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This black and white photograph shows actor Milburn Stone, (1904-1980). Stone, born in Burton, Kansas, and the nephew of Broadway comedian Fred Stone, began his acting career in the 1930s and 1940s in a number of low budget films and serials. In 1955, he became a star on the longest running television series "Gunsmoke" as Doc Adams. He remained with the show during its twenty year run on television and only missed filming seven episodes due to health problems. In 1968, Stone won an Emmy as supporting actor in a drama series for his role as Doc Adams. Stone was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the television industry. When "Gunsmoke" was canceled in 1975, Stone retired from acting and returned to private life. A heart attack in 1980 claimed his life at the age of seventy-five.

Date: Between 1955 and 1975

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Item Number: 213321
Call Number: B Stone, Milburn *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213321

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