Fess Parker - Davy Crocket or Daniel Boone? Parker family photo
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Fess Parker - Davy Crocket or Daniel Boone?

Fess Parker as Davy Crockett, "King of the Wild Frontier" (1955 - 1956, Walt Disney)but he also played Daniel Boone on tv 1964 - 1970). Do you remember him as Davy Crockett or Daniel Boone? Almost every boy had a Davy Crockett coonskin hat because of the Disney series.

And in the Daniel Boone tv series, Mingo was played by Ed Ames (originally of singing fame.) When Ed Ames appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, he did a demonstration of tomahawk throwing with a human (man) cutout. Johnny tried it and got the cutout right in the crotch. Everyone broke up and it ended up in many highlight shows. ... show more

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Fess Parker - Davy Crocket or Daniel Boone?

Fess Elisha Parker, Jr.

Mini-biography
Born: Aug 16, 1924
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. at 32 years old