Dub Taylor

Born Feb 26, 1907

Walter Clarence Taylor, Jr., better known as Dub Taylor, was an American character actor who worked extensively in westerns, but also in comedy from the 1940s into the 1990s. He was the father of actor Buck Taylor, who played the character Newly O'Brien on CBS's Gunsmoke.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dub Taylor.


1907 Birth Born on February 26, 1907.


1938 31 Years Old A vaudeville performer, Taylor made his film debut in 1938, playing cheerful ex-football captain Ed Carmichael in Frank Capra's You Can't Take It with You. … Read More


1949 42 Years Old After 1949, Taylor turned away from Cannonball, and went on to a busy and varied career. … Read More
1954 47 Years Old Observant fans who saw the 1954 feature film "Dragnet" watched him in an uncredited role at the start of the movie; his character, gangster Miller Starkie, gets killed in the opening scene.


1959 52 Years Old He had a small role in the 1959 Walt Disney film "Tonka" as a rustler of stray horses for selling.
1965 58 Years Old He joined Sam Peckinpah's famous stock company in 1965's Major Dundee as a professional horse thief, and appeared subsequently in that director's The Wild Bunch, as a prohibitionist minister who gets his flock shot up by the title outlaws in the film's infamous opening scene, Junior Bonner, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, The Getaway, and Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid, as an aging, eccentric outlaw friend of Billy's. … Read More


1967 60 Years Old …  In 1967, he appeared on the short-lived ABC military-western Custer, starring Wayne Maunder in the title role. … Read More
1985 78 Years Old Taylor's participation lasted six seasons, 1985–1991, where he was mostly seen as a regular in the Lulu's Truck Stop skit featuring Lulu Roman and Gailard Sartain. … Read More
1994 87 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1994, he appeared in a commercial for Pace Foods, where he portrays one of four participants in a fair's "Dip-Off" contest, where he and two other competitors use their "secret ingredient" of Pace Picante Sauce in their dips. … Read More
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