Walter Clarence "Buck" Taylor, III (born May 13, 1938) is an American actor and artist, best known for his role as gunsmith-turned-deputy Newly O'Brien in the CBS television series Gunsmoke. He is the son of Florence Gertrude Heffernan and character actor Dub Taylor. Taylor graduated from North Hollywood High School, where he became a talented gymnast. Actor Guinn "Big Boy" Williams sponsored him to go to the U.S. Olympic Trials as a gymnast, but he failed to qualify for the 1960 Olympics. He served two years in the United States Navy.His first important acting role was as Trooper Shattuck in the 1961 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre episode "Image of a Drawn Sword". Other early roles were in a 1964 episode of The Outer Limits entitled "Don’t Open Till Doomsday", and as John Bradford (Brad) in four episodes of the 1966 ABC Western series The Monroes.
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The largest contiguous ranch in the United States is controlled by the Dutton family. The family defends their property against constant attack by land developers, an Indian reservation, and America's...
The true story of America's first serial killing family. A doctor searches for patients swallowed by the prairie and encounters homesteaders trapped by a life of sin.
Hell or High Water
In order to save their family's farm in West Texas, a divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme.
A married woman's affair comes back to haunt her when her lover is in every part of her life.
A vicious group of outlaws is terrorizing ranchers in the Purgatory country of Colorado. Young Christina Henderson has been kidnapped and a deadly trap planned for Stormy, Texas, and Cameron. Can U.S....
Rodeo and Juliet
Juliet heads to her grandfather's ranch for Christmas where she meets a horse named Rodeo and a young cowboy who change her life.
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After 19 years on Death Row for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend, Daniel Holden is going home. His conviction was thrown out due to new evidence. He has to return to a world he no longer ...
The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy
In 1870s Texas, a ruthless bounty hunter and an Irish desperado flee the law with a young criminal claiming to possess a treasure more valuable than gold. The three outlaws fight for their lives in th...
Cowboys & Aliens
A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no recollection of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. He finds himself leading an unlikely posse of cowboys, outlaws, and A...
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The drama of a man trying to hold on to his ranch and trying to raise a granddaughter he never knew is told in a modern western.
Hell to Pay
This action-packed tale of brothers at odds-one a decorated soldier and reluctant hero, the other a gambler who keeps company with card sharks and corrupt women-in a small mining town torn apart by ci...
The Wendell Baker Story
A good-hearted ex-con gets a job. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend.
The Trail to Hope Rose
Lou DiamondPhillips and marina Black are in a western drama with Lee majors and Ernest Borgnine. Lou plays an ex convict who is trying to make a living as a mine worker. The convict knows he is just o...
The Soul Collector
He would live as a human for thirty days after making a few mistakes. Mordecai is his supervisor. The soul collector, or angel of the death, was helped by the death of Rebecca's husband. Rebecca's far...
Wild Wild West
The Legless Southern inventor is a doctor. Arliss Loveless would like to reignite the Civil War by assassinating the President. The grant was given to the person. The two men who can stop him are Jame...
The cop who likes to see justice done his own way is played by Burt Reynolds. Things don't go well after someone is framed for a crime. In order to get the man who wants him down, he has to escape fro...
In the thriving mining town of Tombstone, legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune. Earp is forced to wear a Badge ...
Desperado: The Outlaw Wars
Duell McCall visits his old girlfriend, Nora, and learns that she gave birth to his child. He wants to stay but he is still a wanted man. So, Sheriff Campbell suggests that if he brings in this noto...
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge
Will Mannon, a product of the Devil's loins, was released from a frontier prison and immediately went to look for the people who put him there.
The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory
The Texas patricians led by William, Jim, and Davy fought against the Mexicans at the Alamo.
Scott and Georgia are in a time-skipping adventure to stop her colleague from wiping her out in the future, after Scott made an anachronistic discovery in a photograph from the Old West.
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The story from John Carpenter's 1984 film is continued in Starman, an American science fiction television series starring Robert Hays and Christopher Daniel Barnes. The ABC network broadcasted the ser...
Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills
Bruce Boxleitner was in the 1986 Western film Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills.
An over-the-hill rodeo champion gets fired from his assembly line job in Texas. He and a buddy then decide to head to Wyoming to get a job herding mustangs. His wife gives him her his blessing, knowin...
Louis L'Amour's The Cherokee Trail
Mary Breydon and her daughter managed a stagecoach stop on The Cherokee Trail in the late 19th century. The story is told from a woman's point of view.
Cattle Annie and Little Britches
In Oklahoma in the 19th century, two teen girls, fans of stories about outlaws, are on a quest to meet and join up with each other. They try to help them escape from the marshal despite finding a shad...
The Legend of the Lone Ranger
When the young Texas Ranger, John Reid, is the sole survivor of an ambush arranged by the militaristic outlaw leader, he is rescued by his childhood friend, Tonto. He dedicates his life to fighting ev...
An intriguing tale of courage and love in a savage wilderness, as two rivals become friends in order to survive the ordeals of a harsh winter. Follow the adventurous tales of these two as struggle wit...
In the year 1934, a half-breed rancher and his wife are harassed by a ruthless land rob, who forces them to stand tall and defend their land, life and dignity.
Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid
A turn-of-the-century lady investigator named Kate Bliss goes to the wide-open spaces of the wild west to capture a gang of outlaws led by a charming Robin Hood criminal of the plains, leading a band ...
Pony Express Rider
Years after his father was killed by a group of bandits, a young Texas man decides to work for the Pony Express. He is working around the country to deliver mail, but he is also looking for the bandit...
The Sheriff of a town agreed to let the Hell's Angels stay in exchange for the town being safe. A local girl sparks off a full scale angel war when she strays into their hideout.
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Chicago February 14th 1929. The city's boss of organised crime is Al Capone. The key members of Bugs Moran's gang were killed by machine-guns. In the film, the lives that were affected were shown.
And Now Miguel
A boy longs to be a shepherd in New Mexico but is repeatedly told he is too young.
The Wild Angels
A motorcycle gang arrives in a small town in search of a motorcycle that has been stolen by a rival gang, but is pursued by the police, and one of its members is injured, an event that will cause an o...
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The Greatest Show on Earth
Johnny Slate successfully manages his circus as it moves from town to town.
The Fugitive was an American drama series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. David Janssen plays Richard Kimble, a doctor who was wrongly convicted of his wife's murder and sentenced to death. Kimbl...
Johnny Shiloh was a TV film that aired in two parts on the World of Disney in Color. It was released in other countries as a single film and is on DVD. The true story of Johnny Shiloh, the drummer boy...
The Outer Limits
There is a plot twist at the end of The Outer Limits.
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The American western television series was broadcasted by ABC from October 1, 1962 to May 20, 1963. Six years before the show's premiere on CBS, Jack Lord played the title role.
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery.
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Gunsmoke is a Western drama series created by Norman MacDonnell and John Meston. The settlement of the American West took place in Dodge City, Kansas. William Conrad is on radio and James Arness is on...