Western Action, 1900 - 1919.

by road-traveled | created - 06 Aug 2016 | updated - 18 Nov 2017 | Public

-Actors born between 1900-1919.

-list 2 of 5, western stunts.

After pictures, listed from most to least stunts.

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1. Gil Perkins

Actor | Batman: The Movie

A champion athlete and trackman in his native northern Australia, Gil Perkins always wanted to get into films; as a teenager he virtually ran away from home, taking a job as a deck hand on a Norwegian freighter. He eventually landed in Hollywood in the late '20s, during the era of part-silent, ...

131 stunts, 29-81.

114 westerns, 34-69.

1907-1999, 91. Australia. USA.

2. Boyd Stockman

Actor | The Adventures of Kit Carson

Stuntman and actor Boyd Stockman was born on February 12, 1916 in Grants, New Mexico. Boyd moved to California in the early 1940's where he and his brother worked for the Bakersfield Land and Cattle Company. Stockman began his film business career doing stunts at Monogram Pictures in the mid-1940's...

75 stunts, 45-75.

190 westerns, 45-75.

1916-1998, 82.

3. Montie Montana

Actor | The Circle of Death

He appeared in a number of John Wayne movies and made headlines in 1953 when he roped Pres Eisenhower as a gag during his inaugural parade. He asked the President's permission first, but Secret Service agents were unamused by the incident. Mr Montana was a fixture on the rodeo circuit in the USA ...

9 Stunts, 39-64.

27 westerns, 32-68.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962). 1962. Stunts, actor.

Trick rider, roper, rodeo rider, stage driver, trick roper, rope spinner, stunts coordinator, wrangler. Inductee, Rodeo Hall of Fame.

1910-1998, 87.

4. David Sharpe

Actor | Social Error

He made his first appearance before the camera at the age of 14 in Douglas Fairbanks's Robin Hood (1922) Young Dave became the National A.A.U. tumbling champion in 1925 and 1926. Still in his teens, he began taking bit parts in films. His big break came in Masked Emotions (1929). It led him to a ...

336 stunts, 1922-1978.

174 westerns, 34-75.

The Globe (1954). 1954. Stunts.

1910-1980, 70.

5. Tom Steele

Stunts | The Blues Brothers

Tom Steele was born on June 12, 1909 in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland as Thomas Skeoch. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Scarface (1983) and Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952). He died on October 30, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

377 stunts, 34-86.

266 westerns, 30-82.

The Passing of Kuba Smith (1961). 1961, Sheriff. Stunts.

1909-1990, 81. UK. USA.

6. Carey Loftin

Stunts | The Dead Zone

Arguably Hollywood's greatest stunt driver ever, Carey Loftin's amazing driving and stunt skills were utilized in dozens of Hollywood productions over a period of nearly half a century.

Loftin was born on January 31st, 1914 in Blountstown, Florida and broke into movie stunt work in the late 1930s. ...

355 stunts, 37-98.

51 westerns, 39-90.

1914-1997, 83.

7. Wally West

Actor | Desert Mesa

Wally West was born on October 11, 1903 in Gough, Texas, USA as Theo Arlington Wynn. He is known for his work on Desert Mesa (1935), The Sagebrush Family Trails West (1940) and Ambush Valley (1936). He was married to Jean H. Pray and Mary E. He died on May 16, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

339 stunts, 31-78.

428 westerns, 31-76.

Sunrise Trail (1931) to Legend of the Northwest, (1978).

1908-1984, 80.

8. Eddie Parker

Actor | Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

Eddie Parker was born on December 12, 1900 in Minnesota, USA as Edwin Parker. He is known for his work on Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955), All Ashore (1953) and The Invisible Monster (1950). He was married to Bess. He died on January 20, 1960 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

312 stunts, 32-66.

189 westerns, 33-59.

1900-1960, 59.

9. Joe Yrigoyen

Actor | Man from Music Mountain

Joe Yrigoyen was born on August 28, 1910 in Ventura, California, USA as Joseph F. Yrigoyen. He is known for his work on Man from Music Mountain (1938), The Cowboys (1972) and The Prisoner of Zenda (1979). He died on January 10, 1998 in Ventura.

214 stunts, 1935-1979.

223 westerns, 35-74.

1910-1998, 87.

10. Dale Van Sickel

Actor | Radar Patrol vs. Spy King

Dale Van Sickel was born on November 29, 1907 in Eatonton, Georgia, USA as Dale Harris Van Sickel. He is known for his work on Radar Patrol vs. Spy King (1949), Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952) and The Crimson Ghost (1946). He was married to Iris Van Sickel. He died on January 25, 1977 in Newport...

208 stunts, 33-76.

147 westerns, 39-67.

1907-1977, 69.

11. Ted Mapes

Actor | The Monster and the Ape

Ted Mapes was born on a Nebraska wheat ranch. His father, John H. Mapes, also had cattle, horses, and mules. When Ted was in his 20s, he traveled west to California, where he worked driving a truck in the Signal Hills oil fields near Long Beach, then a moving van for a Los Angeles company. While ...

206 stunts, 35-68.

274 westerns, 35-68.

1901-1984, 82.

12. Bob Woodward

Actor | The Adventures of Kit Carson

Bob Woodward was born on March 5, 1909 in Kiowa, Oklahoma, USA as Robert Donald Woodward. He is known for his work on The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951), The Range Rider (1951) and Home on the Prairie (1939). He died on February 7, 1972 in Granada Hills, California, USA.

