May 20, 2024

Clint Walker (Actor) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 7, 2022

Short Biography

Clint Walker was born on 30-05-1927 in Hartford in the state of Illinois, United States. He was an American Film Actor, Singer, Songwriter & Television Actor. He is best-known as Cheyenne Bodie (Cowboy) in television series Cheyenne (1955-63).

Other Name: Norman Eugene Walker, Jett Norman
Other Professions: Television Actor Singer Songwriter Musician
Appearance: Hollywood

Clint Walker Complete Bio & Career

He was born to Gladys Huldah and Paul Arnold couple in Hartford. He quit his school and started working on a riverboat and a factory. He was involved in doing odd jobs like a nightclub bouncer, doorman and sheet metal worker for the livelihood until he became a popular actor in Hollywood.
Henry Willson was the person who gave Clint Walker a chance to appear in his movie Bowery Boys. With the help of his friend who works in the film industry, he got few more opportunities to appear in movies in small roles. Warner Brothers, who were making western kind of TV series hired him and gave a lead role in one of their TV series Cheyenne. He has also sung many songs for the series.
His well-built body along with expert acting skills got him many offers to act in films like Fort Dobbs, Yellowstone Kelly, Gold of the Seven Saints and much more. Even though he was busy making films, he used to act for TV series regularly. He along with another author Kirby Jonas released a western novel Yaqui Gold after working together for more than two years. He did fewer films during the fag stage of his career and his last released film was Small Soldiers which was released in the year 1998. It was his imposing physique that won him a role in the famous series Cheyenne. He was arguably one of the most famous actor during the decade of the 1960s and 1970s.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 21-05-2018 in Grass Valley in the state of California, United States at the age of 90.

DEATHDAY 21 May,2018 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Grass Valley, California

Clint Walker Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Paul Arnold Walker
Mother Gladys Huldah Walker
Sister Neoma L. Westbrook (Lucy)
Brother None
Ex-wives Verna Garver (1948-1968), Giselle Hennesy (1974-1994, till her death)
Wife Susan Cavallari (1997 to 2018, till his death)
Son None
Daughter Valerie Walker

He was born to Gladys Huldah Walker and Paul Arnold Walker. He had a twin sister named Lucy (Neoma L. Westbrook). On 05-09-1948, he married Verna Garver and they had a daughter named Valerie Walker. The couple got divorced in 1968. On 26-05-1974, he remarried a lady named Giselle Hennesy. Hennesy passed away on 01-01-1994 after which he married again on 07-03-1997 with Susan Cavallari. He was married to her till his death in 2018.

Life's Important Dates Of Clint Walker

Body Measurements

Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Hartford, Illinois
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Grass Valley, California, United States
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling and Doing Adventure Sports
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Jungle Gents (1954)
TV - Cheyenne (1955)
Best Movies Gold of the Seven Saints (1961), The Dirty Dozen (1967), and The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport Baseball
Favorite Politician Bill Clinton
Favorite Actor Pierce Brosnan
Favorite Place Mammoth Mountain, California

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Clint Walker

  • It was talent agent Henry Wilson who named him "Jett Norman".
  • With a height of 6'6 and a chest of 48 inches, he was arguably one of the most imposing personality of Hollywood then.
  • He was seriously injured in a skiing accident on Mammoth Mountain in 1971 but he recovered well in time.
  • He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1505 Vine Street.
  • He died 9 days after his 91st birthday.
  • He joined the United States Merchant Marine at the age of 17 in the last months of World War II.

Clint Walker Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Clint Walker was 90 years 11 months & 22 days old age.