Ken Curtis (July 1916 – April was an American singer and actor best known for his role as Festus Haggen on the long-running CBS western television series Gunsmoke. Became one of the supporting actors in the John Ford stock company. The Searchers.
Ken Curtis (Actor) famous for his portrayal of "Festus" on Gunsmoke also did movies and at one time was a singer with Tommy Dorsey Orchestra he also started with the Sons of the Pioneers, a wonderful singer, also stared in the Quiet Man with John Wayne.
Ken Curtis (right) who portrayed the squinty-eyed deputy Festus Haggen on the long running tv western Gunsmoke from helped keep law and order in Dodge City along with James Arness who played Marshal Matt Dillon.