Hal Taliaferro
Date of Birth
Nov 13, 1895
Birth Place:
Sheridan, WY (some sources say Montana)


The late Western film historian Don Miller once noted, "For sheer versatility in the horse opera field, [Hal Taliaferro] would be hard to top." Raised on a Wyoming ranch, Taliaferro was a truer Westerner than many of the more popular cowboy stars. After working as a wrangler, he began his movie career in 1916 as an extra and a featured player in the films of Tom Mix. By 1925, Taliaferro graduated...