Clint Walker

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Clint Walker
Norman Eugene Walker

(1927-05-30)May 30, 1927
DiedMay 21, 2018(2018-05-21) (aged 90)

Clint Walker (born Norman Eugene Walker; May 30, 1927 – May 21, 2018) was an American actor.

Career[change | change source]

Clint Walker began his career playing role Tarzan in Jungle Gents (1954), then played the role of Sardinian, in the classical biblical movie The Ten Commandments (1956).

Clint made several western movies on the big screen Fort Dobbs (1958), and Yellowstone Kelly (1959), directed by Gordon Douglas, Gold of the Seven Saints (1961), with Roger Moore, More Dead Than Alive (1969) with Vincent Price, Sam Whiskey (1969) with Burt Reynolds. And the western starring with Charles Bronson, The White Buffalo (1977).

He also starred in television Westerns Yuma (1971) and The Bounty Man (1972).

Among his best works is the war movie The Dirty Dozen (1967), with Lee Marvin, He plays one of the dozen prisoners, who are elected by Marvin for a suicide mission. Walker also worked with Frank Sinatra in war movie, None But the Brave (1965), directed by Frank Sinatra.

Cheyenne[change | change source]

In 1955 he was hired to star in the ABC TV series Cheyenne, in which he played cowboy adventurer Cheyenne Bodie who, after the Civil War, roamed the Wild-West fighting bandits, cattle rustlers and Native American rebels. The series aired between 1955 and 1963 over more than 108 episodes. It was very successful, despite Clint's less-than-enthusiastic acceptance of the punishing demands of TV stardom.

Death[change | change source]

Walker died from congestive heart failure on May 21, 2018 in Grass Valley, California at the age of 90.[1]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Títle Role Notes
1954 Jungle Gents Tarzan
1955/1963 Cheyenne Cheyenne Body TV series
1956 The Ten Commandments Sardinian
1957 The Travellers Cheyenne Body
1958 Fort Dobbs Gar Davis
1959 Yellowstone Kelly Luther 'Yellowstone' Kelly
1961 Gold of the Seven Saints Jim Rainbolt
1964 Send Me No Flowers Bert
1965 None But the Brave Capt. Dennis Bourke
1966 The Night of the Grizzly Jim Cole
1966 Maya Hugh Bowen
1967 The Dirty Dozen Samson Posey
1969 More Dead Than Alive Cain
1969 Sam Whiskey O. W. Bandy
1969 The Great Bank Robbery Ranger Ben Quick
1971 Yuma Marshal Dave Harmon TV flm
1972 Hardcase Jack Rutherford TV film
1972 Pancho Villa Scotty
1972 The Bounty Man Kinkaid TV film
1974 Scream of the Wolf Byron Douglas TV film
1974 Killdozer Lloyd Kelly TV film
1974 Kodiak Kodiak TV series
1976 Baker's Hawk Dan Baker
1977 Snowbeast Sheriff Paraday TV film
1977 The White Buffalo Whistling Jack Kileen
1977 Deadly Harvest Grant Franklin
1978 Centennial Joe Bean TV mini-series
1979 Mysterious Island of Beautiful Women Wendell TV film
1983 Hysterical Sheriff
1985 The Serpent Warriors Morgan Bates
1985 All American Cowboy TV movie documentary
1991 The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw Cheyenne TV film
1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Cheyenne Bodie TV series episode: Gunfighters
1998 Small Soldiers Nick Nitro (voice)

References[change | change source]

  1. "'Cheyenne' Star Clint Walker Dead at 90". TMZ. Retrieved 2018-05-22.

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