Skip to comments.Clint Walker, Towering Western Star, Is Dead at 90
Posted on 05/22/2018 3:40:50 PM PDT by DFG
Clint Walker, a former merchant seaman and real-life deputy sheriff who roamed the West as a towering, solitary figure on Cheyenne, the first hourlong western on television, died on Monday in Grass Valley, Calif. He was 90.
His death, at a hospital, was confirmed by his daughter, Valerie Walker, who said the cause was congestive heart failure. Mr. Walker lived in Grass Valley, about 60 miles northeast of Sacramento.
Mr. Walker also appeared in the The Dirty Dozen and other movies, but he was best known for Cheyenne, seen on ABC from 1955 to 1963.
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So few of our H&I icons are alive (i.e. those who didn’t smoke) - I thought it was great that :touches sky” was still with us.
RIP Cheyenne and may the Great Spirit find and lead you into God’s heaven.
GREAT conservative as well, a big fan of both Reagan and Trump. RIP.
Rest in peace!
Liked him in “None But The Brave”.
RIP Mr. Walker.
He was one of the good ones.
Was in a war movie with Frank Sinatra. Saw it in the 60s. Forgot the name.
and before there was such a thing as steroids.
I just watched him in The Dirty Dozen last night.
Helluva American actor.
Rest in peace.
None But the Brave.
He was like 6’6” and 260lbs of muscle.
He was great in The Dirty Dozen. Posey.
Thanks, Clint, for making my childhood as great as it was during the heyday of TV westerns. Yours was one of the best.
My wife and I still watch Cheyenne.
I bet he’s up in heaven...taking his shirt off.
He was stabbed in the heart and lived another 47 years. Tough hombre.
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