Buck Taylor

13 May 1938


Walter Clarence "Buck" Taylor, III (born May 13, 1938) is an American actor and water color artist best known for his role as gunsmith-turned-deputy Newly O'Brien in 113 episodes during the last eight seasons of CBS's Gunsmoke television series (1967–1975). In recent years, he has painted the portrait of his friend and Gunsmoke costar James Arness. Taylor's painting specialty is the American West, and each year, he creates the posters for several Texas rodeos. Taylor lives with his second wife on a ranch near Fort Worth, Texas.


Filmography (12 titles)

(movie, 2016)
···Hell or High Water
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Role: Actor (as Old Man)
(movie, 2011)
···Cowboys & Aliens
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Western
Role: Actor (as Wes Claiborne)
(movie, 2007)
7.6The Mist
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ambrose Cornell)
(movie, 2005)
···Hell to Pay
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Dr. Adam Galen)
(movie, 2005)
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Harry Dodds)
(movie, 2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Role: Actor (as Capt. Myles Keogh)
(movie, 1999)
···Wild Wild West
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction, Western
Role: Actor (as Cross-Eyed Reb)
(movie, 1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Role: Actor (as Turkey Creek Jack Johnson)
(movie, 1987)
···Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge
Genre: Western, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Newly)
(mini-series, 1981)
···East of Eden
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 1976)
···Pony Express Rider
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Bovey Kingman)