Category Search - wild west (Wild West shows)

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Gene Autry
actor, singer, business, western, wild west, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Orvon Grover Autry
Also Known As:
The Singing Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Traveled and performed with the Fields Brothers Marvelous Medicine Show. Songs Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Here Comes Santa Claus, Frosty the Snowman, Back in the Saddle Again. Was owner of the baseball team California Angels and a Los Angeles television station.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6644 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6384 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6520 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater

Sitting Bull
wild west

Real/Birth Name:
Tatanka Iyotake
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
59 or 60
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Brief Facts:

Of Sioux (Lakota) tribe. In Wild West show by Buffalo Bill Cody.

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Calamity Jane
wild west

Real/Birth Name:
Martha Jane Canary
Also Known As:
Martha Jane Canary Burke
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Frontierswoman, and professional scout best known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Indians.

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Buffalo Bill Cody
producer, wild west

Real/Birth Name:
William Frederick Cody
Also Known As:
Buffalo Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Produced a Wild West show. Performers included Annie Oakley, Sitting Bull.

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Bee Ho Gray
actor, stunts, circus, rodeo, wild west, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Emberry Cannon Gray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Expert at trick roping, he was also skilled with knife throwing, bullwhips (specifically the Australian black snake whip), trick riding.

Wild Bill Hickok
lawman, gunfighter, wild west, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
James Butler Hickok
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Brief Facts:

Shot in the back of the head while playing poker. In Wild West show of Buffalo Bill Cody.

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Buck Jones
actor, western, wild west, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Frederick Gebhart
Also Known As:
Charles Jones
Charles 'Buck' Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50, 12 days before his 51st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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In a wild west cowboy show. Died of burns from the famed Cocoanut Grove fire 2 days earlier. Many B-western movies - Arizona Bound is one of the Rough Rider series. Silent and sound films.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 235 S. Palm Canyon Drive6 December 1997

Ken Maynard
actor, western, wild west, rodeo, stunts, producer, writer, director, musician, singer, circus

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Olin Maynard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Brief Facts:

Rodeos, also was a trick rider with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Ringling Brothers circus. Song The Cowboy's Lament. Movie Death Valley Rangers.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Tim McCoy
actor, western, wild west, circus

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy John Fitzgerald McCoy
Also Known As:
Col. Tim McCoy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Brief Facts:

Movies War Paint, Riders of the Dark. Toured with Ringling Brothers Circus and his own Wild West show. Local TV show in Los Angeles The Tim McCoy Show.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Tom Mix
actor, western, wild west, circus, radio, producer, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Hezikiah Mix
Also Known As:
Thomas Edwin Mix
Nickname(s):
King of Cowboys
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Brief Facts:

Died in a car crash, overturned in a gully.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Annie Oakley
wild west, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Phoebe Ann Moses
Also Known As:
Phoebe Ann Mosey
Phoebe Ann Mosee
Phoebe Ann Mosie
Phoebe Ann Mozee
Nickname(s):
Little Sure Shot
Watanya Cicilla
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Brief Facts:

In Wild West show of Buffalo Bill Cody.

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Will Rogers
comedy, actor, mayor, wild west, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
William Penn Adair Rogers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Silent films, then talkies. Movie Life Begins at Forty. Texas Jack's wild west show. Philosopher. Known for funny one-liners. Mayor of Beverly Hills. Died in a plane crash in Alaska with Wiley Post.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6401 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
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