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1. Clint Walker
Actor | The Dirty Dozen
Clint Walker was born Norman Eugene Walker in Hartford, southwestern Illinois, to Gladys Huldah (Schwanda), a Czech immigrant, and Paul Arnold Walker, who was from Arkansas. Walker almost single-handedly started the western craze on TV in the 1950s as Cheyenne Bodie in Cheyenne (1955). Growing up ...
1927 - 2018, 90. 131 westerns, 1955 - 2006.
2. Gail Russell
Actress | The Uninvited
Gail Russell was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 21, 1924. She remained in the Windy City, going to school until her parents moved to California when she was 14. She was an above-average student in school and upon graduation from Santa Monica High School was signed by Paramount Studios.
3. Eddie Dean
Actor | Range Beyond the Blue
Eddie Dean made his name as a country-western singer on radio in the '30s. He journeyed to Hollywood to make it in western movies, debuting in Manhattan Love Song (1934), but he could only land bit parts in features and musical shorts. His career started to take off in the early 1940s, though, and ...
4. Kathy Frye
Actress | Women in the Night
5. Rod Cameron
Actor | The Runaround
The well-worn phrase "Tall in the saddle" is certainly one easy way of describing (and perhaps pigeon-holing) leathery, wiry-framed 1940s and early 1950s western film star Rod Cameron, although he proved quite capable in crime stories, horrors and even swing-era musicals.
The 6'4" Canadian-born ...
6. Lois Hall
Actress | Flightplan
Lois, was born in a tiny town in Minnesota in 1926, moved with her family to Long Beach, California where she had her first experience with theater as a set designer, stage manager and head electrician, was given a scholarship at the Pasadena Playhouse and became bitten by the "acting bug". In 1957...
Actor | The Escape
American cowboy star of silent pictures. He studied science in school but dropped out to pursue a rodeo career. With some success, he was asked to appear in a number of film shorts, all before his eighteenth birthday. He worked for The American Film Manufacturing Company, but was soon signed by ...
9. Tom Santschi
Actor | King of the Wild
American leading man and character actor of the silent period. Born in Crystal City, Missouri(though a number of popular reference works list Switzerland and Kokomo, Indiana). He is listed in the 1880 census as living in Kokomo at the age of two years. This means his date of birth must have been ...
11. Slim Whitaker
Actor | The Man from New Mexico
American cowboy and actor Slim Whitaker was working the rodeo circuit at age 17, eventually becoming a cowhand on the Chowchilla Ranch in central California. In 1912 he was hired as a riding extra and stunt man by Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson for westerns being filmed in Niles Canyon, CA. ...
12. Greg McClure
He fit the "tall, dark and handsome" Hollywood prototype beautifully and while the solidly built Greg McClure made a robust dent in Hollywood films after a "Cinderella Man" breakthrough toward the end of WWII, his name would be quickly forgotten following his early retirement.
He was born Dale D'Orr...
15. Al Bridge
Actor | The Ridin' Fool
American character actor, a fixture both in Westerns and in the comedies of Preston Sturges. Although frequently billed as "Alan" Bridge, he was born Alfred Morton Bridge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1891 (not as "Alford" Bridge in 1890, as his tombstone erroneously states), he and his sister, ...
16. Archie Twitchell
Actor | Mickey the Kid
Archie Twitchell was born on November 28, 1906 in Pendleton, Oregon, USA as Archie Raymond Twitchell. He was an actor, known for Mickey the Kid (1939), Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940) and Television Spy (1939). He was married to Sherma and Lillian Vaughan. He died on January 31, 1957 in Pacoima, ...
17. Dee Cooper
Dee Cooper was born on May 25, 1920 in Muleshoe, Texas, USA. He is known for his work on The Amorous Adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza (1976), The Return (1980) and Gunning for Justice (1948). He died on December 14, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
18. Russell Hopton
Actor | Once in a Lifetime
Russell Hopton was born on February 18, 1900 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Once in a Lifetime (1932), The Little Giant (1933) and Song of the Trail (1936). He died on April 7, 1945 in North Hollywood, California, USA.
