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Bud Shrake (1931–2009)

Bud Shrake was born on September 6, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Edwin Allen Shrake Jr. He was a writer and actor, known for Tom Horn (1980), Nightwing (1979) and Songwriter (1984). He was married to Doatsy Shrake and Joyce Shrake. He died on May 8, 2009 in Austin, Texas. See full bio »


(age 77) in Austin, Texas, USA

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 1991 Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (TV Movie) (characters)
 1990 Pair of Aces (TV Movie) (written by)
 1984 Songwriter
 1980 Tom Horn (screenplay)
 1979 Nightwing (screenplay)
 1973 Kid Blue (written by - as Edwin Shrake)
 1971 J W Coop (written by - as Edwin Shrake)
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 1991 Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (TV Movie)
Colonel Boone
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
- The Plains (1989) ... Sodbuster (as Edwin "Bud" Shrake)
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 2008 Texas Monthly Talks (TV Series)
Himself - Interviewee
- Writer Bud Shrake (2008) ... Himself - Interviewee

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Edwin "Bud" Shrake | Edwin Shrake

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Started his journalism career at the Fort Worth Press and later worked for the Dallas Times Herald and The Dallas Morning News before moving to Sports Illustrated. Was working in Dallas in November 1963, when he and his roommate decided to line the motorcade route to catch a glimpse of President John F. Kennedy. See more »

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