Skeeter Vaughan; Film Actor, Stuntman
Skeeter Vaughan, 66, who appeared as an actor and stuntman in more than 100 films, television shows and commercials. As a film actor, he was seen in “The Last of the Mohicans,” “Revolution” and “Like Father, Like Son.” Vaughan, a Cherokee whose Indian name was Grey Otter, also had parts in a number of television shows including “Magnum P.I.,” “Gunsmoke,” “Happy Days,” “Remington Steele” and “The Six Million Dollar Man.” He was born on a California Indian reservation and grew up on the Umatilla reservation near Pendleton, Ore. Known for his prowess with knives and tomahawks, Vaughan’s skills were often featured in television and movie performances even when he was not seen on screen. He also was a charter member of the Hollywood Stuntmen’s Hall of Fame. In Sequim, Wash., on Wednesday following a heart attack.
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