The man who played Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett for Disney during the 60’s has passed away. Fess Parker, who starred in numerous films and TV serials for the Disney company, died today from natural causes. Aside from his appearances in the Boone/Crockett productions, his other main claim to fame was a starrng role in perennial favourite Old Yeller. Among his film roles were appearances in Them!, The Great Locomotive Chase, and Hell Is For Heroes.
Fess Parker was 85.