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Kent Taylor appeared in two episodes
of The Rifleman ―
The Wyoming Story
2 as Forbes McKee,
the man who ran the trading post.
His film career began
after his family moved to Los Angeles from Iowa, where he
had played the saxophone in a small dance band and appeared
in school plays. Taylor worked as a salesman in his family's
awning business and appeared as a movie extra until
Paramount took an interest in the tall, dark-haired aspiring
actor and gave him a screen test.
Kent Taylor, a former
awning salesman whose acting career included the lead role
in the 1950s television series Boston Blackie ― The Rough
one-time master thief with a pencil-thin mustache who turned
detective, Taylor appeared in 63 films, including Ramona
The Daltons Ride Again (1945) ―
Girls for Rent (1974).
He was in several horror movies back in the late 60's & early
He had several roles in Zorro as Carlos Murietta
and appeared in several TV series ―
Colt .45 ― Barnaby Jones ― Land of the
Giants ― 77 Sunset Strip ― Bronco ―
The Cheyenne Show ― Sugarfoot ― Mr. Lucky
― Riverboat" ― Tightrope ― Bronco.
Kent Taylor was born on May 11, 1907 in Nashua, Iowa
Birth Name: Louis William Weiss
He died April 11, 1987 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California following a series of heart
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