Dies the actor Stuart Whitman (‘The comancheros’, ‘Superboy’) at the age of 92


One of the actors most recognized in the western us just to leave. According to reports TMZ, Stuart Whitman has died at the age of 92 after losing the battle against skin cancer by which he has been hospitalised several times. Has died in the hospital surrounded by his family.


Whitman, who was born in February 1928 in San Francisco, California. After the institute he entered the army, where he made his name as a boxer (came to win 32 fights). His physique imposing and rude helped him to make a name for himself in dramas and westerns. As a player accumulates more than 180 titles in his filmography between small and big screen.

On the big screen shared quite a few titles with John Wayne, as ‘The comancheros’, possibly his movie more known. In 1962 it was made with a nomination for an Oscar for her role in ‘marked Man’ by Guy Green. Other important movies of his career are ‘The longest day’, ‘The story of Ruth’ or ‘The long night of the fury’.

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He also had a prolific career in television with series such as ‘Cimarrón’, ‘island of fantasy’ or ‘murder she wrote’. It was Jonathan Kent in ‘The adventures of Superboy’. His latest role was in the year 2000 in the TV Movie ‘the man in The chair’, which starred Chuck Norris.