Wild Bill Hannachek
The Range Rider
Mark Sanders / Saber Jack Tyrell / Baxter Vale / ...
Had a #1 hit song with "The Purple People Eater"
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
I came out to Hollywood to become a singing cowboy but when I got here in 1950 they didn't want any singing cowboys, even if you had your own guitar. So I got into the other end of the cowboy business and played mostly heavies in my film career.
In 1969 he was one of the original members of the cast of Hee Haw
(1969), the-long running country slapstick series. He also wrote the familiar theme song. He left the show after only filming 13 episodes due to other professional demands. He returned from time to time as a guest.