Oscar Boetticher Jr.
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
director who helmed several low-budget but highly regarded Westerns in the 1950s and '60s. Randolph Scott starred in seven of Boetticher's films, including Comanche Station (1960) and Bronco Buster (1952). His other credits include The Cimarron Kid (1957) and Seminole (1953)Died: Ramona, Calif., 11/29/2001