Westerners with 200 - 249 western credits

by road-traveled | created - 21 Sep 2016 | updated - 09 May 2017 | Public

Westerners, born 1863 - 1960.

1. Fred Graham

Actor | The Giant Gila Monster

Baseball gave burly Fred Graham his start in motion pictures. In 1928 he was working for the MGM sound department and also playing semi-pro baseball on the side. The studio was making a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond (1934), starring Robert Young and Nat Pendleton. Graham was hired to ...

226 westerns, 36-73.

1908 - 1979, 70.

2. Jack Hendricks

Stunts | Texas Justice

Jack Hendricks was born on July 9, 1903 in Pickens County, South Carolina, USA as John Talley Hendricks. He is known for his work on Texas Justice (1942), Caryl of the Mountains (1936) and Gun Grit (1936). He died on May 29, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

* 244 westerns, 31-65.

Mark of the Lash (1948), 1948. Bill Gunnison. Credited.

Night Raiders (1952), 1952. Stableman. Uncredited.

The Bounty Killer (1965), 1965. Stunts. Townsman. Uncredited.

130 stunts, 31-65.

1903 - 1990, 86.

3. Robert Horton

Actor | The Green Slime

Robert Horton was born on July 29, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mead Howard Horton Jr. He was an actor, known for Wagon Train, The Green Slime (1968), Apache War Smoke (1952) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). He was married to Marilynn Bradley, Barbara Ruick and Mary Catherine Jobe. ...

235 westerns, 52-88.

The Elizabeth McQueeny Story (1959), 1959. Flint McCullough. Credited.

1924 - 2016, 91.

4. Morgan Woodward

Actor | Cool Hand Luke

Craggy-faced, athletic veteran character actor who played hard-bitten or menacing types in numerous westerns and crime dramas. One of five brothers, Woodward grew up in Arlington, Texas. He had a keen interest in aviation early on and took flying lessons from 1941, getting his pilot's license and ...

230 westerns, 56-94.

1925 -

5. Clu Gulager

Actor | The Return of the Living Dead

Clu Gulager was born William Martin Gulager in Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma. His nickname was given to him by his father for the clu-clu birds (known in English as martins, like his middle name) that were nesting at the Gulager home at the time Clu was born. He grew up on his uncle's ranch ...

221 westerns, 59-03.

Client: Meade (1959), 1959. Andy Meade. Credited.

1928 -

6. Don Collier

Actor | Tombstone

Don has made over 200 credited movie and television appearances. He has performed with John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Anthony Quinn, Dean Martin, Tom Selleck, James Arness, and even Elvis Presley. His first role was as an extra in 1948 in the western Massacre River (1949). This was followed by two ...

211 westerns, 59- 2015 +.

Beat the Drum Slowly (1960). 1960. #1 credit.

1928 -

7. Iron Eyes Cody

Actor | Indian Agent

Iron Eyes Cody was born Espera or "Oscar" DeCorti, the son of two first-generation immigrants from Italy. In 1924 he moved to California, changed his name from "DeCorti" to "Corti" to Cody, and started working as an actor, presenting himself as a Native American. He married an Indian woman, Bertha ...

234 westerns, 30-79.

7 stunts.

1907 - 1999, 91.

8. George J. Lewis

Actor | Zorro's Black Whip

George J. Lewis was born on December 10, 1903 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Zorro's Black Whip (1944), Radar Patrol vs. Spy King (1949) and Malice in the Palace (1949). He was married to Mary Louise Lohman. He died on December 8, 1995 in Rancho Santa Fe, California, ...

217 westerns, 30-66.

#1, Zorro's Black Whip (1944). 1944.

1903 - 1995, 91. Mexico / USA.

9. Norman Leavitt

Actor | Off Limits

Norman Leavitt was born on December 1, 1913 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Norman Turner Leavitt. He was an actor, known for Off Limits (1952), Trackdown (1957) and Death Valley Days (1952). He died on December 11, 2005 in Solvang, California, USA.

208 westerns 46-73.

Mule Train (1950), 1950. Homer - telegrapher.

1913 - 2005, 92.

10. 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 ...

222 westerns, 52-78.

Revolt at Fort Laramie (1957), 1957. Captain James Tenslip. Credited.

1927 - 2015, 88.

11. Clayton Moore

Actor | The Lone Ranger

Clayton Moore grew up in Chicago, Illinois and although his father wanted him to become a doctor, he had visions of something a little more glamorous. Naturally athletic, he practiced gymnastics during family summer vacations in Canada, eventually joining the trapeze act The Flying Behrs at 19. ...

