|Clint Walker Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||May 30, 1927|
|Date of Death||May 21, 2018|
Clint Walker was an American actor and voice artist who is best known for playing cowboy Cheyenne Bodie in the Western television series Cheyenne from 1955 to 1963. His filmography also consists of a variety of other shows and movies such as The Ten Commandments, Yellowstone Kelly, Gold of the Seven Saints, Send Me No Flowers, None but the Brave, The Lucy Show, The Night of the Grizzly, The Dirty Dozen, More Dead Than Alive, The Great Bank Robbery, Centennial, The Serpent Warriors, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, and The Love Boat. Clint Walker has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1505 Vine Street, near its intersection with Sunset Boulevard.
Norman Eugene Walker
Clint, Jett Norman
He was born on May 30, 1927.
On May 21, 2018, Clint Walker died of congestive heart failure at the age of 90 in Grass Valley, Nevada County, California, United States. He was just 9 days short of his 91st birthday.
Hartford, Madison County, Illinois, United States
Clint Walker was 16 years old when he quit high school in order to find work.
Actor, Voice Artist
- Father – Paul Arnold Walker
- Mother – Gladys Huldah (née Schwanda)
- Siblings – Neoma L. “Lucy” Westbrook (Twin Sister) (Died at the age of 73 on November 11, 2000, at her residence in Hartford, Illinois)
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth was $4 Million.
6 ft 6 in or 198 cm
95 kg or 209.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Clint Walker had dated –
- Verna Garver (1948-1968) – He married his first wife Verna Garver in the year 1948 and they were blessed with their first and only child together, a daughter named Valerie Jean, on January 31, 1950. Valerie became one of the first female airline pilots and worked as a commercial airline pilot until her retirement. Clint and Verna divorced in 1968.
- Giselle Hennesy (1974-1994) - Clint Walker was married to Giselle Hennesy from 1974 until her death in 1994.
- Susan Cavallari (1997-2018) – His 3rd marriage was to Susan Cavallari in 1997 and they remained together until his death in 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
Athletic frame with broad shoulders and a slim waist
Clint Walker Favorite Things
- Event To Attend – Western Legends Film Festival
Source – IMDb
Clint Walker Facts
- He was 17 years old when he joined the United States Merchant Marine in the last months of World War II.
- He supported Barry Goldwater in the 1964 United States presidential election.
- In 1997, Clint Walker received the Golden Boot Award.
- He narrowly escaped death in a freak skiing accident in May 1971 at Mammoth Mountain, California as the tip of a ski pole pierced his heart. He was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead but a doctor detected faint signs of life and rushed him to surgery. Walker received the required treatment and was back at work within 2 months of the accident. He himself described the accident as a near-death experience.
- Throughout his life, he did various jobs including working at a factory, on a riverboat, as a doorman at the Sands Hotel, as a sheet metal worker, and as a nightclub bouncer. He also did odd jobs in Brownwood, Texas; Long Beach, California; and Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Clint Walker was a pesce pollotarian and stated, “we don’t eat beef, but we eat chicken and salmon.”
- He was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 2004.
- Walker was presented with an inlaid bronze star medallion on the Texas Trail of Fame in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District in 2017.
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