Wrote foreword for "The Films of Audie Murphy" by Bob Larkins and Boyd Magers
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[reflecting on his career in a 1992 magazine interview] I didn't set any specific goals when I first got into acting. I thought, how nice would it be if I could simply continue to act, whether in the theater, films or whatever. I had to make a career for myself, and I was very fortunate to have had enough talent to do so -- to become a professional actor. I wasn't dead set on being a "big star;" ...
Twice played Indians who rescued heroes of TV westerns from painful punishments. In a 2-13-59 episode of Rawhide
(1959), he intervened to keep Eric Fleming
and Clint Eastwood
from being flogged while tied to tree trunks. In a 9-15-67 episode of Hondo
(1967), he saved Ralph Taeger
from having hot coals poured on his bare chest while lying staked out on the ground.