Cowboy Stuntman chronicles the life and achievements of this colourful Texan and Olympic gold medal winner who spent a half century as a Hollywood stuntman and actor, appearing in 10 John Wayne movies and doubling for a long list of actors as diverse as Robert Culp, Michael Landon, Steve Martin, Struther Martin, Robert Redford, and Roy Rogers.
Publisher: Texas Tech Press,U.S.
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 558 g
Dimensions: 231 x 157 x 30 mm
Dean ran so fast you couldn't photograph him. We had to slow him down just to get the shot. His book takes me back to the glory days of living and making westerns in Hollywood. It is exciting, humorous, and action packed, a darn good read. I've never had a better friend. --Dale Robertson
Dean Smith's career as a real Cowboy turned Hollywood stuntman is wonderfully portrayed in this page-turner. I am proud to know a man of such talent and grit. His achievements and exploits will give readers much enjoyment and appreciation for a now bygone era of movie history in America. --Bob Lilly
I've known Dean Smith for almost thirty years. He has led an interesting and varied career. Known and respected in the movie business as a top stunt man and a versatile character actor, he is also a man of his word. Somebody to ride the river with! --Barry Corbin
Dean Smith is the perfect image of a Texas gentlemen and consummate professional. His unbelievably varied life has held many uplifting moments that helped make him one of the grandest men I have ever known. I know that you will enjoy the stories of his life. --Red Steagall