Cal Bartlett is an all around athlete, stuntman, horseman, and actor. He also signs for the deaf. He has appeared in Maverick with Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson, Pete's Dragon, Man of the Year, Will and Grace, The Young and the Restless, Little House on the Prairie, The Virginian, Bonanza and many more television series and movies.
Having worked in virtually every phase of show business, Dale started his career in 1944 by playing “hooky” from school. He has worked with every top notch cowboy in Hollywood and appeared on Dallas, Walker, Texas Ranger, and more.
His film career took off in 1953 when he was cast in the role of Sgt. "Fatso" Judson in From Here to Eternity (1953). This memorable performance led to numerous supporting roles as 'heavies' in a steady string of dramas and westerns. Ernest Borgnine has often stated that acting is his greatest passion, and he is still working today. His amazing 51-year career includes appearances in over 100 feature films and three television series including Vera Cruz, Bad Day at Black Rock, The Dirty Dozen, The Wild Bunch, The Poseidon Adventure, McHale's Navy and his Academy Award winning performance in Marty.
With varied rugged experiences ranging from farmer to blacksmith to horse trainer to rodeo rider, the handlebar-mustached Wilford Brimley entered films in the 1960s as a cowboy stunt man. Save for a few billed appearances on TV cowboy series like Gunsmoke, Brimley worked primarily in supporting roles until finally achieving star status in the 1980s via his gruff, fatherly roles in such films as The Thing, The Natural, and Cocoon on television, Wilford Brimley starred in the 1980s family dramedy Our House. In addition to his film and television work, Brimley worked for a time as the commercial spokesperson for the Quaker Oats company.
Peter became involved in acting as an adult while stationed in Alaska with the Second Infantry Division from 1954 to 1956. USO shows were infrequent so Peter organized a drama group which put on a couple of dozen shows during his stay. Peter credits Lawman costar John Russell and the show itself with giving him much of his education in television acting. At present, Peter has his own production company and also continues to make appearances in both prime time TV and films. He makes fairly frequent appearances at collectors shows, particularly those oriented to Westerns fans. Peter continues to be involved in celebrity charity sporting events [tennis, golf, cowboy mounted shooting and rodeo] and travels a lot. He is an Expert Horseman and Fast Draw Expert. This is his website: Peter Brown website
Silverado, Legend of the Lone Ranger, Bonanza, Lonesome Dove & more. Expert Horseman and 12 time PRCA Finals qualifier.
The youngest of four sons of actor John Carradine, Robert Carradine has followed his brothers Keith and Bruce and half-brother David into the performing trade. Robert made his film debut as a teenager in 1972's The Cowboys, playing juvenile leads until his facial features matured into those of a young character actor. He appeared with his brothers in the 1982 western The Long Riders, which co-starred such show-biz siblings as the Keaches (Stacy and James) and the Quaids (Randy and Dennis). In 1984, Robert Carradine scored a hit as one of the bespectacled, slide-rule-bearing leads of the raunchy comedy Revenge of the Nerds, followed in short order by Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise.
In 1942 Roy spent his summers around the famous Hudkins Ranch, right
across the street from Warner Bros. Hudkins provided livestock and wagons
for the studios, and Roy started making $25.00 a week pitching hay, and
taking care of the horses on the ranch. He eventually started cowboying in
front of the camera at Republic Studios.
Gary appeared on the Television series, The Virginian, as Steve Hill. He has also been in My Son is Innocent, Tombstone, Childish Things and a host of others. He currently resides in Arizona.
Award-winning Gary Collins is one of the most versatile actors in the entertainment industry today. Collins has guest starred in numerous television series showcasing both his dramatic and comedic capabilities. His movie career includes appearances in Airport, Houston We've Got a Problem, Hangar 18 and Beautiful starring Minnie Driver and directed by Sally Field. In addition to his roles in theatre, films and television, Collins is also well known for his easy going style and warmth as a Host. He hosted Hour Magazine and received an Emmy Award for hosting Home on ABC. For nine years Gary enjoyed hosting The Miss America Pageant. This is his website: Gary Collins website
Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Cooper attended Columbia University and received his early training as an actor on the New York stage. While growing up on Long Island, New York, he auditioned for a juvenile role in Life with Father and wound up playing the part of a young lad, "Harlan." He eventually moved up to the role of an older son after performing as a regular in the show for three years. After a screen test at Warner Brothers, someone at Republic Studios saw some footage, and he was given a part in his first film, Thunderbirds, in 1952. During the golden age of westerns on TV, Ben was in demand to appear in most all of them. In 1960, he married his wife, Pamela, who was introduced to him by Ward Bond on the set of Wagon Train.
