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Ken Curtis (I) (1916–1991)

Actor | Soundtrack | Producer
KNOWN FOR 
Gunsmoke (1955–1975) | Ripcord (1961– ) | The Searchers (1956)
AWARDS 
1 win More »
AKA 
Sons of the Pioneers
BORN 
Jul 2, 1916 (died Apr 28, 1991)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (43 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for John Wayne's 'The Alamo'John Wayne's 'The Alamo' (Video) Himself (archive footage), Dedicated To The Memory Of  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for LostLost Actor  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Legend of the WildLegend of the Wild Actor  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Pony Express RiderPony Express Rider Jed Richardson  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Robin HoodRobin Hood Nutsy - A Vulture (voice)  Less 1973 $15MM
  • Primary photo for Cheyenne AutumnCheyenne Autumn Joe  Less 1964 $4.2MM
  • Primary photo for How the West Was WonHow the West Was Won Cpl. Ben (uncredited)  Less 1962 $15MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Two Rode TogetherTwo Rode Together Greeley Clegg  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The AlamoThe Alamo Capt. Almeron Dickinson  Less 1960 $12MM $7.9MM
  • Primary photo for FrecklesFreckles Wessner  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for My Dog, BuddyMy Dog, Buddy Dr. Lusk, Producer  Less 1960 $73K
  • Primary photo for The Giant Gila MonsterThe Giant Gila Monster Producer  Less 1959 $138K
  • Primary photo for The Killer ShrewsThe Killer Shrews Jerry Farrell, Producer  Less 1959 $123K $1MM
  • Primary photo for The Horse SoldiersThe Horse Soldiers Cpl. Wilkie  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Young LandThe Young Land Lee Hearn  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Escort WestEscort West Trooper Burch  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Last HurrahThe Last Hurrah Monsignor Killian  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Missouri TravelerThe Missouri Traveler Fred Mueller  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Spring ReunionSpring Reunion Al  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Wings of EaglesThe Wings of Eagles John Dale Price  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for 5 Steps to Danger5 Steps to Danger FBI Agent Jim Anderson (uncredited)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The SearchersThe Searchers Charlie McCorry, Performer ("Skip to My Lou") (uncredited)  Less 1956 $3.8MM
  • Primary photo for Mister RobertsMister Roberts Yeoman 3rd Class Dolan  Less 1955 $21MM
  • Primary photo for The Long Gray LineThe Long Gray Line Specialty (uncredited)  Less 1955 $1.7MM
  • Primary photo for The Quiet ManThe Quiet Man Dermot Fahy (uncredited), Performer ("The Wild Colonial Boy") (uncredited)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Fighting Coast GuardFighting Coast Guard Ken - Member Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)  Less 1951 $532K
  • Primary photo for Don Daredevil Rides AgainDon Daredevil Rides Again Lee Hadley / Don Daredevil  Less 1951 $155K
  • Primary photo for Rio GrandeRio Grande Donnelly - Regimental Singer (uncredited)  Less 1950 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Everybody's Dancin'Everybody's Dancin' Ken - Member Sons of the Pioneers (as Sons of the Pioneers)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Call of the ForestCall of the Forest Bob Brand, Performer ("Git Along Little Dogies")  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Stallion CanyonStallion Canyon Curt Benson  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Riders of the Pony ExpressRiders of the Pony Express Tom Blake, posing as Tom Bledsoe, Performer ("Red River Valley", "Skip to My Lou", "Git Along Little Dogies", "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair") (uncredited)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Over the Santa Fe TrailOver the Santa Fe Trail Curt Mason, Performer ("Hi-Yo Texas", "Over the Santa Fe Trail"), Writer ("Hi-Yo Texas")  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Lone Star MoonlightLone Star Moonlight Curt Norton, Performer ("It's Great To Be Back", "Lone Star Moonlight", "Home on the Range"), Writer ("It's Great To Be Back", "Lone Star Moonlight")  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for Singing on the TrailSinging on the Trail Curt Stanton, Performer ("Singing on the Trail"), Writer ("Singing on the Trail", "Soft Breeze")  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for Cowboy BluesCowboy Blues Curt Durant, Performer ("The First Thing I Do Every Morning"), Writer ("Little Cowgirl", "A Lot of Elbow Room")  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for