Late actor Doug McClure is known for his role as the cowboy Trampas in the NBC Western series from 1962 to 1971. As famous for his acting talents as his rocky relationships, McClure was a beloved actor during his heyday. Some of his most famous films are Friendly Persuasion, The Man Who Understood Women and South Pacific. The former actor was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Doug McClure was born on May 11, 1935, in Glendale, California, U.S. and passed away on February 5, 1995, in Sherman Oaks, California, U.S. He was buried at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery, Santa Monica. He was born to father Donald Reed McClure and mother Clara Clapp.
His mother was a naturalized American citizen and his father was an Irish-America citizen. He was White-Caucasian by ethnicity and is an American by nationality. As for his education, he attended UCLA for his higher education.
McClure passed away on February 5, 1995, after suffering from lung cancer. He was buried at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery, located in Santa Monica.
The actor was infamous for is rocky love life and was married 5 times in his life. Firstly, he was married to Faye Brash. The couple got married in 1957 but got divorced in 1961. They shared a child together. After this he got married to Barbara Luna in 1961 but similar to his first marriage they divorced in 1963.
Then he tied the knot with Helen Crane in 1965, the marriage lasted for 9 years before ending in 1968. After this, he got married in 1970 to Diane Soldani. This marriage lasted 9 years and blessed the couple with a child before 1979.
Lastly, he tied the knot with Diane Furnberg in 1979, the couple remained married until Doug’s death in 1995.
According to reports, he had a net worth of $15 million at the time of his death. The star amassed net worth by working in the industry for more than 39 years.
Although the exact figures of his earnings are unavailable, the average actor earns around $50,249 as per data from PayScale.
His career started in 1957 when he played a minor role as an army officer in “California Gold Rush in Reverse”. In 1957 and 1958 he acted in a series called 26 Men. After this, he took up the role of Adam Davison 1959.
Likewise, some of his notable works consist of Satan’s Triangle, The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw, Death Valley Days, The People That Time Forgot among a plethora of other remarkable ones.
For his incredible contribution to the film industry, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.