|Born||September 20, 1897|
Vevay, Indiana, United States
|Died||January 16, 1971 73) (aged|
North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
|Resting place||Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery|
|Other names||Tex Maynard|
|Spouse(s)||Edith Jessen (married 1924–1971, his death) 1 child|
Kermit Maynard (September 20, 1897 – January 16, 1971) was an American actor and stuntman.
Born in Vevay, Indiana, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Maynard [ citation needed ]and a lookalike younger brother of actor Ken Maynard; they were frequently assumed to be identical twins.
Maynard was a 1916 graduate of Columbus High School in Columbus, Indiana.He graduated with a degree in engineering from Indiana University and played college football as a lineman for the Indiana Hoosiers in the early 1920s. While at the university, he lettered in three sports in one year.
After he finished college, Maynard worked as a claims agent for the George H. Hormel Meat Packing Company.
Often billed as Tex Maynard early in his career,he appeared in 280 films between 1927 and 1962.
In the mid- to late-1930s, Maynard starred in films produced by Ambassador Pictures, a Maurice Conn company that began operations in 1934. He starred in 18 Ambassador films in 1935–1937. After the last of those, Roaring Six Guns , he resumed doing stunt work and acting in supporting roles.
Maynard also competed as a rider in rodeo competition. In 1933, he won a Pacific Coast trick-riding championship in the Pendleton Round-Up.
On January 16, 1971, Maynard died at his home in North Hollywood, California, from a heart attack. He was 72 years old.Survivors included his wife and a son.
|1927||Gun-Hand Garrison||Tex Maynard|
|1930||The Lone Defender||Reverend Purdy||Uncredited|
|1931||The Phantom of the West||Peter Drake|
|1933||The Wolf Dog||Stunts|
|1933||Drum Taps||Scoutmaster Earl Cartwright|
|1935||Red Blood of Courage||Jim Sullivan|
|1935||Code of the Mounted||Corporal Jim Wilson|
|1935||Wilderness Mail||Rance Raine / Keith Raine|
|1935||Trails of the Wild||Jim McKenna|
|1935||Northern Frontier||Mack MacKenzie|
|1935||Timber War||Jim Dolan|
|1936||Phantom Patrol||Jim Sullivan|
|1936||Song of the Trail||Jim Carter|
|1936||Wildcat Trooper||Gale Farrell|
|1936||Wild Horse Round-Up||Jack Benson|
|1937||Rough Riding Rhythm||Jim Langley|
|1937||Valley of Terror||Bob Wilson|
|1937||Roaring Six Guns||Buck Sinclair|
|1937||Galloping Dynamite||Jim Dillon|
|1937||Whistling Bullets||Larry Graham|
|1937||The Fighting Texan||Glenn Oliver|
|1938||The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok||Kit Lawson|
|1938||Western Jamboree||Ranch Hand Slim|
|1939||The Night Riders||Sheriff Chuck Pratt|
|1939||Colorado Sunset||Cyrus Drake|
|1940||The Range Busters||Wyoming|
|1940||The Showdown||Henchman Johnson|
|1941||Billy the Kid||Thad Decker|
|1941||Stick to Your Guns||Henchman Layton|
|1941||Man from Montana||Chris|
|1941||The Royal Mounted Patrol||Sgt. Coburn|
|1941||Below the Border||Jeff|
|1942||Rock River Renegades||Marshal Luke Graham|
|1942||The Lone Prairie||Henchman with Large Hat||uncredited|
|1942||Perils of the Royal Mounted||Const. Collins|
|1942||Texas Trouble Shooters||Pete|
|1942||Arizona Stage Coach||Strike Cardigan|
|1942||Trail Riders||Ace Alton|
|1942||Sheriff of Sage Valley||Henchman Slim Jankins|
|1942||The Mysterious Rider||Henchman Joe|