20. Robert Bice
Actor | Foxfire
Robert Bice was born on March 4, 1914 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Robert Lee Bice. He is known for his work on Foxfire (1955), The Gun That Won the West (1955) and Red Snow (1952). He was married to Andre Stuart (actress). He died on January 8, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
21. Jack Montgomery
Stunts | Texas Justice
Jack Montgomery was born on November 14, 1891 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as John Travers Montgomery. He is known for his work on Texas Justice (1942), The New Frontier (1935) and Pursued (1947). He was married to Marian Baxter. He died on January 21, 1962 in Hollywood, California, USA.
22. Horace Murphy
Actor | Rollin' Plains
The son of a physician, Horace Murphy started his career as a child actor on showboats on the Mississippi. He later played the cornet in the band and eventually became half-owner of the showboat "Cottonblossom Floating Palace". After two seasons he sold his interest and organized a string of ...
23. Clancy Cooper
Actor | Street of Chance
Clancy Cooper was born on July 23, 1906 in Boise, Idaho, USA as Stanton Brannin Clancy Cooper. He was an actor, known for Street of Chance (1942), A Man's World (1942) and Life of St. Paul Series (1949). He was married to Elizabeth Murray Keyser. He died on June 14, 1975 in Hollywood, California, ...
24. Slim Andrews
Actor | Arizona Frontier
Slim Andrews was born on December 8, 1906 in Gravette, Arkansas, USA as Lloyd Andrews. He was an actor, known for Arizona Frontier (1940), Ridin' the Cherokee Trail (1941) and The Cyclone Kid (1942). He was married to Lucille. He died on April 3, 1992 in Gravette.
25. Emmett Lynn
Actor | Roll, Thunder, Roll!
Lynn was one of the old grubby prospector sidekicks who supplied the comic relief in a number of Republic Westerns through the forties and early fifties. He also appeared with the Three Stooges in 'The Yokes on Me (1944)'. His last two films were of a religious nature with 'A Man Called Peter (1955...
26. Milburn Morante
Director | The Escape
Milburn Morante (often alternatively credited as 'Moranti') began as a turn-of-the-century vaudevillian, part of a family trio calling themselves 'The Three Morantes'. After moving from San Francisco to L.A., he gravitated towards the film industry by 1913, initially with Keystone-Triangle, and, ...
27. Ken Lynch
Actor | North by Northwest
If ever there was an actor born to play a tough Irish cop, it was Ken Lynch, and he played so many of them in his long career that he could probably do it in his sleep. His suspicious manner, aggressive attitude, steely eyes and snarling voice broke down many a quavering suspect. He also played ...
28. Al St. John
Actor | Billy the Kid Trapped
Al St. John was born on September 10, 1893 in Santa Ana, California, USA as Alfred St. John. He was an actor and director, known for Billy the Kid Trapped (1942), Moonlight on the Range (1937) and The Rangers' Round-Up (1938). He was married to Flo-Bell Moore, Yvonne June Villon Price Pearce (...
29. Jack Evans
Actor | The Fighting Deputy
Jack Evans was born on March 5, 1893 in Neills Creek, North Carolina, USA as John Henry Evans. He was an actor, known for The Fighting Deputy (1937), Rawhide Romance (1934) and Moonlight on the Range (1937). He was married to Fannie. He died on March 14, 1950 in Hollywood, California, USA.
30. Don Stewart
Actor | American Ninja
Don Stewart was born to George and Marian Stewart on November 14, 1935. He spent his youth in Nebraska with his older brother, George, and his younger brother and sister, Jack and Marilyn. He then moved to New York and began studying opera. He worked on and off Broadway, and even understudied for ...
31. Lee Morgan
Actor | Return of the Lash
Lee Morgan was born on June 12, 1902 in Stanford, Texas, USA as Raymond Lee Morgan. He was an actor, known for Return of the Lash (1947), Cheyenne Takes Over (1947) and The Last of the Fast Guns (1958). He died on January 30, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
32. Bill Burrud
Actor | Idol of the Crowds
Bill Burrud was born on January 12, 1925 in Hollywood, California, USA as William James Burrud. He was an actor and producer, known for Idol of the Crowds (1937), 3 Kids and a Queen (1935) and The Man in Blue (1937). He died on July 12, 1990 in Sunset Beach, California.