Actor Barry Corbin may be best remembered for portraying Maurice Minnifield, the blustery but good-hearted ex-astronaut and entrepreneurial owner of Cicely, Alaska, in the popular TV show Northern Exposure. Prior to that, he worked steadily on stage, screen and television since the mid '70s. With his stocky build and big voice, the Texas native is noted for his portrayals of policemen, soldiers, and father figures. He received formal training in theater at Texas Tech, and, after spending two years in the Marines, Corbin returned home and began acting in regional theater. He later went to New York where he worked on and off Broadway. He moved to L.A. in 1977 where he began writing radio plays for National Public Radio. In 1980 Corbin began his feature-film career, appearing in three popular films: Any Which Way You Can, Stir Crazy and Urban Cowboy. This is his website: Barry Corbin website
He was born Alex Viespi in Long Island, developing a love for horses at a very young age. Alex developed polio at the age of 12, a most devastating blow. Trapped in an iron lung for a period of time, the pervading thought of horses and riding dominated his mind. A few years later would find Alex on the rodeo circuit, discovering he had the innate ability to stay on anything with four legs. Alex's acting credits are many including A Minute To Pray, A Second To Die, The Brotherhood and Airwolf. Alex is a serious horseman and trainer as well as a published author. This is his website: Alex Cord website
It's ironic that James Drury made a name for himself by playing a man with no name. For nine seasons, the actor played a man in black known only as "The Virginian," a role that took him from obscurity to TV Stardom. "But nobody knows the name of my character," Drury says, "not even me." Drury has been "in and out of the oil business" for years, and he recently recorded a series of novels by acclaimed Western author Kirby Jonas, for a books-on-tape company called Books in Motion. "Who knows?" the actor says. "It could be the start of a new career." This is his website: James Drury website
Ken Farmer was born in the small East Texas oil boomtown of Kilgore.
The son of a Texas wildcatter, Ken attended over 21 grade schools in 7
states, living in almost every boomtown of the time.
Diamond was introduced to the cowboy way of life from birth. He rode the rodeo circuit for a while as a young man, but also tried his hand at various other activities, like boat racing, car racing, skiing, hockey, skate boarding, skydiving, and motorcycles: all of which have helped pave the way to his chosen profession - Stunts. Diamond has been a working Stuntman since 1968, when he began his career on Paint Your Wagon and has been a Stunt Coordinator since 1980. Diamond is very proud of his profession and the legacy left to him by his father. He hopes to enjoy many more years in the film industry.
Robert Fuller began working in films as a stunt man and dancer. He appeared in such films as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with Marilyn Monroe and Meet Me In Las Vegas with Cyd Charise. Bob’s big break came in 1959 with the starring role of Jess Harper, in the hit series Laramie. Bob says that seeing his star included on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame is still one of his most personally satisfying experiences. This is his website: Robert Fuller website
Stunt-Actor & Stunt Coordinator. 53 years in the picture business and still working. He has Worked in close to 500 Feature Motion Pictures and television. Chuck has worked in 52 westerns including: Cheyenne, Paradise, Gunsmoke and Wagon Train. He was part of the original cast of The Untouchables. Chuck is a member and Past President of the Stuntmen’s Association Of Motion Pictures and at age 76 has just done a commercial on a skateboard for CVS Pharmacies.
