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Chuck Connors

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Biography

Chuck Connors stars as Lucas McCain in the television show The Rifleman (1958-1963).

Source: nndb.com

Kevin Joseph "Chuck" Connors (April 10, 1921 – November 10, 1992) was an American actor, writer and professional basketball and baseball player. He is one of only 12 athletes in the history of American professional sports to have played both Major League Baseball and in the National Basketball Association. With a 40-year film and television career, he is best known for his five-year role as Lucas McCain in the highly rated ABC series The Rifleman (1958–63).

Fact file

  • Born: Kevin Joseph Connors April 10, 1921 Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Died: November 10, 1992 (aged 71) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Lung cancer and pneumonia
  • Resting place: San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Los Angeles
  • Occupation: Actor, athlete
  • Years active: 1952–91
  • Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
  • Political party: Republican
  • Spouse(s): Elizabeth Riddell (1948–61) (divorced) Kamala Devi (1963–72) (divorced) Faith Quabius (1977–80) (divorced)
  • Children: Michael (born 1950) Jeffrey (1952–2014) Steven (born 1953) Kevin (1956–2005)

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