Paul Picerni before his off-screen death in Riding Shotgun

Paul Picerni (1922 - 2011)

Film Deaths:Edit

  • Fort Worth (1951) [Joe Castro]: Shot twice in the chest in a shoot-out with Randolph Scott.
  • Riding Shotgun (1954) [Bob Purdee]: Killed (off-screen) by James Millican's gang during a stagecoach robbery; we learn of his death afterwards when Randolph Scott returns to town and gets the news.

TV Deaths:Edit

Noteworthy ConnectionsEdit

  • Father of Paul V. Picerni jr. and Marilyn Picerni (stunt performers).
  • Grandfather of Rick Picerni (stunt performer).


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