Ken Curtis

Ken Curtis

Highest Rated: 92% Mister Roberts (1955)

Lowest Rated: 22% The Giant Gila Monster (1959)

Birthday: Jul 02, 1916

Birthplace: Lamar, Colorado, USA

Former big-band vocalist (he joined the Tommy Dorsey Band after Frank Sinatra left) and singing cowboy in low-budget westerns of the 1940s, Curtis is best known as the scuffy bewhiskered deputy sheriff Festus Haggen in the hit western TV series "Gunsmoke" (1964-75). He also appeared in several films by his then father-in-law John Ford including "Mister Roberts" (1955), "The Searchers" and "Wings of Eagles" (both 1956), "The Last Hurrah" (1958) and "The Horse Soldiers" (1959).

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 76% Conagher Seaborn Tay (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet 40% Once Upon a Texas Train Kelly Sutton (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet 100% God's Outlaw Producer - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lost Unknown (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet First Fruits Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet California Gold Rush Kentuck (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Once Upon a Starry Night Uncle Ned (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pony Express Rider Jed Richardson (Character) - 1976
54% 81% Robin Hood Nutsy (Voice) - 1973
83% 52% Two Rode Together Greeley Clegg (Character) - 1961
52% 63% The Alamo Capt. Almeron Dickinson (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Freckles Wessner (Character) - 1960
22% 21% The Giant Gila Monster Producer - 1959
No Score Yet 36% Escort West Trooper Burch (Character) - 1959
91% 75% The Horse Soldiers Cpl. Wilkie (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 29% The Young Land Lee Hearn (Character) - 1959
50% 25% The Killer Shrews Jerry Farrell (Character),
Producer
- 1959
No Score Yet 17% The Missouri Traveler Fred Mueller (Character) - 1958
86% 82% The Last Hurrah Monsignor Killian (Character) - 1958
40% 57% The Wings of Eagles John Dale Price (Character) - 1957
92% 84% Mister Roberts Yeoman 3rd Class Dolan (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Riders of the Pony Express Tom Blake/Tom Bledsoe (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Call of the Forest Bob Brand (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Over the Santa Fe Trail Curt Mason (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lone Star Moonlight Curt Norton (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Out of the Depths Buck Clayton (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet That Texas Jamboree Curt Chambers (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Song of the Prairie Dan Tyler (Character) - 1945

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Airwolf Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Yellow Rose Hoyt Coryell (Character) 1983-1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet How the West Was Won Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams Uncle Ned (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petrocelli Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Scout (Character),
Jesse (Guest Star)
1962-1975 1959-1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Skinner Graydon (Character) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1959-1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Tim Durant (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
1959-1960

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