Date of Birth:
16 August 1924
Fess Parker played in 3 movies in the Family, Adventure, War, Music, Drama, Western, Action genres.
Fess Parker got succeed with average imdb rating 7.2.
A former college athlete at the University of Texas, Fess studied Drama in the early fifties and debuted in 'Springfield Rifle' (1952). He made only a handful of movies until he was signed by Walt Disney to star in the Davy Crockett series. When Walt was looking for an actor to play the part of Davy, he screened the Sci-fi movie 'Them!' (1954) with James Arness. When he saw Fess in a scene, he chose him over Arness and Fess became an instant celebrity when 'Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Fronti... Read more