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Robert Horton


Mostly Credited As: Robert Horton
Birth Name: Meade Howard Horton, Jr.
Date Of Birth: July 29, 1924 (Age 91)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Date Of Death: March 09, 2016
Height: 6' (1.82 m)

Robert Horton


Actor who became a star with his role as scout Flint McCullough on the classic Western Wagon Train. Though the series made him a star, Horton chose to leave after his five year contract expired in order to pursue a singing career. He had only moderate success with this endeavor and returned to the Western genre with a starring role in A Man Called Shenandoah which aired for one season. After that, Horton again concentrated on a singing career along with appearing in various stage productions. He returned to television, this time in daytime drama, with a role in the CBS soap As the World Turns from 1982-84.


TV Appearances

Main cast 
A Man Called Shenandoah (1965)As: Shenandoah
Wagon Train (1957)As: Flint McCullough (S01-S05)
As The World Turns (1956)As: Whit McColl (1982-1984)
Kings Row (1955)As: Drake McHugh
Episode Cast Credits 

K9 (2009) 
  Liberation 01x02: (Apr/10/2010) As Department Field Officer 1 / Meron 1 
  Regeneration 01x01: (Oct/31/2009) As Department Field Officer 1 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Seal of the Confessional 06x02: (Oct/01/1989) As Jack Hutchings 

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  Rodney Dangerfield, Sergio Franchi 20x25: (Mar/05/1967) As Himself 
  The Cast of Peanuts, Count Basie 19x29: (Apr/03/1966) As Himself 
  Tommy Sands, Nancy Sinatra 17x08: (Nov/17/1963) As Himself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 

The Red Skelton Show (1951) 
  Robert Horton 12x36: (Apr/16/1963) As Himself 
  Robert Horton 12x36: (Apr/16/1963) As Himself 

This Is Your Life (1952) (1952) 
  Robert Horton 09x03: (Jan/22/1961) As Himself 
  Robert Horton 09x03: (Jan/22/1961) As Himself 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) (1955) 
  Hooked 05x38: (Sep/25/1960) As Ray Marchand 
  Hooked 05x38: (Sep/25/1960) As Ray Marchand 
  The Last Dark Step 04x18: (Feb/08/1959) As Brad Taylor 
  The Disappearing Trick 03x27: (Apr/06/1958) As Walter Richmond 

Royal Variety Performance (1927) 
  Royal Variety Performance 1960 01x01: (May/22/1960) As Himself 
  Royal Variety Performance 1960 01x01: (May/22/1960) As Himself 

Ford Startime (1959) 
  Jeff McCleod, the Last Reb 01x22: (Mar/01/1960) As Jeff McCleod 
  Jeff McCleod, the Last Reb 01x22: (Mar/01/1960) As Jeff McCleod 

The DuPont Show With June Allyson (1959) 
  No Place to Hide 01x13: (Dec/21/1959) As Danny Barnes 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  The Last Rodeo 07x11: (Dec/07/1958) As Jim Cherburg 

The Steve Allen Show (1956) 
  NBC Fall Preview 04x03: (Sep/21/1958) As Himself 
  Season 3, Episode 16 03x16: (Jan/05/1958) As Himself 
  Season 3, Episode 16 03x16: (Jan/05/1958) As Himself 
  NBC Fall Preview 03x01: (Sep/22/1957) As Himself 

Studio One (1948) 
  A Delicate Affair 10x40: (Jul/28/1958) As Tad Spencer 
  A Delicate Affair 10x40: (Jul/28/1958) As Tad Spencer 

Matinee Theater (1955) 
  Much Ado About Nothing, Part 2 03x123: (May/21/1958) As Benedick 
  Much Ado About Nothing, Part 2 03x123: (May/21/1958) As Benedick 
  Much Ado About Nothing, Part 1 03x122: (May/20/1958) As Benedick 
  Much Ado About Nothing, Part 1 03x122: (May/20/1958) As Benedick 

Cavalcade of America (1952) 
  Danger on Clover Ridge 04x22: (May/08/1956) As guest star 
  Danger on Clover Ridge 04x22: (May/08/1956) As guest star 

Studio 57 (1954) 
  The Will to Survive 01x18: (Jan/18/1955) As Jack 
  The Will to Survive 01x18: (Jan/18/1955) As Jack 

The Ford Television Theatre (1952) 
  Portrait of Lydia 03x12: (Dec/16/1954) As Greg Howell 

The Lone Ranger (1949) (1949) 
  Tenderfoot 04x12: (Nov/25/1954) As Charles Pettigrew DeWitt III 

Police Woman (1974) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Frank Armitage 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Frank Armitage 

The Lux Video Theatre (1950) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As guest star 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As guest star 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


A Man Called Shenandoah (1965)• Main Title Theme Written/performed

Episode Crew


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Trivia

Sang the title song for his series A Man Called Shenandoah.

Played Ronald Reagan's movie role in the TV series version of King's Row.

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