Tex's western pals.by road-traveled | created - 07 Nov 2016 | updated - 27 May 2017 | Public
1. Tex Ritter
Soundtrack | High Noon
Tex Ritter was born on January 12, 1905 in Murvaul, Texas, USA as Woodward Maurice Ritter. He was married to Dorothy Fay. He died on January 2, 1974 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
2. Tex Palmer
Actor | Romance of the Rockies
Tex Palmer was born on July 31, 1904 in Xenia, Ohio, USA as Luther Palmer. He is known for his work on Romance of the Rockies (1937), The Adventures of Champion (1955) and The Phantom Stage (1939). He died on March 22, 1982 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
3. Tex Williams
Soundtrack | Thank You for Smoking
Tex Williams, along with Spade Cooley and Bob Wills, was among the most popular bandleaders in the musical genre known as "western swing" in the 1940s and 1950s (although he used the nickname "Tex", he was actually from Illinois). His popularity led to Universal Pictures bringing him to Hollywood ...
4. Tex Phelps
Actor | Randy Rides Alone
Tex Phelps was born on December 2, 1902 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Wallace Turner Phelps. He is known for his work on Randy Rides Alone (1934) and Young Whirlwind (1928). He died on April 28, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
5. Texas Guinan
Actress | Queen of the Night Clubs
It's hard to be very specific about any dates or events early in the life of Texas Guinan. She loved publicity and frequently improvised facts about herself when she felt they made better stories than the truth. She was born in Waco, Texas, but likely not on a ranch as she often claimed. She was ...
6. Tex Avery
Director | A Wild Hare
Tex Avery was a descendant of Judge Roy Bean and Daniel Boone, but all his grandma ever told him about it was "Don't ever mention you are kin to Roy Bean. He's a no good skunk!!" After graduating from North Dallas High School in 1927, Avery moved to Southern California in 1929 and got a job in the ...
7. Tex Beneke
Soundtrack | Babe: Pig in the City
The popular singer and saxophone player began with the Ben Young Orchestra (1935-1937), and joined the Miller band in 1938, becoming one of the bands's most popular personalities and soloists (though he was not seen or even referred to in The Glenn Miller Story). His personality and talents led him...
8. Tex Cooper
Actor | King of the Bullwhip
Tex Cooper was born as Judge Thomas Cooper in Denton, Texas, the son of Wilford Cooper and Lemon Pair. Tex had siblings Walter and George Cooper. His parents were farmers and hailed from Bradley County, Tennessee. Tex's trademark in the movies was his Buffalo Bill lookalike appearance. His ...
9. Tex Driscoll
Actor | In the Days of Buffalo Bill
Tex Driscoll was born on September 7, 1889 in Center, Indiana, USA as John W. Morris. He was an actor, known for In the Days of Buffalo Bill (1922), The Squaw Man (1914) and The Country Boy (1915). He died on June 1, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
10. Tex Fletcher
Actor | Six-Gun Rhythm
Tex Fletcher was born Geremino Bisceglia in Harrison, New York, the fifth of eight children. His parents, Michael (a stonemason) and Josephine, were Italian immigrants. Tex left home at age 15, joined a circus and traveled across the US and Canada. He settled in South Dakota, where he learned to ...
11. Tex Hill
Actor | Return of the Lone Ranger
Tex Hill was born on February 20, 1944 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on Return of the Lone Ranger (1961), Code of the Rangers (1972) and American Playhouse (1981). He was married to Claudia J. Edwards, Janet Hubert and Dianna Monk. He died on February 28, 2014 in Wickenburg,...
Stoney Burke (1962). Stunts.
12. Tex Parker
Actor | Men in the Raw
Tex Parker was born on October 19, 1902 in Stoneburg, Texas, USA as Hobart Lindsay Parker. He is known for his work on Men in the Raw (1923) and Cupid the Cowpuncher (1920). He was married to Helen Kersey and Zola. He died on September 23, 1952 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.
