Q: Whatever happened to Dale Robertson, who starred in "Tales of Wells Fargo," "Iron Horse" and "Dallas"? Is he married? A.D., Pembroke, Mass.
A: Born in Hurrah, Okla., on July 14, 1923, Dale Robertson lives with his wife, Susan, on their horse ranch in Yukon, Okla. It is notable that Robertson is a WWII veteran. He served in North Africa in the tank corps and as a combat engineer. The twice-wounded Robertson is 87 years old.
Did you know ... every human being spent about a half-hour as a single cell?
Q: In the old TV series "The Andy Griffith Show," Andy Taylor had a girlfriend named Helen. I have never seen her in anything since then. What was her real name? Does she ever appear in any other shows or movies? S.M.F., Long Beach, Calif.
A: Aneta Corsaut played schoolteacher Helen Crump on "The Andy Griffith Show." Born in Hutchinson, Kan., on Nov. 3, 1933, she played many other roles over the years, mostly on TV. But Helen Crump was her most famous part. She died in November 1995, at the age of 62.
Did you know ... Anne Dudley Bradstreet (c. 1612-1672) became the first female poet to be published from either Puritan America or England?
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