230 westerns, 37-79.

Homer with a High Hat (1954), 1949. The Lone Ranger.

1914 - 1999, 86.

12. Jack Richardson

Actor | The Midnight Express

Jack Richardson was born on November 18, 1870 in New York City, New York, USA as John Howard Richardson. He was an actor, known for The Midnight Express (1924), The Man from New Mexico (1932) and The Old Maid's Baby (1919). He was married to Louise Lester and Florence Stone. He died on June 12, ...

211 westerns, 11-49.

1870 - 1960, 89.

13. Oliver Drake

Writer | The Texas Tornado

Oliver Drake was born on May 28, 1903 in Boise, Idaho, USA as Clarence Oliver Drake. He was a writer and director, known for The Texas Tornado (1932), Song of the Sierras (1946) and Trail to Mexico (1946). He was married to Liz Marshall and Maybelle Barringer. He died on August 19, 1991 in Las ...

209 westerns, 25-69.

150 feature westerns.

Deadline (1948), 1948. -Director, story, producer. Filmed at his ranch, Oliver Drake Ranch.

1903 - 1991, 88.

14. Lafe McKee

Actor | The Man from New Mexico

Lafe McKee began working in Hollywood around 1913. He usually played the likeable father of the heroine, the distressed businessman, or the ranch owner on the verge of losing his homestead or cattle to the villains. The majority of his films were westerns and he supported such actors as Gary Cooper...

246 westerns, 14-48.

The Daredevil (1920), 1920. Sheriff. Credited

1872 - 1959, 87.

15. Roy Rogers

Soundtrack | Men in Black 3

Roy Rogers (born Leonard Slye) moved to California in 1930, aged 18. He played in such musical groups as The Hollywood Hillbillies, Rocky Mountaineers, Texas Outlaws, and his own group, the International Cowboys. In 1934 he formed a group with Bob Nolan called Sons of the Pioneers. While in that ...

213 westerns, 35-78.

99 feature westerns.

1911 - 1998, 86.

16. Bert Madrid

Actor | Black Sunday

Bert Madrid was born on December 19, 1915 in Fabens, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Black Sunday (1977), The Stepmother (1972) and The Richard Boone Show (1963). He died on May 26, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

236 westerns, 53-74.

2 feature westerns.

Mustanger, Incident of the Night Horse (1960). 1960

1915 - 2015, 99.

17. Paul Landres

Director | Navy Bound

Was a founding member of American Cinema Editors.

209 westerns, 40-94.

Haven for Heavies (1951), 1951.

1912 - 2001, 89.

18. George W. Trendle

Writer | The Green Hornet

Creator/writer of "The Green Hornet" for WXYZ Detroit (1936-1938), Mutual (1938-1939, 1940) and Blue/ABC Radio (1939-1950. 1952).

227 westerns, 39-13.

8 feature westerns.

The Lone Ranger (1949).

1884 - 1972, 87.

19. Joe Yrigoyen

Actor | Man from Music Mountain

Joe Yrigoyen was born on August 28, 1910 in Ventura, California, USA as Joseph F. Yrigoyen. He is known for his work on Man from Music Mountain (1938), The Cowboys (1972) and The Prisoner of Zenda (1979). He died on January 10, 1998 in Ventura.

* 223 westerns, 35-74.

The Wreckers (1967), 1967. Stage driver. Credited.

1910 - 1998, 87.

20. Monroe P. Askins

Cinematographer | Sea Hunt

234 TV westerns, 55-75.

Ambush (1955). 1955. Cinematography.

Election Day (1959). 1959. Director.

1915 - 2001, 85.

21. Francis McDonald

Actor | The Ten Commandments

Francis J. McDonald - not a name to bring ready recognition-but a look at the face reminds one of many old movie roles indeed. His career as an actor literally spanned from early silent films and the great silver screen era of sound film to follow on through the golden age of television. His screen...

247 westerns, 14-65.

Old Jake (1957). 1957. Credited.

1891 - 1968, 77.

22. Peter Brown

Actor | Foxy Brown

Peter Brown got into acting when he was in the army by organizing a theater group on base to occupy his spare time while stationed in Alaska. After his discharge he enrolled in the acting program at UCLA, and starting in the mid-1950s found employment in many of the western films and series being ...

245 westerns, 57-05.

15 feature westerns.

Top Hand (1957). 1957.

