Rory Calhoun Net Worth

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Francis Timothy McCown net worth is
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Rory Calhoun (August 8, 1922 – April 28, 1999) was an American television and film actor, screenwriter, and producer.

Full NameFrancis Timothy McCown
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 8, 1922
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
Height6' 4" (1.93 m)
ProfessionActor, Producer, Writer
SpouseLita Baron
NicknamesRory Calhoun, Calhoun, Rory
Star SignLeo
1Black cowboy hat
1[on Susan Hayward] I learned a lot from that lady. I learned more about my trade, about presence in front of the camera, by watching her. She acted like it was nothing, with no effort.
1The June 30, 1971, issue of Variety, in the Hollywood Production Pulse section, lists a movie "Everyman" directed by Jerry Schafer for Hollywood International Pictures with actors Rory Calhoun, Ruth Roman, Rosie Grier, Jim Mitchum, Tom Bosley, Jesse White, John Fiedler, and Percy Helton which started filming Jun 14, 1971, in Dallas. No evidence the movie was completed or released.
2Partners, with Victor M. Orsatti, in Rorvic Productions, a film production company.
3The July 22, 1970, issue of "Variety", in the Hollywood Production Pulse column, states that the movie "The Low Price of Fame" had started filming May 18 in Iowa, starring Calhoun, Gardner McKay and Yvonne De Carlo. Jerry Schafer was producer / director and executive producer was Donald B. Running, for Carvel Productions. There is no evidence the film was completed or released.
4Was a registered Republican who campaigned for Richard Nixon in 1968 and 1972.
5He and Vitina Marcus had a daughter, Athena Marcus Calhoun, who became "The World's Most Beautiful Showgirl" and was awarded "The Key to the City of Las Vegas" in 1987.
6Guy Madison was one of his closest friends. The two men often went on fishing and hunting trips. Guy and his (second) wife Sheila Connolly named him godfather to their first born Bridget.
7When he was nine months old his father died. After his mother remarried he occasionally used the last name of his stepfather, Durgin.
8His young criminal career was rather extensive. A high school dropout, he stole a revolver at age 13, which landed him in the California Youth Authority's Preston School of Industry reformatory at Ione, CA. He escaped while in the adjustment center (jail within the jail). After robbing several jewelry stores, he stole a car and drove it across state lines. This offense sent him to the federal penitentiary in Springfield, MO, for three years. When he finished his sentence he was incarcerated in San Quentin State Penitentiary in California on other charges and remained there until he was paroled just before his 21st birthday.
9After his release from San Quentin, Calhoun worked several odd jobs, including cowpuncher and lumberjack.
10In 1943, while horseback riding in the Hollywood Hills, he accidentally met actor Alan Ladd, whose wife Sue Carol was an agent. She landed him a one-line role in the Laurel and Hardy comedy short The Bullfighters (1945) under his name of "Frank McCown".
11Henry Willson, an agent known for a stable of young, attractive, marginally talented actors with unusual names (Rock Hudson, Tab Hunter) signed Rory to a contract and initially christened him "Troy Donahue", then changed it to "Rory Calhoun". He used the Troy Donahue name later on another up-and-coming actor, with excellent results.
12In 1955 his agent, Henry Willson, disclosed information about Calhoun's years in prison to "Confidential" magazine in exchange for the tabloid not printing an exposé about the secret homosexual life of Rock Hudson, another Willson client. The disclosure had no negative effect on Calhoun's career and only served to solidify his "bad boy" image.
13Second wife Sue Rhodes was a journalist.
14Calhoun's second cousin is popular Canadian sportscaster and talk show host Bob McCown (host of "Prime Time Sports" on the Fan 590 Radio and nationwide on Rogers Sportsnet).
15His daughters with Lita Baron are Cindy (b. 1957), Tami (b. 1958) and Lorri (b. 1961). His daughter with Sue Rhodes is Rory Patricia (b. 1971).
16When Lita Baron sued for divorce, she named 79 women with whom he had allegedly committed adultery. Calhoun responded, "Heck, she didn't even include half of them".
17As a teenager Calhoun dropped out of high school and drifted into petty crime, becoming a car thief. He was caught and spent three years in a federal reformatory. In the mid-'50s blackmailers threatened to make his prison record public; instead, Calhoun himself revealed it. He died after a ten-day hospitalization for advanced stages of emphysema and diabetes.
18Mentioned numerous times in the episode of The Simpsons (1989) where Mr. Burns steals the puppies from the Simpsons.


