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Clint Walker

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Clint Walker

American actor best known for his cowboy role as [GUI]Cheyenne Bodie[GUI] in the TV Western series, Cheyenne add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1927.

Countries: United States (72%), Connecticut (11%), Australia (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Nancy Kulp, Frank Sinatra, Frank McGrath

Linked to: Warner Bros., American Broadcasting Company

 

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Clint Walker was born in 1927 add something

 

Walker's twin sister, Neoma L. "Lucy" Westbrook , died November 11, 2000 at her residence in Hartford, Illinois, aged 73 add something


1955

James Garner - In 1955 Garner was considered for the lead role in the first Warner Brothers Western series, "Cheyenne", but that role went to Clint Walker because the casting director couldn't reach Garner in time , and Garner wound up playing an Army officer in the pilot instead

 

Rod Taylor - In 1955, he guest-starred in the third episode of the first hour-long western television series, "Cheyenne", an ABC program starring Clint Walker


1956

Frank McGrath - A year before "Wagon Train" began, McGrath appeared briefly as ranch foreman John Pike in the 1956 episode "Quicksand" of the first hour-long television western series, ABC's "Cheyenne", starring Clint Walker

 

Nancy Kulp - In 1956 she appeared in the episode "Johnny Bravo" of Clint Walker's ABC series "Cheyenne


1957

Mary Castle - In 1957, she guest starred on ABC's "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet", in "The Case of the Baited Hook" on CBS's "Perry Mason", and in "Test of Courage" of ABC's "Cheyenne", starring Clint Walker


1958

In 1958, Thompson described the actor, starring in "Fort Dobbs", as "the biggest, finest-looking Western hero ever to sag a horse, with a pair of shoulders rivaling King Kong's" add something

 

Walker played roles in several big-screen films, including a trio of westerns for Gordon Douglas - "Fort Dobbs" in 1958, "Yellowstone Kelly" in 1959, and "Gold of the Seven Saints" in 1961, the comedy "Send Me No Flowers" in 1964, the actual leading role despite being billed under Frank Sinatra in the wartime drama "None But the Brave" in 1965, "The Night of the Grizzly" in 1966, and as the meek convict Samson Posey, in the war drama "The Dirty Dozen" in 1967 add something

 

Ty Hardin - When Clint Walker walked out on his ABC series "Cheyenne" in 1958 during a contract dispute with Warner, Ty Hardin got his big break


1960

Brad Johnson (television actor) - In 1960, he portrayed Sheriff Dan Blaisdell in "Home Is the Brave" on Clint Walker's ABC series "Cheyenne"


1966

Leo Gordon - Another notable role was in the 1966 western "The Night of the Grizzly" opposite Clint Walker, one of the very few actors who could match Gordon's intense screen presence regarding physical size and strength

 

Nancy Kulp - In 1966 she appeared as Wilhemina Peterson in the movie "Night of the Grizzly", starring Clint Walker and Martha Hyer


1969

In 1969, New York Times film critic Howard Thompson, in reviewing Walker's performance in the movie "More Dead Than Alive", described the actor as "a big, fine-looking chap and about as live-looking as any man could be add something


1970

During the 1970s he returned to television, starring in a number of made-for-TV western films as well as a short-lived series in 1974 called "Kodiak" add something


1998

In 1998, he voiced Nick Nitro in the film "Small Soldiers" add something


2003

Jonas and Walker subsequently spent two years collaborating on a story idea suggested by Walker involving gold and the Yaqui, a partnership that led to the publication of the 2003 Western novel "Yaqui Gold" add something


2004

In 2004, he was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma add something


2009

In December 2009, several internet movie websites had indicated that Sylvester Stallone had or was about to make an approach to Walker to come out of retirement to play the father of John Rambo in Stallone's forthcoming film "Rambo V" add something


2014

Edd Byrnes - Byrnes appeared during the Memphis Film Festival in June 2014, in which he was reunited with his former "Yellowstone Kelly" co-star Clint Walker


2018

Walker died of congestive heart failure in Grass Valley, California, on May 21, 2018, at the age of 90 add something