Clint Walker has been a very popular actor who had also impressed the huge audience with his singing ability. His appearance in the famous series titled “Cheyenne” has given him the real thrust of success.
He played the cowboy role of Cheyenne Bodie in that series. The famous television personality had also delivered remarkable performances in several movies. The memorable movies of Clint are “Maya,” “The Yellowstone Kelly None but the Brave,” “Hysterical” and some more. The star of the screen served his country in the World War II as he joined US Merchant Marine.
Obviously, the successful personality has gathered a reasonable amount of wealth through various engagements, but the exact amount of his net worth is not known to the world.
Norman Eugene Clint Walker is the birth name of the American singer and actor Clint Walker. He was born on 30th May 1927 at Hartford, Illinois, United States of America. He was born to parents Gladsys Hulduh and father Paul Arnold Walker. Clint was brought up along with of his twin sisters who were named Lucy.
He has spent a tough childhood as his upbringing was at the time of The Great Depression. But he has always made his way through the tough times and even taken the responsibility of his two sisters. He knew that life was tuff for him and this made him work hard from the early age.
When it comes to his choice of career, he was into a dilemma that whether he would go for some normal academic course or join the United States, Merchant Marine.
On the initial stages of his career-launching, he was little puzzled by his decision. He couldn’t understand that whether he would go for music and arts or join the United States, Merchant Marine.
He was hardly 17 years old when he joined the Merchant Marine. He was sent in transport ship that stationed in the North Africa and the famous Aleutian Island where he was sent to supply grains to the working troops settled there.
Suddenly after much suffering, he left his job there and decided to act and enter the world of art and culture. He was already interested in with acting and singing.
During his teenage years, he was inspired by the actions of many eminent actors. Finally, he decided to shot in Henry Wilson’s famous film “Jungle Gents” where he appeared in the role of the jungle hero Tarzan. He was potent enough to be selected by the eminent director Henry Wilson for appearing in the main role. Henry was renamed the Clint with a unique name Jett Norman.
Walker then got cast in the film Ten Commandments by the director Cecil B. DeMille. It was after appearing in this film that Clint got little popular and it was then people started keeping account of him. Soon Warner Bros was hunting for a talented male actor in the lead role. The television program for which the selection was being made was the western style series titled “Cheyenne.” There Walker went for appearing in the audition and at ones chosen for the role. It was his glamorous physical appearance that helped him a lot to get the role in the lead.
The series was an ultimate success not only for it background plot but also for the acting skills of the actor in lead role. People came to know about his eminent actor overnight. The director had made Clint appear bare-chested several times in the film because he knew that this would make the film worthy enough.
Clint was also made to sing, and this made him display his singing potentials as well. Warner Bros, the famous record brand soon decided to come into an album production along with Clint. They were overwhelmed by his performance and decided to go for recording ballads and some of the traditional songs with Clint. The attempt was quite successful and was a massive hit. It got appreciated by everyone and was a topic of discussion for all.
It was then Clint started appearing in several films namely “Gold Of Seven Saints,” “The Dirty Dozen,” “Yellowstone Kelly,” “None But The Brave” and finally the most famous “Send Me No Flowers. He finally appeared in the television series like “The Bounty Man,” “The Lucy Show” and the most favorite being the “Snowbeast.” He had made appearances in the famous television series titled “Kodiak.” But unfortunately, he met with a massive accident while he was enjoying his holidays in the Mammoth Mountain, California. A ski pole stuck his heart. He was almost declared dead, but soon some promising signs made the doctors operate him making him recover soon.
Clint was soon recovered within two months and soon started shooting for another of the western series “Pancho Villa” in Spain. Walker soon got deeply associated with several projects like “The Gambler Returns and few of the interesting episodes of “Kung-Fu.” He also decided to give a voice over for the section of “Small Soldier.”
Clint has a very simple yet worthy personal life. He is a man with clear intentions. He was married to his long-loved girlfriend, Verna Garver. They are proud parents of their only daughter who got the license to be the first ever female pilot in airlines.
But unfortunately the marriage never lasted for a long time, and the couple finally got divorced in the year 1968. Walker went into a relationship with Giselle Hennesy in the year 1974. But hereto he was unfortunate.
His second wife too died early, and ultimately Clint was ones again left alone. But Clint was ones again into another relationship.
His third wife was Susan Cavallari. There are still no rumors about his separation. They are still married to each other and are happy to be each other’s partner.
The actor has been into several marriages one after the other. He has been quite an eminent actor, but somewhere along the line, his personal life was filled with confusions and dilemmas. Even being the father of such a beautiful and talented daughter, he couldn’t enjoy his fatherhood as he had to go for the separation with his first wife. There is no such information available about his other children or other affairs.
Presently, he is spending a happy marital life with his last wife, Susan.
Full Name: Norman Eugene Clint Walker
Date of Birth: 30th May 1927
Birth Place: Hartford, Illinois, United States of America
Age: 91 Years Old
Profession: Former Actor and Singer
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inches
Net Worth: Unknown