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Wayne Burson (1920–1997)

Stuntman and actor Wayne Burson was born Wayne Woodmansee on November 9, 1920 in Moscow, Colorado. His mother's brother was famous rodeo star Buster Burson. Wayne worked the rodeo circuit prior to moving to California to pursue a career in the film business and starting out as a stuntman in a few Gene Autry movies made by Republic Pictures. Among ... See full bio »


(age 76) in Oregon City, Oregon, USA

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Known For

Wild Horse Ambush Henchman Tom
Tales of Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver / Stage Coach Driver
Bat Masterson Jake Trumbull / Posse Member / U.S. Marshal
Have Gun - Will Travel Club Waiter / Man


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 1960-1962 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Man / Club Waiter
- Alice (1962) ... Man
- Love's Young Dream (1960) ... Club Waiter
 1958-1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Stagecoach Driver / Stage Coach Driver
- Fraud (1961) ... Stagecoach Driver
- A Study in Petticoats (1960) ... Stage Coach Driver
- The Dealer (1958) ... Stagecoach Driver
- The Break (1958) ... Stagecoach Driver
 1960 Spartacus
Guard (uncredited)
 1958-1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Jake Trumbull / Posse Member / U.S. Marshal
- No Funeral for Thorn (1959) ... Jake Trumbull
- Wanted: Dead (1959) ... Posse Member
- Bear Bait (1958) ... U.S. Marshal
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Minor Role
- Two Tickets to Promontory (1959) ... Minor Role (uncredited)
 1958 Gunman's Walk
Wrangler (uncredited)
 1956 The Burning Hills
Sutton Rider (uncredited)
 1956 Backlash
Soldier (uncredited)
 1955 Steve Donovan, Western Marshal (TV Series)
Gang Member #1
- Napoleon's Eagle (1955) ... Gang Member #1 (uncredited)
 1954 Destry
Townsman (uncredited)
 1954 Cattle Queen of Montana
Indian (uncredited)
 1952 Bronco Buster
Rodeo Rider (uncredited)
 1952 Wild Horse Ambush
Henchman Tom
 1948 Song of the Drifter
Henchman (uncredited)
 1947 Ridin' Down the Trail (uncredited)
 1946 The Phantom Rider
Deputy (uncredited)
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Silver (Hi-Yo Silver) and Scout, both horses from The Lone Ranger (1949) television show were housed at Wayne Burson's ranch after the two horses were retired from movies.

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