Tales from the Crypt1993TV SeriesSpider
Johnny Bago1993TV SeriesHal Hubbertston
Pure Country1992Ernest Tucker
Bad Jim1990Sam Harper
Roller Blade Warriors: Taken by Force1989Old Turkel
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1988TV SeriesJimmie Thurson
Hell Comes to Frogtown1988Looney Tunes
Capitol1982-1986TV SeriesJudson Tyler / Judge Judson Tyler
Half Nelson1985TV Series
Half Nelson1985TV Movie
Avenging Angel1985Kit Carson
Angel1984Kit Carson
The Blue and the Gray1982TV Mini-SeriesGen. George Meade
Hart to Hart1982TV SeriesJim Bailey
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo1981TV SeriesMr. Hobbes
Smokey and the Judge1980Matt Polsky
Motel Hell1980Vincent Smith
Bitter Heritage1979Manuel
The Rebels1979TV MovieBreen
Harris and Company1979TV Series
Revenge of Bigfoot1979Bob Spence
Flatbed Annie & Sweetiepie: Lady Truckers1979TV MovieFarmer
Hawaii Five-O1978TV SeriesEdgar Miles
Fantasy Island1978TV SeriesMr. Watson
Mule Feathers1977Bonaparte Shelby
Little Vic1977TV Mini-SeriesLead
Love and the Midnight Auto Supply1977Len Thompson
Mission to Glory: A True Story1977Capt. Juan Monje
Flight to Holocaust1977TV MovieEd Davis
Starsky and Hutch1977TV SeriesSteve Hanson
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976Philip Hart
Jigsaw John1976TV Series
Movin' On1975TV SeriesJ.C. Coombs
Police Woman1974TV SeriesLou Gerard
Petrocelli1974TV SeriesEdgar Richardson
Police Story1973TV SeriesPete Eastman
Circle of Fear1973TV SeriesLarry
Hec Ramsey1972TV SeriesJim Patton
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law1972TV SeriesBwana Bill
Night of the Lepus1972Cole Hillman
The Doris Day Show1972TV SeriesMatt Lawrence
Alias Smith and Jones1971TV SeriesJason Holloway
Lancer1970TV SeriesBuck Addison
Las virgenes de la nueva ola1969
The Girl of the Nile1969Jack Cooper
Dayton's Devils1968Mike Page
Land's End1968TV MovieMark Dunne
Operation Cross Eagles1968Sgt. Sean McAfee
Custer1967TV SeriesZebediah Jackson
Operation Delilah1967Rory
Gilligan's Island1967TV SeriesJonathan Kincaid
The World: Color It Happy1967TV Movie
Our Men in Bagdad1966Alex
Death Valley Days1963-1966TV SeriesWilliam Richardson / Capt. Burt Mossman
I Spy1966TV SeriesDimitri
Apache Uprising1965Jim Walker
Rawhide1965TV SeriesJoseph Denner
Black Spurs1965Santee
Gunsmoke1965TV SeriesBen Stack
Wagon Train1961-1965TV SeriesJarbo Pierce / Artie Matthewson
Burke's Law1965TV SeriesAshton DeWitt
Finger on the Trigger1965Larry Winton
Young Fury1964Clint McCoy
The Virginian1964TV SeriesJim Shea
Bonanza1964TV SeriesTom Wilson
The Greatest Show on Earth1964TV SeriesRoger
Face in the Rain1963Rand
The Gun Hawk1963Blaine Madden
The Young and the Brave1963MSgt. Ed Brent (escaped POW)
The Dick Powell Theatre1963TV SeriesCaptain Victor Kilhgren
Marco Polo1962/IMarco Polo
The Secret of Monte Cristo1961Captain Adam Corbett
The Colossus of Rhodes1961Dario
The Texan1958-1960TV SeriesBill Longley
Thunder in Carolina1960Mitch Cooper
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1959TV SeriesJuan O'Rourke
Apache Territory1958Logan Cates
The Saga of Hemp Brown1958Hemp Brown
Schlitz Playhouse1958TV SeriesGeorge Slattery
Telephone Time1958TV SeriesCharles Goodnight
Suspicion1958TV SeriesPeter Lockwood
Ride Out for Revenge1957Tate
Domino Kid1957Domino
The Hired Gun1957Gil McCord
The Big Caper1957Frank Harper
Utah Blaine1957Utah Blaine
Zane Grey Theater1956TV SeriesMason Ward
Flight to Hong Kong1956Tony Dumont
Raw Edge1956Tex Kirby
Red Sundown1956Alec Longmire
Screen Directors Playhouse1955-1956TV SeriesJoe Mahoney / Master Sgt. Norris
The Spoilers1955Alex McNamara
The Ford Television Theatre1954-1955TV SeriesJeff Blade / Rory Garrity
The Treasure of Pancho Villa1955Tom Bryan
Ain't Misbehavin'1955Kenneth Post
The Looters1955Jesse Hill
Climax!1955TV SeriesMidge Kelly
Four Guns to the Border1954Cully
A Bullet Is Waiting1954Ed Stone
Dawn at Socorro1954Brett Wade
The Yellow Tomahawk1954Adam Reed
River of No Return1954Harry Weston
How to Marry a Millionaire1953Eben
Powder River1953Chino Bullock
The Silver Whip1953Sheriff Tom Davisson
Way of a Gaucho1952Martin Penalosa
With a Song in My Heart1952John Burn
Meet Me After the Show1951David Hemingway
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain1951Jack Stark
Rogue River1951Ownie Rogers
County Fair1950Peter Brennan
Return of the Frontiersman1950Larrabee
A Ticket to Tomahawk1950Dakota
Sand1949Chick Palmer
Massacre River1949Phil Acton
Miraculous Journey1948Larry Burke
That Hagen Girl1947Ken Freneau
Adventure Island1947Mr. Herrick
The Red House1947Teller
Nob Hill1945Jose - Boxer Sparring with Tony (uncredited)
The Great John L.1945James J. 'Gentleman Jim' Corbett (as Frank McCown)
Where Do We Go from Here?1945Soldier Leaving Canteen (uncredited)
The Bullfighters1945El Brillante - Disgusted Matador (uncredited)
Sunday Dinner for a Soldier1944Soldier in Truck (uncredited)
Something for the Boys1944Soldier (uncredited)


