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Yakima Canutt

Born 29 November 1895 near Colfax, Washington, USA, as Enos Edward Canutt.
Died 24 May 1986 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

Married Kitty Wilks, 1916; divorced, 1919.
Married Minnie Audrea Rice, 1931; son, Edward ‘Tap’ Canutt, born 1932; son, Harry Joseph Canutt, born 1937; daughter, Audrea Elaine ‘Honey’ Canutt, born 1940; until his death.

Yakima Canutt, an experienced rodeo cowboy, began his film career as a stunt performer. In the 1920s, he starred in B-film westerns for low-budget studios. A favorite performer of western fans, Canutt appeared in more than 180 films over the course of his film career, and performed stunt work in more than 220 films.

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