172 stunts, 31-61.

422 westerns, 31-62.

1909-1972, 62.

13. Fred Graham

Actor | The Giant Gila Monster

Baseball gave burly Fred Graham his start in motion pictures. In 1928 he was working for the MGM sound department and also playing semi-pro baseball on the side. The studio was making a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond (1934), starring Robert Young and Nat Pendleton. Graham was hired to ...

162 stunts, 34-66.

226 westerns, 36-73.

1908-1979, 70.

14. Bill Yrigoyen

Actor | The Phantom Rider

Bill Yrigoyen was born on October 14, 1912 in Ventura, California, USA as William Yrigoyen. He is known for his work on The Phantom Rider (1946). He died in October 1976 in California.

106 stunts, 36-66.

84 westerns, 36-54.

Woman They Almost Lynched (1953). 1953.

1912-1976, 63.

15. Jock Mahoney

Actor | Tarzan Goes to India

Mahoney is of French and Irish extraction, with some Cherokee. At the University of Iowa, he was outstanding in swimming, basketball and football. When World War II broke out, he enlisted as a Marine fighter pilot and instructor. In Hollywood, he was a noted stunt man, doubling for Errol Flynn, ...

94 stunts, 46-81.

224 westerns, 46-85.

1919-1989, 70.

16. Carol Henry

Stunts | Black Eagle

Carol Henry was born on July 14, 1918 in Walters, Oklahoma, USA. He is known for his work on Black Eagle (1948), Nevada Badmen (1951) and The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951). He died on September 17, 1987 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

38 stunts, 45-65.

143 westerns, 43-69.

1918-1987, 69.

17. Gene Alsace

Actor | Gun Smoke

Gene Alsace was born on August 4, 1902 in Colorado, USA as Rockford Camron. He is known for his work on Gun Smoke (1935), Adventures of Red Ryder (1940) and Western Mail (1942). He was married to Vera T. Camron, Bonnie Brown Halvorsen, Dorothy Coburn, Marguerite Hazel Roberts and Jeanne. He died on...

33 stunts, 33-50.

70 westerns, 32-54.

1902-1967, 64.

18. Bill Coontz

Actor | Plunderers of Painted Flats

Bill Coontz was born on August 28, 1917 in Johnson, Iowa, USA as Willard B. Koontz. He is known for his work on Plunderers of Painted Flats (1959), Frankenstein's Daughter (1958) and Convoy (1978). He died on April 7, 1978 in Van Buren, Arkansas, USA.

28 stunts, 50-77.

299 westerns, 50-75.

1917-1978, 60.

19. Guy Teague

Actor | Zane Grey Theater

Guy Teague was born on January 20, 1913 in Mount Vernon, Texas, USA as Albert Guy Teague. He is known for his work on Zane Grey Theater (1956), Wyoming Renegades (1955) and Don Daredevil Rides Again (1951). He died on January 24, 1970 in Texas.

25 stunts, 48-66.

75 westerns, 47-62.

1913-1970, 57.

20. Clem Fuller

Actor | Peter Gunn

Clem Fuller was born on July 6, 1908 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Clement D. Fuller. He is known for his work on Peter Gunn (1958), The Great Sioux Uprising (1953) and The Sundowners (1950). He died on May 24, 1961 in Hollywood, California.

22 stunts, 39-59.

113 westerns, 39-61.

1908-1961, 52.

21. Jerry Brown

Actor | Rolling Thunder

Jerry Brown was born on February 13, 1915 in Texas, USA as Raymond Smith. He is known for his work on Rolling Thunder (1977), Oklahoma Crude (1973) and Temple Houston (1963). He died on July 9, 1979 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

20 stunts, 1947-1974.

55 westerns, 37-77.

Shotgun rider, stagecoach driver, 4-up driver, prospector, trail hand.

1915-1979, 64.

22. Rocky Shahan

Actor | Rawhide

Rocky Shahan was born on March 4, 1919 in Texas, USA as Robert Ray Shahan. He is known for his work on Rawhide (1959), El deseo en otoño (1972) and Roll, Thunder, Roll! (1949). He died on December 8, 1981 in Denton, Texas.

16 stunts, 47-61.

238 westerns, 47-69.

1919-1981, 62.

23. Frosty Royce

Producer | The Littlest Hobo

Frosty Royce was born on December 20, 1910 in Oklahoma, USA as Forest Lee Royse. He is known for his work on The Littlest Hobo (1958), The Stranger from Pecos (1943) and The Longhorn (1951). He died on May 16, 1965 in Studio City, California, USA.

11 stunts, 44-57.

70 westerns, 37-62.

1910-1965, 54.

This picture is Leo J. McMahon, and not Frosty Royce. Credit, David K.

24. Leo J. McMahon

Writer | Madron

Stuntman and actor Leo J. McMahon was born on November 11, 1913 in Sonora, California. The son of an Irish father and a Mexican mother, McMahon grew up on a ranch. In 1936 Leo decided to go to Hollywood and pursue a career in the film business after producer Harry Sherman suggested that he do so. ...

29 stunts, 36-56.

47 westerns, 36-70.

Tension at Table Rock (1956), 1956. Stunts, trail herder.

1913-1995, 81.

Leo's picture is in Frosty Royce's place above, #22. Credit, David K.

