Ken Curtis
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Ken Curtis (born Curtis Wain Gates; July 2, 1916 – April 28, 1991) was an American singer and actor best known for his role as Festus Haggen on the CBS western television series Gunsmoke. Although he appeared on Gunsmoke earlier in other roles, he was first cast as Festus in season 8 episode 13, December 8, 1962 "Us Haggens." His next appearance was Season 9, episode 2, October 5, 1963 as Kyle Kelly, in "Lover Boy." Curtis joined the cast of Gunsmoke permanently as Festus in "Prairie Wolfer," season 9 episode 16, January 18, 1964; though this fact is often confused with a 1969 episode of the same name ("Prairie Wolfer") made five years later (S13E10).

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Curtis in 1964
Born
Curtis Wain Gates

(1916-07-02)July 2, 1916
DiedApril 28, 1991(1991-04-28) (aged 74)
Fresno, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1941–1991
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Spouse(s)
Lorraine Page
(m. 1943, divorced)

Barbara Ford
(m. 1952; div. 1964)

Torrie Ahern Connelly
(m. 1966)
Children2
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Ken Curtis's About

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Prior to becoming an actor, he performed with Sons of the Pioneers and played Festus on TV's Gunsmoke.

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Ken Curtis Family life

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He married and divorced Barbara Ford in 1952 and 1964, respectively, and later married Torrie Connelly in 1966.

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Ken Curtis Before Fame

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Because his father was the sheriff, he and his family resided above the local jail.

Ken Curtis Trivia

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He was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame.

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Ken Curtis Height Weight

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At the age of 75, Ken Curtis height is 6 ft (1.83 m).

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He replaced Frank Sinatra in the band, Dorsey.

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Facts About Ken Curtis

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● Ken Curtis was born on July 2, 1916 (age 75) in Lamar, Colorado, United States
● He is a celebrity tv actor
● He joined movies and tvshows named Gunsmoke (1955 – 1975), The Searchers (1956), The Quiet Man (1952), The Young Land (1959) and The Alamo (1960)
● He died on April 28, 1991, Fresno, CA
● His spouse is Torrie Ahern Connelly (m. 1966–1991), Barbara Ford (m. 1952–1964), Lorraine Page (m. 1943)
● His height is 6 ft (1.83 m)



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