Troy Melton

Troy Melton

actor, stunts

Troy Melton was born on Mar 02, 1921 in USA. Troy Melton's big-screen debut came with Black Gold directed by Phil Karlson in 1947, strarring Racetrack Attendant (uncredited). Troy Melton is known for Blazing Saddles directed by Mel Brooks, Cleavon Little stars as Bart and Gene Wilder as Jim. The upcoming new movie Troy Melton plays is Timebomb which will be released on May 25, 1991.

Stuntman and actor Troy Melton was born on March 2, 1921 in Jackson, Tennessee. Melton migrated with his family to Los Angeles, California during the Great Depression. Following service in the Army Air Corps during World War II, Troy returned to Los Angeles and found sporadic work as an actor before his career as a stuntman took off in the late 1940's. One of the founding members of the Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures, Melton's career as an actor and stuntman spanned a little over forty years. Among the notable actors that Troy doubled for are Roy Rogers, Kent Taylor, Gregory Walcott, Richard Webb, and Duncan Renaldo. Moreover, Melton was also an avid golfer and owner of the Playboy Restaurant on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood (he eventually sold said restaurant in 1988). Troy died at age 74 from cancer on November 15, 1995 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Birthday

    Mar 02, 1921
  • Place of Birth

    Jackson, Tennessee, USA

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