KEN FARMER - Author, Actor, Director, Narrator
Ken Farmer– After proudly serving his country as a US Marine, Ken attended Stephen F. Austin State University on a full football scholarship, receiving his Bachelors Degree in Business and Speech & Drama. Ken quickly discovered his love for acting when he starred as a cowboy in a Dairy Queen commercial when he was raising registered Beefmaster cattle and Quarter Horses at his ranch in East Texas. Ken has over 41 years as a professional actor and VO talent, with memorable roles in Silverado, Friday Night Lights, The Newton Boys and Uncommon Valor. He was the OC and VO spokesman for Wolf Brand Chili for eight years.
Ken was a professional and celebrity Team Penner for over twenty years—twice penning at the National Finals—and participated in the Ben Johnson Pro-Celebrity Rodeos until Ben's death in '96. Ken now lives near Gainesville, TX, where he continues to write novels and record Audio books.
Ken wrote a screenplay back in the '80s, The Tumbleweed Wagon. His and Buck's historical fiction western, THE NATIONS—a Finalist for the Elmer Kelton Award—was an adaptation of that screenplay. They released the sequel, HAUNTED FALLS—winner of the Laramie Award for Best Action Western, 2013—in June of 2013. HELL HOLE was the third novel in the Bass Reeves saga. The fourth, ACROSS the RED, featuring Brushy Bill Roberts will be released early in 2015 and the first Audio book narrated by Ken, HELL HOLE is currently out in Audio. HAUNTED FALLS will also be released in Audio in a few weeks.
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