Cowboy Stuntman: From Olympic gold to the Silver Screen
by Dean Smith, with Mike Cox. Foreword by James Garner.
Dean Smith has taken falls from galloping horses, engaged in fistfights, donned wigs and tights to double as Maureen O’Hara, and taught Goldie Hawn how to talk like a Texan. This new book from Texas Tech University Press chronicles the life and achievements of this colorful Texan and Olympic gold medal winner who spent half a century as a Hollywood stunt man and actor. He appeared in 10 John Wayne movies and doubled for a long list of actors, including Frankie Avalon, Robert Culp, Robert Duvall, Michael Landon, Steve Martin, Robert Redford and Roy Rogers. 250 pages, 6×9, hardcover, black and white photos.