Apr 27, 2013

Leroy Johnson

Leroy Johnson (1922 - 1995) worked primarily in westerns. He was a member of the Stuntmen's Association.



Below: In a 1953 publicity photo for "Pony Express," Leroy gets treated by a doctor for some minor bruises.




Below: (left to right) Stuntmen Leroy Johnson, Cliff Lyons, and Ted White in "The Horse Soldiers" (1959).





Below: Leroy (right) appeared in "4 for Texas" (1963) starring Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.




Below: Leroy performing a stunt in "Major Dundee" (1965)


Below: Also from "Major Dundee" (left to right): Leroy Johnson, Ben Johnson, and stuntman Jerry Brown.





Below: From "Major Dundee," stuntman Buzz Henry (left) attaches a cable to Leroy Johnson's stunt vest.





Below: Leroy played a Marshall who gets gunned down in "Monte Walsh" (1970), an excellent western starring Lee Marvin and Jack Palance.