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William Lawrence Boyd June 5, 1895 September 12, 1972 was an American film actor who is best known for portraying the cowboy hero Hopalong Cassidy. Boyd was born in Hendrysburg, Ohio, and reared in Cambridge, Ohio and Tulsa, Oklahoma, living in Tulsa from 1909 to 1913. He was the son of a day laborer, Charles William Boyd, and his wife, the former Lida Wilkens aka Lyda. Following his father's death, he moved to California and worked as an orange picker, surveyor, tool dresser and auto salesman. William Boyd played Hopalong Cassidy, as he had in the movies featuring that character. Dunning wrote: Boyd had one of radio's perfect voices. His voice could do anything - comfort a bereaved widow one moment, scare the boots off her husband's killer the next. It was strong, virile, and straight to the point. Hopalong Cassidy or Hop-along Cassidy is a fictional cowboy hero created in 1904 by the author Clarence E. Mulford, who wrote a series of short stories and novels based on the character. In his early writings, Mulford portrayed the character as rude, dangerous, and rough-talking. He had a wooden leg which caused him to walk with a little hop, hence the nickname. The character was played by movie actor William Boyd starting in 1935. The Cassidy character in films was adapted from Mulford's books and. 585 results for hopalong cassidy william boyd. You'll receive email and Feed alerts when new items arrive. Turn off email alerts. 13 AP -William Boyd, who rose to stardom as Hopalong Cassidy, died last night at a South Laguna Beach, Calif. hospital of complications from Parkinson's disease and congestive heart failure. He was 74 years old. Boyd's portrayal of Hopalong-a good guy who wore a black hat but was a paragon of virtue - was the longestrunning characterization in Hollywood history. But Mr. Boyd succeeded in imposing his own vision of the Hopalong character on the series of films produced by Harry Sherman. He had had his fill of playing heavies, and soon Hopalong was a kind of, middleaged Galahad in shining black cowboy suit and boots. Hopalong Cassidy William Boyd and his sidekicks George Hayes, Russell Hayden catch a deputy rustling Boyd Actor Details about WILLIAM BOYD ORIGINAL VINTAGE 1936 SIGNED PAPER 1941. Retro Lunch Boxes Artist Film American Legend Thing 1 Tv Westerns Native American Photos Western Movies Poster Ads Old Tv Shows. Cimarron Strip is a lavish American Western television series starring Stuart Whitman as Marshal Jim Crown. Marshall Crown hires a one-handed gunslinger as a. Hopalong Cassidy - Actor William Boyd Note the map location: California's Alabama Hills, between the town of Lone Pine perfect and Mount Whitney. the highest mountain in the continental United States . Above is William Boyd and his hoss Topper. The story is that Boyd's wife, Grace Bradley Boyd, selected the horse's name because she liked the TOPPER books or films that were authored by Thorne Smith. Courtesy of Dale Crawford and Jim Sorensen. As a wrap-up, the basic Hopalong Cassidy statistics and trivia are: 66 feature films from 1935-1948 67 films if you count the BoydHoppy guest appearance in Cecil B. deMille's circus extravaganza, THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH. In subsequent pages, you'll find a complete Hopalong Cassidy filmography listing the sidekicks, etc. Hopalong Cassidy: The Complete Television Collection. William Boyd. 9 out of 5 stars 42. Hopalong Cassidy, Vol. From Paramount's original idea of a one shot feature version of Hopalong Cassidy back in the mid-1930's to have starred James Gleason, Clarence E. Mulford's two-gun hero dressed in black was saved from a quick death when Silent and early sound movie star William Boyd won the role. From 1935 until 1948, Boyd starred in a series of 66 theatrical features, bought rights to the films to market to TV, produced half hour Hoppy adventures for radio and TV, and solidified his image as the character by marketing Hoppy products. With William Boyd, Edgar Buchanan, George Wallace, Rick Vallin. Hopalong and his horse Topper catch bad guys with Red Connors for comic relief. Title: Hopalong Cassidy 19521954