited)
 1940 Under Texas Skies
Deputy (uncredited)
 1940 King of the Royal Mounted
Blake - Gang Pilot [Chs. 2-4, 7, 9] (uncredited)
 1940 Oklahoma Renegades
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 The Ranger and the Lady
Henchman Kramer
 1940 The Carson City Kid
Stage Shotgun Guard (uncredited)
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
Stage Driver [Ch. 11] (uncredited)
 1940 Rocky Mountain Rangers
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Terry and the Pirates
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Maintain the Right (Short)
Constable Woodruff (uncredited)
 1939 Zorro's Fighting Legion
Tall Henchman in Armory [Ch. 4] (uncredited)
 1939 The Arizona Kid
McBride Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Calling All Marines
Jim (uncredited)
 1939 Dick Tracy's G-Men
Agent Dan Murchison
 1939 In Old Monterey
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Wall Street Cowboy
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 In Old Caliente
Curly Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Daredevils of the Red Circle
Man (uncredited)
 1939 Three Texas Steers
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Blue Montana Skies
Mountie (uncredited)
 1938 Rio Grande
Cowhand Slim (uncredited)
 1938 Hawk of the Wilderness
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
Brown (uncredited)
 1936 Stampede
Henchman Whitey (uncredited)
 1936 The Cowboy Star
Wrangler at Corral (uncredited)
 1936 Legion of Terror
Newsstand Owner (uncredited)
 1936 End of the Trail (uncredited)
 1936 The Vigilantes Are Coming
Burr Henchman / Cossack (uncredited)
 1936 The Law Rides
Henchman Ed (uncredited)
 1936 Secret Patrol
RCMP Mountie (uncredited)
 1936 Border Caballero
Deputy (uncredited)
 1935 Timber War
Logger (uncredited)
 1935 The Silent Code
First Mountie Constable
 1935 Trails of the Wild
Mountie (uncredited)
 1935 One Frightened Night
Masked Killer (uncredited)
Show Show Stunts (205 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (7 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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