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Born: October 8,
1934 in Dallas Texas
Died August 25, 1986 in Truckee, California of a heart attack while
vacationing in California.
Birth name: Allen Jones
Allen Case grew up in Dallas, Texas, and attended
junior high (Highland Park Junior High)
and high school (Highland Park High School) in Dallas 1946-52 and then attended Southern
Methodist University for two years.
Allen Case Year Book picture
Allen Case in class
Allen Case was a talented musician and
When he went into show business there was already a
famous Allen Jones, a singer, hence the Case stage name.
He came to New York in 1954. A winner on the Arthur Godfrey Talent
Scouts program, he signed a contract as a singer with Columbia
Records. He appeared in a number of Broadway productions, including
'Once Upon a Mattress' (1959) and Hallelujah, Baby!
(1967), and in a City Center revival of South Pacific
He also appeared on television in The Deputy, Gunsmoke,
Wagon Train, The Rifleman and Have Gun, Will Travel.
Allen Case made
more than thirty television appearances between 1958 and 1982, often
in cowboy roles.
The Young Englishman
Allen Case in
The Rifleman as Jeremy Ashford in
The Deputy —
Allen Case as Deputy Marshal Clay McCord
- Universal/NBC series was created by Roland Kibbee and
The Deputy was based in Silver City.
Clay McCord was a storekeeper-turned-lawman
who preferred to settle problems without gunplay.
The series ran for two seasons and was the
peak of Case's career. He spent most of the '60s mostly working in
Henry Fonda was the official star of the show, playing the
territorial marshal, although he did not appear in every episode.
An album of songs sung by
Allen Case titled The Deputy Sings was released in 1960.
May you rest in peace Cowboy!
A special thank you to
Judge John Nelms for Allen's school pictures and some of Allen's
Judge John Nelms attended junior high (Highland Park Junior
High) and high school (Highland Park High School) in Dallas with
Allen Case 1946-52.
This was posted in The McCain Ranch on August the 10, 2012.....
Thank you for the lovely tribute page to my father, Allen Case.
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