34. Tex Driscoll
Actor | In the Days of Buffalo Bill
Tex Driscoll was born on September 7, 1889 in Center, Indiana, USA as John W. Morris. He was an actor, known for In the Days of Buffalo Bill (1922), The Squaw Man (1914) and The Country Boy (1915). He died on June 1, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
35. Ben Corbett
Actor | 45 Calibre Echo
Ben Corbett was born on February 6, 1892 in Hudson, Illinois, USA as Benjamin Corbett. He is known for his work on 45 Calibre Echo (1932), The Fighting Renegade (1939) and Six-Gun Trail (1938). He was married to Edna May Haynes and Helen. He died on May 19, 1961 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.
37. Russell Arms
Actor | The Man Who Came to Dinner
Russell Arms was born on February 3, 1920 in Berkeley, California, USA as Russell L. Arms. He was an actor, known for The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), Your Hit Parade (1950) and Daredevils of the Clouds (1948). He was married to Mary Lynne, Barbara .J. McGinnis and Liza Palmer. He died on ...
38. Bob Woodward
Actor | The Range Rider
Bob Woodward was born on March 5, 1909 in Kiowa, Oklahoma, USA as Robert Donald Woodward. He is known for his work on The Range Rider (1951), The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951) and Home on the Prairie (1939). He died on February 7, 1972 in Granada Hills, California, USA.
39. Boyd Stockman
Actor | The Adventures of Kit Carson
Stuntman and actor Boyd Stockman was born on February 12, 1916 in Grants, New Mexico. Boyd moved to California in the early 1940's where he and his brother worked for the Bakersfield Land and Cattle Company. Stockman began his film business career doing stunts at Monogram Pictures in the mid-1940's...
40. Betsy King Ross
Actress | The Phantom Empire
Her father, J. King Ross was a superb horse trainer, a dapper gentleman who was with numerous traveling circuses and shows. Betsy was born on 14 March 1921 (not 1922 which is the date most often given for her birth). She appeared in a few motion pictures but when she was about 13 she decided she ...
43. John Tyrrell
Actor | The Shadow
John Tyrrell entered show business at the age of 16 as half of the vaudeville dance team of Tyrrell and Mack. The act became very successful, and for the next ten years they played engagements all over the country and secured billing as featured players in the famous revue "George White's Scandals....
51 westerns, 36-47.
Roaring Rangers (1946). 1946.
1900 - 1949, 48.
44. Christian Rub
Actor | You Can't Take It with You
Christian Rub was born on April 13, 1886 in Graz, Styria, Austria. He was an actor, known for You Can't Take It with You (1938), Peter Ibbetson (1935) and Girls' Dormitory (1936). He was married to Amy. He died on April 14, 1956 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.
45. Walter Coy
Actor | The Searchers
Walter Coy was born on January 31, 1909 in Great Falls, Montana, USA as Walter Darwin Coy. He was an actor, known for The Searchers (1956), The Lusty Men (1952) and So Big (1953). He was married to Ruth E. Harburger and Anne Burr. He died on December 11, 1974 in Santa Maria, California, USA.
48. Arthur Space
Actor | The Big Noise
Arthur Space was born on October 12, 1908 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA as Charles Arthur Space. He was an actor, known for The Big Noise (1944), Terror at Red Wolf Inn (1972) and 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957). He was married to Mary (Mollie) Campbell'. He died on January 13, 1983 in ...
49. Art Mix
Actor | The Bandit Chaser
Art Mix was born on June 18, 1896 in Atlas, Illinois, USA as George Washington Kesterson. He was an actor, known for The Bandit Chaser (1928), Treason (1933) and Border Devils (1932). He was married to Inez Gomez. He died on December 7, 1972 in Riverside, California, USA.
50. Bud Osborne
Actor | Without Orders
One of the finest teamsters in Hollywood screen history, Osborne handled the reins for horse-drawn coaches and wagons in countless westerns and historical photoplays from the early 20's through late 50's. And with his weathered, rumpled look, his Texas drawl and his nasal twang, he was often called...
52. James Arness
Actor | Gunsmoke
American leading man famed as the star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history, Gunsmoke (1955). Born of Norwegian heritage (the family name, Aurness, had formerly been Aursness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rolf and Ruth Duesler Aurness. His father was a traveling salesman ...
