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ROBERT HORTON BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Robert Horton was born on July 29th, 1924 in Los Angeles, California with the birth name Meade Howard Horton Jr.  Horton graduated Cum Laude from the University of California and became an American television actor.  
 
Many remember him as the character, frontier scout Flint McCullough from the NBC Western series, "Wagon Train" which ran from 1957 through 1962.  He is also remembered as playing the cowboy amnesiac on the ABC series, "A Man Called Shenadoah" (1965-1966).   
 
Horton was also known for a number of other roles such as on the television series, "Kings Row' (1955).  He appeared on a variety of movies and television shows between 1951 and 1989 such as, "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "The Lone Ranger", "The Public Defender", "Sheriff of Cochise", "The Red Skelton Hour", "The DuPont Show", "The Barbara Stanwyck Show" and "The Ford Show". 
 
Horton later left television and film acting to pursue a career on stage as a musical actor working in theaters and nightclubs as a singer, sometimes appearing with his wife, the former Marilynn  Bradley.  One of his better stage plays was in the musical called, "Rainmaker" which ran for a total of 330 performances on Broadway.   On occasion he would return to the television of film industry to make an appearance.     
 
Robert Horton married three times total.  First to Mary Katherine Jobe from 1945 through 1950.  His second marriage was to Barbara Ruick from 1953 through 1956.  His third and final wife is Marilynn Bradley whom he married on December 31st, 1960 and today he lives in Encino, California retired with his wife. 
 
In 2006, Horton received the Cowboy Spirit Award at the 16th Annual Bison Homes Festival for, "embodying the integrity, strength of spirit, and moral character depicted by the American Cowboy".  He has also been a recipient numerous times of several lifetime achievement awards at the National Festival of the West.  


Filmography

1989 Murder, She Wrote
1988 Red River 
1987 Houston Knights
1983-1984 As the World Turns 
1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 
1976 Police Woman
1972 Longstreet 
1970 Foreign Exchange
1969 The Spy Killer
1968 The Green Slime
1966 The Dangerous Days of Kiowa Jones
1965-1966 A Man Called Shenandoah 
1965 The Man Who Bought Paradise 
1963 The Red Skelton Hour
1962-1963 The United States Steel Hour 
1957-1962 Wagon Train
1962 Armstrong Circle Theatre
1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
1956-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1960 Theatre 70
1960 Startime
1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson
1958 G.E. True Theater 
1958 Studio One in Hollywood
1955-1958 Matinee Theatre
1957 The George Sanders Mystery Theater
1957 Code 3
1956 Sheriff of Cochise
1956 The Man Is Armed 
1956 Crossroads 
1956 Celebrity Playhouse
1956 Cavalcade of America
1956 Lux Video Theatre
1955-1956 Studio 57 
1955-1956 Kings Row 
1955 The Public Defender 
1955 The Ray Milland Show: Meet Mr. McNulty
1954 The Ford Television Theatre 
1954 The Lone Ranger
1954 Men of the Fighting Lady 
1954 Prisoner of War 
1953 Arena 
1953 Code Two
1953 Bright Road 
1953 The Story of Three Loves 
1952 Pony Soldier 
1952 Apache War Smoke 
1952 Return of the Texan 
1951 The Tanks Are Coming
1945 A Walk in the Sun  





Matinee Classics - Arena starring Gig Young, Jean Hagen, Polly Bergen, Harry Morgan, Barbara Lawrence and Robert Horton
Matinee Classics - Wagon Train starring Ward Bond, Robert Fuller, Robert Horton, John McIntyre, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Denny Miller, Michael Burns and Barbara Stanwyck
Matinee Classics - Prisoner of War starring Ronald Reagan, Steve Forrest, Dewey Martin, Oskar Homolka, Robert Horton, Paul Stewart, Harry Morgan, Stephen Bekassy, Leonard Strong, Darryl Hickman, Weaver Levy, Rollin Moriyama, Ike Jones, Clarence Lung, Jerry Paris, John Lupton and Ralph Ahn


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