Chewin’ the fat with iron-willed ‘Laramie’ cowboy star Robert Fuller

Robert Fuller, star of 1970s NBC drama “Emergency!,” is point blank in a profile recalling his debt of gratitude to the Western genre which launched his television career in the late 1950s. Seen here leaning against a tree in an unbuttoned black shirt, striking actor Fuller contemplates his next career step during the waning days of “Laramie” in this circa 1963 candid. Image Credit: Silver Screen Collection / Getty Images

While eating some scrumptious lunch inside Universal Studios’ renowned green room commissary, illustrious scene stealing character actor Dan Duryea pointedly remarked to 25-year-old protégé Robert Fuller, “I know Laramie is your first series, and I’m gonna tell you something about money. I want you to save your money. Don’t be like all these actors and run right out and…

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Jeremy Roberts

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