Fists of Steel1991line producer
The TexanTV Series producer - 54 episodes, 1958 - 1960 executive producer - 19 episodes, 1958 - 1960
Apache Territory1958producer
Domino Kid1957producer
The Hired Gun1957producer


The Texan1960TV Series writer - 1 episode
Domino Kid1957story - uncredited
Shotgun1955written by


The Texan1959TV Series 1 episode
Shower of Stars1956TV Series performer - 1 episode


Flying High1978TV Series thanks - 1 episode


Gala Dinner Tribute to Aaron Spelling1985TV MovieHimself
Family Feud1985TV SeriesHimself
The 9th Annual People's Choice Awards1983TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Mini-Series
Tattletales1982TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Bowling1975TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1972TV SeriesHimself
The Virginia Graham Show1971TV SeriesHimself
The Singing Filipina1971Himself
The Joey Bishop Show1967TV SeriesHimself
The Celebrity Game1964TV SeriesHimself
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1956-1961TV SeriesHimself
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1959TV SeriesHimself
December Bride1956-1959TV SeriesHimself
The Juke Box Jury1958TV SeriesHimself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1958TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1958TV SeriesHimself
Shower of Stars1956TV SeriesHimself
Inside Beverly Hills1956TV MovieHimself
The 26th Annual Academy Awards1954TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
The 6th Annual American Cinema Awards1989TV SpecialHimself
The Wildest West Show of the Stars1986TV MovieHimself

Archive Footage

The 72nd Annual Academy Awards2000TV SpecialHimself (Memorial Tribute)
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHimself (Memorial Tribute)
Fred Astaire Salutes the Fox Musicals1974TV MovieHimself
The Hollywood Palace1970TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Without Make-Up1963DocumentaryHimself

Won Awards

1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 7007 Hollywood Blvd.
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 1752 Vine Street.

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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