RIP, Fess Parker
The world lost another class act today with the passing of Fess Parker (85), who died earlier today of natural causes. Parker first made his mark as Disney’s Davy Crockett before going on to portray Daniel Boone on the long-running 1960s eponymous television series on NBC. After retiring from acting, he went on to great success as a hotelier and winemaker.
He was a gracious and gentle giant of a man, and he will be missed by many. Click HERE to read a lengthy obituary from Dennis McLellan of the Los Angeles Times.
Here are links to some other “Parker” posts found here on “Get it. Got it. Good.”
- A Disney convention interview from 2004
- A parody song from the same Disney convention
- Photographs of Parker as Davy Crockett