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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 6, 1996|
|Born:||January 19, 1922||Cause of Death:||complications from emphysema|
|Birth Place:||Pumpkin Center, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Enlisted in the Navy; served during WWII
Made feature film debut while still in uniform in a supporting role in "Since You Went Away"
First leading role in a feature, "Till the End of Time", opposite Dorothy McGuire and Robert Mitchum
First feature Western, "Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven"; was also first film in which he received top billing
Starred in the title role of the syndicated Western TV series, "Wild Bill Hickok"
Also starred in a radio program in which he played Wild Bill Hickok
Last US feature for a number of years, "Jet Over the Atlantic"
Began making films, mostly Westerns and other action fare, exclusively in Europe, primarily Italy, for over a decade
One of latest Italian credits, "This Man Can't Die"
Played a large supporting role in the US feature film, "Where's Willie?"
Appeared in the ABC variety compilation special, "When the West Was Fun: A Western Reunion", a salute to Western series during the early years of television
Played a supporting role in the CBS TV-movie, "Red River", a remake of the classic 1948 Howard Hawks Western feature
Played a supporting role in the action feature, "Stickfighter"
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