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Kanab in Kane County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Dean Smith

Utah's Little Hollywood

 

—Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
Dean Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
1. Dean Smith Marker
Inscription.
One of Hollywood’s most respected stuntmen, Dean Smith has had a 50 year career making top actors look good. Dean was a gold medalist winner in the 1952 Olympic Games and beginning with “The Alamo” he appeared in 10 films with superstar John Wayne. Dean often performed his action feats in Kanab on such projects as “How the West Was Won” and “Gunsmoke”. Dean Smith is a member of “The Stuntmen’s Hall of Fame”, “Texas Sports Hall of Fame”, “The University of Texas Hall of Fame” and has won “The Golden Boot Award” for excellence in western films.
 
Erected by Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame".
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" marker series.
 
Location. 37° 3.188′ N, 112° 32.094′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on North 300 West (U.S. 89) near West 300 North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 296 North 300 West, Kanab UT 84741, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ben Cooper (a few steps from this marker); John Ford (within shouting distance
Dean Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
2. Dean Smith Marker
Looking north
of this marker); Audie Murphy (within shouting distance of this marker); James Garner (within shouting distance of this marker); Clint Eastwood (within shouting distance of this marker); Roydon Clark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Neil Summers (about 300 feet away); George "Gabby" Hayes (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
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Also see . . .
1. Dean Smith. (Submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dean Smith. (Submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Western Legends Roundup. (Submitted on March 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 53 times this year. Last updated on March 21, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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