Slim Pickens

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Slim Pickens
Slim Pickens 1972.jpg
Slim Pickens in 1972
Born
Louis Burton Lindley Jr.

(1919-06-29)June 29, 1919
Kingsburg, California, U.S.
DiedDecember 8, 1983(1983-12-08) (aged 64)
Modesto, California, U.S.
Cause of deathProblems caused by brain cancer surgery
Years active1946–1983
Spouse(s)Margaret (née Harmon) Lindley (1950–1983 (his death))[1]
Children3

Louis Burton Lindley Jr. (June 29, 1919 – December 8, 1983), better known by his stage name Slim Pickens, was an American actor and rodeo performer.[2] He is best known for his roles in Dr. Strangelove, Blazing Saddles, 1941, and One-Eyed Jacks.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Slim Pickens".
  2. Krebs, Albin (December 10, 1983). "SLIM PICKENS, KNOWN FOR COWBOY ROLES, DIES". The New York Times.