1935 - 2016, 80.

23. Robert Fuller

Actor | Maverick

Robert Fuller was born in Troy, New York on 29th July 1933 at 1.50pm and was raised in Key West, Florida. He was an only child and his birth name was Leonard Leroy Lee, but he was nicknamed Buddy Lee by his friends.

Robert started his education at St Mary's in New York and when his mother Betty ...

242 westerns, 53-03.

8 feature westerns.

The Ella Lindstrom Story (1959). 1959. Credited.

1933 -

24. Tom Mix

Actor | Destry Rides Again

The son of a lumberman, Tom Mix joined the army as a young man and was an artillery sergeant during the Philippine campaign from 1898 to 1901, though he never saw action. In fact, Mix deserted from the army and carefully kept the facts about his military service a closely guarded secret. About 1903...

238 westerns, 09-40.

The Chef at Circle G (1915), 1915. Ranch cook.

1880 - 1940, 60.

25. Bill Clark

Actor | Bonanza

Bill Clark was born on February 11, 1919 in Alabama, USA as Earl William Clark. He is known for his work on Bonanza (1959) and Young Fury (1964). He died on June 7, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

238 westerns, 46-73.

5 stunts.

1919 - 1973, 54.

26. Rocky Shahan

Actor | Rawhide

Rocky Shahan was born on March 4, 1919 in Texas, USA as Robert Ray Shahan. He is known for his work on Rawhide (1959), El deseo en otoño (1972) and Roll, Thunder, Roll! (1949). He died on December 8, 1981 in Denton, Texas.

238 westerns, 47-69.

Jubilee Trail (1954), 1954. Uncredited : Stunts, actor - Velasco rider.

16 stunts.

1919 - 1981, 62.

27. Mike Ragan

Actor | Montana Belle

Los Angeles-born Holly Bane (who later changed his name to the more macho-sounding Mike Ragan) didn't start out to be an actor--he wanted to be a big-band musician. That didn't work out for him, unfortunately, so he wound up getting a job as an office boy at MGM at age 15. From there he worked his ...

237 westerns, 41-79.

Go West, Young Lady (1941). 1941

When the West Was Fun: A Western Reunion (1979). 1979.

1918 - 1995, 77.

28. Jack Rockwell

Actor | The Lawless Frontier

John Rockwell was the brother of film character actor Charles Trowbridge. He was a film actor for Columbia Studios and acted in film "westerns", predominately, but also worked for 'Republic Pictures Studios' for many years.

He died at Glendale Sanitarium Hospital from 'hyperstatic shock' and '...

237 westerns, 27-47.

Alias John Law (1935), 1935. Credited : Marshal Lamar Blyth.

1890 - 1947, 57. Mexico. USA.

29. Blackie Whiteford

Actor | The Man from New Mexico

Blackie Whiteford was born on April 27, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA as John Penman Whiteford. He is known for his work on The Man from New Mexico (1932), Mark of the Spur (1932) and The Fighting Coward (1935). He was married to Alma Bennett. He died on March 21, 1962 in Hollywood, Los ...

* 237 westerns, 25-62.

The Scarlet Brand (1932), 1932. Henchman Cactus. Credited.

1889 - 1962, 72.

30. Sailor Vincent

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Sailor Vincent was born on October 24, 1901 in Dracut, Massachusetts, USA as William J. Vincent. He is known for his work on The Twilight Zone (1959), Hot Rod (1950) and Affair in Reno (1957). He died on July 12, 1966 in Toluca Lake, California, USA.

232 westerns, 40-67.

39 stunts.

1901 - 1966, 64.

31. Douglas Fowley

Actor | Singin' in the Rain

He was born in the Bronx, New York. As a young man, he moved to Los Angeles and studied at Los Angeles City College. He served in the Navy during World War II. Fowley played everything from cowboys to gangsters, appearing alongside stars like Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly ...

228 westerns, 34-82.

61 feature westerns.

1911 - 1998, 86.

32. Slim Pickens

Actor | Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Slim Pickens spent the early part of his career as a real cowboy and the latter part playing cowboys, and he is best remembered for a single "cowboy" image: that of bomber pilot Maj. "King" Kong waving his cowboy hat rodeo-style as he rides a nuclear bomb onto its target in the great black comedy ...

226 westerns, 50-81.

Rocky Mountain (1950). 1950.

Christmas Mountain (1981). 1981.

1919 - 1983, 64.

