Dan Kemp

Daniel "Dan" Kemp (November 29, 1927–January 11, 2000) was an American actor best known for his guest-starring roles in several television westerns between 1969 and 1971. Kemp was born in San Diego, California. He was a son of actor Carroll Kemp, from an old Cornish family. His first role was as "Nick" in the 1968 episode "A Few Miles West of Nowhere" on the NBC adventure series, I Spy, starring Robert Culp and Bill Cosby. His first western role followed the next year as the character Clem Watson in "Lightfoot" on ABC's The Big Valley. In 1970, he appeared as a police lieutenant in the episode "Beware the Wiles of the Stranger" on Raymond Burr's NBC series Ironside. He appeared twice in 1970 in different roles on the NBC western The High Chaparral. In 1970, he also played the role of Vittorio in the film Cry Blood, Apache. On November 30, 1970, he played the outlaw Lucas McCabe in the episode "McCabe" of CBS's Gunsmoke. Mitch Vogel played his teenage son, Dobie, who, because of hatred over the father having deserted him and his late mother, turns McCabe over to authorities to be hanged.


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