From the rodeo to the studio, Robert Hinkle's career has spanned the latter half of the 20th century. Whether acting, directing or producing, "Texas Bob" has touched the lives of many of the entertainment industry's marquee names. His own eclectic accomplishments can be attributed to a passion for living, a talent for entertaining others, and a flair for the dramatic. In 1952 Hinkle left behind a future calf-roping, steer wrestling career to try his hand at acting in Hollywood. As for forsaking rodeo lights for studio lights, Hinkle confesses: "I didn't really have that little extra something that it takes to be a world-champion cowboy like my friend Larry Mahan." His acting debut came after crashing the Universal Pictures lot during the filming of Bronc Busters. Bob's western appearance and demeanor caught the director's eye and landed him a role as a cowboy extra. Hinkle's authentic screen presence led to many other cowboy roles over the years, including acting alongside Paul Newman in Hud. His roles in well-known TV westerns such as Wagon Train, Gunsmoke, Wyatt Earp, Wells Fargo and Tombstone Territory. This is his website: Bob Hinkle website
Born and raised in the Midwest, T.J. cut his teeth on the back of a
horse and learned to handle firearms of all types. According to T.J., he
lived so far back in the hills they had to pipe in daylight.
Robert Hoy - Actor, Stuntman, and Director. He appeared as Joe on The High Chaparral, he has doubled for Charles Bronson, Tony Curtis, Robert Forrester, Richard Long, Jay Silverheels, and many more. His acting roles include The Outlaw Josey Wales, Lone Ranger, Gambler II, Bronco Billy and TV shows such as Wanted Dead or Alive, Walker Texas Ranger, Magnum P.I., The Young Riders and others. He is also a founding member of the Stuntmens Association, Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences, Directors Guild of America, and the Screen Actors Guild.
No matter how you look at it, stuntman, Robert "Whitey" Hughes' life can be described as one part Huck Finn and one part Mr. Hughes goes to Hollywood. Whitey has been a staple in the medium, working in over 40 different television series from the early 1950's to the present. Some of the work which he is most proud, includes his time as stunt coordinator/stuntman/actor for The Wild Wild West with Robert Conrad and Ross Martin, produced by Bruce Lansbury.
Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world, Brad is known for an uncanny resemblance to Tom Berenger. He was a Marlboro Man and has modeled for Calvin Klein. He has appeared in The Robinsons: Lost in Space, Special Ops Force, Courthouse, Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times and Destiny. He has guest starred on CSI, Mysterious Ways, The Outer Limits, Melrose Place, A Different World.
What do actors Gig Young, Anne Shirley, and L.Q. Jones have in common? All of them lifted their show-biz names from characters they'd portrayed on screen. In 1955, University of Texas alumnus Justice McQueen made his film debut in Battle Cry, playing a laconic lieutenant named L.Q. Jones. McQueen liked his character so much that he remained L.Q. Jones offscreen ever after. A natural for westerns both vocally and physically, Jones played supporting roles in several big-screen oaters, and was seen on TV as Smitty on Cheyenne and as Belden on The Virginian. Jones gained a measure of prominence in the films of Sam Peckinpah, notably Ride the High Country and The Wild Bunch. Turning to the production side of the business in the early 1970s, L.Q. Jones produced and co-starred in the 1971 film Brotherhood of Satan; he also co-produced, directed, adapted and played a cameo in the fascinating 1975 cinemazation of Harlan Ellison's A Boy and His Dog, a tour de force that won Jones a Hugo Award from America's science fiction writers.
Steve has starred as Ray Krebbs in Dallas and Seaborne Hunkle in All My Children. His guest starring roles include, The Division - Rush for the Door, In the Heat of the Night, The Twilight Zone, Hotel, The Love Boat and many others.
Marty Kove, actor of stage, screen and television started his career in an episode of the TV western Gunsmoke during its last season. He can be seen in such classic horror films as Last House on the Left and Little Murders. He continued to fine tune his skills and was eventually cased as the execrable karate trainer, Kreese, in the 1980's film series The Karate Kid. Kove also had a part in the film Wyatt Earp with Kevin Costner, where he played the part of Earp's first confrontation. He has also been featured in such films as Rambo: First Blood Part II, Capone, White Line Fever, Hard Ground, and most recently, Hollywood Mom’s Mystery.
