Robert Horton, the Scout in ‘Wagon Train’, Passes Away at 91

Robert Horton
Robert Horton, a legendary name of American television, takes his last breathe and passes away on 9th March 2016 in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 91. He was an American television actor, stage actor and singer who has his best and the most remembered performance in the NBC Western Television series ‘Wagon Train’. In this series, his role was of a frontier scout, Flint McCullough, which became a benchmark in his acting career. He appeared in five seasons of the series and quit the show in 1962 when it was shifted from NBC to ABC. This show has a record of accumulating seven Prime time Emmy Nominations.
Robert Horton
After exiting the ‘Wagon Train’, the heart throbbing star appeared in another Western series named as ‘A Man Called Shenandoah’. Being an owner of great quality of voice, he sang the theme song of this series too. He didn’t get limited to the acting but also opted a musical career for which he starred as Bill Starbuck in ‘110 in the shade’. It was a musical adaptation and Robert played a key role in this venture. He recorded albums and used to perform in nightclubs which are remembered as the breathtaking performances.
Robert Horton, the Scout in ‘Wagon Train’, Passes Away at 91
Robert Horton was born on 29 July 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He had achieved a Bachelor’s degree in theater arts from University of California, Los Angeles. He officially debuted in 1952 when he appeared in the movie ‘Apache War Smoke’. His TV shows include ‘The Lone Ranger’ and ‘The Public Defender’ before getting to ‘Wagon Train’.

The amazingly handsome star of his time died at the age of 91, leaving behind his fans and followers in grief. His niece, Joan Evans confirmed his death and told the media about an injury which he got by falling in November and was lately hospitalized.

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