Buck Taylor is a water color artist. The subject for his paintings is the western culture.
Buck had roles in such films as Tombstone and in 2004, The Alamo and Grand Champion.
Buck also appeared in some classic westerns, including Have Gun Will Travel with Richard Boone and The Rebel with Nick Adams.
Buck Taylor appeared in the Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and My Favorite Martian.
Before he landed the role as Newly O'Brian on Gunsmoke, he actually guest-starred on the series as a villain.
Buck went to high school in Hollywood.
Buck studied theatre at the University of Southern California.
Buck served two years in the U.S. Navy.
Buck has had a role in an amazing 50 films!
Buck was honored on the streets of Dodge City in "The Trail of Fame". He has also received "The Golden Boot" and "The Spirit of the West" awards. Buck also holds a place in Little Hollywood in "The Walk of Stars".
Buck was recently inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.
Some of Buck's private painting commissions can be found in the Loomis Fargo headquarters, the Franklin Mint, John Wayne Enterprises, the American Quarter Horse Museum, the Texas Ranch and Heritage Museum.
Buck's movie career began in 1963 with a part in the movie Johnny Shiloh.
Buck is a recipiant of a plaque on the Walk of Western Stars" in Santa Clarita, California.
Buck received the "National Festival of the West" award in 1998. Another Gunsmoke star, Dennis Weaver, also received this award before his death in 2006.
Buck was inducted into the National Cowboy Western Heritage Musuem as a trustee.
Buck received "The Wrangler" award in 1972.
Buck named his third son "Cooper Glenn" after fellow Gunsmoke cast member, Glenn Strange.
Buck named his second son "Matthew" after James Arness' Gunsmoke character, Marshall Matt Dillon.
Buck and his wife Goldie met in 1995 at a quarter-horse show. Some of Buck's paintings were being diplayed at the show.
Buck is the son of fellow actor Dub Taylor.
Buck is 6 feet tall.