Actor Robert Vaughn has died Friday, November 11th at the age of 83. Born in New York City on November 22, 1932, Vaughn enjoyed a lengthy career in film and television, best known for his role in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Following his Oscar nominated performance in The Young Philadelphians in 1959, Vaughn was cast as one of the seven gunman in the classic Western The Magnificent Seven. Following the release of the 1960 film, Vaughan’s career took off on both film and television. At the time of his death from acute leukemia, Vaughn had been in show business for over 60 years, and had made over 70 films. He is survived by his wife and two children.
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- A Western Dynasty: Winchester
- Let’s Hang This “Damned Nuisance”
- Deadly Enemies in Trinidad
- Happy Belated, Will Rogers
- The Doctor Doolittle of Rattlesnakes
- Old Vaquero Saying
- Thank You, November
- The Magnificent Robert Vaughn, 1932-2016
- The Life and Legend of Hugh O’Brian
- If You Can’t Lynch a Cattle Thief, There’s Always Plan B
- Dora Hand
- Why Would an Old West Saloon have White Towels on the Front of the Bar?
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- Bitter Friends
- Western Events for December 2016
- What History Has Taught Me: Ron Hansen, Author
- Emperor of the United States
- Were Cowboys Superstitious?
- Hand Over the Ice Cream
- Forewarned & Forearmed
- A Pistol For Dragoons
- Hollywood’s Texas Ranger
- How Fast Could a Stagecoach Travel?
- Portrait of a Mountain Man
- North to Montana
- Why Do Westerns Feature Guns That Didn’t Exist at the Time Period?
- What Happened to the Bodies of Those Killed at the Alamo?
- The Last Stage Robbery?