53. Kenne Duncan
Actor | Night of the Ghouls
Kenne Duncan was born on February 17, 1902 in Chatham, Ontario, Canada as Kenneth Duncan MacLachlan. He was an actor and writer, known for Night of the Ghouls (1959), Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945) and The Astounding She-Monster (1957). He died on February 5, 1972 in Hollywood, California, USA.
55. Arthur Franz
Actor | Monster on the Campus
Arthur Sofield Franz was born in Perth Amboy, NJ, to Dorothy and Gustave Franz, German immigrants. He was a reliable character actor in many '40s and '50s "B" pictures, often cast as a friendly small-town businessman or professional (as in The Doctor and the Girl (1949)) or the lead's sympathetic ...
56. William Bishop
Actor | Black Eagle
William attended grammar and high schools in New York and New Jersey. Upon graduation, he enrolled at West Virginia University where he planned to study law and played football and tennis. One summer, his uncle got him a job at the Suffern County (in New York) Theatre. He worked with actors ...
58. Monte Blue
Actor | Key Largo
Stalwart, durable Monte Blue, a romantic leading man of the silent days, was born January 11, 1887, as Gerard Monte Blue (some sources indicate 1890, but his mother's application for his admission to the Soldier's and Sailor's Orphan's Home lists his birth date as January 11, 1887). Various sources...
59. George Sowards
Actor | Borrowed Trouble
George Sowards was born on November 27, 1888 in Denver, Missouri, USA as George Albert Sowards. He is known for his work on Borrowed Trouble (1948), Outlawed (1921) and Back Fire (1922). He was married to Edna E. Zilke. He died on December 20, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | Lights of Old Santa Fe
American character actor, the most famous of Western-movie sidekicks of the 1930s and 1940s. He was born May 7, 1885, the third of seven children, in the Hayes Hotel (owned by his father) in the tiny hamlet of Stannards, New York, on the outskirts of Wellsville, New York. Hayes was the son of ...
62. Gregg Barton
Actor | Tripoli
Gregg Barton was born on June 5, 1912 in Long Island City, New York, USA as Harold Wilsea Barker. He was an actor, known for Tripoli (1950), Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955) and The Gunman (1952). He was married to Bonita Cooper and Helen Norris. He died on November 28, 2000 in Fallbrook, ...
63. Pierce Lyden
Actor | Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
Born in Naponee, Nebraska Father was horse buyer for the U.S. Army, learned to ride horses bareback because parents could not afford saddles. Attended University of Nebraska and the Emerson College of Oratory. Received the "Golden Boot" award in 1992. The city of Orange, California declared a " ...
64. Paul Hurst
Actor | Gone with the Wind
American character actor of prodigious output who also directed and wrote silent films, Paul Hurst spent much of his early work in low-budget western. A native of Traver, California (in the San Joaquin Valley), Hurst had a first-hand knowledge of Western lore, growing up surrounded by the ...
65. Al Hoxie
Actor | Red Blood
American leading man of silent Westerns whose career was much overshadowed by that of his more famous brother Jack Hoxie. He grew up in the backwoods and mountains of Idaho. His older brother had become a champion rodeo rider, a talent he parlayed into early success in cowboy movies. Following in ...
66. Karl Swenson
Actor | The Sword in the Stone
Of Swedish descent, burly, light-haired character actor Karl Swenson was born in Brooklyn and started his four-decade career on radio. Throughout the late 30s and 40s, his voice could be heard all over the airwaves, appearing in scores of daytime serials ("Lorenzo Jones") and mystery dramas ("Inner...
68. Andy Devine
Actor | Robin Hood
Rotund comic character actor of American films. Born Andrew Vabre Devine in Flagstaff, Arizona, the later-to-be Rotund comic character actor was raised in nearby Kingman, Arizona, the son of Irish-American hotel operator Thomas Devine and his wife Amy. Devine was an able athlete as a student and ...
69. James Seay
Actor | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Born in 1914, durable, dependable actor James Seay was initially designed for romantic leads after being signed by Paramount in 1940. Caught up in a number of uncredited roles, the actor seemed to fare better as a villain or stern, officious type. Although military service may have taken away any ...
