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Cliff Lyons was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Lyons's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Firebrand Jordan" (1930), "Canyon Hawks" (1930) and "Night Rider" (1932) with Harry Carey. He also appeared in "Outlawed Guns" (1935), the western "The Lawless Nineties" (1936) with John Wayne and the Billy Elliott western "Wagon Tracks West" (1943). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the fifties, appearing in the western "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949) with John Wayne, "Wagonmaster" (1950) and the western "Bend of the River" (1952) with James Stewart. He also appeared in the John Wayne western adventure "The Searchers" (1956). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Horse Soldiers" (1959), the Jeffrey Hunter mystery "Sergeant Rutledge" (1960) and "Two Rode Together" (1961). Lyons more recently worked on the action flick "The Green Berets" (1968) with John Wayne. Lyons passed away in January 1974 at the age of 73.

Cliff Lyons was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Lyons's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Firebrand Jordan" (1930), "Canyon Hawks" (1930) and "Night Rider" (1932) with Harry Carey. He also appeared in "Outlawed Guns" (1935), the western "The Lawless Nineties" (1936) with John Wayne and the Billy Elliott western "Wagon Tracks West" (1943). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the fifties, appearing in the western "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949) with John Wayne, "Wagonmaster" (1950) and the western "Bend of the River" (1952) with James Stewart. He also appeared in the John Wayne western adventure "The Searchers" (1956). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Horse Soldiers" (1959), the Jeffrey Hunter mystery "Sergeant Rutledge" (1960) and "Two Rode Together" (1961). Lyons more recently worked on the action flick "The Green Berets" (1968) with John Wayne. Lyons passed away in January 1974 at the age of 73.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Big Jake (1971) 2nd Unit Director
2.
  The Green Berets (1968) 2nd unit dir
3.
  The War Wagon (1967) 2nd unit dir
4.
  Marco the Magnificent (1966) Battle scenes
5.
  Major Dundee (1965) 2nd unit dir
6.
  Genghis Khan (1965) 2nd unit dir
7.
  The Long Ships (1964) 2nd unit dir
8.
  Taras Bulba (1962) 2nd unit dir
9.
  The Comancheros (1961) Action seq dir
10.
  The Alamo (1960) 2nd Unit Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Donovan's Reef (1963) Officer
2.
 Two Rode Together (1961) William McCandless
3.
 Sergeant Rutledge (1960) Sam Beecher
4.
 Spartacus (1960) Soldier
5.
 The Young Land (1959) Jury foreman
6.
 Ben-Hur (1959) The Lubian
7.
 The Abductors (1957)
8.
9.
 The Searchers (1956) Col. Greenhill
10.
 The Prodigal (1955) Harun
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