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George Montgomery

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George Montgomery was an American painter, sculptor, furniture craftsman, and stuntman who is best known as an actor in western style film and television.

) Born George Montgomery Letz to Ukrainian immigrant parents in Brady, Montana, the youngest of fifteen children.
What was his birthday?

  • August 29, 1914
  • August 29, 1916
  • August 29, 1918

2) Letz studied at the University of Montana but because he was more interested in a career in film, he left after a year to go to Hollywood. At Republic Pictures, his cowboy skills got him stunt work and a small acting part at the age of 18 in a 1935 film.
What was the 1935 film?

  • The High Valley
  • The Road to Eldorado
  • The Singing Vagabond
George Montgomery

3) In 1938, George has an uncredited role as a Cowhand at Dance (uncredited) in the Western, Springtime in the Rockies.
Who was the lead actor?

  • Rex Allen
  • Gene Autry
  • Roy Rogers

4) In 1938, George had his first credit role.
What was the movie?

  • Outlaws of Sonora
  • The Lone Ranger
  • The Old Barn Dance

5) As a boy, George Montgomery had developed excellent craftsmanship with wood and as an adult pastime he began building furniture, first for himself and then for a few friends. His skill was such that his hobby became a full-fledged cabinet-making business, employing as many as twenty craftsmen.

  • True or False?

6) He remained with Republic Pictures until 1940 when he signed with another studio , which billed him as George Montgomery.
Who was the studio?

  • MGM
  • 20th Century Fox
  • Warner Bros.

7) On October 10, 1941, the Western The Riders of the Purple Sage was released?
Who did George play?

  • Zane Grey
  • Jim Lassiter
  • Adam Dyer

8) On December 5, 1943, who did George marry?

  • Carole Landis
  • Ann Lindberg
  • Dinah Shore

9) What is the Western television series starring George Montgomery and John Smith that aired on NBC from October 11, 1958 until April 4, 1959?

  • Cimarron City
  • Tombstone
  • Virginia City

10) Cremated, his ashes were divided and buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery (Cathedral City), Palm Springs, California.
Where is the other location?

  • Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California
  • Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery, Culver City, California
  • Highland Cemetery, Great Falls, Montana

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