Denny Miller who played Duke Shannon was credited as “Denny Miller” in his first episode in Season 4. Later in Season 4, in his second episode of Wagon Train, producers changed his name to “Scott Miller”. When he left the show after Season 7, he changed his name back to Denny
Robert broke his leg while
re-shooting a bar fight in
The Santiago Quesada Story.
When Robert was recovering fromhis broken leg,
he was filmed sitting on a
ladder to simulate being on
Wagon Train was nominated for 12 awards, but did not win inany category.
Well known directors who worked on Wagon Train include: Earl Bellamy, Aaron Spelling, John Ford and Sydney Pollack.
Dennis Holmes (Mike on Laramie) was in three Wagon Train episodes.
Robert played a dual role in “The Widow O’Rouke Story“ as Cooper Smith and Irish sailor Terence O’Rouke.
His friend actor Dennis Patrick taught Robert to speak withan Irish brogue.