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Henry Wills
Birth: Sep. 14, 1921
Pinal County
Arizona, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1994
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Motion Picture Stuntman. He arrived in Hollywood in the late 1930s, and found work in front of the camera as a member of a gang or posse in various westerns. He developed the skills to do stunt work, and over time, he became a second unit director in television and movies. He set the record for horse falls with over 1,500. A lot of Hollywood's top stars including Alan Ladd, Dean Martin, Robert Taylor, Richard Widmark, Roy Rogers and Jerry Lewis all insisted Henry double for them in their films. Some actors were so impressed with his ability that he was written into their contracts. His talents included script writing, some of which were used on "The High Chaparral". The National Film Society and The Golden Boot Committee honored him. The Stuntmen's Association granted him a lifetime membership, an honor only bestowed upon a few exceptional individuals. He died of heart failure.  (bio by: Paula Berry Nelson) 
Eternal Valley Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Will Rogers Garden, Grave 132-F
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Paula Berry Nelson
Record added: Aug 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9315288
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