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Ken Curtis - Quotes

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We did some jumping at the start of the show. We went out without telling anyone - and the studio liked to kill us. They were threatened with cancellation of their production insurance.

We did some jumping at the start of the show. We went out without telling anyone - and the studio liked to kill us. They were threatened with cancellation of their production insurance.

I wouldn't care if they tattoo Festus all over. He's been good to me. ---->>>

The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers, but we had the feel of the parachutes, so we could be more realistic in the roles. ---->>>

In this business you break a leg and 150 other people are out of work while production is shut down. It's not like you were an accountant and could still work with your leg in a cast. ---->>>

I joined Tommy Dorsey at the Paramount Theater in New York as a singer. I replaced Frank Sinatra. ---->>>

I really miss Gunsmoke. It was like losing my whole family. ---->>>

I'd stop in the middle of a gun fight and sing a song. ---->>>

I'm really proud of Gunsmoke. We put on a good show every week - one that families could all watch together without offending anyone. ---->>>

I've thought about doing other dramatic roles besides westerns, but I grew up in the West and I know the West. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-02, 1916
Birthplace: Lamar, Colorado, United States
Die: 04-29, 1991
Occupation: Actor
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Ken Curtis (July 2, 1916 – April 28, 1991) was an American singer and actor best known for his role as Festus Haggen on the long-running CBS western television series Gunsmoke. Although he appeared on Gunsmoke in other earlier roles, he was first cast in his iconic role in season 8 episode 13, "Us Haggens" (wikipedia)