Clint Walker

Clint Walker ( * May 30, 1927 in Hartford, Illinois ) is an American actor. He started his career with Western movies in 1950.


Walker was born in the Depression; his family was therefore forced by unemployment to move from city to city. Clint left at the age of 16 years, the school and the family to work in a factory. He then worked on the river boats in the area and at the age of 17 he joined the U.S. Merchant Marine. There, however, he did not stay long and then worked in the oil fields of Brownwood, Texas. Finally, Clint Walker came about Long Beach, California, to Las Vegas, where he worked as a Deputy Sheriff at the Sands Hotel. There he met people who encouraged him to try his luck in Hollywood. That's what he did.

As luck would have it, the Clint fairly quickly Cecil B. DeMille came to know who did him a favor and give him a role in his latest film The Ten Commandments offered. Shortly after, Clint was offered the role of " Cheyenne Bodie " in the series Cheyenne, who ran eight years. Cheyenne was the first television westerns and Clint established as one of the largest new TV stars.

As Clint finished the show, came a variety of other offerings, which he accepted. This includes films such as The reward of the brave and The Dirty Dozen.

Walker also had a beautiful singing voice, and so it came about that he recorded an album of songs and ballads for Warner Bros. Records.

Then he had an accident in Mammoth Mountain where pierced him a Skistange. Two months later he was back at work in Spain, together with Telly Salvalas for Pancho Villa.

In the 1990s, he worked again on series such as The Gambler and wide: Its highest use, a Kung Fu episode. In addition, he met with some of his fellow actors from the Oscar- winning film The Dirty Dozen, to work for the production of Small Soldiers as a synchronizer.

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