Fess Parker

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Fess Parker
Fess Elisha Parker, Jr.

(1924-08-16)August 16, 1924
DiedMarch 18, 2010(2010-03-18) (aged 85)
Cause of deathNatural causes
  • Actor
  • singer
  • winemaker
  • resort owner-operator

Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (August 16, 1924 - March 18, 2010), was an American actor.

Career[change | change source]

His first movie was Harvey (1950) with James Stewart. Over the years, he worked on movies with many well known actors. These include Gary Cooper, Bob Hope, Jeff Chandler and Steve McQueen.

Fess Parker work for Disney on two movies about Davy Crockett In 1964, NBC hired him to do a television series about Daniel Boone. The series was about the Boone and his fights against the Indians and the redcoats in the American Revolution. The cast of the series included of Patricia Blair as Rebecca Boone, Albert Salmi as Yadkin, Ed Ames as Mingo, Roosevelt Grier as Gabe Cooper and Darby Hinton is Israel Boone. 159 episodes were made between 1964-1970.

Movies[change | change source]

Year Movie
1950 Harvey
1952 Springfield Rifle
1954 Them!
1956 Westward Ho, The Wagons!
1959 Alias Jesse James
1962 The Jayhawker!
Hell Is for Heroes
1955 Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier
1956 Davy Crockett and the River Pirates

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