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Fess Parker Obituary

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

OBITUARY

Fess Parker dies at 85; actor played Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone on TV

 

 

 

Parker became a sensation among young baby boomers as the ‘King of the Wild Frontier.’ He went on to become a hotel developer and Santa Ynez winery owner.

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
March 18, 2010

 

Fess Parker, whose star-making portrayal of frontiersman Davy Crockett on television in the mid-1950s made him a hero to millions of young baby boomers and spurred a nationwide run on coonskin caps, died Thursday. He was 85.

 

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