Chuck Connors Overview:

Actor, Chuck Connors, was born Kevin Joseph Aloysius Connors on Apr 10, 1921 in Brooklyn, NY. Connors died at the age of 71 on Nov 10, 1992 in Los Angeles, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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Seven Things to Know About

By Rick29 on Jan 24, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

as a Celtic player. 1. , who was 6' 5", played both professional basketball and baseball. He appeared in 53 games for the Boston Celtics in 1946-48 and averaged 4.5 points per game. In major league baseball, he appeared in one game for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949. He spe... Read full article


Seven Things to Know About

By Rick29 on Jan 24, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

as a Celtic player. 1. , who was 6' 5", played both professional basketball and baseball. He appeared in 53 games for the Boston Celtics in 1946-48 and averaged 4.5 points per game. In major league baseball, he appeared in one game for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949. He spe... Read full article


- Switched Bat for a Rifle

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 29, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

found his greatest fame on television in the popular western series The Rifleman ( 1958-1963 ), but prior to his acting career, the 6 foot 6 inch giant was a professional basketball player....and then had a successful tenure as a pro baseball player. He took turns playing for the Brook... Read full article


- Switched Bat for a Rifle

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 29, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

found his greatest fame on television in the popular western series The Rifleman ( 1958-1963 ), but prior to his acting career, the 6 foot 6 inch giant was a professional basketball player....and then had a successful tenure as a pro baseball player. He took turns playing for the Brook... Read full article


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Chuck Connors Quotes:

Buck Hannassey: Remember, the Terrills ain't no friend of ours.
Julie Maragon: I'll choose my own friends.
Buck Hannassey: Oh, that won't do. You got to be on one side or the other. You can't have it both ways.


Jonas: I just rose up from hell, with my hair on fire!


Porter Ricks: [while scolding his son for being irresponsible] Are you growing up, or down?


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Future comedians, Bill Rafferty and Vicki Lawrence, announcers Burton Richardson and Randy West, actors David Cassidy, Kathy Garver, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Bill Mumy, and talk show hostess, Oprah Winfrey describes him one of their childhood television heroes.

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives." Volume 3, 1991-1993, pp. 116-118. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001.

Graduated from Adelphi Academy - a private high school in Brooklyn, New York, in 1940.

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