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Sunset Carson (1920–1990)


An American cowboy star of "B" westerns who had a brief career in the 1940s, Sunset Carson was born with the decidedly unheroic name of Winifred Maurice Harrison (although he was generally known to his family as Michael or Mick) in Gracemore, Oklahoma. He moved to Plainview, Texas, as a boy and became a successful rodeo rider. Supposedly spotted ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 69) in Reno, Nevada, USA

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Known For

Rough Riders of Cheyenne Sunset Carson
(1945)
Sheriff of Cimarron Sunset Carson
(1945)
Call of the Rockies Sunset Carson
(1944)
Oregon Trail Sunset Carson - Posing as Jim Parker
(1945)

Filmography

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 1985 Alien Outlaw
Sunset
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Yancy Carlson
- Down-Home Country Blues (1985) ... Yancy Carlson
 1978 Seabo
Sheriff Deese
 1950 Battling Marshal
Marshal Sunset Carson
 1949 Rio Grande
Sunset Carson
 1948 Sunset Carson Rides Again
Sunset Carson
 1948 Deadline
Sunset Carson
 1948 Fighting Mustang
Ranger Sunset Carson
 1946 Rio Grande Raiders
Sunset Carson
 1946 Red River Renegades
Sunset Carson
 1946 The El Paso Kid
Sunset Carson aka El Paso Kid
 1946 Alias Billy the Kid
Sunset Carson
 1946 Days of Buffalo Bill
Sunset Carson
 1945 The Cherokee Flash
Sunset Carson
 1945 Rough Riders of Cheyenne
Sunset Carson
 1945 Bandits of the Badlands
Ranger Sunset Carson
 1945 Oregon Trail
Sunset Carson - Posing as Jim Parker
 1945 Bells of Rosarita
Sunset Carson
 1945 Santa Fe Saddlemates
Sunset Carson
 1945 Sheriff of Cimarron
Sunset Carson
 1944 Firebrands of Arizona
Sunset Carson
 1944 Code of the Prairie
Sunset Carson
 1944 Bordertown Trail
Sunset Carson
 1944 Janie
Sgt. Carl Brooks (uncredited)
 1944 Call of the Rockies
Sunset Carson (as Sonny "Sunset" Carson)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Tex (as Michael Harrison)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio: He had his own western radio series, "The Black Bandit".

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sonny "Sunset" Carson | Sunset 'Kit' Carson | Michael Harrison

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Roy Barcroft] One of the greatest you'd ever want to meet. He enjoyed a good laugh and was always telling jokes and pulling tricks on somebody. He enjoyed parties, hanging out with the guys and riding his motorcycle. See more »

Trivia:

In 1979 he was bitten by a black widow spider while he was asleep one night and almost died. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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