Gregg Barton (Born Harold Wilson Barker, June 5, 1912 – November 28, 2000) was an American actor, who played various roles in feature films and television series.[1]

Gregg Barton
Gregg Barton photo.jpg
Autographed photo
Born
Harold Wilson Barker

(1912-06-05)June 5, 1912
DiedNovember 28, 2000(2000-11-28) (aged 88)
OccupationActor
Years active1942–1966

CareerEdit

A native of Long Island City, New York, Barton is possibly best remembered for having played the role of Stan Richter in the syndicated television series The Gene Autry Show. He appeared sixteen times on another syndicated series, The Range Rider, eleven times on Annie Oakley, seven times each on The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok and The Lone Ranger, six times on 26 Men, five times on ABC's The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, four times on NBC's Laramie, and three times each on The Texan and Tales of the Texas Rangers.[2]

Barton played guest roles in other series too, such as Sky King (1952 and 1956), Adventures of Superman (1953), The Cisco Kid (1954), Steve Donovan, Western Marshal (1956), Fury (1958), Jefferson Drum (1958), The Deputy (1959), Bonanza (1960), Wagon Train (1962), and Death Valley Days (1969).[3]

He appeared in such films as Flying Tigers (1942) with John Wayne, The Three Musketeers (1948), The Man from Laramie (1955), China Doll (1958) with Victor Mature and Morituri (1965) with Marlon Brando.[4]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of American Film Serials, Geoff Mayer
  2. ^ Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2000:, Harris M. Lentz III
  3. ^ Obituaries in the Performing Arts, Harris M. Lentz
  4. ^ The Motion Picture Guide, Volumen5, Jay Robert Nash, Stanley Ralph Ross

The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures, vol 1, part 1, by American Film Institute

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