25. Jimmy Phillips

Apache Drums

Jimmy Phillips was born on April 27, 1901 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as James Jay Phillips. He is known for his work on Apache Drums (1951), Queen of the Night Clubs (1929) and The Last Stand (1938). He died on September 27, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

2 stunts, 36-38.

12 westerns, 27-52.

Western Trails (1938). 1938, stunts.

Stage driver, cowhand, relay station man, trooper, Indian, The Rat.

1901-1978, 77.

26. George DeNormand

Actor | The Painted Stallion

George DeNormand was born on September 22, 1903 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Painted Stallion (1937), The Money Jungle (1967) and Dick Tracy (1937). He was married to Bernice Victoria "Patsy" Peterson and Wanda Tuchock. He died on December 23, 1976 in Woodland ...

151 stunts, 32-66.

270 westerns, 35-75.

1903-1976, 73.

27. Frank McGrath

Actor | The Reluctant Astronaut

Frank McGrath was born on February 2, 1903 in Mound City, Missouri, USA as Benjamin Franklin McGrath. He is known for his work on The Reluctant Astronaut (1967), Wagon Train (1957) and Tammy and the Millionaire (1967). He was married to Libby Quay Buschlen. He died on May 13, 1967 in Hollywood, ...

29 stunts, 25-67.

311 westerns, 32-68.

1903-1967, 64.

28. Ben Johnson

Actor | The Last Picture Show

Born in Oklahoma, Ben Johnson was a ranch hand and rodeo performer when, in 1940, Howard Hughes hired him to take a load of horses to California. He decided to stick around (the pay was good), and for some years was a stunt man, horse wrangler, and double for such stars as John Wayne, Gary Cooper ...

27 stunts, 39-55.

116 westerns, 39-96.

1918-1996, 77.

29. Bill Clark

Actor | Bonanza

Bill Clark was born on February 11, 1919 in Alabama, USA as Earl William Clark. He is known for his work on Bonanza (1959) and Young Fury (1964). He died on June 7, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

5 stunts, 51-70.

238 westerns, 46-73.

1919-1973, 54.

30. Jack Hendricks

Stunts | Texas Justice

Jack Hendricks was born on July 9, 1903 in Pickens County, South Carolina, USA as John Talley Hendricks. He is known for his work on Texas Justice (1942), Caryl of the Mountains (1936) and Gun Grit (1936). He died on May 29, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

130 stunts, 31-65.

244 westerns, 31-65,

1903-1990, 86.

31. Chuck Roberson

Actor | The Alamo

American stuntman who also played minor roles in scores of movies. Son of Allie W. and Jannie Hamm Roberson. Raised on cattle ranches in Shannon, Texas, and Roswell, New Mexico, he left school at 13 to become a cowhand and oilfield roughneck. He married and took his wife and daughter to California,...

137 stunts, 39-88.

210 westerns, 46-76.

The Shootist, (1976). -stunts.

1919-1988, 69.

32. Cliff Lyons

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Cliff Lyons was an American actor, stuntman and second-unit director, primarily of Westerns, particularly the films of John Ford and John Wayne.

Lyons, the son of Garrett Thomas Lyons and Wilhamena Johnson Lyons, was raised on a South Dakota farm, though his family lived for a time in Memphis, TN, ...

312 stunts, 24-73.

342 westerns, 24-73.

1901-1974, 72.

33. Buzz Barton

Actor | Pals of the Prairie

Buzz Barton was born on September 3, 1913 in Gallatin, Missouri, USA as William Andrew Lamoreaux. He is known for his work on Pals of the Prairie (1929), The Bantam Cowboy (1928) and Cyclone Kid (1931). He was married to Thelma Doyle. He died on November 20, 1980 in Reseda, California, USA.

5 stunts, 38-42.

71 westerns, 25-76.

1913-1980, 67.

34. Bernie Gozier

Actor | Creature from the Black Lagoon

Bernie Gozier was born on January 21, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Bernard Kikume Gozier. He is known for his work on Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), Green Dolphin Street (1947) and The Flame Barrier (1958). He was married to Jane Mary Soczek. He died on October 2, 1979 in Balboa ...

10 stunts, 51-56.

17 westerns, 52-62.

Kiss of Fire (1955). 1955. Stunts. Actor.

1917 - 1979, 62.

35. Chuck Hamilton

Stunts | The Mysterious Pilot

Chuck Hamilton was born on December 9, 1903 in Vallejo, California, USA as Charles Hamilton Pracht. He is known for his work on The Mysterious Pilot (1937), Black Eagle (1948) and The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942). He died on December 24, 1978 in Vallejo.

198 stunts, 32-60.

217 westerns, 31-67.

1903-1978, 75.

36. George Magrill

Actor | Snowed In

George Magrill was born on January 5, 1900 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Snowed In (1926), Red Barry (1938) and The Three Musketeers (1933). He was married to Ramona Oliver. He died on May 31, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

113 stunts, 25-66.

74 westerns, 24-52.

1900-1952, 52.

37. Frankie Darro

Actor | On the Spot

Born into a show-business family - his parents were circus aerialists - Frankie Darro appeared in his first film at age six. Due to his small size and youthful appearance, he played teenagers well into his 20s. Always a physical performer, Darro often did his own stunts, many times out of necessity...

4 stunts, 48-62.

51 westerns, 25-67.

The Wyoming Wildcat (1925). 1925.

Westward the Women (1951). 1951.

