Educated at UCLA, this blond leading man long made a career of apparent agelessness. He played one young sidekick after another through numerous movies and one television series after another, playing 20ish roles into his late 40s. Although he made more than appearances in his career counting television episodes separately , he is undoubtedly best remembered as Trampas in the series The Virginian and Backtrack! McClure was fighting cancer the last couple of years before his death; despite this, he continued working, appearing in Maverick as one of the gamblers, as well as in Riders in the Storm and episodes of Burke's Law and Kung Fu: The Legend Continues which did not appear until after his death.
Raw-boned blonde leading man Doug McClure came to films in , but it was television that made him a star. He played secondary roles on such MCA series as The Overland Trail and Checkmate before striking paydirt as Trampas on the long-running western series The Virginian. He perpetuated his athletic, devil-may-care image into his brief TVer, Search In the late s, Doug McClure reemerged as an agreeable comic actor, playing an Eastwoodish movie-star-cum-small-town-mayor in the syndicated sitcom Out of This World Dia says: It's Jubal, the ugly one! David Innes says: You can say that again View All. News My Account sign up log in log out. No Score Yet.
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Douglas Osborne McClure May 11, — February 5, was an American actor whose career in film and television extended from the s to the s. He is best known for his role as the cowboy Trampas during the entire run from to of the NBC Western series, The Virginian , loosely based on the Owen Wister novel. McClure was born in Glendale, California.
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