COWBOY STAR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1880

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         Thomas Edwin "Tom" Mix  (Thomas Hezikiah Mix)  

          (January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940)

Mix was the star of many early Western movies. Between 1909 and 1935,
Mix appeared in 291 films, all but nine of which were silent movies. He
was Hollywood’s first Western megastar and is noted as having helped
define the genre for all cowboy actors who followed.

         tom mix 1st talking
           1932

Grauman tom mix 

At Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, renamed TCL Chinese Theatre on January
2013.

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