In memory of actor and Walk of Famer Clint Walker,flowers were placed on his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 4 p.m. The star in the category of Television is located at 1501 Vine Street.
“Clint, you will be missed! Rest in peace.” Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame signed the card on behalf of the Hollywood Historic Trust and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
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Norman Eugene "Clint" Walker is an American actor best known for his cowboy role as "Cheyenne Bodie" in the TV Western series, Cheyenne.
Walker was born in Hartford, Illinois; he was a twin, and is of one-quarter Cherokee descent. He left school to work at a factory and on a river boat, then joined the United States Merchant Marine at the age of seventeen in the last months of World War II. After leaving the Merchant Marine, he labored at odd jobs in Brownwood, Texas, Long Beach, California, and Las Vegas, where he worked as a doorman at the Sands Hotel. He also was employed as a sheet-metal worker and a nightclub bouncer.
In Los Angeles, he was hired by Cecil B. DeMille to appear in The Ten Commandments. A friend in the film industry helped get him a few bit parts that brought him to the attention of Warner Bros., which was developing a western style television series.
Walker's good looks and imposing physique, he stood 6 feet, 6