Cheyenne was the first western television series created for Warner Brothers studios by Roy Huggins that featured Clint Walker as Cheyenne Bodie, a physically huge cowboy wandering the Old West. The series ran from 1955 to 1963, except for the time Walker struck for higher pay and the series was temporarily replaced by a similar show called Bronco that featured Ty Hardin as Bronco Lane, a physically huge cowboy wandering the Old West. Afterward, the two series alternated in the same time slot from 1958 to 1962, with Bronco as the junior partner (only a snippet of his theme song was heard in the opening credits, as a kind of aural footnote to Cheyenne's). Walker revived the Cheyenne Bodie character in 1991 for the TV-movie The Gambler Returns: Luck of the Draw. Warner Bros. ... Roy Huggins (July 18, 1914 â April 3, 2002) was a novelist and an influential writer and producer of humorous, character-driven US television series. ... Norman Eugene Clint Walker (born May 30, 1927 in Hartford, Illinois) is an American actor best known for his cowboy role as Cheyenne Bodie in the TV Western series, Cheyenne. ... Ty Hardin in Cheyenne Ty Hardin Ty Hardin was born in New York City on January 1, 1930. ...
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