Chuck Roberson

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Birthday
10, 1919
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jun 8, 1988 (69)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1919
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jun 8, 1988 (69)

About

Stuntman and actor who served as John Wayne's stunt double in multiple films and also played supporting roles in TV and film westerns. His credits include Death Valley Days, The Wonderful World of Color, and The Lone Ranger.

Before Fame

He moved to Southern California with his wife and daughter and was employed by the Culver City Police Department as a gate guard for MGM Studios. He subsequently served in the U.S. Army during World War II and became involved with stunt work upon his return to California.

Trivia

He became known in Hollywood as Bad Chuck, a nickname that poked fun at his rowdiness and distinguished him from Chuck Hayward (Good Chuck), another stuntman of the era.

Family Life

He was born to farmer Ollie W. Roberson and Jannie Hamm Roberson, and he grew up on cattle ranches in Texas and New Mexico.

Associated With

He frequently worked on films directed by John Ford.

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