American actor who appeared in more than one hundred movies. He also starred as a fictionalized version of himself on The Roy Rogers Show.
He built a houseboat with his brother from salvaged lumber and moved to California to become a musician, forming a band called Sons of the Pioneers.
He was often referred to as the King of the Cowboys.
He was married four times: first to Lucile Ascolese, then to Lucile Ascolese, then to Grace Arline Wilkins, and finally to Dale Evans on December 31, 1947. He had eight children.
Andy Devine was his sidekick for most of his career.