|1942||Prairie Pals||Henchman Crandall|
|1942||Home in Wyomin'||Sam Hatcher||Uncredited|
|1942||Along the Sundown Trail||Curly Morgan|
|1943||Western Cyclone||Ticklish Henchman Hank|
|1943||Beyond the Last Frontier||Henchman Clyde Barton|
|1943||Death Rides the Plains||Jed|
|1943||Raiders of Red Gap||Bradley|
|1943||Fugitive of the Plains||Henchman Spence|
|1943||Blazing Frontier||Deputy Pete|
|1943||Devil Riders||Henchman Red|
|1943||The Blocked Trail||Henchman Reese|
|1943||Santa Fe Scouts||Rancher Ben Henderson|
|1943||The Texas Kid||Alex|
|1943||The Stranger from Pecos||Bud Salem|
|1944||Frontier Outlaws||Henchman Wallace|
|1944||Wild Horse Phantom||Link Daggett|
|1944||Oath of Vengeance||Ranch Foreman Red|
|1944||Brand of the Devil||Gripper Joe|
|1944||Thundering Gun Slingers||Ed Slade|
|1944||Gunsmoke Mesa||Sam Sneed|
|1945||Gangster's Den||Henchman Curt|
|1945||Stagecoach Outlaws||Vic Dawson|
|1945||Fighting Bill Carson||Cass|
|1945||Enemy of the Law||Mike|
|1946||Chick Carter, Detective||Williams, detective||Chapter 11|
|1946||Terrors on Horseback||Wagner|
|1946||Stars Over Texas||Henchman Knuckles|
|1946||'Neath Canadian Skies||Stony Carter|
|1946||Under Arizona Skies||Joe Forbes|
|1946||Tumbleweed Trail||Bill Ryan|
|1946||Ambush Trail||Walter Gordon|
|1946||Galloping Thunder||Henchman Krag|
|1947||The Law Comes to Gunsight||Jim|
|1947||Ridin' Down the Trail||Allen|
|1949||The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend||Poker Game Onlooker||Uncredited|
|1949||Range Land||Shad Cook|
|1950||The Traveling Saleswoman||Townsman||Uncredited|
|1950||Trail of Robin Hood||Himself|
|1950||Law of the Panhandle||Luke Winslow|
|1950||Silver Raiders||Hank Larkin|
|1951||Fort Dodge Stampede||Wagon Train Scout|
|1952||Rancho Notorious||Deputy in Gunsight||Uncredited|
|1952||The Black Lash||Lem Woodruff|
|1953||The Charge at Feather River||Trooper Zebulon Poinsett||Uncredited|
|1954||Gunfighters of the Northwest||Mountie August||Chapters 5–8, 14, 15|
|1955||Wichita||Man in Saloon||Uncredited|
|1956||Blazing the Overland Trail||Al|
|1956||The Fastest Gun Alive||Silver Rapids Deputy||Uncredited|
|1957||The Phantom Stagecoach||Henchman||Uncredited|
|1958||Once Upon a Horse...||Himself|
|1959||Good Day for a Hanging||Townsman||Uncredited|
|1960||Toby Tyler||Bit role||Uncredited|
|1961||Pocketful of Miracles||Newspaper Editor||Uncredited|
|1962||Birdman of Alcatraz||Alcatraz Captain of Guards||Uncredited|
|1950||The Lone Ranger||Sheriff Gilbert|
Deputy Sheriff Sam
|1951||Saturday Roundup||Different role each week||unknown episodes|
|1952||The Range Rider||In episode "Jimmy the Kid"|
|1952–1955||The Cisco Kid||various roles||9 episodes|
|1953||Death Valley Days||Boarding House Diner||1 episode|
|1956||The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin||Show Patron||1 episode|
|1956||Gunsmoke||Barfly||"Hack Prine" (S1E26)|
|1957||Tales of the Texas Rangers||Henchman||1 episode|
|1958||The Texan||Barfly||1 episode|
|The Californians||Horseman||1 episode|
|1959||The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp||Outlaw||1 episode|
|Hotel de Paree||Man at Saloon||1 episode|
|1960||Bat Masterson||Bartender (uncredited)||S2E21 "Cattle and Canes"|
|1962||Tales of Wells Fargo||Townsman|
|2 episodes, uncredited|
|Gunsmoke||Prisoner & Bartender||2 episodes, uncredited|
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