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Slim Pickens

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Birthday
29, 1919
Birthplace
Kingsburg, CA
Death Date
Dec 8, 1983 (64)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1919
Birthplace
Kingsburg, CA
Death Date
Dec 8, 1983 (64)

About

Western actor who rode the atom bomb in Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bobm, and appeared in Blazing Saddles. His other films include Eye for an Eye, The Great Locomotive Chase, and The Sun Shines Bright.

Before Fame

At age 12, he left school to become a rodeo clown.

Trivia

He played a sardonic cowboy in Blazing Saddles.

Family Life

His brother, Samuel T. Lindley, performed under the stage name Easy Pickens.

Associated With

Gene Wilder costarred with him in the film Blazing Saddles.