Bruce Boxleitner Clifford Happy

Born in Newhall, California, Clifford grew up around the rodeo business. He became a member of the Rodeo Cowboy's Association at the young age of 13, working contract acts Golden State Rodeo Company. He soon competed in every event, excelling in steer wrestling, calf roping, saddle bronc riding, and bareback riding. At Cal-Poly, Clifford was intercollegiate team champion in 1973, competing in every event; the last year, the school won nationals.

Happily married in 1977 and his late father, Don, opened doors for him into the motion picture industry. He quickly became an established, well-rounded, working stuntman and was asked to join the Stuntman's Association of Motion Pictures. His credits include: Long Riders, Lonesome Dove, The Good Old Boys, the Dukes of Hazzard, Silverado, El Diablo, Geronimo, Rough Rider, Pale Rider, The Blue and the Grey, and many others.

He received one of the first Stunt Awards in 1986 for the most spectacular sequence on the tv mini-series North and South. The entire "Happy" family was inducted into the California Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2011. That same year, Clifford was inducted into the Hollywood Stuntman's Hall of Fame.

Clifford received the Silver Spur Award in 2012 with Wilford Brimley as his presenter. This year, Clifford is "Happy" to return the favor and present a Silver Spur award to Wilford Brimley.

 
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