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Gregg Palmer

American actor

Gregg Palmer is ...


Born 25 January 1927 in San Francisco
Died 31 October 2015 in Encino
Age 88 years, 9 months

Sex or gender male
Country of citizenship United States of America
Occupation actor, film actor and television actor

About Gregg Palmer

Gregg Palmer was a ruggedly handsome American actor who made a name for himself in the Western genre during the 1950s and 1960s. Born on January 25, 1927, in San Francisco, California, Palmer was the son of a vaudeville performer and grew up in a show business family. He began his acting career in the early 1950s, appearing in small roles in films such as "The Wild One" and "The Glenn Miller Story."

Palmer's breakthrough role came in 1955 when he was cast as a gunslinger in the Western film "The Big Tip-Off." He went on to appear in numerous Westerns throughout the 1950s and 1960s, including "The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold," "Gunfight at Comanche Creek," and "The Rebel Set." He also appeared in several TV shows, including "Gunsmoke," "Bonanza," and "The Virginian."

Palmer was known for his rugged good looks and his ability to play tough, no-nonsense characters. He was often cast as a villain, but he also played sympathetic characters from time to time. His performances were always memorable, and he was a favorite among fans of the Western genre.

In addition to his acting career, Palmer was also a skilled horseman and a rodeo performer. He was a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and competed in rodeos throughout the United States.

Palmer continued to act throughout the 1970s and 1980s, appearing in films such as "The Long Riders" and "The Big Red One." He also made guest appearances on TV shows such as "The A-Team" and "Knight Rider."

Palmer passed away on October 31, 2015, at the age of 88. He left behind a legacy as one of the most memorable actors of the Western genre. His performances continue to be celebrated by fans of the genre to this day.


- "Gregg Palmer, Actor in Westerns, Dies at 88" - The New York Times

- "Gregg Palmer" - IMDb

- "Gregg Palmer, Western Actor, Dies at 88" - Variety

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