33. Mathew McCue

Actor | The Fugitive

Mathew McCue was born on October 4, 1895 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Fugitive (1963) and Gunsmoke (1955). He died on April 10, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

226 westerns, 40-66.

60 feature westerns.

Avenger (1957). 1957. Deputy.

1895 - 1966, 70.

34. Harry Todd

Actor | In Old Cheyenne

Harry Todd was born on December 13, 1863 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as John Nelson Todd. He was an actor, known for In Old Cheyenne (1931), One Is Guilty (1934) and Tea: With a Kick! (1923). He was married to Margaret Joslin. He died on February 15, 1935 in Glendale, California, USA.

225 westerns, 09-35.

1863 - 1935, 71.

35. Kansas Moehring

Actor | Out of Luck

Kansas Moehring was born on July 9, 1897 in St. Marys, Ohio, USA as Carl F. Moehring. He is known for his work on Out of Luck (1923), Trailing Danger (1947) and Shootin' for Love (1923). He died on October 2, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

224 westerns, 20-61.

139 feature westerns.

1897 - 1968, 71

36. 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, ...

* 224 westerns, 43-78.

Stage to Mesa City (1947), 1947. Lawyer Baxter. Credited.

1917 - 1980, 62.

37. Jock Mahoney

Actor | Tarzan Goes to India

Mahoney is of French and Irish extraction, with some Cherokee. At the University of Iowa, he was outstanding in swimming, basketball and football. When World War II broke out, he enlisted as a Marine fighter pilot and instructor. In Hollywood, he was a noted stunt man, doubling for Errol Flynn, ...

224 westerns, 46-85.

1919 - 1989, 70.

38. Rudy Sooter

Soundtrack | The Roaming Cowboy

Rudy Sooter was born on June 17, 1904 in Canada as Roby Cecil Sooter. His parents were John Franklin Sooter and Hattie Blanch Tussing Sooter. Rudy first became known for his country and western music, both as a writer and performer. Bob Nolan and Roy Rogers were in his band before they formed the ...

* 223 westerns, 35-68.

1905 - 1991, 85.

39. Jim Davis

Actor | Big Jake

Tall, rangy Jim Davis spent much of his early career in westerns mainly at Republic Pictures. The Missouri-born and -raised Davis' relaxed, easygoing manner and Southern drawl easily fit most moviegoers' image of the cowboy and Republic put him in a ton of them over the years (the fact that, unlike...

223 westerns, 42-78.

1909 - 1981, 71

40. Frank Ferguson

Actor | Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

American character actor Frank Ferguson appeared in scores of films and television shows, often as self-important types. Prior to his film debut, he was a prominent performer and director with the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse, where he coached numerous up-and-coming young actors such as ...

222 westerns, 41-76.

46 feature westerns.

1906 - 1978, 71.

41. Jack Kenny

Actor | Northern Code

Jack Kenny was born on November 16, 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John Kenny. He was an actor, known for Northern Code (1925), Not Quite Decent (1929) and Hidden Loot (1925). He was married to Bryna Davis. He died on May 26, 1964 in Hollywood, California, USA.

219 westerns, 22-62.

1886 - 1964, 77.

42. 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.

* 218 westerns, 22-46.

Border Devils (1932), 1932. Bud Brandon. Credited.

1896 - 1972, 76.

43. Chuck Hamilton

Stunts | The Mysterious Pilot

Chuck Hamilton was born on December 9, 1903 in Vallejo, California, USA as Charles Hamilton Pracht. He is known for his work on The Mysterious Pilot (1937), Black Eagle (1948) and The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942). He died on December 24, 1978 in Vallejo.

217 westerns, 31-67.

1903 - 1978, 75.

44. Joe Phillips

Rio Bravo

Joe Phillips was born on May 12, 1913 in Montana, USA. He was an actor, known for Rio Bravo (1959), The Music Man (1962) and Angel and the Badman (1947). He died on October 19, 1972.

217 westerns, 36-72.

The Baron of Arizona (1950), 1950. Deputy.

1913 - 1972, 59.

45. Ed Cassidy

Actor | Corpus Christi Bandits

Ed Cassidy was born on March 21, 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Edward Bottomley Cassidy. He was an actor, known for Corpus Christi Bandits (1945), Winds of the Wasteland (1936) and Boss of Rawhide (1943). He was married to Dorothy and Pearl McCormick (vaudeville actress). He died on January 19,...

216 westerns, 35-57.

The Purple Vigilantes (1938), 1938. Sheriff Jim.

