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Buck Jones
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Actor
    (December 4, 1889-November 30, 1942)
    Born in Vincennes, Indiana
    Birth name was Charles Gebhart
    Appeared in 'The Uphill Climb' (1919), 'Firebrand Trevison' (1922), 'Big Dan' (1923), 'The Cowboy and the Countess' (1926), 'The Dawn Trail' (1930), 'The California Trail' (1933), 'The Red Rider' (1934), 'Empty Saddles' (1936), 'Law of the Texan' (1938), 'Arizona Bound' (1941) and 'Dawn on the Great Divide' (1942)
    Died in a fire at the Coconut Grove club in Boston, Massachusetts
    While touring with the Miller Brothers Wild West Show, he married show rider Odelle Osborne in the center ring during a performance (1915).
    Many of the characters he played were also named Buck.
    He feuded with fellow cowboy star Tom Mix.
    He disliked singing cowboys.
    A Hollywood publicist spread the story that he suffered his fatal injuries when he went back into the fire to rescue others; the evidence indicates that, like most of the other victims, he had been trapped and died trying to escape.
    He was married to Odelle until his death.
    He served with the US Army in the Philippines and during World War I.
    He appeared in 160 films over 24 years.
    He was proud to be 'an old-time cowboy, the sort the kids used to want to grow up to be like.'
    He died at the end of a ten-city tour selling War Bonds.

Credit: C. Fishel


    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 92 Votes: 46.74% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 24 Votes: 45.83% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 15 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 21 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 39 Votes: 35.90% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 45 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
 
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