Hoot Gibson

Actor + Director + Producer
Born Aug 6, 1892

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1892 Birth Born on August 6, 1892.


1910 17 Years Old In 1910, film director Francis Boggs was looking for experienced cowboys to appear in his silent film short, Pride of the Range. … Read More
1911 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Gibson made a second film for Boggs in 1911.
1912 19 Years Old 1 More Event
After a deranged employee killed Boggs, director Jack Conway hired Gibson to appear in his 1912 Western, His Only Son.


1920 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Census records for 1920 indicate they were living separately; Hoot Gibson listed himself as married; Helen listed herself as widowed.
1921 28 Years Old By 1921, the demand for cowboy pictures was so great that Gibson began receiving offers for leading roles. … Read More


1927 34 Years Old In 1927, actor Gibson, and five other California businessman sponsored The Spirit of Los Angeles, a modification of the International CF-10 for an attempt at winning the Dole Air Derby. … Read More


1933 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1933, Gibson injured himself when he crashed his plane while racing cowboy star Ken Maynard in the National Air Races. … Read More
1942 49 Years Old Gibson married a final time, to Dorothy Dunstan, on July 3, 1942.


1960 67 Years Old In 1960, for his contribution to motion pictures, Hoot Gibson was inducted to the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was honored with a star located at 1765 Vine Street. … Read More
1962 70 Years Old Hoot Gibson died of cancer in 1962 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California and was interred in the Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, California.
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