1917-1976, 59.

38. Al Wyatt Sr.

Stunts | Innerspace

Actor and stuntman Al Wyatt Sr. was born Allan Riley Wyatt on May 7, 1917 in Mayfield, Kentucky. Wyatt headed off to California following service in the military during World War II. Al's status as an expert horseman enabled him to break into films in the Western genre in 1947 as both an actor and ...

106 stunts, 47-88.

166 westerns, 47-76.

1917-1992, 75.

39. Regis Parton

Stunts | The Monster Squad

Regis Parton was born on January 27, 1917 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on The Monster Squad (1987), The Stunt Man (1980) and Remote Control (1988). He died on May 31, 1996 in Riverside, California, USA.

72 stunts, 51-88.

77 westerns, 51-80.

Four Guns to the Border (1954). 1954, stunts.

Fencing tutor, cowpoke, prospector, victim, doctor, deputy, thug, bandit, sentry, sergeant.

1917-1996, 79.

40. Paul Mantz

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

American aviator who became the most renowned stunt flyer in movies of the mid-twentieth century. The son of a school principal, he grew up Redwood City, California and developed a fascination with flying as a boy. He joined the Air Corps as a cadet and was a brilliant student pilot, but he was ...

48 stunts, 30-65.

2 westerns, 36, 48.

Fort Apache (1948). 1948. Aerial liaison.

1903-1965, 61.

41. Bert LeBaron

Actor | Captain Midnight

Bert LeBaron was born on December 10, 1901 in Wisconsin, USA as Bert Krieger. He is known for his work on Captain Midnight (1954), Passport to Danger (1954) and Studio 57 (1954). He died on March 3, 1956 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

46 stunts, 38-66.

23 westerns, 41-55.

1901-1956, 54.

42. Sailor Vincent

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Sailor Vincent was born on October 24, 1901 in Dracut, Massachusetts, USA as William J. Vincent. He is known for his work on The Twilight Zone (1959), Hot Rod (1950) and Affair in Reno (1957). He died on July 12, 1966 in Toluca Lake, California, USA.

39 stunts, 33-64.

232 westerns, 40-67.

1901-1966, 64.

43. Joe Gray

The Leather Saint

Joe Gray was born on May 5, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Leather Saint (1956), Flesh and Fury (1952) and The Miracle Kid (1941). He died on March 15, 1971 in Mexico.

35 stunts, 39-71.

10 westerns, 56-71.

Rio Bravo, 1959.

1912-1971, 58.

44. Sandy Sanders

Actor | Smoky River Serenade

Veteran stuntman, actor, and horse trainer Sandy Sanders was born on May 23, 1919 in Hereford, Texas. Sanders grew up all over the country. Following service in the U.S. Army during World War II, Sandy went on to put together a horse act. Sanders ran across a film crew while working in Kansas and ...

33 stunts, 47-58.

125 westerns, 47-64.

1919-2005, 85.

45. Harvey Parry

Stunts | Escape from New York

Stuntman and actor Harvey Parry was born on April 23, 1900 in San Francisco, California. Parry worked as a circus aerialist in his youth and was working as a property man at the studios prior to discovering that his talents as both a boxer and high diver -- he had been an AAU champion in both ...

130 stunts, 14-86.

41 westerns, 28-74.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948). 1948. Stunts.

1900-1985, 85.

46. George Montgomery

Actor | Samar

George Montgomery was boxing champion at the University of Montana, where he majored in architecture and interior design. Dropping out a year later, he decided to take up boxing more seriously, and moved to California, where he was coached by ex-heavyweight world champion James J. Jeffries. While ...

25 stunts, 35-42.

94 westerns, 35-79.

Last of the Duanes (1941). 1941.

Major, captain, rustler.

1916-1980, 84.

47. John Cason

Actor | Sunset Carson Rides Again

John Cason was born on July 30, 1918 in Valley View, Texas, USA as John Lacy Cason. He is known for his work on Sunset Carson Rides Again (1948), Cowboy G-Men (1952) and Crooked River (1950). He died on July 7, 1961 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

23 stunts, 48-60.

376 westerns, 41-61.

1918-1961, 42.

48. Dave O'Brien

Writer | The Red Skelton Show

Former chorus boy who would become a star in "B" westerns, and later a successful comedy writer (under the name David Barclay) and TV director. O'Brien is notable as one of the relatively few success stories to emerge out of the drek of poverty row, where he blissfully worked for nearly a decade ...

16 stunts, 36-45.

70 westerns, 36-56.

1912-1969, 57.

49. Gene Coogan

Actor | Peter Gunn

Gene Coogan was born on August 30, 1909 in Essex, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Peter Gunn (1958), Panic! (1957) and Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955). He was married to Linda Landi. He died on January 26, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

12 stunts, 35-66.

131 westerns, 38-69.

1909-1972, 62.

50. Harold Goodwin

Actor | All Quiet on the Western Front

Harold Goodwin was born on December 1, 1902 in Peoria, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), The Better 'Ole (1926) and Oliver Twist, Jr. (1921). He died on July 12, 1987 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

10 stunts, 35-60.

81 westerns, 17-68.

1902-1987, 84.

51. Ray Corrigan

Actor | The Painted Stallion

Ray Corrigan was a physical culturist and very good athlete. He began working in Hollywood, as a physical fitness trainer for movie stars. Bit parts in 1932 led to action roles in the Undersea Kingdom (1936) and The Leathernecks Have Landed (1936), the same year he began his role as Tucson Smith in...

