Tex Cooper

Highest Rated: 90% The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Birthday: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available
In films from at least 1918, when he billed himself "Texas Cooper," this busy bit-part player/B-Western extra looked for all the world like "Buffalo" Bill Cody, whom he finally got to play in his last film, the Lash LaRue Western King of the Bullwhip (1951). Hardly ever receiving onscreen billing, Cooper appeared in literally hundreds of B-Westerns -- genre historian Les Adams has counted 116 appearances in Westerns and serials in the sound era alone -- -- usually just hanging around in the background. If a group of spectators gathered to watch a shootout in the street, a saloon girl's performance, or a skirmish outside the sheriff's office, Cooper was almost always included, easily spotted by his long white hair and florid mustache. Few knew him by name, but almost every kid in the audience cheered when he appeared. His wife Nona was reputedly one of the Munchkins in The Wizard of Oz.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Romance of the West Old Timer (uncredited) 1946
No Score Yet Sunset in El Dorado Townsman 1945
No Score Yet Prairie Rustlers Townsman (uncredited) 1945
No Score Yet Cattle Stampede Townsman 1943
90% The Ox-Bow Incident Posse 1943
No Score Yet Black Market Rustlers Barfly 1943
No Score Yet Underground Rustlers Townsman (uncredited) 1941
No Score Yet North from the Lone Star Townsman (uncredited) 1941
No Score Yet Wrangler's Roost Church Member (uncredited) 1941
No Score Yet Across the Sierras Townsman on Saloon Porch 1941
No Score Yet The Dark Command Townsman 1940
No Score Yet Melody Ranch Autry Better 1940
No Score Yet Wagons Westward Townsman (uncredited) 1940
No Score Yet The Oklahoma Kid Old man in bar 1939
No Score Yet Under Western Stars Townsman 1938
No Score Yet Heroes of the Alamo Delegate 1937
No Score Yet Outlaw Deputy Barfly (uncredited) 1935

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