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Fess Parker

Fess Parker
Parker in 1985
Personal information
Birth nameFess Elisha Parker, Jr.
Birth dateAugust 16, 1924
Place of birthFort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Date of deathMarch 18, 2010(age 85)
Death placeSanta Ynez, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Winemaker
Resort owner-operator
Years active1950 - 1974 (acting)
Spouse-Marcella Belle Rinehart-1960-2010 (his death) 2 children

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Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (August 16, 1924 - March 18, 2010) was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney 1955-56 TV mini-series and as TV's Daniel Boone from 1964-70. He was also known as a wine maker and resort owner-operator.

The Fess Parker Winery is one of the wineries along the famous Foxen Canyon Wine Trail.


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