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William Boyd (actor)
Born William Lawrence Boyd in Hendrysburg, Ohio , he was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He became famous as a Hollywood actor in the Western film genre, playing cowboy Hopalong Cassidy. He made the cover of the November 27, 1950 issue of Time Magazine.
For his contribution to the motion picture industry, William Boyd has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1734 Vine Street. In 1995, he was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
See also: Other notable figures in Western films
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