Fess Parker

Actor | * 08/16/1924 († 85, 03/18/2010) | Fort Worth, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Fess Elisha Parker Jr. (born F. E. Parker Jr.; August 16, 1924 – March 18, 2010) was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of the title characters in the Walt Disney television miniseries Davy Crockett (1954–55; ABC) and the television series Daniel Boone (1964–70; NBC). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Western | Drama | Adventure

Known for these Movies & Shows

Old Yeller


1957 | 3.5/5 | 1h 23min
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Back to the Future

Certification unknown

1985 | 4.2/5 | 1h 56min
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Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Certification unknown

1955 | 3.3/5 | 1h 33min
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Awards & Nominations for Fess Parker

Disney Legends
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Movies with Fess Parker as Actor(28)

as Sheriff Elisha Cooper1972 Climb an Angry Mountain
as Clint Barkley1966 Smoky
as Sgt. Pike1962 Hell Is for Heroes
as Cam Bleeker1959 The Jayhawkers!
as Sheriff Buck Weston1959 The Hangman
as Davy Crockett (uncredited)1959 Alias Jesse James
as Del Hardy1958 The Light in the Forest
as Jim Coates1957 Old Yeller
as John 'Doc' Grayson1956 Westward Ho, The Wagons!
as James J. Andrews1956 The Great Locomotive Chase
as Himself - as Davy Crockett1956 Disneyland, U.S.A
as Davy Crockett1955 Davy Crockett at the Alamo
as Davy Crockett1955 Davy Crockett Goes to Congress
as Davy Crockett1955 Davy Crockett's Keelboat Race
as Pvt Speedy1955 Battle Cry
as Davy Crockett1954 Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter
as Alan Crotty1954 Them!
as Wild Cowboy (uncredited)1954 The Bounty Hunter
as McDougal1953 The Kid from Left Field
as Fitch's Co-Pilot (uncredited)1953 Island in the Sky
as Cousin Ben (uncredited)1952 No Room for the Groom
as Clem McCloud1952 Untamed Frontier

TV Shows/Series with Fess Parker as Actor(17)

as Daniel Boone1964 Daniel Boone
as Herman Sitwell1963 Burke's Law
as himself1963 The Danny Kaye Show
as Ben Wister1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
as Eugene Smith1962 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
as Tom Conrad - Newspaper Publisher1954 Annie Oakley
as Jonathan West1953 GE Theater
1951 Dragnet
as himself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

TV Shows/Series with Fess Parker as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1964 Daniel Boone

Born: Saturday, 08/16 1924 (August) in Fort Worth, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 03/18 2010 (March) in Santa Ynez (aged: 85)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Texas at Austin, Hardin–Simmons University, University of Southern California, USC School of Dramatic Arts, Central High School
Record Label: RCA Victor
Other names for Fess Parker (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Fess Elisha Parker Jr."
"Fess Elisha Parker"
Fess Parker frequently works together with these people:
Eddie Albert (13x, Actor)
Vera Miles (12x, Actress)
Vincent Price (11x, Actor)
Hans Conried (11x, Actor)
Kevin McCarthy (11x, Actor)
Don Taylor (11x, Crew)
Carl Benton Reid (11x, Actor)
Ted White (11x, Actor)
Lee Marvin (10x, Actor)
Harry Harvey (10x, Actor)
Willis Bouchey (10x, Actor)
Charles P. Boyle (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:75647, Added: 05/24/2018, Last updated: 06/20/2024