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Don Durant (1932–2005)

The "fastest gun in all the West" and the poster boy for "tall, dark and handsome:, Don Durant was best known for his title role in the CBS western series Johnny Ringo (1959). Born Donald Allison Durae on November 20, 1932, in Long Beach, California, he spent some of his youth in Riverside as well as on a large cattle ranch in Elko, Nevada. His ... See full bio »

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Johnny Ringo Johnny Ringo
The White Orchid Soundtrack
Perry Mason Gary Marshall / Johnny Woodruff Starr
Zane Grey Theater Johnny Ringo / Vern Mitchell


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  Johnny Ringo (TV Series) (performer - 37 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (writer - 37 episodes, 1959 - 1960)
- Cave-In (1960) ... (performer: "Johnny Ringo" (end theme)) / (writer: "Johnny Ringo" (end theme))
- Lobo Lawman (1960) ... (performer: "Title Song") / (writer: "Title Song")
- Coffin Sam (1960) ... (performer: "Johnny Ringo" (end theme)) / (writer: "Johnny Ringo" (end theme))
- Killer, Choose a Card (1960) ... (performer: "Title Song") / (writer: "Title Song")
- Shoot the Moon (1960) ... (performer: "Title Song") / (writer: "Title Song")
 1957 Maverick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hostage! (1957) ... (performer: "Cindy, Cindy" - uncredited)
  Wagon Train (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- The John Darro Story (1957) ... (performer: "The Ballad of Yellow John Thurman") / (writer: "The Ballad of Yellow John Thurman")
 1954 The White Orchid (performer: "Femme Fatale")
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Album: "Ray Anthony and His Orchestra Introducing Don Durant" (four songs) (Capitol Records) See more »


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Children: daughter Heidi and son Jeffrey. See more »

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