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Bob Wills was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1934, he formed his Texas Playboys band, one of the leading lights of country music's western swing genre. In 1940, he made his screen debut in the Tex Ritter-starring film "Take Me Back To Oklahoma." Wills began his career with a role in "Go West, Young Lady" (1941). Wills also appeared in "The Vigilantes Ride" (1944). Wills was most recently credited in "Sky Riders" (1976). Wills passed away in May 1975 at the age of 70.

Bob Wills was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1934, he formed his Texas Playboys band, one of the leading lights of country music's western swing genre. In 1940, he made his screen debut in the Tex Ritter-starring film "Take Me Back To Oklahoma." Wills began his career with a role in "Go West, Young Lady" (1941). Wills also appeared in "The Vigilantes Ride" (1944). Wills was most recently credited in "Sky Riders" (1976). Wills passed away in May 1975 at the age of 70.

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 Thunder in Dixie (1965) Track announcer
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 Rhythm Round-up (1945)
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 Lawless Empire (1945) Bob Wills
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 Wyoming Hurricane (1944) Bob
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 The Vigilantes Ride (1944) Bob Allen
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 Riders of the Northwest Mounted (1943) Bob Wheeler
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 Silver City Raiders (1943) Themselves
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 Saddles and Sagebrush (1943) Bob
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