Clair Huffaker

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Clair Huffaker
Born (1926-09-26)September 26, 1926
Magna, Utah, United States
Died April 3, 1990(1990-04-03) (aged 63)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Screenwriter, author

Clair Huffaker (September 26, 1926 – April 3, 1990) was a U.S. screenwriter and author of westerns and other fiction, many of which were turned into films.[1] He served in the United States Navy in World War II and then studied in Europe before returning to America.


  • Cowboy (1958)
  • Flaming Lance (1958)
  • Posse from Hell (1958)
  • Guns of Rio Conchos (1958)
  • Seven Ways from Sundown (1959)
  • The War Wagon (1967) (novel "Badman") (screenplay)
  • Nobody Loves a Drunken Indian (1967)
  • Cowboy and the Cossack (1973)
  • Good Lord, You're Upside Down! (1963)
  • One Time I Saw Morning Come Home (1974)


Clair Huffaker also wrote scripts for television and was one of the writers on the Warner Brothers Western series Lawman.[citation needed]


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