Ty Hardin, Star of Early TV Western ‘Bronco,’ Dies at 87

Ty Hardin, who starred in early TV Westerns Cheyenne and its spinoff, Bronco, has died. He was 87, and his widow Carolyn Pampu Hardin told the Associated Press he had been in failing health. According to a biography on his personal website, Hardin was born Orison Whipple Hungerford Jr.on New Year’s Day, 1930, in New York City. The name Whipple was given to him in honor of an ancestor on his father’s side, William Whipple of New Hampshire, one of the signers of the…

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