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|Artist||unknown (Universal Pictures)|
|Desc||Gregg Palmer in Magnificent Obsession - publicity still (cropped)|
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
Films - which cast members have died?
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1976 film by Don Siegel
The Shaggy Dog
1959 film by Charles Barton
1970 Western film
1970 film by Howard Hawks
Billion Dollar Brain
1967 film by Ken Russell
To Hell and Back
CinemaScope war film released in 1955
1954 film by Douglas Sirk
1965 American Civil War film
1969 film by Andrew V. McLaglen, John Wayne
1971 Western film
1961 film by Michael Curtiz
The Rare Breed
1966 film by Andrew V. McLaglen
1963 film by Mark Robson
The Battle at Apache Pass
1952 film by George Sherman
The Creature Walks Among Us
1956 film by John Sherwood
1981 American slasher film
My Friend Irma Goes West
1950 film by Hal Walker
The McKenzie Break
1970 British war drama film
That's My Boy
1951 film by Hal Walker
Zombies of Mora Tau
1957 horror film
Red Ball Express
1952 World War II film
The Cimarron Kid
1952 film by Budd Boetticher
Taza, Son of Cochise
1954 film by Douglas Sirk
1952 film by Lesley Selander
Meet Danny Wilson
1952 film by Joseph Pevney
Most Dangerous Man Alive
1961 film by Allan Dwan
The Quick Gun
1964 film by Sidney Salkow
Son of Ali Baba
1952 film by Kurt Neumann
Life Is Tough
1972 film by Giulio Petroni
1969 film by Michael O'Herlihy
1961 film by Edward L. Cahn
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