Tom Mix

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Birthday
6, 1880
Birthplace
Mix Run, PA
Death Date
Oct 12, 1940 (60)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1880
Birthplace
Mix Run, PA
Death Date
Oct 12, 1940 (60)

About

Early western cowboy movie actor who became Hollywood's primary Western icon. After debuting as Larry Kelly on Cupid's Roundup, he played Tom Gordon in The Great K&A Train Robbery and portrayed Tom Morgan, Texas Ranger, on The Miracle Rider.

Before Fame

He began his acting career as a member of the Selig Polyscope Company.

Trivia

He made over 300 western films in his prolific career.

Family Life

He married five times and had two kids named Ruth and Thomasina. His father was Edwin Mix, a stable master for wealthy merchants.

Associated With

American rodeo performer Slim Pickens characterized a similar strong, sarcastic cowboy.