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What happened to Lee Horsley today? Wife, Net Worth, Children, and Biography

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Lee Arthur Horsley was given the zodiac sign of Taurus and was given American citizenship when he was born on May 15, 1955, in Muleshoe, Texas, USA. Lee Horsley is an actor best known for roles in the hit TV shows “Matt Houston” and “Nero Wolfe.” Lee is now retired, has given up performing, and resides with his wife in their Texas home.

Childhood And Education of Lee Horsley

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Only the first two years of Lee’s life were spent in Muleshoe before Lee Horsley’s family relocated to Denver, Colorado, where Lee Horsley began singing in a church chorus.

He doesn’t have any siblings; his father was a business owner and his mother worked at a nearby market. When Lee entered elementary school, he began participating in school plays. Lee developed an interest in acting at a very young age, rehearsing in front of his mirror. He later enrolled in Englewood High School, graduated in 1973, and then made the decision to move to New York to pursue his acting career rather than enroll in college.

In addition to playing soccer and running track in high school, Lee was a passionate football fan.

Movies’ Parts

Lee began his acting career by performing in stage productions including “Oklahoma!” and “West Side Story,” among others. In 1982, he made his film debut in “The Sword and the Sorcerer,” as Prince Talon, for which he received a Saturn Award nomination for Best Actor. He played Peter Browning in “Unlawful Passage” in 1994, and then he played Ed Cody in “Nightmare Man.” He was asked to play Joe Kenny in “Dismembered” in 2003, and in 2005 he served as the narrator for “Jasper: The Story of a Mule.” In 2007, he was cast as Diamond Joe Carson in “Showdown at Area 51.”

Starring Jason London and Gigi Edgley, this science fiction movie tells the tale of two aliens who are looking for a weapon that is buried on Earth that they will use to destroy the planet. The latest three movies in which Lee appeared were “The Hateful Eight” in 2015, “Django Unchained,” and “Tales of an Ancient Empire” in 2010.

Television Show Roles of Lee Horsley

In 1981, he made his TV series debut in “Nero Wolfe,” playing Archie Goodwin in 14 episodes. In the years that followed, he starred in “The Wild Women of Chastity Gulch,” “The Love Boat,” and “Thirteen at Dinner.”

He rose to fame after accepting the role of Matlock ‘Matt’ Houston in the 1982 television series “Matt Houston,” which also starred Pamela Hensley and Lincoln Kilpatrick. Matt is a wealthy Texan who spends his free time conducting private investigations. Lee continued filming for the series until 1985, after which he made appearances in the 1986 miniseries “North and South, Book II” and “Crossings.” In 1988, he had an appearance in one episode of “Dolly,” and in 1989, he started playing the lead role of Ethan Allen Cord in “Paradise,” for which he was nominated for a Western Heritage Award.

In 1992, he began playing Lt. Ben Carroll in the drama crime series “Bodies of Evidence,” which also stars George Clooney and Kate McNeil and centers on Lt. Ben Carroll, who is in charge of a squad of investigators. He had been filming for the role since 1990. He played the lead in “Hawkeye” in 1994, which was his next significant part. Some of his final TV series roles were in “Home Song” in 1996, “Wind on Water” in 1998, and “Touched by an Angel” in 2001.

Adore Your Wife And Life

While still in high school, Lee and Stephanie Downer became friends and assisted one another with assignments before they began dating in 1972.

Before getting married in a church in 1980 in front of their friends and extended family, they were together for eight years. Their daughter Amber was born in 1981 to Stephanie, and their son Logan was born in 1983. Although it’s claimed that Lee and Stephanie had some marital issues after Lee got famous and his wife felt envious, they were able to resolve these problems and have remained together to this day. Lee and Stephanie have been keeping their love life out of the media’s view.

While Stephanie was dating another boy from her high school before she started seeing Lee, it is said that she is the only woman that Lee has ever been with.

Activities And Other Passions

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Lee was born in Texas amidst ranches and horses, and he continues to dress in cowboy garb today. He has written several western novels and likes to spend his free time outside, riding horses and competing in rodeos. Traveling is one of Lee’s favorite pastimes, and he has done it extensively when filming for movies and TV shows. He has also made numerous trips to Europe and even spent a year living in Spain.

His favorite performers and actresses include Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner, and Angie Dickinson. Some of his favorite films include “The Magnificent Seven,” “Django Unchained,” and “The Hateful Eight.” He enjoys watching movies in his own time. Lee is a major fan of country music and has been to many country concerts. Some of his favorite artists include Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, and Keith Urban. He loves animals and prefers horses, though he has owned many dogs and cats as pets.

Both Appearance And Net Worth

64 years old is Lee. He stands 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters) tall, has brown eyes, and short grey hair, and weighs about 154 lbs (70kgs). His projected net worth as of March 2020 is over $3 million.