Horsley, Lee 1955–

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Horsley, Lee 1955–


Full name, Lee Arthur Horsley; born May 15, 1955, in Muleshoe, TX; raised in Colorado; married Stephanie Downer, December 25, 1980; children: Amber, Logan, two stepchildren. Education: Attended University of Northern Colorado. A vocational Interests: Fly fishing, horseback riding, celebrity events, including rodeos.

Addresses: Manager—Laura Walsh, Central Artists, 3310 West Burbank Blvd., Burbank, CA 91505.

Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: Saturn Award nomination, best actor, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, 1983, for The Sword and the Sorcerer; Bronze Wrangler Award (with others), best fictional television drama, Western Heritage Awards, 1989, for "Stray Bullet," Guns of Paradise; Golden Boot Award, Motion Picture and Television Fund, 2007.


Television Appearances; Series:

Archie Goodwin, Nero Wolfe, NBC, 1981.

Matlock "Matt" Houston, Matt Houston, ABC, 1982–85.

Ethan Allen Cord, Guns of Paradise (also known as Paradise), CBS, 1988.

Lieutenant Ben Carroll, Bodies of Evidence, CBS, 1992–93.

"Hawkeye" Natty Bumppo, Hawkeye, syndicated, 1994–95.

Gardner Poole, Wind on Water, NBC, 1998.

Presenter, Benelli's Dream Hunts, Outdoor Life Network, 2006.

Presenter, Western Sport Fishing, Outdoor Life Network, 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Rafe Beaudeen, North and South: Book II (also known as Love and War), ABC, 1986.

Nick Burnham, Crossings, ABC, 1986.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Captain John Cain, The Wild Women of Chastity Gulch, ABC, 1982.

Bryan Martin, Agatha Christie's "Thirteen at Dinner" (also known as Thirteen at Dinner), CBS, 1985.

Alex Koslov (some sources cite Alex Kazloff), When Dreams Come True, ABC, 1985.

Nick Donato, Infidelity, ABC, 1987.

Ross Marino, Single Women, Married Men, CBS, 1989.

Graham Harris, The Face of Fear, CBS, 1990.

Tate Jordan, Palomino (also known as Danielle Steel's "Palomino"), NBC, 1991.

Peter Browning, Unlawful Passage, CBS, 1994.

Detective Robert Cassidy, French Silk, ABC, 1994.

Ben Nicholson, The Corpse Had a Familiar Face, CBS, 1994.

Tom Gardner, Home Song (also known as LaVyrle Spencer's "Home Song"), CBS, 1996.

Tom Doster, The Care and Handling of Roses, CBS, 1996.

Diamond Joe Carson, Showdown at Area 51, Sci–Fi Channel, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Love Boat Fall Preview Party, ABC, 1984.

The Night of 100 Stars II, ABC, 1985.

Matt Houston (in archive footage), Derrick contre Superman, 1992.

Lynda Carter: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Also appeared in the documentary specials The Forest Wars and Western Ranching/Culture in Crisis, Both PBS.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

"Hawkeye" Natty Bumppo, Hawkeye, syndicated, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"The China Cruise: Pledge/East Meets West/Dear Roberts/My Two Dumplings: Part 1," The Love Boat, ABC, 1983.

Jim Miller, Dolly, 1988.

Seamus O'Neil, "Rough Passage," Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (also known as Banjo Paterson's "The Man from Snowy River"), The Family Channel, 1995.

Seamus O'Neil, "The Prodigal Father: Parts1 & 2," Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (also known as Banjo Paterson's "The Man from Snowy River"), The Family Channel, 1995.

Guy Garfield, "I Am an Angel," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The Stuntman Awards, syndicated, 1986.

The 26th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1991.

The 27th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1992.

The Americas Awards, The Nashville Network, 1993.

The 28th Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1993.

Presenter, The 34th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, CBS, 1999.

Film Appearances:

Prince Talon, The Sword and the Sorcerer, Group One, 1982.

Ed Cody, Nightmare Man, 1999.

Joe Kenny, Dismembered, 2003, Terra Entertainment, 2005.

Ray Cooper, Crossing Over, Weinstein Company, 2008.

Stage Appearances:

The Night of 100 Stars II, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1985.

Mack Sennett, Mack and Mabel, Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ, 1987–88.

Appeared in local productions of Damn Yankees, Fiddler on the Roof, Lion in Winter, and Oklahoma!

Major Tours:

Appeared in touring productions of 1776 and West Side Story.



Narrator, Jasper: The Story of a Mule (animated), Media Tech Productions, 2005.

Audio Books:

Reader, Lonesome Dove, New Star Media, 1992.

Narrator, Murderers' Row: Baseball Mysteries, Volume 1, Millennium Audio, 2001.