Died Today (October 2nd): Gene Autry

Festival Reviews

geneautry.jpgGene Autry (1907–1998)

Born: September 29, 1907 in Near Tioga, Texas, USA
Died: October 2, 1998 (age 91) in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to: Jackie Autry (19 July 1981 – 2 October 1998) (his death)
Ina Mae Spivey (1 April 1932 – 20 May 1980) (her death)

[on Gail Davis] There are lots of girls who can ride and shoot and lots who can act, but the girl who could do both just couldn’t be found. Then this kid came along and I didn’t have any more problems. A whole generation of children grew up with Gail Davis playing Annie Oakley on television. Before that she co-starred with me in several of my movies. She also toured with me on a number of occasions. Gail was an extremely talented individual. She had a kind, generous heart and brought so much joy to so many children. She never…

View original post 67 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s