7 stunts, 32-66.

0 westerns stunts.

54 westerns, 35-57.

The Range Busters (1940). 1940.

Owned and operated Corriganville movie ranch.

1902-1976, 74.

52. Eric Alden

Actor | The Ten Commandments

Eric Alden was born on October 6, 1908 in Alameda County, California, USA as Franklin A. Almstead. He is known for his work on The Ten Commandments (1956), North West Mounted Police (1940) and Broadway Limited (1941). He died on February 28, 1962 in Los Angeles, California.

7 stunts, 47-59.

29 westerns, 36-61.

Last Train from Gun Hill (1959). 1959. Stunts.

1908-1962, 53.

53. Iron Eyes Cody

Actor | Indian Agent

Iron Eyes Cody was born Espera or "Oscar" DeCorti, the son of two first-generation immigrants from Italy. In 1924 he moved to California, changed his name from "DeCorti" to "Corti" to Cody, and started working as an actor, presenting himself as a Native American. He married an Indian woman, Bertha ...

7 stunts, 30-41.

234 westerns, 30-79.

1907-1999, 91.

54. Nick Cravat

Actor | The Island of Dr. Moreau

Long-time circus acrobatic partner of Burt Lancaster (performing as "Lang & Cravat") may have been short on stature, but he was big on athletic prowess and highly enjoyable to watch on-screen. According to reports, Cravat was as strong as a bull. When he lost his cool, it took several men to hold ...

6 stunts, 49-70.

11 westerns, 55-72.

1912-1994, 82.

55. Ken Terrell

Actor | Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

Stuntman and actor Kenneth Jones Terrell was born on April 29, 1904 in Coolidge, Georgia. Terrell moved with his family to Atlanta, Georgia at age fourteen. Ken went to Georgia Tech with the specific intention of playing football, but failed to make the team because he was considered too small. ...

155 stunts, 37-66.

96 westerns, 39-62.

1904-1966, 61.

56. Paul Stader

Stunts | The Poseidon Adventure

Paul Stader was born on February 13, 1911 in Neosho, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Towering Inferno (1974) and The Monster Squad (1987). He was married to Marilyn Stader. He died on April 10, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

152 stunts, 1937-1992.

35 westerns, 43-74.

Fight stager, Battle manager, stunt coordinator, underwater director.

1911-1991, 80.

57. Tommy Coats

Actor | San Antone Ambush

Tommy Coats was born on November 26, 1900 in Scotland as Thomas James Coats. He is known for his work on San Antone Ambush (1949), The Phantom Rider (1946) and West of Dodge City (1947). He was married to Thelma L. Frith. He died on June 6, 1954 in Jackson, Oregon, USA.

132 stunts, 32-52.

174 westerns, 31-52.

1900-1954, 53. Scotland. USA.

58. John Daheim

Actor | The In-Laws

John Daheim was born on June 22, 1916 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as John Joseph Daheim. He is known for his work on The In-Laws (1979), Jeep-Herders (1945) and Earthquake (1974). He died on September 22, 1991 in San Diego, California, USA.

118 stunts, 39-77.

112 westerns, 40-74.

Texas John Slaughter: Ambush in Laredo (1958). 1958. Credited.

1916-1991, 75.

59. Boyd 'Red' Morgan

Actor | Beyond the Time Barrier

Actor and stuntman Boyd Franklin 'Red' Morgan was born on October 24, 1915 in Waurika, Oklahoma. Morgan spent the first twelve years of his life growing up on a combination farm and cattle ranch. Boyd started high school in Hobbs, New Mexico and finished high school in Holtville, California. An ...

103 stunts, 45-79.

290 westerns, 40-75.

Elfego Baca: Gus Tomlin Is Dead (1960). 1960.

1915-1988, 72.

60. Art Dillard

Actor | Leadville Gunslinger

Art Dillard was born on February 20, 1907 in Fort Bend County, Texas, USA as Charles Arthur Dillard. He is known for his work on Leadville Gunslinger (1952), Texas Justice (1942) and Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951). He was married to Ann. He died on March 30, 1960 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

92 stunts, 32-66.

372 westerns, 32-56.

Ghost-Town Gold (1936). 1936. Leadville Gunslinger (1952). 1952, stunts.

Stagecoach driver, wagon driver, hired gunman, rodeo rider, bushy-eyebrowed henchman, mustached wagon driver, saddlehorn, nester, rustler, deputy.

1907-1960, 53.

61. Sol Gorss

Actor | Climax!

Sol Gorss was born on March 22, 1908 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on Climax! (1954), Flowing Gold (1940) and China Girl (1942). He died on September 10, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

90 stunts, 36-66.

72 westerns, 35-67.

Duel at Parkison Town (1960). 1960. Stunts, actor.

1908-1966, 58.

62. Duke Taylor

Actor | The Painted Stallion

Duke Taylor was born on November 13, 1907 in Durant, Oklahoma, USA as Ruel Fenton Taylor III. He is known for his work on The Painted Stallion (1937), Covered Wagon Days (1940) and Bandits of the Badlands (1945). He died on August 23, 1982 in Studio City, Los Angeles County, California, USA.

85 stunts, 36-66.

59 westerns, 36-53.

Lone Star Raiders (1940). 1940. Stunts, actor.

