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Taylor Curtis 'Cactus Mack' McPeters
Actor | Soundtrack | Music Department
Taylor Curtis 'Cactus Mack' McPeters as
a Townsman in
Day of the Hunter
― The Queue.
Cactus Mack was a talented musician. He played violin with Ray
Whitley's Six Bar Cowboys and guitar with Fred Scott's The Cimarron Cowboys.
He later played villain roles in many westerns, along with other character
Cactus appeared in 21 Gene Autry films and 14 Roy Rogers films, along with
well over one hundred Western Movies. He appeared in several TV Series including the The Roy Rogers
Show (1956) ― Lawman (1959-1962) ― Bonanza (1960-1961) ― Cisco Kid
(1951-1952) ― Maverick (1957-1960)― Stagecoach West
(1960-1961) ― Have
Gun - Will Travel (1958-1960) ― Cheyenne (1957-1961) ― The Rifleman
(1960-1961) ― Bat Masterson (1960) ― Law of the Plainsman (1959) ―
Sugarfoot (1957 -1959) ― Texas John Slaughter: The Slaughter Trail
(1958-1959) ― Frontier Doctor (19597) ― Tales of Wells Fargo (1957)
― Zorro (1957) ― Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955) ― Frontier
(1955) ― Soldiers of Fortune (1955) ― Stories of the Century (1954)
― The Adventures of Kit Carson (1950-1951) ― The Gene Autry Show
(1950) ― he also appeared in forty-eight episodes of Gunsmoke
He taught Roy
Rogers to play the guitar when he was 16-year-old Leonard Slye.
He was known as a
Cowboy Singer, Guitar Player, and Bullwhip Master.
He was a cousin of cowboy actors Rex Allen
Sr. and Glenn Strange.
Born: August 8, 1899 in Weed, New
Died: April 17, 1962 (age 62) in Hollywood, California
Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and wondered who is that guy?
around The McCain Ranch