Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney 1955–56 TV mini-series and as TV's Daniel Boone from 1964 to 1970. He was also known as a wine maker and resort owner-operator. The Fess Parker Winery is one of the wineries along the famous Foxen Canyon Wine Trail. Fess Parker was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and grew up on a farm near San Angelo. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in the latter part of World War II, hoping to become a pilot. He was turned down because he was too tall at 6 feet 6 inches . He then tried...
|Birthdate:||August 16, 1924|
|Birthplace:||Fort Worth, Texas|
|Date of death:||March 18, 2010|
|Education:||University of Texas at Austin, University of Southern California|
|Also known as:||Fess Elisha Parker, Jr., Fessbo, Fess Elisha Parker Jr.|