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Don Happy (1916–2006)

Don Happy was born on August 14, 1916 in Lewiston, Idaho, USA. He is known for his work on Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), Gunsmoke (1955) and Rawhide (1959). He was married to Edith Happy. He died on April 27, 2006 in Canyon Country, California, USA. See full bio »

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Gunsmoke Stage Driver / Cowboy #1 / Party Guest / Storekeeper / Townsman
Rawhide Drover / Stagecoach Driver / Townsman


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 1962-1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Stage Driver / Cowboy #1 / Storekeeper / ...
- Stryker (1969) ... Cowboy #1
- A Hat (1967) ... Storekeeper
- Prime of Life (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Wishbone (1966) ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
- The Lady (1965) ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
- Big Jessie (1968) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1959-1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
Drover / Stagecoach Driver / Townsman
- The Lost Herd (1964) ... Drover (uncredited)
- Incident of the Dust Flower (1960) ... Stagecoach Driver
- Incident of the Judas Trap (1959) ... Drover (uncredited)
- Incident of the Misplaced Indians (1959) ... Drover (uncredited)
- Incident of the Chubasco (1959) ... Drover (uncredited)
 1960 Spartacus
Slave (uncredited)
 1960 Seven Ways from Sundown
Hanley Gang Member (uncredited)
 1960 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
- The Swamp Fox: Day of Reckoning (1960) ... Soldier (uncredited)
 1959 Westbound
Henchman (uncredited)
 1956 Rebel in Town
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 The Lusty Men
Cowboy (uncredited)
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 1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure (stunts)
 1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (stunt double - 1 episode)
- Double Entry (1965) ... (stunt double: Forrest Tucker - uncredited)
 1958 Ride a Crooked Trail (stunts - uncredited)
 1956 Westward Ho, the Wagons! (stunts - uncredited)
 1956 Walk the Proud Land (stunts - uncredited)
 1953 Tumbleweed (stunts - uncredited)
 1953 Column South (stunts - uncredited)
 1953 Gunsmoke (stunts - uncredited)

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Veteran stuntman who was also a stand-in and extra in 50s westerns on film and TV. His children Clifford Happy & Bonnie Happy followed in his hoof-steps, as did Clifford's sons Sean Happy & Ryan Happy and Bonnie's son Jimmy Hock.

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