Cactus Mack


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Cactus Mack

Cactus Mack Death

Cactus passed away on April 17, 1962 at the age of 62 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Cactus's cause of death was heart attack.

Cactus Mack death quick facts:
  • When did Cactus Mack die?

    April 17, 1962
  • How did Cactus Mack die? What was the cause of death?

    Heart attack
  • How old was Cactus Mack when died?

  • Where did Cactus Mack die? What was the location of death?

    Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Cactus Mack Birthday and Date of Death

Cactus Mack was born on August 8, 1899 and died on April 17, 1962. Cactus was 62 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: August 8, 1899
Date of Death: April 17, 1962
Age at Death: 62

Is Cactus Mack's father, John McPeters, dead or alive?

John McPeters's information is not available now.

Is Cactus Mack's mother, Leona Byrd McPeters, dead or alive?

Leona Byrd McPeters's information is not available now.

Cactus Mack - Biography

A cousin of cowboy actors Rex Allen and Glenn Strange, Taylor Curtis McPeters was the oldest son born to John and Leona Byrd McPeters in Weed (Otero County), New Mexico, USA on August 8, 1899.
He was the second of eleven children. Glenn Strange's mother was Leona's sister. Rex Allen was 21 years McPeters junior on his father's side. McPeters and Strange learned ranching in Coke,Texas, USA before their families moved to Willcox (Cochise County), Arizona, USA. McPeters married Etta Sarah Jessee on July 4, 1922 in Tombstone, Arizona, USA. Cactus Mack was a talented musician. He played violin with Ray Whitley's "Six Bar Cowboys" and guitar with Fred Scott's "The Cimarron Cowboys".

He later played villain roles in many westerns, along with other character parts. Injured during his final appearance on Gunsmoke, he required abdominal surgery in late 1961. As he was filming his closeups on location for The Ugly American with Marlon Brando, he died of a heart attack on April 17, 1962 in Hollywood, California, USA.