Dale Robertson, born as Dayle Lymoine Robertson, was an American actor best remembered for his role in the TV series ‘The Iron Horse,’ in which he played Ben Calhoun. From 1968 to 1970, he served as the fourth and final host of the series ‘Death Valley Days’. Born in Harrah, Oklahoma, Dale Robertson attended Oklahoma Military Academy where he fought as a professional boxer. After serving in Europe and North Africa during the World War II, he began acting while still on duty in the U.S. military. While stationed in California, he had his photograph taken which was later displayed in the photo shop’s window. His attractive picture eventually attracted movie scouts and that paved his way to Hollywood. He was the recipient of the 1985 Golden Boot Award. Robertson had been married four times in his life and had one child from his first wife. He died in February 2013 from pneumonia and lung cancer, at the age of 89.
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Dayle Lymoine Robertson
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Susan Dee Robbins, Frederica Jacqueline Wilson (1951–1956), Lula Mae Maxey (1959–1977), Mary Murphy (1956–1957)
Rebel Lee, Rochelle Robertson