Where is Lee Horsley today? Wiki bio
Lee Arthur Horsley was born in Muleshoe, Texas USA, on May 15, 1955, so his zodiac sign is Taurus and he is an American national. He is an actor, known for appearing in several popular TV series such as “Matt Houston” and “Nero Wolfe”. Lee is no longer acting but is retired and currently lives with his wife at their home in Texas.
Early life and education
Lee spent only the first two years of his childhood in Muleshoe before his family moved to Denver, Colorado, where he began singing in a church choir.
His father was a businessman while his mother worked in a local market; he has no siblings. Lee became interested in acting at a very young age, practicing in front of his mirror, and when he enrolled in primary school, he began appearing in the school plays. He later enrolled at Englewood High School, graduating in 1973 and then decided to pursue his acting career instead of enrolling in college, thus moving to New York.
Lee was also an avid football player in high school as he also played football and track and field.
Roles in movies
Lee launched his career by appearing in plays such as “Oklahoma!” and “West Side Story” among others, while in 1982 he made his film debut in “The Sword and the Sorcerer”, playing Prince Talon, and was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actor. In 1994, he starred as Peter Browning in “Unlawful Passage”, followed by his role as Ed Cody in “Nightmare Man”. In 2003, he was invited to play Joe Kenny in “Dismembered”, then was the narrator of “Jasper: The Story of a Mule” in 2005, before winning the role of Diamond Joe Carson in “Encounter at Area 51in 2007.
Starring Jason London and Gigi Edgley, this sci-fi movie follows the story of two aliens who search for a weapon hidden on Earth, which they will then use to destroy the planet. Lee’s last film roles were in ‘Tales of an Ancient Empire’ in 2010, ‘Django Unchained’ in 2012 and ‘The Hateful Eight’ in 2015.
Roles in TV series
He made his TV series debut in “Nero Wolfe” in 1981, appearing in 14 episodes as Archie Goodwin, while in subsequent years he starred in “The Wild Women of Chastity Gulch”, “The Love Boat” and “Thirteen at Dinner”.
He gained recognition after being invited to play Matlock ‘Matt’ Houston in ‘Matt HoustonIn 1982, the series – which also stars Pamela Hensley and Lincoln Kilpatrick – follows Matt, a wealthy Texan who conducts private research in his spare time. Lee shot for the series until 1985, and then appeared in two miniseries – “North and South, Book II” and “Crossings” in 1986. He appeared in a single episode of “Dolly” in 1988, and in 1989 began the starring as Ethan Allen Cord in “Paradise”, which won him a Western Heritage Award for his performance.
He shot for it until 1991, when in 1992 he began playing Lieutenant Ben Carroll in the drama-crime series “Bodies of Evidence”, also starring George Clooney and Kate McNeil, and which follows Lieutenant Ben leading a squad of detectives. His next major role came in 1994 when he starred in “Hawkeye” while some of his last TV series roles were in “Home Song” in 1996, “Wind on Water” in 1998 and “Touched by an Angel” in 2001 .
Love life and wife
Lee met his wife Stephanie Downer while attending high school – the two started out as friends, helped each other with their tests and exams, and began dating in 1972.
They were together for eight years before getting married in a church in 1980 with their friends and extended family in attendance. In 1981, Stephanie gave birth to their daughter Amber, and their son Logan followed in 1983. Lee and Stephanie have kept their love life away from the media attention though it is believed that they had some problems in their marriage after Lee became famous and his wife jealous, but they sorted out these problems and have remained together to this day.
It is believed that Stephanie is the first and only woman Lee has ever been with, as Stephanie dated another boy from her high school before she started seeing Lee.
Hobbies and other interests
Born in Texas surrounded by horses and farms, Lee has retained his cowboy dress style to this day. He enjoys spending his free time outdoors, riding horses and participating in rodeos, while he has also written several western novels. One of Lee’s biggest hobbies is travelling, and he has been all over the US while filming for movies and TV series, and has been to Europe several times and even lived in Spain for a year.
He likes to watch movies in his spare time with some of his favorite actors and actresses being Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner and Angie Dickinson while some of his favorite movies are “The Magnificent Seven”, “Django Unchained” and “The Hateful”. Eight”. Lee is a huge fan of country music, with some of his favorite artists being Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton and Keith Urban, while he has attended numerous country concerts. He is a lover of animals, with horses being his favorites, as he has played countless had dogs and cats.
Appearance and power
Lee is 64 years old. He has short gray hair and brown eyes, is 1.73 m tall and weighs about 70 kg. As of March 2020, his net worth is estimated to be over $3 million.