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Laramie, Wagon Train, Emergency
Robert Fuller (born July 29, 1933) is an American horse rancher and former television actor. In his five decades of television, he is best known for starring roles as Jess Harper and Cooper Smith on the popular 1960s western series, Laramie opposite John Smith and Wagon Train with John McIntire, and for his work in the lead role, Dr. Kelly Brackett, in the 1970s medical drama Emergency!, opposite Julie London and her husband, Bobby Troup.
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Troy, New York, USA
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Robert Fuller (born July 29, 1933) is an American former television actor and current horse rancher. In his five decades of television, he is best known for starring roles as Jess Harper and Cooper Smith on the popular 1960s western series, Laramie and Wagon Train, and for his work in the lead role, Dr. Kelly Brackett, in the 1970s medical drama Emergency!, opposite Julie London and her husband, Bobby Troup.
An only child, Fuller was born Buddy Lee in Troy, New York, to Betty Simpson, a dance instructor. Prior to Buddy's birth, Betty married Robert Simpson, Sr., a Naval Academy officer. The family moved to Key West, Florida, where Buddy took the name Robert Simpson, Jr.. The early highlights of Simpson's life were acting and dancing; his parents owned a dancing school. In 1952, he traveled to Hollywood, California, with his family, where his first job was a stunt man. He also worked at the prestigious Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Upon establishing his acting career, he changed his name to "Robert Fuller."
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