1893 - 1968, 74.

46. Kenneth MacDonald

Actor | Black Arrow

Kenneth MacDonald was born Kenneth Dollins on September 8, 1901, in Portland, IN. He began his career as a stage actor in the 1920s and came to Hollywood in the early 1930s. He broke into motion pictures, but after several small roles, he found employment difficult to come by. He hit upon the idea ...

216 westerns, 35-68.

77 feature westerns.

1901 - 1972, 70.

47. Bing Russell

Actor | The Magnificent Seven

Although best known as the deputy on Bonanza (1959) and Robert in The Magnificent Seven (1960), Russell's notoriety on a national level was as the owner of the Portland Mavericks Baseball Club. Helming the only independent team in the class A Northwest League, Russell was an innovator. Before Bull ...

216 westerns, 56-88.

19 feature westerns.

Viva Zapata! (1952). 1952, stunts.

1926 - 2003, 76.

48. Russell Hayden

Actor | The Last Horseman

Russell "Lucky" Hayden was born as Hayden Michael Lucid, the son of Francis Lucid and Minnie Harvey Lucid on June 12, 1912 in Chico, California. In his early Hollywood career, he worked primarily behind the scenes as a film cutter, assistant cameraman, and sound recorder. In 1937, he began his ...

216 westerns, 37-63.

63 feature westerns.

1912 - 1981, 68

49. Don C. Harvey

Actor | Forbidden Jungle

Prolific character actor Don Harvey started his career playing in tent shows, repertory companies and radio with his wife Jean Harvey. While in Hollywood he starred on a radio show with Hedda Hopper. Harvey signed a contract with Columbia Pictures in 1949 and played in a several serials of the era: ...

216 westerns, 49-63.

37 feature westerns.

1911 - 1963, 51.

50. Peter Breck

Actor | The Big Valley

Breck was born Joseph Peter Breck, the son of a jazz musician also named Joseph (nicknamed "Jobie"). Over time, his father worked with such legendary greats as Fats Waller, Bix Beiderbecke, Paul Whiteman and Billie Holiday. Nicknamed "Buddy" while young, Peter's parents were on the road for much of...

215 westerns, 56-79.

1929 - 2012, 82.

51. Tristram Coffin

Actor | King of the Rocket Men

Tristram Coffin was born in a Utah mining community, grew up in Salt Lake City, and started acting while in high school. He later continued acting with traveling stock companies. Having earned a degree in speech at the University of Washington, he worked as a news analyst and sportscaster until a ...

214 westerns, 39-77.

Marshal of Gun Town (1953).

1909 - 1990, 80.

52. Rand Brooks

Actor | Gone with the Wind

After passing his screen test, Rand Brooks played a bit role in the 1938 film Love Finds a Way. He then found several other roles before landing the part of Charles Hamilton in Gone with the Wind. He went on to play small roles in films such as Laddie, And One was Beautiful, The Son of Monte Cristo...

213 westerns, 40-71.

1918 - 2003, 84.

53. John Dehner

Actor | The Right Stuff

Unlike many actors, John Dehner's career didn't begin on the stage or on radio. He started out as an animator for Walt Disney Studios, then worked as a disc jockey and a professional pianist. He made his film debut in the 1940s, and has appeared in dozens of films. A tall and distinguished looking ...

213 westerns, 46-68.

130 feature westerns.

Vigilantes of Boomtown (1947). 1947.

1915 - 1992, 76.

54. Johnny Crawford

Actor | The Rifleman

Johnny Crawford was born on March 26, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Ernest Crawford. He is an actor, known for The Rifleman (1958), Hellboy (2004) and The Thirteenth Floor (1999). He has been married to Charlotte Samco since February 14, 1995.

211 westerns, 56-91.

The Cross of Santo Domingo (1956). 1956.

1946---

55. Jack O'Shea

Actor | Rough Riders of Cheyenne

Jack O'Shea was born on April 6, 1906 in San Francisco, California, USA as John Martin Rellaford. He was an actor, known for Rough Riders of Cheyenne (1945), Sheriff of Wichita (1949) and Sheriff of Cimarron (1945). He was married to Patricia Elizabeth Garry and Peg Harrington. He died on October 1...

210 westerns, 32-63.

Guns for Hire (1932). 1932.

The Red Rider (1934). 1934.

Toll the Bell Slowly (1963). 1963.

1906 - 1967, 61.

