About ‘Rawhide’ Star Eric Fleming

Celebrity Q&A
on November 18, 2012
What else did “Rawhide” star Eric Fleming appear in?
James Rivers, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Fleming, who was born in Santa Paula, Calif., played trail boss Gil Favor on “Rawhide” from 1959 to 1965. The World War II veteran, who served in the U.S. Navy Seabees, also made the movies “Conquest of Space,” “Fright,” “Queen of Outer Space,” “Curse of the Undead” and “The Glass Bottom Boat.” While filming “High Jungle” in Peru in 1966, Fleming drowned in the Huallaga River. He was 41.
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