John Craig

 

 

Age: 62

 

Summary: former cowboy movie actor and longtime senior member of the infamous UFO religious cult group Heaven's Gate led by sect leader Marshall Applewhite who had a minor role in the 1969 American Western movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as the first horseman out of the boxcar in the famous train robbery scene, which was filmed at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Colorado.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by massive drug and alcohol overdose

 

Born: May 4, 1934

 

Died: March 24, 1997

 

Location: Rancho Santa Fe, California