56. Reed Howes

Actor | Super Speed

American silent-era leading man who became a familiar heavy in B-Westerns of the talkie period. Born Hermon (not Herman) Reed Howes in Washington, D.C., in 1900, he served as an apprentice seaman in the U.S. Navy during the last year of the First World War. After the war he graduated from the ...

209 westerns, 24-61.

130 feature westerns.

Quiet City (1958), 1958.

1900 - 1964, 64.

57. Eric Fleming

Actor | Rawhide

At the age of eight, Fleming hopped on a freight train to Chicago to escape his abusive father. Following hospitalization for gang fight injuries, he returned to California where he lived with his mother and worked at Paramount as a laborer. Fleming joined the Merchant Marine, and then he served in...

208 westerns, 59-66.

The Spanish Camp (1965), 1965.

1925 - 1966, 41.

58. Raymond Hatton

Actor | The Kansas Terrors

The son of a physician, Raymond Hatton entered films in 1909, eventually appearing in almost 500 other pictures. In early silents he formed a comedy team with big, burly Wallace Beery. He was best known as the tobacco-chewing, rip-snorting Rusty Joslin in the Three Mesquiteers series. He was also ...

208 westerns, 14-64.

129 feature westerns.

Dry Gulch, Stage to Rainbow's End (1951). 1951.

Gewilliker Hay, Tennessee's Pardner (1916). 1916.

A few western names he's known by, Porphyry Smith, Osgood, Onie, Tracks Williams, Jigger, Obie, Scissorbill Childers, Windy Wagonwheels, Juniper, Cahoose, Hoops, Eph Trager, Tanner, Esau Steelings, Elihu Styles, Clem, Mousey, Hermit Joe Soakie Jones.

1887 - 1971, 84.

59. Bob Hoy

Actor | The Enforcer

Robert F. Hoy was equally at home as a stuntman and as an actor. He appeared as Joe Butler on the acclaimed TV Western, The High Chaparral. He stunt-doubled for Charles Bronson, Tony Curtis, Robert Forrester, Ross Martin, Tyrone Power, David Jansen, Telly Savalas, Charles McGraw, Jay Silverheels ...

205 westerns, 50-95.

Raw Edge (1956), 1956. Five Crows.

1927 - 2010, 82.

60. James Brown

Actor | Going My Way

James Brown was born March 22, 1920 in the small town of Desdemona, Eastland County, Texas. He graduated from The Desdemona School (grades 1-12), which was built in 1922 (it closed in 1969). Very athletic, Brown became a tennis pro before there was any money in it. He entered films in 1941. Clearly...

204 westerns.

1920 - 1992, 72.

61. Trevor Bardette

Actor | Wild Bill Hickok Rides

Wavy-haired, articulate, quietly-spoken Bardette was one of Hollywood's archetypal villains of westerns and cliffhanger serials. He initially aspired to become a mechanical engineer after graduating from Oregon State University in June 1925. However, by the late 1920's, he had changed his name from...

203 westerns, 37-70.

1902 - 1977, 75.

62. John Doucette

Actor | True Grit

Stocky, balding American character actor with a rich, deep voice, equally adept at Western bad guys and Shakespeare. He began his career in films in minor roles, primarily as gangland henchmen, and progressed to become widely familiar as a figure in a variety of dramas and occasional comedies. ...

203 westerns, 48-79.

Station West (1948), 1948. Bartender.

1921-1994, 73.

63. William Henry

Actor | Television Spy

American leading actor who began his career as a juvenile in the 1930s. The son of a stock broker, he attended Los Angeles and Hollywood High Schools. Upon graduation, he trained for stagecraft at the Pasadena Playhouse School having by then already debuted on screen, aged eight, in an uncredited ...

202 westerns, 34-71.

35 feature westerns.

Stardust on the Sage (1942), 1942. Jeff Drew. Credited.

1914 - 1982, 67.

64. Charles Horvath

Actor | His Majesty O'Keefe

Charles Horvath was born on October 27, 1920 in Upper Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on His Majesty O'Keefe (1954), The Domino Principle (1977) and Vera Cruz (1954). He was married to Margo and Georgiana W. Horvath. He died on July 23, 1978 in Woodland Hills, Los ...

202 westerns, 47-77.

64 feature westerns.

In an Evil Time (1958). 1958.

1920 - 1978, 57.

65. 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" ...

201 westerns, 21-44.

White Thunder (1925). 1925.

1890 - 1951, 60.

