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Norman Eugene "Clint" Walker (born May 30, 1927) is an American actor best known for his cowboy role as "Cheyenne Bodie" in the TV Western series, Cheyenne.
Walker was born in Hartford, Illinois. He left school to work at a factory and on a river boat, then joined the United States Merchant Marine at 17 during the tail end of World War II. After leaving the Merchant Marines, he worked at odd jobs in Brownwood, Texas, Long Beach, California, and Las Vegas, where he worked as a doorman at the Sands Hotel.
In Los Angeles, he was hired by Cecil B. DeMille to appear in The Ten Commandments. A friend in the film business helped get him a few bit parts that brought him to the attention of Warner Bros. who were in the process of developing a western style television series.
Walker's good looks and physique—he was one-quarter Cherokee descent, stood 6ft 6in (198 cm), with a 48in chest and a 32in waist. —landed him an audition and he won the lead role. Billed as "Clint" Walker, he...
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