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Forrest Tucker

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Birthday
12, 1919
Birthplace
Plainfield, IN
Death Date
Oct 25, 1986 (67)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1919
Birthplace
Plainfield, IN
Death Date
Oct 25, 1986 (67)

About

Played the role of Sergeant O'Rourke in the classic television series, F Troop.

Before Fame

He began performing at age 14, moonlighting as a singer at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair after working the fair by day.

Trivia

His first role came in the 1940 Gary Cooper-led 'The Westerner,' and he appeared in nearly a hundred Western and action films after.

Family Life

His father was a baseball player in the minor leagues, and hoped he would take after him, but he followed in his mother's footsteps instead as a one-time singer.

Associated With

He appeared opposite Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in the 1942 MGM film, Keeper of the Flame.