66. X Brands

Actor | Yancy Derringer

X Brands was born on July 24, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on Yancy Derringer (1958), The Virginian (1962) and The Monroes (1966). He was married to Pamela McInnes and Jean Dorothy Merriam. He died on May 8, 2000 in Northridge, California, USA.

201 westerns, 52-79.

1927 - 2000, 72.

67. Fred Carson

Stunts | Timbuktu

Stuntman and actor Fred Carson was born on November 23, 1923 in Harlingen, Texas. Carson learned how to be handy with horses while growing up in Texas. Fred worked the rodeo circuit and was a trick rider prior to becoming involved in the Hollywood film industry as a stuntman and actor in the mid-...

249 westerns, 45-75.

58 feature westerns.

The Lawless Rider (1954). 1954.

1923 - 2001, 77.

68. William F. Claxton

Director | Half Past Midnight

William F. Claxton was born on October 22, 1914 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Half Past Midnight (1948), Desire in the Dust (1960) and The Twilight Zone (1959). He died on February 11, 1996 in Santa Monica, California.

244 westerns, 39-88.

11 feature westerns.

Passenger to Mescalero (1959), 1959. Director.

1914 - 1996, 81.

69. Carl Mathews

Actor | Custer's Last Stand

Carl Mathews was born on February 19, 1899 in Oklahoma, USA as Carl Davis Mathews. He is known for his work on Custer's Last Stand (1936), The Black Coin (1936) and Covered Wagon Trails (1940). He was married to Irene and Margaret F. He died on May 3, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

240 westerns, 34-58.

The Fighting Trooper (1934), 1934. stunts.

Cyclone of the Saddle (1935), 1935, Indian.

Death by the Numbers (1958), 1958.

1899 - 1959, 60.

70. Chick Sheridan

Actor | Death Valley Days

Chick Sheridan was born on September 15, 1901 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on Death Valley Days (1952), The Jack Benny Program (1950) and Rolling Man (1972). He died on April 4, 1981 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

* 238 westerns, 55-72.

4 feature westerns.

The Tent City Story (1958), 58. Uncredited.

1901 - 1981, 79.

233 westerns, 48-79.

The Far Frontier (1948), 1948. Script supervisor.

A Fistful of Oats (1979), 1979. Writer.

The Young Outlaw (1965), 1965. Director.

1917 - 1991, 73.

72. William Tannen

Actor | Woman of the Year

William Tannen was born on November 17, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Woman of the Year (1942), Hey, Jeannie! (1956) and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941). He was married to Donrue Leighton. He died on December 2, 1976 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

230 westerns, 39-69.

Stand Up and Fight (1939). 1939.

Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969). 1969.

1911 - 1976, 56.

73. Leonard Katzman

Producer | Dallas

Leonard Katzman was born on September 2, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and assistant director, known for Dallas (1978), Petrocelli (1974) and Gunsmoke (1955). He was married to LaRue Katzman. He died on September 5, 1996 in Malibu, California, USA.

230 westerns, 54-95.

5 feature westerns.

Gunfighters of the Northwest (1954). 1954. Assistant Director.

The Sharecroppers (1975). 1975. Director.

1927 - 1996, 69.

74. Fred Burns

Actor | The California Mail

Fred Burns was born on April 24, 1878 in Fort Keogh, Montana, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The California Mail (1929), Martyrs of the Alamo (1915) and Vengeance - and the Woman (1917). He died on July 18, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

227 westerns, 12-47.

215 feature westerns

1878 - 1955, 77.

75. John Breen

Actor | Gunsmoke

Clothed in anonymity, actors like John Breen are often overlooked by movie and television audiences alike.

Breen started in films in the 1930s and worked steadily in movies through the early 1950s.

Unfortunately for him, his short appearance and natural curly hair didn't allow him to fall into the ...

225 westerns, 47-69.

The Safe Guard (1958) 1958. Uncredited.

1906 - 1972, 65.

76. John English

Director | Captain America

Second-feature director, began his directing career at Republic in 1935 then moved to Columbia, eventually partnering with director William Witney to make what many serial aficionados regard as the best serials to ever come out of Hollywood. Went over to Columbia Pictures, where he was under ...

224 westerns, 35-66.

60 feature westerns.

Daredevils of the West (1943). 1943.

1903 - 1969, 66.

223 westerns, 34-67.

7 feature westerns.

Wyatt Earp Rides Shotgun (1958). 1958.

1889 - 1964, 74.

