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Birthdate :September 16, 1925
Location :Fort Worth
Country :United States
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Morgan Woodward Timeline
1940Attended the University of Texas in the late 1940s.
1951After graduating from college, Woodward entered the University of Texas Law School in 1951. His studies were interrupted when he was recalled to active duty with the Air Force during the Korean War. He was sent to Korea and served with the Military Air Transport Command. After being demobilized, he did not return to law school but became an actor instead.
1955Holds the record for having done more guest starring roles on the series "Gunsmoke" (1955) (19) and "Wagon Train" (1957) (11) than any other actor.
1988In 1988, Woodward was presented with the "Golden Lariat Award" at the National Western Film Festival.
1988In August 1988, he received the prestigious "Golden Boot Award" from the Hollywood Motion Picture and Television Fund. Other 1988 recipients were Roy Rogers, Virginia Mayo, Willie Nelson, Ann Rutherford and Burt Reynolds.
1990In March 1990, Woodward's star was placed on the "Walk of Western Stars" at the William S. Hart Museum and Park in Santa Clarita, California.
1994In 1994, the Texas Arts Council presented Morgan with it's Lifetime Achievment in the Arts Award in his hometown of Arlington, Texas. The city also named a prominent street "Morgan Woodward Way".
1995In August of 1995, Woodward received the "Lifetime Achievement Award" for western film acting from the "Wild West Film Festival" in Sonora, California.
1996In July 1996, he was a guest at the Western Film Fair in Charlotte, North Carolina along with Tony Young, Patricia Blair, Gene Evans, Gregory Walcott, Adrian Booth, Roberta Shore, Tommy Kirk, Dale Berry, Robert F. Hoy, Justin Tubb and Neil Summers.
1997Morgan was kind enough to attend a Walton's International Fan Club Reunion in Hollywood 1997, sharing his Walton experiences.
1997In 1997 Morgan celebrated 50 years in show business and was given the "International Star Award" in Los Angeles.
2005In 2005, he attended the 50th anniversary celebration of the start of Gunsmoke series at a celebration in Dodge City, Kan., also attended by son and wife of James Arness, who was unable to travel.