1907-1982, 74.

63. Duke Green

Actor | Manhunt of Mystery Island

Duke Green was born on November 30, 1900 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Green. He is known for his work on Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945), Haunted Harbor (1944) and The Masked Marvel (1943). He died on November 20, 1984 in North Hollywood, California.

77 stunts, 23-66.

31 westerns, 27-65.

1900-1984, 83.

64. Bud Wolfe

Actor | The Crimson Ghost

Bud Wolfe was born on June 10, 1910 in New York City, New York, USA as Marion Wolfe. He is known for his work on The Crimson Ghost (1946), The Invisible Monster (1950) and Canon City (1948). He died on April 13, 1960 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

64 stunts, 38-66.

24 westerns, 39-56.

The Lone Ranger Rides Again (1939). 1939, stunts.

1910-1960, 49.

65. Bob Morgan

Actor | La spada e la croce

Bob Morgan was born on November 14, 1916 in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, USA as Robert Drew Morgan. He is known for his work on La spada e la croce (1958), The Big Country (1958) and Swashbuckler (1976). He was married to Yvonne De Carlo. He died on February 22, 1999 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, ...

61 stunts, 47-62.

65 westerns, 47-85.

The Big Country (1958). 1958. Stunts, actor.

1916-1999, 82.

66. Wally Rose

Stunts | The Blues Brothers

Wally Rose was born on May 18, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), The 'Burbs (1989) and Blown Away (1994). He died on March 15, 2000 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

61 stunts, 46-97.

5 westerns, 58-74.

1911-2000, 88.

67. Matty Roubert

Actor | Hansel and Gretel

Matthew Roubert was born in New York in 1907 was a child star from about 1910-1921, and his father William L. Roubert was involved with "Little Matty Roubert" and his silent screen adventures. Matty's earliest film appearances were at Vitagraph and Biograph. He was one of the kids in "John ...

61 stunts, 38-51.

78 westerns, 36-51.

Gauchos of El Dorado (1941). 1941. Stunts, actor.

1907-1973, 66. New York. Hawaii.

68. Duke York

Actor | Flash Gordon

Duke York Jr. has a long resume as one of Hollywood's best stunt men. He is still often seen on TV today although audiences may not recognize him. He is most often seen today as the various "monsters" that confronted The Three Stooges during the 1940s, and as King Kala (wearing a bald cap) in the ...

58 stunts, 34-53

44 westerns, 36-52.

Winchester '73 (1950). 1950. Stunts, actor.

1908-1952, 43.

69. Jack Jones

Soundtrack | The Texas Tornado

Jack Jones' career was cut short by a severe leg injury while engaged in stunt work on a John Wayne film in 1935. For a time Jack was a boxer and was named "Jack Jones" by a fight promoter in Amarillo, Texas, who thought that he could not promote a fight with someone named Ferris John Jones. Jack's...

57 stunts, 29-35.

63 westerns, 29-35.

Smoking Guns (1934). 1934. Stunts, actor, banjo player.

Lariats and Six-Shooters (1931). 1931. stunts.

1906-1995, 89.

70. Dick Crockett

Actor | The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Dick Crockett was born on February 27, 1915 in Maywood, Illinois, USA as Richard DeHart Crockett. He is known for his work on The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), The Pink Panther (1963) and Batman: The Movie (1966). He died on January 25, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

55 stunts, 39-79.

31 westerns, 48-75.

1915-1979, 63.

71. Walt La Rue

Stunts | The Blues Brothers

Walt La Rue was born on August 8, 1918 in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Silverado (1985) and The Dead Pool (1988). He died on June 12, 2010 in Burbank, California, USA.

51 stunts, 38-90.

52 westerns, 38-90.

The Wild Bunch (1969). 1969.

1918-2010, 91.

72. Allen Pomeroy

Actor | Cain and Mabel

Allen Pomeroy was born on October 23, 1900 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He is known for his work on Cain and Mabel (1936), Hideaway Girl (1936) and Spills for Thrills (1940). He died on September 4, 1976 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

51 stunts, 25-56.

17 westerns, 25-60.

Braveheart (1925). 1925.

1900-1976, 75

73. Bert Dillard

Stunts | Texas Justice

Bert Dillard was born on March 25, 1909 in Equiela, Texas, USA as Barton Cefus Dillard. He is known for his work on Texas Justice (1942), Along the Sundown Trail (1942) and Rainbow Valley (1935). He was married to Rose M. He died on June 19, 1960 in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, USA.

46 stunts, 34-50.

106 westerns, 34-51

The Lone Ranger Rides Again (1939). 1939. Stunts, actor.

1909-1960, 51.

74. Buster Wiles

The Great Dictator

Buster Wiles was born on November 5, 1910 as Vernon Everett Wiles. He is known for his work on The Great Dictator (1940), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and High Sierra (1941). He died on July 20, 1990 in Washington County, Oregon, USA.

45 stunts, 35-56 and 2003.

12 westerns, 38-56.

Virginia City (1940). 1940. Stunts.

1910-1990, 79.

75. Russell Saunders

Stunts | The Goonies

The Canadian National Championship gymnastics and diving winner, Russell Saunders was a stunt double for Alan Ladd, Gene Kelly, Red Buttons, Robert Cummings and Jack Benny. A fixture at Santa Monica's Muscle Beach, Saunders instructed aspiring acrobats who trained there. During WWII he served as an...

