Dennis Weaver

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Birthday
4, 1924
Birthplace
Joplin, MO
Death Date
Feb 24, 2006 (81)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1924
Birthplace
Joplin, MO
Death Date
Feb 24, 2006 (81)

About

Actor who played the role of Deputy Chester on the series, Gunsmoke and later the eponymous Marshal McCloud on the series, McCloud.

Before Fame

He tried out for the U.S. Olympics team in the decathlon but finished in sixth place which as he says drove him to acting instead of pursuing athletics.

Trivia

He ran track & field for the University of Oklahoma.

Family Life

He married Gerry Stowell in 1945 and they had three children.

Associated With

He was in Steven Spielberg's first film, Duel.

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