Terry Wilson Net Worth (2024): Height, Age At Death, Cause Of Death, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On March 25th, 2022

Terry Wilson was an American actor who rose to fame in the late 1950s when he appeared in an NBC television series called “Wagon Train”. As one of the leading cast members, he featured in all 267 episodes aired between 1957 and 1965.

Terry Wilson's Net Worth

As of 2024, Terry Wilson's net worth is estimated to be $500,000.

Net Worth$500,000
Famous NameTerry Wilson
Source(s) of FameActor
Date of BirthSeptember 3, 1923
Place of BirthCalifornia, USA
Age At Death75
Date of DeathMarch 20, 1999
Cause of DeathNon-Communicable Disease
RelationshipsMarried, Mary Ann Wilson,

Early Life

Before he got his big break on television, Wilson first worked as a stunt performer in Hollywood. His work was featured in some of the most iconic action and Western films including John Wayne’s “Rio Grande”. He also joined a famous stock troupe organized by John Ford and featured in numerous films though most of his work was uncredited.

It was Ward Bond who asked Willis to join the cast of Wagon after seeing his work. After years of working on spaghetti Western films with many of the same crew, Willis had cultivated a personal friendship with famous stars of that Era.

Career Highlights

Wilson appeared in over 39 films and TV shows during his career. His first credited performance was in a 1953 show called “The Lone Ranger”. He played a stagecoach guard in a single episode. Wilson later appeared in a Western series produced by Warner Brothers under the title “Cheyenne”. His character was a robber and the show became the first hour-long program format on television.

After his time on Wagon Train, Wilson continued to star in Western films all through the 1960s and 1970s including the show “Custer and Hondo” produced by ABC in 1967.

Other films and TV appearances include the 1975 film “Escape to Witch Mountain” and a brief appearance in “The Dukes of Hazzard”, a CBS production from 1981.

Personal Life

Willis was married to Mary Ann Willis and the two had three children together. Most of Willis’ biographies don’t go into great detail about his personal life. However, we know that he lived with his wife and the couple raised their children together. After his death in 1999, Willis’ family interred him at a memorial park in Westlake Village in California.

Social Media

Terry Willis has not created a social media account in his name. His fans can try other online sources to learn more about his career.


Terry Wilson died on 30 March 1999 at his mother’s house in Canoga County, California. He was survived by his wife Mary Ann Wilson and three children. He died of a non-communicable disease at the age of 76.


Terry Wilson was an American actor with a net worth of $500,000. He was best known for appearing in the 1960s TV show “Wagon Train”. Willis was one of the pioneers of the famous Western films of the 1950s and 1960s.

Terry Wilson has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Julie Mond, Kim Hyun-mok, Peppino Mazzotta, Dennis Locorriere, Tatiana, Andrea Robinson, Bear Rinehart, Mary Anne Fahey, and Roxie Roker.