Clu Gulager, a well-known 1960s western actor known for his starring roles in films such as The Tall Man and The Virginian, has died of natural causes.
On Facebook, the actor's son confirmed the news, as well as a statement from his daughter-in-law Diane Goldner, who said the actor was surrounded by his loving family at the time of his death.
Clu was as kind as he was loyal and committed to his craft, a proud member of the Cherokee Nation, a rulebreaker, and compassionate and kind. Loud and dangerous He was surprised that he lived, for even a day after Miriam Byrd-Nethery, the love of his life, died 18 years ago His family will miss him deeply.
Sean Baker, the director, has also posted about the actors' deaths. Clu Gulager, he tweeted. In 2016 I had the privilege to work with him on a fashion shoot for V Magazine. He was gifted, funny, gentle and kind. He loved cinema.
Gulagers' career spanned seven decades, beginning with guest appearances on 50s television programs like Wagon Trail and The Untouchables. Throughout the following decade, he became a well-known figure in the TV Western genre, appearing in NBC's The Tall Man as Billy the Kid for two seasons and The Virginian for four seasons.
Murder, She Wrote, Macgyver, The Fall Guy, Barnaby Jones, and CHiPs are some of his other TV roles.
In the 1980s, he re-starred in several horror films, including The Initiation in 1984 and The Return of the Living Dead and A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, both in 1985. His last film was Quentin Tarantinos 2015 filmOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood.