Ken Curtis (né Curtis Gates: July 1916 – April Born in Lamar, CO. Abandoned a singing career to enlist in the US Army during WW II serving from in the Pacific Theater. Singer and actor best known for his role as Festus in the television series Gunsmoke.
Laredo was a TV series that aired on NBC from Sept to April Laredo stars Neville Brand, William Smith, Peter Brown, and Philip Carey as Texas Rangers. It is set on the Mexican border about Laredo in Webb County in south Texas.