Buck Taylor is an American actor and artist who is best remembered for his performance in the CBS television series Gunsmoke as gunfighter turned deputy Newly O’Brian. He is the son of character actor Dub Taylor and Florence Gertrude Heffernan. Taylor attended North Hollywood High School, where he excelled as a gymnast.
|Real name||Buck Taylor|
|date of birth||May 13, 1938|
|Age||85 years old|
|Birth place||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Netto value||5 million dollars|
Age and Early Life of Buck Taylor
Buck Taylor was born on May 13, 1938 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. His father, often known as “Dub Taylor”, was a prominent supporting actor in Hollywood. Taylor was born the same year his father got his first acting job in ‘You Can’t Take It with You’. After graduating from ‘North Hollywood High School’, he went on to study theater arts at ‘The University of Southern California’. He even tried out for the American gymnastics team in 1960, with the help of cowboy actor “Big Boy” Williams.
Buck Taylor Height and Weight
Buck Taylor is 5 feet 7 inches tall. It weighs about 60 kg. She has lovely warm brown eyes and white locks. There is no information about his chest, waist and hip measurements, dress size, shoe size, biceps and so on.
Buck Taylor Net Worth
How much is Buck Taylor’s net worth? The ‘National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum’ in Oklahoma City awarded him the ‘Wrangler’ or ‘Western Heritage Award’ for his performance in ‘Gunsmoke’. Male Taylor‘with Netto value it is believed to be in between $5 million from August 2023. His excellent profession as a pitchman is apparently his primary source of money.
Taylor made his acting debut in 1961, as ‘Trooper Shattuck’ in an episode of ‘CBS’ series ‘Dick Powell’s Zane Gray Theatre,’ called ‘Image of a Drawn Sword.’ The following year, he starred in ‘The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet’ and ‘My Favorite Martian’. In 1964, he appeared in the film ‘Ensign Pulver’, and in the episode ‘The Outer Limits’ called ‘Don’t Open Till Doomsday’ he played the disgruntled newlywed ‘Gard Hayden’. He appeared as ‘Tobin’ in the fourth episode of the television series ‘Combat!’ from the Second World War called ‘The First Day’.
He made his film debut in 1966 as a member of a motorcycle gang in ‘Wild Angels’. ‘Have Gun-Will Travel’ (1962), ‘The Rebel’ (1961), ‘Stoney Burke’ (1962-1963), ‘The Fugitive’ (1963), ‘The Legend of Jesse James’ (1965), ‘The The Virginian’ (1964-1966) and ‘The Big Valley’ (1965) were among his films. He also starred as ‘John “Brad” Bradford,’ with Michael Anderson Jr. and Barbara Hershey, on ABC’s ‘The Monroes.’ His story centers on an orphaned family trying to survive in the wilds of Wyoming.
From 1993, Taylor started selling his paintings. His paintings are available for purchase through his website, private art shows, festivals and art galleries. He is the official artist for various rodeos and state fairs, including the ‘Pendleton Round-Up’ in Pendleton, Oregon. Taylor was cast as a gunsmith who became a deputy to ‘Newly O’Brien’ in the highly successful CBS series ‘Gunsmoke’ in 1967.
Buck Taylor’s Wife and Marriage
Who is Buck Taylor’s wife? In 1961, Taylor married Nick Adams’ sister-in-law, actress Judy Ann Nugent. Before divorcing in 1983, the couple had three sons (Adam Carlyle Taylor, Matthew Taylor and Cooper Glenn Taylor). Adam (who is no longer alive) worked as an assistant director. Both Matthew and Cooper work as doubles. Taylor has two grandchildren, Carlyle and Zane Taylor, from Adam and his wife Anna. Taylor met his now wife Goldie, a flight attendant, in 1995 at a quarter horse show where his paintings were on display.