13. Tex Allen
Actor | Vengeance - and the Woman
14. Tex Atchison
Soundtrack | The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia
Tex Atchison was born on February 5, 1912 in Rosine, Texas, USA as Shelby David Atchison. He died on August 4, 1982 in Granite City, Illinois, USA.
15. Tex Barr
Actor | The Marshal of Windy Hollow
Tex Barr is an actor, known for The Marshal of Windy Hollow (1972).
The Marshal of Windy Hollow (1972), with Tex Ritter.
16. Tex Clarke
Actor | Hunter
19. Tex Harding
Actor | Texas Panhandle
Tex Harding was a 'western' character film actor for a few years in the 1940s. He mostly played bit or uncredited roles. His sister was also a film actress. Her name was Dorothy Dix. Tex Harding ended his work career as a meat cutter in a supermarket in Spokane County, Washington State.
21. Tex Holden
If you watch a western and there's an actor with a peg leg, odds are that it's Tex Holden who found a niche for himself in such roles.
However, he did not let disability stop him from obtaining regular work. Starting in the late 1940s, he managed to obtain work as barflies and townsman in B-Westerns...
22. Tex Jones
Actor | The Way of the West
Tex Jones is an actor, known for The Way of the West (1934).
23. Tex Keith
Actor | The Three Buckaroos
24. Tex Lambert
Tex Lambert was born on January 24, 1916 in Texas, USA as Merle Lambert. He is known for his work on Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer (1956) and Have Gun - Will Travel (1957). He died on August 1, 1976 in North Hollywood, California, USA.
25. Tex Miller
26. Tex Mooney
Actor | Jungle Jim
Tex Mooney was born on March 9, 1917 in Del Rio, Texas, USA as Oran Thomas Mooney. He was an actor, known for Jungle Jim (1948). He died on May 19, 1956 in Riverside, California, USA.
27. Tex O'Neill
Actor | Riders of the Desert
Tex O'Neill is known for his work on Riders of the Desert (1932).
28. Tex O'Reilly
Actor | On the High Card
Tex O'Reilly was born in 1880 in Texas, USA as Edward O'Reilly. He was an actor and writer, known for On the High Card (1921), West of the Rio Grande (1921) and Honeymoon Ranch (1920). He died on December 8, 1946 in Sunmount, New York, USA.
29. Tex Rand
Tex Rand is an actor, known for North West Mounted Police (1940).
30. Tex Sale
Tex Sale is an actor, known for Headin' for the Rio Grande (1936).
32. Tex Starr
Actor | Cyclone Bob
33. Tex Taylor
34. Tex Terry
Actor | Death Valley Days
Tex Terry was born on August 22, 1902 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Edward Earl Terry. He is known for his work on Death Valley Days (1952), The Gallant Legion (1948) and Rough Riders of Cheyenne (1945). He was married to Isabel Draesemer and Dorothy Peters. He died on May 18, 1985 in Terre Haute.
35. Tex Walters
Actor | At the End of the Rope
Tex Walters is an actor, known for At the End of the Rope (1914).
37. Tex Young
Actor | The Escape
Actor | Alkali Ike and the Hypnotist
39. Texas Jim Lewis
Actor | Law of the Canyon
Texas Jim Lewis was born on October 15, 1909 in Meigs, Georgia, USA. He was an actor, known for Law of the Canyon (1947), The Stranger from Ponca City (1947) and Pardon My Gun (1942). He died on January 23, 1990.
40. Texas Joe Foster
Actor | High School Confidential!
42. T. Texas Tyler
Soundtrack | Horsemen of the Sierras
T. Texas Tyler was born on June 20, 1916 in Mena, Arkansas, USA. He died on January 23, 1972 in Springfield, Missouri, USA.
43. Fuzzy Knight
Actor | Gunman's Code
American character actor primarily of Western "sidekick" roles. Born John Forest Knight in Fairmont, West Virginia, Knight joined a traveling minstrel show as a musician at age 15. He attended The University of West Virginia as a law student, supporting himself as the drummer in his own band. ...