“Forgotten Hollywood”- A Fallen Giant…

Posted on May 22, 2018 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here… 

“`Clint Walker was an actor, who had a steady career in film and television. He is best remembered for his starring turn on Cheyenne. Walker had good looks and an imposing physique (6′, 6″ tall).                           CLINT WALKER —>

“`Clint began his movie career with a small role in the Ten Commandments. Actor Van Johnson saw the ruggedly handsome Walker and encouraged him to give the movies a try. This brought him to the attention of Warner Brothers, which was developing a television Western. The studio believed they dicovered a new on-screen hero in their stable of stars. During this time, Clint also had a modest singing career.

“`Walker had roles in The Night of the Grizzly, None But the BraveThe Dirty Dozen, The Great Bank Robbery, and the cinematic adaptation of Maverick. On television, Clint guest-starred on The Jack Benny Program, The Lucy Show, and The Love Boat.

“`In May 1971, he had nearly fatal skiing accident on Mammoth Mountain, but he recovered.

“`Clint Walker was 91.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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