Broncho Billy Anderson

Broncho Billy Anderson

Appeared in the 'Alkali Ike' series beginning in 1912.

Appeared in the 'Snakeville Comedy' series beginning in 1911.

Bronco Billy's birth year is sometimes given as 1882 or 1883. According to the census records for Pulaski County, Arkansas (4 June 1880) he was born in 1880.

Daughter Maxine Anderson.

In 1907 he co-founded Essanay Film Manufacturing Company.

Inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 2002.

Profiled in "Back in the Saddle: Essays on Western Film and Television Actors", Gary Yoggy, ed. (McFarland, 1998).