Terry Leonard is the former Vice President of the Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures and has been inducted into the Motion Picture Stuntmen's Hall of Fame. Terry worked with John Wayne in Eldorado, Big Jake, Rio Lobo and The Train Robbers. He has been the stunt double for Harrison Ford in The Raiders of the Lost Ark, Michael Douglas in the film Romancing the Stone and created and directed the the car chase in Cobra.
A multi-talented actress, writer, producer and director, Anne Lockhart
has had a varied career, spanning over thirty years. She starred in the
spectacular series Battlestar Galactica and had recurring roles
in BJ and the Bear, The Bold and The Beautiful and Kung Fu:
The Legend Continues.
Actor, rancher, marksman, horse trainer Roy McAdams has appeared in the feature films Silverado, Square Dance and Blood Trail and on television in Lonesome Dove, Dallas, Home Grown and Get High on Yourself a special for children. He performed in Texas Night in Texas in the American Place Theatre in New York. Roy is also a professional hunting guide in the U.S. and South America and a marksman instructor. He is a Former Reserve World Champion Bull Rider AJRA, 1970, World Champion Bull Fighter AJRA, 1970, and All-Around Rodeo Performer, all events.
Professional stuntman and stunt coordinator. Member of the Stuntmen’s Association and The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Credits include Huck & Tom, The Fugitive, Man’s Best Friend, Robin Hood - Men in Tights, Last of the Mohicans, Hoffa, Sleeping with the Enemy, Dante’s Peak, and Mighty Joe Young.
Stuntman and actor, member of the PRCA and Screen Actors Guild, Bobby has appeared in Eraser, Rough Riders, Tombstone, American Outlaws, My Fellow Americans, Cobra and many more films. On television, he has been in Incredible Hulk, Outlaws, Hunter, Long Ride Home, Midnight Caller and a host of others.
Lee is from Fort Worth, Texas. He has been a working actor since 1961. He is a member of The Screen Actor’s Guild, AFTRA, and has been a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 1979. He has acted and done stunt work in many feature films and television shows. Lee’s favorite part in a film was the "Insane Man" in the movie Bound for Glory. He worked on Bonanza for the last eight years of the series, acting and doing stunts. Lee is from a family of rodeo performers, stuntmen, and actors.
MARY ANN MILLER
Mary has appeared in Dark Before Dawn, Planet of the Killer Robots, Blair Bitch Chronicles and Janie. She is a Pro Celebrity Rodeo Competitor specializing in horse oriented events. She is also involved in dance, gymnastics, soccer, softball, basketball, and Swimming. She also has a marketing degree, PA Experience with Caribou Pictures.
The second son of actor Robert Mitchum, Christopher Mitchum began his own spotty film career in the late 1960s, after attending Dublin's Trinity College and earning a BA from the University of Arizona. Christopher looked and sounded nothing at all like his father, thereby avoiding unwarranted cries of "Nepotism!" from cynical critics. Like his brother Jim and his uncle John, Christopher found that his best screen opportunities were in westerns. He played supporting parts in a number of John Wayne pictures, including Rio Lobo, Chisum, Big Jake. Though he prefers writing to acting, Christopher Mitchum continued showing up in theatrical and made-for-video action fare into the late 1980s; in 1993, he was nostalgically cast as a ranch hand in the all-star Wyatt Earp biopic Tombstone.
MARY ANN MOBLEY
Mary Ann Mobley is a Miss America, a humanitarian, a motivational speaker, a documentary film maker, an award-winning actress, best friend to her husband and a proud mom. Film credits include roles in Young Dillinger, Girl Happy, Harum Scarum and Three on a Couch. Her too-numerous-to-count television credits include a series regular on Diff'rent Strokes portraying the mom, Maggie McKinney Drummond and playing herself on Sabrina, The Teenage Witch. Mary Ann Mobley is happily married to actor and Emmy Award winning talk show host Gary Collins. This is her website: Mary Ann Mobley website
Actor, Singer, Artist, "Good-Guy". Born and raised in El Paso, the transplanted Texan has acted in over 40 films, including 17 Mexican productions, and numerous television productions. You’ve seen him in everything from La Bamba to Death Wish IV to Robocop to Desperado. Mike Moroff is definitely a well respected and working actor. This is his website: Mike Moroff website
Ty O'Neal is an expert horseback rider, Celebrity Team Roper, Cutting Champion, Steer Wrestler, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Member and more. He's also an actor having appeared in American Outlaws, The Postman, The Wild Wild West, Blood Trail and Bug Buster.
