Don Collier Net Worth

Don Collier Net Worth is
$2 Million

Don Collier Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Don Collier (born October 17, 1928) is an actor particularly known for his role in television westerns during the 1960s. He played U.S. Marshal Will Foreman in the 1960-1962 NBC series Outlaws, with Barton MacLane (1902–1969), Jock Gaynor (1929–1998), and Bruce Yarnell (1935–1973). He appeared as a deputy marshal to MacLane in the first season of Outlaws and was promoted to full marshal in the second season, with Yarnell as the new deputy. MacLane left the series after the first season.Collier was born in Santa Monica, California. His only sibling, a sister, died when she was thirteen. After graduation from high school, Collier joined the United States Navy at the end of World War II. Upon his return to California, Collier obtained a part in the 1948 film Massacre River. The recipient of a football scholarship, he entered Hardin-Simmons University, a Baptist-affiliated institution in Abilene in Taylor County in West Texas. He transferred to Mormon-affiliated Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he also played football.Collier has made more than seventy film and television appearances. He starred with John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Anthony Quinn, Dean Martin, Tom Selleck, James Arness, and Elvis Presley. After Massacre River, he acquired roles in Fort Apache (1948) and Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950).Prior to his lead role in Outlaws, Collier appeared in the first seasons of both CBS's long-running Gunsmoke (1955) and NBC's powerhouse western Bonanza (1959). He guest starred in 1957 in NBC's Wagon Train with Ward Bond during its first year on the air. One of his earliest television appearances was in 1952 in the syndicated Death Valley Days anthology series later hosted by Ronald W. Reagan. In 1964 he played the role of ski lodge owner Peter Hayes in the Perry Mason episode "The Case of the Fifty Millionth Frenchman." He appeared in 1965 in Chuck Connors' NBC western series Branded.From 1967-1971, he was cast as Sam Butler, the ranch foreman, in sixty-two episodes of NBC's The High Chaparral, a David Dortort series with Leif Erickson, Linda Cristal, Cameron Mitchell, Mark Slade, and Henry Darrow. In 1972, he appeared in George Peppard's NBC series Banacek and in CBS's family drama, The Waltons. In 1974, he guest starred in the initial season of Michael Landon's NBC family western drama, Little House on the Prairie. A decade later, he starred in the first season of Landon's other NBC series, Highway to Heaven, with co-star Victor French. In 1976, he appeared in an episode of the CBS western series Sara.Collier's cowboy image enabled him to win the designation of the "Gum Fighter" for Hubba Bubba bubble gum. In 1989, he accepted the recurring role of William Tompkins in ABC's The Young Riders, based loosely on the Pony Express (1860–1861). He has also been a sidekick of Fred Imus, younger brother of Don Imus, on Sirius Satellite Radio's weekly program, Fred's Trailer Park Bash, until Fred's death on August 7, 2011.

Date Of BirthOctober 17, 1928
Place Of BirthSanta Monica, California, United States
Height6' (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, Producer
EducationHardin–Simmons University, Brigham Young University
SpouseHolly Hire
Star SignLibra
1Williamsburg, VA: Attended the Western Film Festival [March 2013]
2Co-host of the weekly show Fred's Trailer Park Bash on Sirius Satellite radio's Outlaw Country. [April 2007]
3Tucson, Arizona - Part time afternoon radio talk show host and historian on the Out West with Fred and Nicole Show, AM 1330 the JOLT. [July 2004]
4He is married to Holly Hire, a casting director with a career every bit as interesting as his own, and he has 6 children and 11 grandchildren.


Wagon Train1965TV SeriesWyatt Earp
Profiles in Courage1965TV SeriesKinkle
The Virginian1964TV SeriesMarshal Cass
Perry Mason1964TV SeriesPeter Hayes
Temple Houston1963TV SeriesSeth Warrener
Wide Country1962TV SeriesDetective Sgt. Van Anda
Outlaws1960-1962TV SeriesDeputy Marshal Will Foreman Marshal Will Foreman Marshal Will Formean
Safe at Home!1962Ken Lawton
Seven Ways from Sundown1960Duncan
Twelve Hours to Kill1960Andy - Policeman
The Deputy1959TV SeriesDeputy Jim
Jake's Corner2008Eight Seconds
Incident at Alma2006ShortSherrif Carter
Vanishing Point1997TV MovieSheriff
Legend1995TV SeriesVine
Bonanza: Under Attack1995TV MovieU.S. Marshal
Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice1994TV MovieSheriff at Dillion Ranch
Tombstone1993High Roller
Benefit of the Doubt1993Charlie
Telling Secrets1993TV MovieSgt. Barnett
Renegade1992TV SeriesClint the Rancher
The Young Riders1989-1992TV SeriesWilliam Tompkins, Shop Keeper / Tompkins / Storekeeper Tompkins / ...
Gunsmoke: To the Last Man1992TV MovieSheriff Tom, Tombstone
Living a Lie1991TV MovieSheriff
El Diablo1990TV MovieJake
The Cellar1989Sheriff
War and Remembrance1988-1989TV Mini-SeriesAdm. Russ Carton
Once Upon a Texas Train1988TV MovieWarden
Highway to Heaven1987TV SeriesJake
September Gun1983TV MovieSheriff Mills
Little House on the Prairie1976-1983TV SeriesSheriff / Schultz
The Winds of War1983TV Mini-SeriesRussell Carton
Highway Honeys1983TV MovieCannonball Shepherd
The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang1979TV MovieFrank Dalton
The Sacketts1979TV Mini-SeriesL.P. Seeker
Mr. Horn1979TV MovieMr. Nickell
Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid1978TV MovieTim
How the West Was Won1976-1978TV SeriesCaptain Poynton / Capt. Poynton
Aspen1977TV Mini-SeriesCoker
Sara1976TV SeriesKarl
Chase1974TV Series
Gunsmoke1964-1974TV SeriesEli Baines / Price
Banacek1974TV SeriesJimmy Scarne
Key West1973TV MovieChief Jim Miller
The Waltons1973TV SeriesDr. Miller
Bonanza1960-1972TV SeriesPaul Walker / Sheriff Fenton / Ira Tatum / ...
The Man and the City1971TV SeriesRoss
The High Chaparral1967-1971TV SeriesSam Butler
Flap1970Mike Lyons (Construction Boss)
The Undefeated1969Goodyear
Land of the Giants1969TV SeriesMr. Bara
5 Card Stud1968Rowan
Hondo1967TV SeriesDrover
El Dorado1967Deputy Joe Braddock (uncredited)
The War Wagon1967Shack
Death Valley Days1962-1967TV SeriesJosiah Wilbarger / Frank Dalton / Jack Slade / ...
Paradise, Hawaiian Style1966Andy Lowell
Incident at Phantom Hill1966Drum
The Wackiest Ship in the Army1966TV SeriesCapt. Foley
Moment to Moment19651st Officer (uncredited)
Branded1965TV SeriesJud Foley / Wilkes
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963-1965TV SeriesLuke Adams / Detective Sgt. Newsome


Tales of the Frontier2012TV Series producer - 1 episode


High Chaparral Reunion 2016 Webcast2016VideoHimself
High Chaparral Reunion Pay Per View Webcast2015TV MovieHimself
Tales of the Frontier2012TV SeriesHimself - Host
Dobe and a Company of Heroes2002TV MovieHimself
Killer Bees?1999TV Short documentaryHost
Legends & Dreamers1998TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Here's Hollywood1961TV SeriesHimself

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