Faron Young

Feb 25, 1932

Bio: Known in the country music field as the "singing sheriff" or the "hillbilly heartthrob" during the 1950s, Faron Young attempted to cash in on his country music celebrity to become a movie star. He made his film debut in a Republic Western playing a callow youth in Hidden Guns (1956). He followed this up with Daniel Boone (1956) and Raiders of Old California (1957).… More

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