His portrayal of Mexican bandit in “The Appaloosa” attained him a different nomination.
Saxon was also known for his recurring roles in “Falcon Crest” and “Dynasty,” as nicely as the third film in the “Elm Street” franchise. He played a new version of himself in “Wes Craven’s New Nightmare.”
“I would explain to him I would somewhat do it this way, and he’d say, ‘OK, check out it that way,'” Saxon recalled.
He was married 3 occasions, after to screenwriter Mary Ann Murphy, then to actress Elizabeth Saxon before marrying Gloria Martel, a cosmetician, in 2008.
He is also survived by his son, Antonio, and sister, Delores, for each THR.