70. George Chesebro
Actor | Wolfblood
George Chesebro was an American character actor who, after a few leading roles in silent films, became an omnipresent bit player in "B" westerns. A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chesebro became involved in traveling stock theater productions before the age of 20, and by 1911 was a seasoned ...
71. Matt Willis
Actor | The Return of the Vampire
After a long film career, he lived a quiet, sober life, returning to his boyhood home area. In 1965 he was employed as an advertising salesman for WQVA, a radio station in Quantico Va. under the supervision of Rick Miller, Sales Manager/Sports Director. He lived with his wife and son Hunter in a ...
73. Hugh O'Brian
Actor | Game of Death
Hugh O'Brian had the term "beefcake" written about him during his nascent film years in the early 1950s, but he chose to avoid the obvious typecast as he set up his career.
O'Brian was born Hugh Charles Krampe in Rochester, New York, to Ohio-born parents Edith Lillian (Marks) and Hugh John Krampe, a...
74. Marshall Reed
Actor | Mysterious Island
Marshall Reed was born on May 28, 1917 in Englewood, Colorado, USA as Marshall Jewel Reed. He was an actor and producer, known for Mysterious Island (1951), The Madmen of Mandoras (1963) and Riding with Buffalo Bill (1954). He was married to Carlyn Miller. He died on April 15, 1980 in Los Angeles, ...
Actor | All Quiet on the Western Front
An actor whose filmography comprises 307 films and TV series episodes can't have been in 307 memorable works. Which is the case of Richard (aka Dick) Alexander, one of those numerous character actors Hollywood used to over-consume without giving them the opportunity to really display their talents....
76. Morgan Wallace
Actor | One Exciting Night
Morgan Wallace was born on July 26, 1881 in Lompoc, California, USA. He was an actor and director, known for One Exciting Night (1922), Safe in Hell (1931) and Dream Street (1921). He was married to Louise Chapman Wallace. He died on December 12, 1953 in Tarzana, California.
77. Ray Bennett
Actor | Death Rides the Plains
After spending his childhood in San Francisco, Bennett eventually moved to Los Angeles and was residing in Beverly Hills by 1930. From the onset, he had close ties to the acting profession, his mother (Ella Costillo Bennett) being a celebrated drama critic and author. His first acting was in stock ...
78. Rex Lease
Actor | The Cowboy and the Bandit
Born in 1903 (not 1901, according to Social Security records), strapping cowboy actor Rex Lease was initially interested in the ministry when he decided to devote his life instead to acting. In what would be a rollercoaster ride of a career, he set his sights on Hollywood in 1922 and broke into ...
80. Bert Rumsey
Actor | Gunsmoke
Burtis Harwood Rumsey was born in Butte, Montana on 15 Oct 1892 to Burtis Harwood Rumsey and Hannah Cummins who both died between 1904 and 1910. Burtis married Dona Grace (Douglas) Benneche. He preceded her in death on 6 July 1968 at the Motion Picture Home, Woodland Hills, California and was ...
81. George Mathews
Actor | Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Burly, craggy-faced tough guy actor George Mathews was brought up in Manhattan and educated in Brooklyn. He had an extensive career on stage, which began in the early 1930s, after he failed to get a job with the US Post Office. Instead, he joined the WPA (Works Progress Administration) Theatre ...
82. Arthur Rankin
Actor | The Great Adventure
Arthur Rankin was born on August 30, 1895 in New York City, New York, USA as Arthur Gibbs. He was an actor, known for The Great Adventure (1921), To Have and to Hold (1922) and The Truth About Husbands (1920). He was married to Marian Mansfield and Mignon Audrey Klemm. He died on March 23, 1947 in ...
83. Charles Le Moyne
Actor | Riders of the Purple Sage
Charles Le Moyne was born on June 27, 1880 in Illinois, USA as Charles Jonathan Lemon. He was an actor, known for Riders of the Purple Sage (1925), Sudden Bill Dorn (1937) and The Rebellious Bride (1919). He died on September 13, 1956 in Hollywood, California, USA.
84. Cliff Lyons
Cliff Lyons was an American actor, stuntman and second-unit director, primarily of Westerns, particularly the films of John Ford and John Wayne.
Lyons, the son of Garrett Thomas Lyons and Wilhamena Johnson Lyons, was raised on a South Dakota farm, though his family lived for a time in Memphis, TN, ...
