Actor. Born Pate Lucid in Chico, California, he was a western performer who helped develop Pioneertown, a western movie set location in Southern California. He first worked behind the scenes as a camera assistant before he became an actor in the mid-1930s. His first big screen appearances were in many of the Hopalong Cassidy film series in the role as cowboy Lucky Jenkins. He went on to appear as lead or supporting actor in over 75 films to include "Frontier Law" (1943), "Wyoming Hurricane" (1944), "North of the Border" (1946), "Apache Chief" (1949) and "Valley of Fire" (1951). For television, he was featured on "The Gene Autry Show", "Cowboy G-Men", "Judge Roy Bean" and also on the ABC Radio series "The Marshal of Gunsight Pass". He died of pneumonia in Palm Springs, California, at age 68.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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