Victor French was an actor and director from the United States. He is best known for his roles on the tv shows Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven, and Carter Country. Read the article to learn more about his net worth, age, salary, wife, and height.
French was born in Santa Barbara, California, to an Armenian mother, Nellie Louise Cowles, and Ted French, a 1940s actor and stuntman. He began his tv career primarily as a Western stuntman. His debut was an uncredited small role in the film Lassie. Following that, he played an uncredited appearance as an office clerk, in the 1060 Western film “The Magnificent Seven”. He also appeared in an episode of “Gunsmoke”, with his father.
Till 1974, French mostly appeared in various tv popular shows such as “Fargo”, “Agent 44” and various guest appearances. In 1974, he starred as “Isaiah Edwards” in the Western TV drama “Little House on the Prairie”. This role later granted him a place in the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy.
After gaining popularity as “Mr. Edwards”, Victor starred more in various TV films. Other than Westerns, French acted in the role of a sergeant in a fantasy-comedy film, The Ghost of Buxley Hall (1980). He also appeared in the 1982 romance-drama film, An Officer and a Gentleman. Sadly, the actor died at the age of 54. Three months after being diagnosed with lung cancer, French passed away on June 15, 1989, at Sherman Oaks Community Hospital in Los Angeles, California.
Victor French Personal Details:
|Full Name||Victor Edwin French|
|Date of Birth||December 4, 1934|
|Date of Death||June 15, 1989|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Birthplace||Santa Barbara, California, U.S.|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Net Worth||$3.7 million|
|Father name||Ted French|
|Mother name||Nellie Louise Cowles|
French was born on December 4, 1934, in Santa Barbara, California. He died on June 15, 1989. At the time of his death, he was 54 years old.
The popular western star was 6′ 1″ (1.85 m) tall.
Victor French’s Net Worth and Salary:
At the time of his death, French had a net worth of $3.7 million. He earned most of his wealth from starring in TV series and films. Some of his popular TV shows were Highway to Heaven, No Time for Sergeants, The Virginian, 77 Sunset Strip, and Gunsmoke.
Victor French married Judith Schenz on January 9, 1959. They had three children, two daughters, Tracy and Kelly, and a son, Victor Jr. The pair divorced on July 3, 1975. The following year, French married American actress Julie Cobb. Cobb was the daughter of famous actor Lee J. Cobb and actress Helen Beverley. The couple divorced on May 23, 1978.
Victor French’s Death:
As a result of his chain-smoking habit, Victor was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1989. Three months after, On June 15, he died at Sherman Oaks Community Hospital in Los Angeles. As per his request, there were no services in remembrance after his death.