Dean Teaster Biography

Birthday: 1957-08-31
Place of Birth: Waynesville, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Wiki Biography: His father, Doyle Teaster, was one of the original famed gunfighters of "Ghost Town in the Sky" Wild West Show in Maggie Valley, North Carolina, from 1961 through 1967. He played the first "Digger the Undertaker," with Dan Blocker, Clu Gulager, Paul Fix, Burt Reynolds, Tony Dow, Gig Young, Frank McGrath, Donald May, and Peter Brown. Doyle also acted with a local named 'Herbert "Cowboy' Coward' who played "Grandpappy" in the same Wild West Show. In 1967, Dean (West) Teaster moved to Michigan with his family and immediately met and became friends with James O'Barr, who later created the The Crow (1994). Dean Teaster's Ghost Town the Movie was made as a tribute to his father and his association with Ghost Town in the Sky in the early '60s. The movie is somewhat based on the legendary Smoky Mountain settler "Harmon Teaster", who is Dean's great,great, grandfather.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Figure in the Forest David James 2002
An Ordinary Killer Dan Maguire, Sr. 2003 Thriller
From Venus Sir Kallio 2005
Heaven's Neighbors Reverend Matthews 2005
Ghost Town: The Movie Digger 2008 Fantasy, 0
Locked in a Room Investigator Zod 2013 Horror, Thriller
Realizism Oscar 2013 Comedy, Drama
Soul Eater Jack Hardy 2013 Horror
Donors Paul Mason 2013 Thriller
Division 19 Burnham 2017 Game Show, 0