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Fess Parker

15 August 1924 to 18 March 2010

A huge television star as Davy Crockett (1954-56), Parker became synonymous with the real life western hero in a racoon skin cap. A few adventures were edited together and released as features, with other films including Springfield Rifle (1952), Them! (1954), Old Yeller (1957) and Hell Is For Heroes (1962).

- Read Fess Parker's Guardian Obituary
- Read Fess Parker's Times Obituary