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Fess Parker

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Birth Name: Fess Parker
Born: 08/16/1924
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Death Place: Los Olivos, California, USA
Died: 03/18/2010

Born in Fort Worth, TX on Aug. 16, 1924, Parker broke into theatre after service in the Navy and by 1951 was in the national company of "Mr. Roberts," which brought him to Hollywood. He was immediately cast in films with a Western or pioneer theme. His first effort, "Untamed Frontier" (1952), was about a range war in Texas, but Parker did not seem to click in movies. Instead, he could be seen as a potential beau for "My Little Margie" in several episodes of that popular sitcom from the early 1950s.

In 1954, Walt Disney hired Parker to play Davy Crockett on an episode of a new series his studio was doing for ABC as part of a deal through which the network would fund 35 percent of Disneyland... Continue Bio >>

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The Ballad Of Davy Crockett
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The Ballad Of Davy Crockett
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