That Texas JamboreeThat Texas Jamboree Curt Chambers, Writer ("Never Tangle with Old John Law", "Prairie Serenade") (uncredited)  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for Throw a Saddle on a StarThrow a Saddle on a Star Curt Walker, Soundtrack, Performer ("The Strawberry Blonde on the Strawberry Roan", "I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen" (uncredited))  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for Out of the DepthsOut of the Depths Buck Clayton  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Song of the PrairieSong of the Prairie Dan Tyler, Performer ("Sing To Me Cowboy", "Idaho-Ho", "Silver on the Sage")  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Rhythm Round-UpRhythm Round-Up Jimmy Benson, Performer ("Tumbling Tumbleweeds", "Empty Saddles")  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Cowboy CanteenCowboy Canteen Soldier in Front Row at Canteen Show (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Shep Fields and His New Music with Ken CurtisShep Fields and His New Music with Ken Curtis (Short) Ken Curtis - Band Singer  Less 1941
Past Television (26 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for ConagherConagher (TV Movie) Seaborn Tay, Cattle Rancher  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for In the Heat of the NightIn the Heat of the Night (TV Series) Tom McCauley (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a Texas TrainOnce Upon a Texas Train (TV Movie) Kelly Sutton  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for AirwolfAirwolf (TV Series) Cecil Carnes Sr. (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Wildfire (Jan 11, 1986) Cecil Carnes Sr.  Less
  • Primary photo for The All American CowboyThe All American Cowboy (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Yellow RoseThe Yellow Rose (TV Series) Hoyt Coryell (22 episodes, 1983–1984)  Less 1983–1984 22
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  • Primary photo for California Gold RushCalifornia Gold Rush (TV Movie) Kentuck  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Ich möcht' so gern Dave Dudley hör'nIch möcht' so gern Dave Dudley hör'n (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("Tumbling Tumbleweeds")  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for How the West Was WonHow the West Was Won (TV Mini-series) Sheriff Orville Gant (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Hillary (Feb 26, 1979) Sheriff Orville Gant  Less
  • Primary photo for Vega$Vega$ (TV Series) Digger Dennison (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a Starry NightOnce Upon a Starry Night (TV Movie) Uncle Ned  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Life and Times of Grizzly AdamsThe Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for PetrocelliPetrocelli (TV Series) Harry Underwood (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Festus / Festus Haggen / Festus Haggin / Frank Eaton / Kyle Kelly / Scout / Jesse / Brisco / Phil Jacks (304 episodes, 1959–1975)  Less 1959–1975 304
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  • Primary photo for Death Valley DaysDeath Valley Days (TV Series) Skinner Graydon (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for RipcordRipcord (TV Series) Jim Buckley / Ken Buckley (75 episodes, 1961–1963)  Less 1961–1963 75
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  • Primary photo for Have Gun - Will TravelHave Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) Lucky Laski / Tom Strickland / Monk / Curley (5 episodes, 1959–1962)  Less 1959–1962 5
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  • Primary photo for The AquanautsThe Aquanauts (TV Series) Head Waiter / Horton (2 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961 2
  • Primary photo for Sea HuntSea Hunt (TV Series) Dean (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Case of the Dangerous RobinThe Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for RawhideRawhide (TV Series) Vic Slade (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Kyle Cleatus / Pappy Lightfoot (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960 2
  • Primary photo for Perry MasonPerry Mason (TV Series) Tim Durant (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Woman on the RunWoman on the Run (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Life and Legend of Wyatt EarpThe Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series) Major Hendericks (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • Warpath (Oct 22, 1957) Major Hendericks (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Black BeautyBlack Beauty (TV Mini-series) Howard Jakes  Less 1978– 
Self (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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