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Kirby Grant

  • Birth 24 Nov 1911 Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
  • Death 30 Oct 1985 Titusville, Brevard County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, USA
  • Memorial ID 12561

Actor. Born Kirby Grant Hoon, Jr. in Butte, Montana, he was best known for the role of pilot Sky King Mason on the popular 1950s, television series "Sky King". Prior to being cast of the "Sky King" TV series, he was a leading man in a good number of western B-movies. His credits include "Red River Range" (1938), "Bullet Code" (1940), "Chip Off the Old Block" (1944), "Song of Idaho" (1948) and "Yukon Vengeance" (1954). After the "Sky King" show ended in 1959, Kirby traveled with the Carson and Barnes Circus until he retired in 1970. He died at age 73 in Titusville, Florida.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 14 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12561
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kirby Grant (24 Nov 1911–30 Oct 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12561, citing Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .