The 2005 Reunion
David Dortort received special honors at the reunion from Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and California State Senators, Sheila Kuehl and Jim Battin. All sent official certificates and commendations recognizing the contributions Dortort has made to the television industry. The one from Arizona spoke especially to the cultural contributions of The High Chaparral. They are shown here:
Who was There?
Here are some of the guests who attended the 2005 reunion brunch.
Morgan Woodward, who had major guest roles in Seasons Two,
Three, and Four
Susan & Kent McCray
The High Chaparral, David Dortort, and
his wife, Rose. The Dortorts celebrated
their 65th wedding anniversary shortly after the reunion.
Other guests attending
included writer and stuntman, Alex Sharp; Guest Star,
Warren Stevens; Sound Editor, Bill Wistrom; Stuntmen, Neil
Summers and Jack Williams; Cinematographers, Don Walley and Wallace Johnson
as well as other studio personnel.
Looking Forward to Next Time. . . .
Markland, who played ranch hand, Reno, in the first two
seasons was unable to attend due to his recent bypass surgery,
but sent his regrets on the phone and looks forward to next
Jerry Summers, who played Ira Bean in the first season was
unable to attend but sent his regards and a photo saying
he was looking forward to the next one. Sadly, Jerry
died on New Year's Day, 2006. He will be missed by
his many friends and fans.
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