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WESTERNS (1949-2001) covers the 50 year evolution of the
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8/15/22—Read Morgan, 91, best known as Sgt. Hapgood Tasker on "The Deputy", died last May 9 in L.A. Also on dozens of TV Westerns and in three A. C. Lyles produced Western films.

8/15/22— Clu Gulager, 93, star of "The Tall Man" and "The Virginian", died August 8 in L.A. The Oklahoma born Gulager began film work in 1955 and also guested on dozens of TV Westerns including "Have Gun Will Travel", "Laramie", "Wagon Train", "The Rebel", "Bonanza", "Wanted Dead or Alive" and so many more.

7/10/22—Terrific character actor L. Q. Jones, 94, died July 9 of natural causes. To list even some of the Westerns he was in would not even scratch the surface. Complete story in WESTERN CLIPPINGS #167 (October '22).

7/9/22—"F-Troop"'s Larry Storch, 99, died in NYC July 7. He was the dim but loveable Corp. Agarn on the '60s Western sitcom.

7/9/22—James Caan, 82, who co-starred with John Wayne in "El Dorado" and Jane Fonda in "Comes a Horseman", as well as several lesser titles and a few TVers, died in L.A.
July 6.

7/03/22—Prolific character actor Joe Turkel, 94, died June 27 in Santa Monica, CA. His 40 year career included "Warlock" and over 30 TV Western episodes such as "Bonanza", "Lone Ranger", "Wyatt Earp", "Bat Masterson", "Texan" among others.

6/07/22—Actress/singer Linda Lawson, 86, died May 18. Was in "Apache Rifles" w/Audie Murphy and at least 10 TV Westerns including "Maverick" and "Bonanza".

5/30/22—Bo Hopkins, 84, who came to fame as Crazy Lee who terrorizes a group of hostages inside a bank in Sam Peckinpah's "The Wild Bunch", died May 28 at a Van Nuys, CA, hospital after suffering a heart attack. Bo worked in other Westerns such as "Cat Ballou", "Monte Walsh" and TV;s "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "Wild Wild West" etc.

5/30/22—Andra Martin, 86, died May 3. Once married to Ty "Bronco" Hardin, she guested on several Warner Western TVs and worked with Clint Walker in "Yellowstone Kelly" as a captive Arapaho girl.

4/30/22—Joanna Barnes, 87, died April 30 at her home in Sea Ranch, CA. She appeared on "Maverick" five times as well as "Colt .45", "Laramie", "Have Gun Will Travel" among others. Also had a role in John Wayne's "War Wagon".

4/10/22—Nehemiah Persoff, 102, died April 5 in San Luis Obispo, CA. Seen in "The Comancheros", five "Gunsmoke" episodes and over 10 other Western TV series.

4/10/22—Kathryn Hays, 87, who guested on some 11 TV Westerns and starred for one season on the short-lived-one-year "The Road West" series, died March 25.

3/20/22—Jimmy Lydon, 98, best known as Henry Aldrich in a sereis of movies in the '40s, died March 9 in San Diego. One of his best Western movie roles was in "The Desperado" with Wayne Morris. He also guest-starred on some 19 TV Westerns including "Wagon Train","Gunsmoke", "Trackdown", "Bronco", etc. He was also the associate producer on the short lived "Temple Houston" in '64.