Ken Curtis

Born Jul 2, 1916
  • Actor, Singer, Film Producer
Ken Curtis was an American singer and actor best known for his role as Festus Haggen on the long-running CBS western television series Gunsmoke.

Ken Curtis Stats


: Curtis Wain Gates, Curtis, Ken


: Actor, Singer, Film Producer


: 6 ft (1.83 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jul 2, 1916 - Apr 28, 1991 (74 years old)

Place of Birth

: Lamar

Date of Death

: Apr 28, 1991

Place of Death

: Fresno

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction

Ken Curtis Film Roles

  1. The Killer Shrews
    Jerry Farrell
  2. Don Daredevil Rides Again
    Lee Hadley / Don
  3. The Wings of Eagles
    John Dale Price
  4. Conagher
    Seaborn Tay, Cattle Rancher
  5. Robin Hood
    Robin Hood
  6. Mister Roberts
    Yeoman 3rd Class Dolan
  7. The Horse Soldiers
    Cpl. Wilkie
    The Horse Soldiers
  8. Cheyenne Autumn
    Cheyenne Autumn
  9. The Alamo
    Capt. Almeron Dickinson
    The Alamo
  10. Once Upon a Texas Train
    Kelly Sutton
    Once Upon a Texas Train

Ken Curtis Film Producer

  1. Giant Gila Monster
  2. The Killer Shrews
  3. The Cross and the Switchblade

Ken Curtis TV Starring Roles

  1. Gunsmoke
  2. Ripcord
    Jim Buckley
  3. The Yellow Rose
    Hoyt Coryell

Ken Curtis TV Guest Roles

  1. The Ex-Urbanites
  2. Hillary
  3. Milburn Stone, Ken Curtis, Leland Palmer, Evie Sands
  4. Incident of the Lost Idol
  5. The Colter Craven Story
  6. Speak Me Fair
  7. The Horace Best Story
  8. Graydon's Charge
  9. The Case of the Clumsy Clown
    The Case of the Clumsy Clown
  10. Falling Star