44 stunts, 33-88.

8 westerns, 50-79.

Shane (1953). 1953.

1919-2001, 82. Canada. USA.

76. Fox O'Callahan

Stunts | Wild Horse Range

Fox O'Callahan was born on January 13, 1901 in South Dakota, USA as Maxwell Joseph Holcomb. He is known for his work on Wild Horse Range (1940), Battle of Greed (1937) and Beyond the Rockies (1926). He died on April 14, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

40 stunts, 36-50.

154 westerns, 26-64.

1901-1976, 75.

77. Allen Pinson

Actor | Dan Raven

Allen Pinson was born on October 30, 1916 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA. He is known for his work on Dan Raven (1960), What's the Matter with Helen? (1971) and Killer's Carnival (1966). He died on January 22, 2006 in Visalia, California, USA.

34 stunts, 48-74.

39 westerns, 51-69.

1916-2006, 89.

78. Bob Rose

Actor | Lucky Devils

Stuntman and actor Robert Theodore Rose was born on February 4, 1901 in Jones County, Tennessee. Bob was a horse jockey prior to beginning his career as a stuntman in silent Westerns for producer Thomas H. Ince after he was discovered at a racetrack in Tijuana, Mexico by silent movie stars Francis ...

32 stunts, 19-79.

20 westerns, 28-67.

Fort Apache (1948). 1948.

1901-1993, 92.

79. Leonard P. Geer

Stunts | The Blues Brothers

Leonard P. Geer was born on May 9, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Scarface (1983) and The Adventures of Spin and Marty (1955). He died on January 9, 1989 in Topanga Canyon, California, USA.

31 stunts, 55-85.

210 westerns, 51-86.

1914-1989, 74.

Animal trainer.

80. James Fawcett

Actor | Living on Love

James Fawcett was born on October 15, 1906 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on Living on Love (1937). He was married to Helen Thurston. He died on June 9, 1942 in San Fernando Valley, California.

27 stunts, 37-43.

6 westerns, 39-41.

Oklahoma Renegades (1940). 1940. Stunts, actor.

1906-1942, 35.

81. Buff Brady

Stunts | Escape from New York

Buff Brady was born on April 8, 1918 in Butte, Montana, USA as John Brady. He is known for his work on Escape from New York (1981), Silverado (1985) and Mystery Men (1999). He died on April 15, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

26 stunts, 58-99.

40 westerns, 50-85.

14 feature westerns.

Bullet for a Badman (1964). 1964. Stunts, actor.

1918-2004, 86.

82. Don Turner

Actor | Smashing the Money Ring

Don Turner was born on August 8, 1910. He is known for his work on Smashing the Money Ring (1939), Bullet Scars (1942) and M Squad (1957). He died on June 15, 1982 in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, USA.

23 stunts, 1936-1960.

13 westerns, 38-59.

Santa Fe Trail (1940). 1940. Stunts.

1910-1982, 71.

83. Carl Pitti

Actor | High Plains Drifter

Carl Pitti was born on August 11, 1916 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. He is known for his work on High Plains Drifter (1973), Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981) and Little House on the Prairie (1974). He died on August 9, 2003 in Hemet, California, USA.

23 stunts, 51-81.

59 westerns, 41-83.

Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981). 1981. Whip tutor.

1916-2003, 86.

84. Johnny Carpenter

Actor | Outlaw Treasure

Johnny Carpenter was born on June 25, 1914 in Dardanelle, Arkansas, USA as Jasper Carpenter. He is known for his work on Outlaw Treasure (1955), The Lawless Rider (1954) and Badman's Gold (1951). He died on February 27, 2003 in Burbank, California, USA.

23 stunts, 44-56.

58 westerns, 43-60.

1960 -Nora (1960). Stagecoach driver.

1914-2003, 88.

85. Danny Sands

Actor | Alias Smith and Jones

Stuntman and actor Danny Sands was born on May 21, 1914 in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Sands began his career performing stunts and playing small parts in Westerns in the early 1940's after meeting director Howard Hawks at a racetrack where he worked breaking in horses. Among the people he doubled in ...

22 stunts, 40-70.

95 westerns, 40-75.

44 feature westerns.

The Tall Stranger (1957). 1957. Stunts, actor.

1914-1998, 83.

86. Hugh Hooker

Stunts | To Live and Die in L.A.

Hugh Hooker was born on September 8, 1919 in Texas, USA as Hugh Milford Hooker. He is known for his work as a stuntman on Scarface (1983), Vacation (1983), and Mannequin (1987). He worked as a stuntman in many B-westerns throughout his forty plus years as a stuntman. Between 1944 and 1955 he had ...

22 stunts, 1945-1987.

18 westerns, 45-78.

12 feature westerns.

Texas Panhandle (1945). 1945. Stunts, actor.

1919-1987, 68.

87. Loren Riebe

Actor | The Painted Stallion

Loren Riebe was also a private plane pilot who died when his small aircraft crashed. He later died at Lancaster Community Hospital. He was performing in an airshow in Lancaster, California when his mishap occured. He worked as a stuntman and actor for Republic Film Studios.

21 stunts, 36-66.

13 westerns, 37-50.

King of the Texas Rangers (1941). 1941. Stunts.

1910-1956, 45.

