Clint Walker

Born May 30, 1927

Norman Eugene Walker, known as Clint Walker, is a retired American actor. He is best known for his cowboy role as "Cheyenne Bodie" in the western television series, Cheyenne.

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1927 Birth Born on May 30, 1927.


1948 21 Years Old Walker married Verna Garver in 1948; they divorced 1968 and had one daughter, Valerie (born 1950), who became one of the first female airline pilots.


1958 31 Years Old Walker then played roles in several big-screen films, including a trio of westerns for Gordon Douglas: Fort Dobbs in 1958, Yellowstone Kelly in 1959, and Gold of the Seven Saints in 1961, the comedy Send Me No Flowers in 1964, the actual leading role despite being billed under Frank Sinatra in the wartime drama None but the Brave in 1965, The Night of the Grizzly in 1966, and as the meek convict Samson Posey in the war drama The Dirty Dozen in 1967.


1969 42 Years Old In 1969, New York Times film critic Howard Thompson, in reviewing Walker's performance in the movie More Dead Than Alive, described the actor as "a big, fine-looking chap and about as live-looking as any man could be. … Read More
1974 47 Years Old 1 More Event
During the 1970s he returned to television, starring in a number of made-for-TV western films as well as a short-lived series in 1974 called Kodiak. … Read More


1997 70 Years Old Walker then married Susan Cavallari in 1997. … Read More
1998 71 Years Old In 1998, he voiced Nick Nitro in the film Small Soldiers.
2003 76 Years Old Walker met western author Kirby Jonas through James Drury, a mutual friend. Jonas and Walker subsequently spent two years collaborating on a storyline by Walker involving gold and the Yaqui, a partnership that led to the publication of the 2003 Western novel Yaqui Gold (ISBN 978-1-891423-08-6). … Read More
2004 77 Years Old In 2004, he was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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