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Ferris Taylor was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Taylor landed roles in various films, including the Frank McHugh musical comedy "Mr. Dodd Takes the Air" (1937), the action movie "The Daredevil Drivers" (1938) with Beverly Roberts and the action film "Man of Conquest" (1939) with Richard Dix. He also appeared in "The Zero Hour" (1939) and "Grand Ole Opry" (1940). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in "Ridin' on a Rainbow" (1941), "Hello, Annapolis" (1942) and "Beautiful But Broke" (1944). He also appeared in "The Town Went Wild" (1944) and the comedy "Bringing Up Father" (1946) with Joe Yule. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Jeanne Crain musical "Centennial Summer" (1946), "Colonel Effingham's Raid" (1946) with Charles Coburn and "Decoy" (1946). He also appeared in "My Dog Rusty" (1948) and the Joseph Cotten historical feature "Two Flags West" (1950). Taylor more recently acted on "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964). Taylor passed away in March 1961 at the age of 73.

Ferris Taylor was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Taylor landed roles in various films, including the Frank McHugh musical comedy "Mr. Dodd Takes the Air" (1937), the action movie "The Daredevil Drivers" (1938) with Beverly Roberts and the action film "Man of Conquest" (1939) with Richard Dix. He also appeared in "The Zero Hour" (1939) and "Grand Ole Opry" (1940). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in "Ridin' on a Rainbow" (1941), "Hello, Annapolis" (1942) and "Beautiful But Broke" (1944). He also appeared in "The Town Went Wild" (1944) and the comedy "Bringing Up Father" (1946) with Joe Yule. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Jeanne Crain musical "Centennial Summer" (1946), "Colonel Effingham's Raid" (1946) with Charles Coburn and "Decoy" (1946). He also appeared in "My Dog Rusty" (1948) and the Joseph Cotten historical feature "Two Flags West" (1950). Taylor more recently acted on "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964). Taylor passed away in March 1961 at the age of 73.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Gunsmoke in Tucson (1958) Farmer
2.
 The Harder They Fall (1956) House doctor, Chicago
3.
 Siege at Red River (1954) Anderson Smith
4.
 Rails into Laramie (1954) Station agent
5.
 Sweethearts on Parade (1953) Father
6.
 Hannah Lee (1953) Station master
7.
 About Face (1952) Doctor
8.
 Rodeo (1952) Customer
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 Golden Girl (1951)
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