Born Robert Ozell Moseley in 1922 in Pumpkin Center, California, American film, television, and radio actor Guy Madison joined the United States Navy in 1942, during World War II. He had his film debut as a sailor in Selznick’s Since You Went Away (1944) and immediately received thousands of letters from fans wanting to know more about him.
Madison is best known for playing Wild Bill Hickok in the Western television series The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok from 1951 to 1958.
During his career, Madison was given a special Golden Globe Award in 1954 and two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960, the star for his contributions to radio is located at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard; the star for his television contributions is located at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard.
Madison died of emphysema at the Desert Hospital Hospice in Palm Springs, California in 1996, at the age of 74.
These photos captured portrait of a young and handsome Guy Madison in the 1940s and 1950s.