Walter C. Taylor III | Walter Taylor III
6' (1.83 m)
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[Of James Arness
] He was great. With his boots on he was about six-foot-eight. He was huge. John Wayne
loved Jim and introduced him for an award once. Jim walked on stage, and the Duke said: "You're bigger than I am!" Jim said, "Taller, maybe". You never felt intimidated by his height. He was a very gracious and humble man . . . In my travels around the country with my artwork, people always ask ...
Has earned several Western awards over the years. Received "The Wrangler" award in 1972 and was inducted into the National Cowboy Western Heritage Musuem as a trustee. He later received the National Festival of the West award "Cowboy Spirit Award" in 1998, which actor Dennis Weaver
also received several years later, and received a plaque on the "Walk of Western Stars" in Santa Clarita, CA, that ...