Jerry has a versatile and interesting career in film, television, and
commercials. His athletic ability has enabled him to do almost all his own
stunts, this includes everything from racing camels to wrestling an
orangutan. He has co-starred in films such as: Misery, The Quick and
the Dead, Red River, The Alamo - Thirteen Days to Glory, Big Bad
John, as well as television series such as Murder She Wrote,
Matlock, Dallas and Hill Street Blues, to name just a few.
Rudy Robbins achieved success as a western entertainer in film, television, Wild West shows, music and literature. His career began when John Wayne cast him in the epic movie The Alamo and he went on to work as an actor/stuntman in such films as Two Rode Together, Cheyenne Autumn, The Rounders, The Green Berets, Rio Lobo and Sugarland Express. Joining the likes of John Wayne, Charlton Heston and Clint Eastwood, he was awarded an Honorary Membership in The Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures. Robbins also trained horses for other stuntmen and became a production manager for various shows. This is his website: Ruby Robbins website
Dale's movie career began while he was still in the Army. While stationed at San Luis Obispo he went to Amos Carr Studio to have a picture taken for his mother. A copy of the photo displayed in the shop window attracted movie agents. When Dale left for Hollywood, Will Rogers gave him this advice: "Don't ever take a dramatic lesson. They will try to put your voice in a dinner jacket, and people like their hominy and grits in everyday clothes, " so Dale avoided classes in acting. He has starred in Tales of Wells Fargo, Death Valley Days, City of Bad Men and more and is a well known rodeo speaker. He received the Golden Boot Award in 1985, is honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and is an inductee in the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Jennifer Savidge started her career as an actress on the stage with Richard Chamberlin and Dorothy McGuire in Tennesssee Williams’ play, Night of the Iguana. She was cast on the series St. Elsewhere, playing nurse Papandrao. She has guest starred on numerous television shows, mini-series, and made for television movies. She is married to Robert Fuller.
Tracy has appeared in Lionheart, Goin' Undercover, Piranha, Valley of the Dolls, Days of Our Lives, Falcon Crest and more. Her skills include western horseback riding, roping, team penning, barrel racing, and the list goes on.
Roberta began her career at age ten singing country western songs at
supermarket openings with Tex Williams who invited her to join his weekly
TV show from Knotts Berry farm. She subsequently joined the Pinky Lee
Show and from there went on to make several guest appearances on TV
shows such as Maverick, Wagon Train, Father Knows Best and
others. She is perhaps best known for creating the role of Betsy Garth,
opposite Lee J. Cobb on NBC TV's The Virginian.
William Smith, a direct descendant of Daniel Boone and Kit Carson, has a touch of pioneer in his blood. Smith gained recognition, becoming one of Hollywood’s best-known character actors, appearing in over two hundred movies and hundreds of television episodes. He was a regular on such TV series as Laredo, Hawaii Five-O, Gunsmoke, Wagon Train and The Young Riders. This is his website: William Smith website
He's been beaten, blown up, stabbed, shot, thrown down stairs, gnawed on by rattlesnakes, trampled, trounced, gunned down, ambushed, bushwhacked or otherwise disposed of by the best on them. Matt Dillion killed him more times than he can recall, and Josey Wales shot him off a horse, as did Tom Horn, Nevada Smith, The Duke (in five movies), the Cartwrights, and the entire Cannon family from The High Chaparral. Neil Summers has been a premier Hollywood stuntman for nearly 37 years, and despite the pain and anonymity, he wouldn't have had it any other way.
