Burt Kennedy
Date of Birth
Sep 03, 1922
Birth Place:
Muskegon, MI


Born into a show business family, Burt Kennedy was but a tot when he joined his parents' vaudeville dancing troupe. After serving with distinction as a Naval Officer in World War II, Kennedy turned to writing for radio. His particular specialty was western shows, particularly westerns with a sturdy inner lining of comedy and satire. He curbed his comic tendencies in the 1950s when he became a...