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Chuck Hayward (Charles B. Hayward)

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Biography

Alliance, Nebraska, USA
American stuntman, long associated with John Wayne, who doubled for most of the great Western and action stars of the 1950s-1980s. His parents, Bert and Hazel Hayward, were cattle ranchers on a farm near Hyannis, Nebraska, about sixty miles east of Hayward's birthplace in Alliance. He spent his early youth working cattle, then, at 16, left home to join the rodeo circuit as a bronc rider and horse trainer. In 1947, he arrived in Los Angeles and sought work as a wrangler. He began doing stunts in 1949 on The Fighting Kentuckian (1949), doubling John Wayne. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Charlie Savage

Forty Guns 1957

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Character: Capt. Dickinson

Sergeant Rutledge 1960

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Character: Outlaw #4

Blazing Saddles 1974

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Character: Trooper I

The Longest Yard 1974

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Character: Himself

Wide Wide World 1955

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Character: Dolotov

Taras Bulba 1962

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Character: Rafe Hannassey

The Big Country 1958

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Character: Juice Cramer

The Quest 1976

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Character: Lazlo Persich

The Famous Teddy Z 1989

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