Oct 19, 2012

Jerry Catron

Jerry Catron (1932-2017) worked as a stuntman and actor in the 1960's. He appeared in shows like "Batman," "Gunsmoke," "Star Trek," "Gomer Pyle," "Land of the Giants," "Bewitched," and many others.




Below: Jerry Catron (right) played the role of Carrothers in "The Idol" episode of "Whispering Smith" (1961) starring Audie Murphy. Stuntman Dave Sharpe (left) is doubling co-star Guy Mitchell.




Jerry Catron (far right) ready for a fight scene in "Palm Springs Weekend" (1963)




Below: Jerry (left) appeared with Jim Nabors in the "Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C." episode, "They Shall Not Pass" (1964)




Below: Jerry Catron (left), doubling Mark Goddard, fights with Guy Williams in the "Follow the Leader" episode of "Lost in Space" (1966)




Below: Jerry Catron had a featured role in "The Fossil Men" episode of "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" (1967).




Below: Jerry Catron is bulldogged by stuntman Chuck Bail in a La Palina cigar commercial.





Jerry Catron in "The Doomsday Machine" episode of "Star Trek" (1967)




Below: Jerry appeared in "Point Blank" (1967).

and was smashed in the face with a bottle by Lee Marvin.