American actor Buck Taylor was the son of western comical sidekick Dub "Cannonball" Taylor. True to his heritage, Buck showed up in the occasional western, notably Cattle Annie and Little Britches, Triumphs of a Man Called Horse and Tombstone. For the most part, Taylor's film roles fell into the "young character" niche, notably his appearances in Ensign Pulver, The Wild Angels, (as motorcycle punk Dear John), and Pickup on 101. Buck Taylor will probably be seen on TV in perpetuity thanks to his recurring role as Newly O'Brian on the marathon TV western Gunsmoke, a role which he recreated for a 1987 Gunsmoke reunion film. Buck is a known artist and painter. This is his website: Buck Taylor website Note: Buck is Anne Lockhart’s father-in-law.
A fifth generation actress, Carly's talents include stage, television,
film and voice work. She has appeared on stage with the Kingsmen
Shakespeare festival in productions of Much Ado About Nothing, The
Tempest, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and this past summer appeared as
Luciana in Comedy of Errors with Dana Point Theatre Company.
Named one of PEOPLE Magazine’s Top 50 Bachelors of 2001, actor/stuntman Cooper Taylor proudly carries the heritage of the old west in a modern world. Son of Buck Taylor, known to world-wide audiences as Newly on TV’s long running Gunsmoke series, and grandson of legendary character actor Dub Taylor. Cooper co-starred in the mini-series Return to Lonesome Dove and the feature films The Postman, The Patriot with Steven Segall, The Last Castle, The Patriot with Mel Gibson. His commercial credits include Arby’s, Best Western, Wrangler Jeans Nissan and Coors Beer. Note: Cooper is Anne Lockhart’s brother-in-law.
Zane appeared in Nickelodeon's Old World Lullaby and the
feature films Big Chuck, Little Chuck, Bug Busters, Cahoots, and
Actor with Walter Koenig. He provided additional voice work for
Disney's The Animal. He appeared in Lucius last summer in the
Kingsman Shakespeare Festival's Julius Caesar and again on stage
this past winter in Santa Susana Repertory Company's A Christmas
Kaye Wade - Stuntwoman, Actress, Reflexologist, Vocalist & Bandleader - Kaye Wade's Riverboat Ramblers & The Tinsel Town Ten Minus 3. She has appeared in That’s So Raven, MAD TV, CSI: Miami, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, SPY TV, CSI: Crime Scene Investigators and more.
Clint was cast in the role of “Cheyenne Bodie” in the series Cheyenne, which ran for eight years. Cheyenne became television’s first hour-long western and established Clint as one of the new medium’s biggest stars. When Clint decided to quit the show, he was cast in a number of films, including The Dirty Dozen, Night Of The Grizzly, Fort Dobbs and Yellowstone Kelly. Clint, who has a beautiful singing voice, also recorded an album of songs and ballads for Warner Bros. Since then Clint has been involved in other projects through the 90’s, such as The Gambler Returns, a Kung Fu episode, and he joined some of his pals from The Dirty Dozen to do voices for the production of Small Soldiers. He continues to turn down roles that he feels are in bad taste, and when the right project comes along, Clint is ready to get back in front of the camera. This is his website: Clint Walker website
Kristina has appeared in Little Ghost, Hostage Flight, Octopussy, The Silent Lovers, Victory at Entebbe and numerous Baywatch episodes. She is a former Miss Sweden and Miss Scandinavia.
Woodward has been seen in scores of big-screen oaters, and in 1956 held down the semi-regular role of Shotgun Gibbs in the TV series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. Morgan has done over 250 TV and Motion picture films. He holds the record for having done more guest starring roles on the series Gunsmoke (19) and Wagon Train (11) than any other actor. He starred on the MGM TV series Logan's Run and also on the top-rated daytime series, Days of Our Lives. Woodward was a regular guest star on the series Dallas, the top-rated television series in the world for several years, where he portrayed the character "Punk Anderson". In 1988, Woodward was presented with the Golden Lariat Award at the National Western Film Festival. In August of the same year he received the prestigious Golden Boot Award from the Hollywood Motion Picture and Television Fund. In his spare time, Morgan Woodward is a licensed pilot. This is his website: Morgan Woodward website