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 Topper

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Topper Famous memorial

Birth
Death
1961 (aged 25–26)
Burial
Calabasas, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID
7667621 View Source

William Boyd's horse. When Boyd, the actor who portrayed the character of Hopalong Cassidy for approximately 40 years during which he took made 66 feature films and 52 half-hour television shows, took Grace Bradley as his wife in 1937, he obtained Topper that same year. The white stallion was named by way of Grace after her favorite book series, "Topper," written by Thorne Smith. Thoughout the years, Topper remained Hopalong Cassidy's favorite horse because of the fact that he was a trustworthy animal, noted and admired for his constant cooperation, not only with his owner, but also with children who would sometimes pull on his mane and other such things. He died in 1961 at 26 years of age.

William Boyd's horse. When Boyd, the actor who portrayed the character of Hopalong Cassidy for approximately 40 years during which he took made 66 feature films and 52 half-hour television shows, took Grace Bradley as his wife in 1937, he obtained Topper that same year. The white stallion was named by way of Grace after her favorite book series, "Topper," written by Thorne Smith. Thoughout the years, Topper remained Hopalong Cassidy's favorite horse because of the fact that he was a trustworthy animal, noted and admired for his constant cooperation, not only with his owner, but also with children who would sometimes pull on his mane and other such things. He died in 1961 at 26 years of age.

Bio by: AmandaJH

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: AmandaJH
  • Added: 8 Jul 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7667621
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7667621/topper: accessed ), memorial page for Topper (1935–1961), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7667621, citing Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park, Calabasas, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .