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Fess Parker Dead

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Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joe Peyronnin

Fess Parker will always be Davy Crockett to me. The American pioneer, trailblazer and hero of the Alamo as played by one of early television's stars.

Fess Parker, TV's 'Davy Crockett,' Dies At 85

AP | JEFF WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Fess Parker, a baby-boomer idol in the 1950s who launched a craze for coonskin caps as television's Davy Crockett, died Thursday o...