Lee Horsley

Born May 15, 1955

Lee Arthur Horsley is an American film, television, and theater actor best known for starring roles in the television series, Nero Wolfe (1981), Matt Houston (1982–1985), and Paradise (1988–1991). He starred in the 1982 cult film, The Sword and the Sorcerer, and recorded the audiobook edition of Lonesome Dove. Horsley married Stephanie Downer in 1980, fathered two children, Amber and Logan, and writes western novels.… Read More

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1955 Birth Born on May 15, 1955.


1980 25 Years Old Horsley married Stephanie Downer in 1980, fathered two children, Amber and Logan, and writes western novels.
1981 26 Years Old Horsley began his acting career touring in stage productions of West Side Story, Damn Yankees, and Oklahoma! In 1981, he portrayed TV detective Archie Goodwin in the short-lived NBC drama series Nero Wolfe.
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He played the title character in the 1982–85 ABC detective series Matt Houston, and starred as Ethan Allen Cord in the 1988–91 Western Heritage Award-winning series Paradise. … Read More


2012 57 Years Old In 2012. he appeared in the Quentin Tarantino film Django Unchained, as Sheriff Gus, and also has a role as a stagecoach driver in Tarantino's 2015 western The Hateful Eight. Horsley was born in Muleshoe, Texas, the seat of Bailey County. He grew up in the Denver, Colorado, area, sang in a church choir and graduated from Englewood High School in 1973. Horsley married Stephanie Downer in 1980 and fathered a daughter, Amber, in 1981 and a son, Logan, in 1983. … Read More
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