Ken Maynard

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Kenneth Olin Maynard (July 21, 1895 – March 23, 1973)[3] was an American actor and producer. He was mostly active from the 1920s to the 1940s and considered one of the biggest Western stars in Hollywood.

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Ken Maynard
Maynard with his horse Tarzan (1936)
Kenneth Olin Maynard

(1895-07-21)July 21, 1895
DiedMarch 23, 1973(1973-03-23) (aged 77)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting placeForest Lawn, Cypress, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Actor, producer
Years active1923–1972
Spouse(s)Mary Leeper Maynard (m. 1926–1939)[1]
Bertha Maynard (m. 1940–1968)[2]
RelativesKermit Maynard (brother)

Maynard was also an occasional screenwriter and director. In 1960, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the film industry.

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