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Robert Culp

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Robert Culp (1930 - 2010)
Robert Culp as Frank Boggs with a Smith & Wesson Model 29 in Hickey & Boggs (1972)
Robert Culp armed with a Colt Government as Bill Maxwell in The Greatest American Hero.

Robert Culp was an American actor whose lengthy acting career often was in tough guy roles, the majority of which was on television. Among his most well known television roles included Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman in the western series Trackdown, as covert operations CIA Officer Kelly Robinson in the series I Spy, and his role as FBI Senior Special Agent Bill Maxwell in the cult series The Greatest American Hero. He also directed the feature Hickey & Boggs, which reunited him with his I Spy co-star Bill Cosby. A lifelong shooter, Culp competed in skeet shooting in his earlier days when he wasn't acting and won several competitions. He remained a gun owner until the day he died. He was also an accomplished athlete when he was a student. He was 79 years old when he died in 2010.

Robert Culp can be seen using the following weapons in the following films and television series:


Gun Character Film Note Date
Smith & Wesson New Model No.3 Thomas Luther Price Hannie Caulder . 1971
Adams Revolver Thomas Luther Price Hannie Caulder 1971
Smith & Wesson Model 29 Frank Boggs Hickey & Boggs 8 3/8" barrel 1972
Winchester Model 88 Jonas Bracken Sky Riders 1976


Gun Character Title Note Date
Smith & Wesson Schofield Hoby Gilman Trackdown Culp kept the revolver in its western holster rig hanging in his home office 1957-1959
Luger P08 Captain Shark The Man from U.N.C.L.E. "The Shark Affair" (S01E04) 1964
Walther P38K Kelly Robinson I Spy 1964-1968
M1 Carbine Kelly Robinson I Spy 1964-1968
Colt M1911A1 Dr. Bart Kepple Columbo Stanless, pearl grips/ "Double Exposure" (S03E04) 1973
Luger P08 Dr. Bart Kepple Columbo "Double Exposure" (S03E04) 1973
Smith & Wesson Model 39 Bill Maxwell The Greatest American Hero Devel Custom made. Two were purchased by Culp for the show 1981
Colt Government Bill Maxwell The Greatest American Hero He carried two in a double shoulder holster rig 1981-1983
Valmet M78 Bill Maxwell The Greatest American Hero "Here's Lookin' At You, Kid" 1981

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