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Tex Terry

Tex Terry
Personal information
Birth nameEdward Earl Terry
Birth dateAugust 22, 1902
Place of birthCoxville, Indiana
Date of deathMay 18, 1985(age 82)
Death placeTerre Haute, Indiana
Occupationfilm and television actor
SpouseIsabel Draesemer Terry

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Edward Earl Terry (August 22, 1902 - May 18, 1985), known professionally as Tex Terry, was an American film actor who often played a henchman in B-movie Westerns during the 1940s and 50s.

Terry was born as in Coxville, Indiana. In 1964, he married Isabel Draesemer, a Hollywood agent.

Terry made his last movie in 1972. In 1979, he and his wife moved back to Indiana, where he opened Tex's Longhorn Tavern. Every August he invited the public to celebrate his birthday by listening to him tell Hollywood stories and watching his movies.

He died in Terre Haute, Indiana on May 18, 1985, and is buried at Coxville Cemetery in Coxville, Indiana.

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