Montie Montana

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Montie Montana (born Owen Harlen Mickel; June 21, 1910 – May 20, 1998),[1] was a rodeo trick rider, actor, stuntman and cowboy inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 1994.

He was born in Wolf Point, Montana. He was a perennial participant in the Tournament of Roses Parade until his death in 1998.[2] TV viewers know him from more than 60 appearances, waving to the crowd from his silver saddle. He can be seen as a contestant on the 7th May 1959 TV broadcast of You Bet Your Life, along with his horse Rex.[3]

In 1996, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to him.[4]

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  1. ^ "Inductees". ProRodeo Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2007-01-03. Retrieved 2007-01-30. 
  2. ^ Tribune Staff. "125 Montana Newsmakers: Montie Montana". Great Falls Tribune. Retrieved August 26, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Montie Montana, dead at 87". Variety. 1998-05-26. 
  4. ^ Palm Springs Walk of Stars by date dedicated

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