85. Dick Curtis
Actor | Racing Luck
Tall, hulking character actor Dick Curtis spent years at Columbia Pictures menacing everyone from cowboy star Charles Starrett to the slapstick team of The Three Stooges. Curtis, unlike many movie villains, showed a genuine flair for comedy--especially physical comedy--in his many appearances in ...
86. Buzz Barton
Actor | Pals of the Prairie
Buzz Barton was born on September 3, 1913 in Gallatin, Missouri, USA as William Andrew Lamoreaux. He is known for his work on Pals of the Prairie (1929), The Bantam Cowboy (1928) and Cyclone Kid (1931). He was married to Thelma Doyle. He died on November 20, 1980 in Reseda, California, USA.
87. Lew Meehan
Actor | The Hunted Men
Lew Meehan (birthname James Llewellyn Meehan)was born September 7, 1890 in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota and died on August 10, 1951 in Los Angeles, California. His film career began in 1921 and ended in 1944, albeit he appears in a stock footage montage, as a police car driver (from "Waterfront Lady" ...
89. Mitchell Rhein
Writer | Howdy Mate
Mitchell Rhein was born on June 16, 1900 in New York, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Howdy Mate (1931), The Cat's Paw (1931) and The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959). He died on September 23, 1977 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
90. Ray Teal
Actor | The Best Years of Our Lives
Most familiar to TV audiences as no-nonsense Sheriff Roy Coffee on the long-running western series Bonanza (1959), Ray Teal was one of the most versatile character actors in the business. In his almost 40-year career he played everything from cops to gunfighters to sheriffs to gangsters to a judge ...
91. Alan Wells
Alan Wells was born on March 23, 1926 in Benzonia, Michigan, USA as George Alan Wells. He was an actor, known for Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957), The Great Missouri Raid (1951) and The Cosmic Man (1959). He was married to Barbara Lang and Claudia Barrett. He died on June 14, 2008 in Reno...
93. Gregg Palmer
Actor | Zombies of Mora Tau
Norwegian by heritage and a San Franciscan by birth, brown-haired, brown-eyed Gregg Palmer (born Palmer Lee) broke into show biz as a radio announcer. After an early '50s stint as a contract player at Universal, he turned to freelancing, closing out the decade by starring and co-starring in a ...
94. Frank McGrath
Actor | The Reluctant Astronaut
Frank McGrath was born on February 2, 1903 in Mound City, Missouri, USA as Benjamin Franklin McGrath. He is known for his work on The Reluctant Astronaut (1967), Wagon Train (1957) and The War Wagon (1967). He was married to Libby Quay Buschlen. He died on May 13, 1967 in Hollywood, California, USA.
Actor | Noah's Ark
The son of a rancher-turned-politician, Guinn Williams was given the nickname "Big Boy" (and he was, too - 6' 2" of mostly solid muscle from years of working on ranches and playing semi-pro and pro baseball) by Will Rogers, with whom he made one of his first films, in 1919. Although his father ...
96. Fred Hoose
Production_manager | Western Mail
Fred Hoose was born on March 4, 1868 in Burlington, Vermont, USA. He was an actor and production manager, known for Western Mail (1942), Outlaw Trail (1944) and Arizona Whirlwind (1944). He died on March 12, 1952 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
97. Charles King
Actor | The Adventures of Sir Galahad
In films since childhood (as a teenager he appeared in The Birth of a Nation (1915)), Charles King played a variety of roles in silent films, and even made a series of comedy shorts for Universal in the 1920s. However, it was as a villain in sound westerns that King achieved his greatest fame. In ...
99. Bill Elliott
Actor | Old Los Angeles
Born Gordon Nance in 1904 on a farm in Pattonsburg, Missouri -- a small town about 60 miles northeast of Kansas City -- the future "Wild Bill Elliott" grew up around horses. His father was a commissioner at the Kansas City Stockyards. and at age 16 Elliott won a first-place ribbon in that city's ...
100. James Alexander
Actor | Jack and the Beanstalk
James Alexander was born in Indiana, on May 20, 1914. He appeared in only a few motion pictures during his brief career and did not start acting until he was 38 years old, with his film debut in the 1952 motion picture "Jack and the Beanstalk", starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.
His later credits...