78. Howard Joslin

Production_manager | In the Heat of the Night

Howard Joslin was born on October 8, 1907 in Georgia, USA. He was a production manager and assistant director, known for In the Heat of the Night (1967), The Killing (1956) and The Trouble with Harry (1955). He died on August 1, 1975 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

221 westerns, 36-72.

Helen of Abajinian (1957). 1957. Assistant Director.

1907 - 1975, 67.

218 westerns, 48-94.

40 feature westerns.

Hour After Dawn (1960). 1960. Story, associate producer.

1918 - 1979, 61.

80. Jack Lilley

Planet of the Apes

Jack Lilley was born on August 15, 1933 in the USA. He is known for his work on Planet of the Apes (2001), Sudden Impact (1983) and The Legend of Zorro (2005).

217 westerns, 57-11 +.

32 feature films.

Head wrangler, Young Guns (1988). 1988.

Stunts, One-Eyed Jacks (1961). 1961.

1933 --

81. Danny Borzage

Actor | Mister Roberts

American small-part player, a member of John Ford's stock company. The younger brother of director Frank Borzage and the older brother of assistant director Lew Borzage, he became a beloved figure on film sets, not so much for his acting as for his personality and his musicianship. An accomplished ...

214 westerns, 24-71.

54 feature westerns,

The Iron Horse (1924). 1924.

Exit from Wickenburg (1971). 1971.

1896 - 1975, 78.

*212 westerns, 48-72.

16 feature westerns.

The Sweet Sisters (1959). 1959. Assistant Director.

1910 - 1989, 78.

83. Leonard P. Geer

Stunts | The Blues Brothers

Leonard P. Geer was born on May 9, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Scarface (1983) and The Adventures of Spin and Marty (1955). He died on January 9, 1989 in Topanga Canyon, California, USA.

210 westerns,

1914 - 1989, 74.

84. Frank Gruber

Writer | Twenty Plus Two

Frank Gruber, one of the "kings of pulp fiction", was born in Elmer, Minnesota. After serving a stint in the army, he took on various writing jobs, including trade journal editor and correspondence school teacher. During the early 1930s he got his break writing "quickie" detective stories for what ...

209 westerns, 43-68.

20 feature westerns.

Oregon Trail (1945). 1945, writer.

1904 - 1969, 55.

85. Chuck Roberson

Assistant_director | Beneath the Planet of the Apes

American stuntman who also played minor roles in scores of movies. Son of Allie W. and Jannie Hamm Roberson. Raised on cattle ranches in Shannon, Texas, and Roswell, New Mexico, he left school at 13 to become a cowhand and oilfield roughneck. He married and took his wife and daughter to California,...

209 westerns

1919 - 1988, 69

86. Johnston McCulley

Writer | The Mask of Zorro

Johnston McCulley was born on February 2, 1883 in Ottawa, Illinois, USA as John William Johnston McCulley. He was a writer, known for The Mask of Zorro (1998), The Legend of Zorro (2005) and The Mark of Zorro (1920). He died on November 23, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

208 westerns, 18-2011.

28 feature westerns.

The Unmasking of Zorro (1958). 1958.

1883 - 1958, 75.

87. Hal Hopper

Writer | Motorpsycho!

Hal Hopper was born on November 11, 1912 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Harold Stevens Hopper. He is known for his work on Motorpsycho! (1965), Shalako (1968) and Mudhoney (1965). He died on November 2, 1970 in Sylmar, California, USA.

206 westerns, 45-68.

4 feature westerns.

1912 - 1970, 57.

88. Nick Borgani

Actor | The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

Nick Borgani was born on September 6, 1904 in Bari, Puglia, Italy as Nicola Cantacessi. He is known for his work on The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) and Falcon Crest (1981). He died on March 11, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

203 westerns, 50-74.

26 feature westerns.

1904 - 1987, 82. Italy. USA.

200 westerns, 57-79.

5 feature westerns.

Decision at Sweetwater (1961). 1961. Director.

1924 - 2004, 79.

90. Sheree J. Wilson

Actress | Walker, Texas Ranger

Sheree J. Wilson has gained worldwide recognition starring in two enormously popular long running television series. Appearing in the hit series Dallas for five seasons playing opposite Patrick Duffy, and then for the entire eight year run of Walker, Texas Ranger opposite Chuck Norris. Currently, ...

200 westerns, 1993 - 2014 +.

3 feature westerns.

A Shadow in the Night (1993). 1993.

#1 credit, Jail Wagon (2014). 2014.

1958-.



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