88. Eddie Juaregui

Actor | The Young Land

Eddie Juaregui was born on May 27, 1912 in Ventura, California, USA as Michael Edward Jauregui. He is known for his work on The Young Land (1959), Frontier Doctor (1956) and Bonanza (1959). He was married to Mary Louise Percivalle. He died on July 3, 1980 in Los Angeles, California.

20 stunts, 1937-1974.

39 westerns, 1937-1971.

1912-1980, 68.

89. Carl Andre

Actor | The Charge at Feather River

Carl Andre was born on February 11, 1905 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Carl Pierre Andre. He is known for his work on The Charge at Feather River (1953) and Death Valley Days (1952). He was married to Claire Andre. He died on March 20, 1972 in Inyo County, California, USA.

20 stunts, 49-55.

53 westerns, 44-65.

1905-1972, 67.

90. Rex Rossi

Stunts | The Dead Pool

Rex Rossi was born on December 13, 1919 in Kentucky, USA. He is known for his work on The Dead Pool (1988), Pink Cadillac (1989) and Gunfighter's Moon (1995). He died on January 12, 2007 in Florida, USA.

20 stunts, 1939-1995.

13 feature westerns, 40-95.

Westward Bound (1944). 1944.

Technical advisor, horses.

1919-2007, 87.

91. Willard W. Willingham

Actor | A Time for Dying

Willard W. Willingham was born on September 17, 1915 in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA as Willard Worth Willingham. He is known for his work on A Time for Dying (1969), 40 Guns to Apache Pass (1967) and Battle at Bloody Beach (1961). He died on July 21, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

19 stunts, 1939-1969.

44 westerns, 39-69.

31 feature westerns.

Ride a Crooked Trail (1958). 1958. Stunts.

1915-2013, 97.

92. Fred Kennedy

Actor | Rio Grande

Fred Kennedy was born on December 22, 1909 in Ainsworth, Nebraska, USA as Frederick O. Kennedy. He is known for his work on Rio Grande (1950), Jeep-Herders (1945) and The Charge at Feather River (1953). He died on December 5, 1958 in Natchitoches, Louisiana, USA.

19 stunts, 1938-1959.

14 westerns, 38-59.

The Horse Soldiers (1959). 1959. Stunts, actor.

1909-1958, 49.

93. James Van Horn

Stunts | Fancy Pants

James Van Horn was born on September 24, 1917 in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA as James Edmond Van Horn. He is known for his work on Fancy Pants (1950), Taza, Son of Cochise (1954) and The Cherokee Kid (1927). He died on April 20, 1966 in Hollywood, California, USA.

18 stunts, 1950-1956.

43 westerns, 27-65.

Ambush (1950). 1950. Stunts, actor.

1917-1966, 48.

94. Emile Avery

Actor | The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.

Emile Avery was born on May 9, 1908 in New Mexico, USA. He is known for his work on The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966), Temple Houston (1963) and Johnny Ringo (1959). He died on November 8, 1985 in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA.

17 stunts, 51-69.

298 westerns, 47-69.

1908-1985, 77.

95. Jimmie Dundee

Actor | At War with the Army

Beefy, lantern-jawed Hollywood bit part actor and stuntman who had been a professional boxer in the early 1920's. Dundee was an expert in automobile and motorcycle crashes, high falls and work with explosives. He led a crack team of stuntmen at Paramount, collectively known as the 'Suicide Squad'. ...

16 stunts, 38-53.

16 westerns, 39-52.

Denver and Rio Grande (1952), 1952. Stunts.

1901-1953, 51.

96. Norm Taylor

Stunts | Fort Dobbs

Norm Taylor was born on August 23, 1910 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He is known for his work on Fort Dobbs (1958). He died on January 5, 1993 in Salt Lake City.

16 stunts, 1932-1973.

13 westerns, 41-73.

The Last Wagon (1956). 1956.

1910-1993, 82.

97. Joe Bonomo

Actor | Vamping Venus

Joe Bonomo was born on December 25, 1901 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Vamping Venus (1928), The Great Circus Mystery (1925) and Beasts of Paradise (1923). He was married to Ethel Newman. He died on March 28, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

14 stunts, 21-32.

14 westerns, 24-32.

1901-1978, 76.

98. Phil Schumacher

Actor | The Adventures of Jim Bowie

Phil Schumacher was born on November 7, 1909 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA as Phillip Schumacher. He is known for his work on The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956), Coroner Creek (1948) and Death Valley Days (1952). He died on January 19, 1975 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

14 stunts, 1944-1966.

360 westerns, 41-70.

Duel at Diablo, (1966). -stunts.

1900-1975, 65.

99. Bryan 'Slim' Hightower

Actor | Fort Defiance

Bryan 'Slim' Hightower was born on March 30, 1905 in Mitchell County, Texas, USA. He is known for his work on Fort Defiance (1951) and Tate (1960). He died on May 27, 1978 in Cliff, New Mexico, USA.

14 stunts, 1936-1964.

18 westerns, 31-64.

1905-1978, 73.

100. Henry Rowland

Actor | Wolf Larsen

Henry Rowland was born on December 28, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Wolfram von Bock. He is known for his work on Wolf Larsen (1958), Supervixens (1975) and Captain Midnight (1954). He died on April 26, 1984 in Northridge, California, USA.

13 stunts, 40-66.

169 westerns, 42-79.

The Showdown (1950). 1950, stunts.

Sheriff, marshal, circus cook, gunrunner, farmer, outlaw, gang leader.

1913-1984, 70.



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